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“Spectacular view” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Gianni's Ristorante

Gianni's Ristorante
17 Compensation Beach Road | PO Box 76, Ballito 4420, South Africa
+27 32 946 3217
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Ranked #19 of 57 Restaurants in Ballito
Cuisines: Seafood, Mediterranean, Grill
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: SITUATED ON BALLITO'S BEACHFRONT OVERLOOKING THE BEACH, DOLPHINS ARE REGULARLY SEEN AS WELL AS WHALES IN SEASON. WE OFFER THE BEST THIN BASED PIZZA'S, COOKED IN A WOOD FIRED OVEN, PASTA'S, GRILLS AND OFCOURSE SEAFOOD! LOAD SHEDDING ISN'T A PROBLEM - WE HAVE A GENERATOR.
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7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Spectacular view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

View 5/5
Food 4/5
Service 3/5

We had a lovely breakfast overlooking the beach. The breakfast was good value for money. The service was average with our waiter being rather awkward and abrupt.
The location and view is however the reason why I will come back

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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Get the basics right”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

When ordering from a Menu, the Customer must be warned should some of the ingredients not be available... the Customer should not find out only once the dish is delivered. This robs the Customer of the choice to rather select another meal... The Menu here is expensive, thought the food was good.

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Durban, South Africa
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“Good restaurant”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Had a very nice seafood platter for dinner. R130. Son had the fillet steak- found it very thick and slightly dry.

Visited March 2014
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Varese, Italy
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Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Excellent position”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Excellent position on the ocean.
Food could be a bit better, even if it was quite good, compared with other restaurants in the same area. Probably they are aware of the superbe position.
I asked a glass of wine, not a bottle, I experienced better ones. I would recommend to ask a brand you already know.
However I can suggest to go there, the position is great.

Visited February 2014
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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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“Breakfast over looking the sea”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I had breakfast here recently, the owner was on hand and very helpful. Breakfast was lovely and very well priced, great spot on the beach with fantastic views of the Indian Ocean. Highly recommended.

Visited February 2014
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