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“Great tasting food and casual atmosphere” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Franco's Gabbiani

Franco's Gabbiani
16 Compensation Beach Rd, Ballito, South Africa
+27 79 509 3403
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Ranked #21 of 57 Restaurants in Ballito
Cuisines: Italian
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Durban, South Africa
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“Great tasting food and casual atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

The food is superb, clean, authentic Italian recipes with hands on cooking and service by the owner Franco. Definetly a place to visit and have a fantastic meal

Visited November 2013
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English first
Ballitoville, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
1 review
“The best Italian food we ever had”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

After reading various good write-ups about Franco's Gabbiani my wife and I decided to try it.
The starters were absolutely delicious, my wife followed with giant prawns which she found unique and my lamb shank was perhaps the best I ever had. The service is very professional and personalized. To end with we were amazed at the prices: excellent value for money.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Durban, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Real Italian !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Great Italian; Chef Franco from Sicily prepares true Italian food with recipes handed down for generations.

Friendly happy place. I think the best restaurant in Ballito and perhaps the North Coast

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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