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“Great Dinner” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Meloncino

Meloncino
Shop 259, Upper level | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 (0)21 419 5558
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $21
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Meloncino – Ristorante, Bar, Pizzeria ItalianoExperience authentic Italian cuisine in Cape TownMeloncino restaurant opened at the V&A Waterfront, bringing a genuine Italian flavour to our shores. The modern and stylish décor create an eclectic European vibe where one can sip cocktails and snack on canapés, nuts and olives. As someone suggested, “Close your eyes and you could be in Rome.” Open your eyes and you face the magnificent Table Mountain, as seen from the comfort of one of Meloncino’s white sofas. Expect home-made pasta with authentic Italian sauces, steaks and seafood from their charcoal grill, traditional wood-fired pizza and an extensive menu to choose from. In order to stay faithful to the original, various ingredients like cheese, coffee and wine are imported from Italy. Buon appetito!
San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great Dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

My husband and I ended up at Meloncino after hiking Table Mountain...cold and hungry. We had such a great dinner there, we went back the next evening. The best Bucatini a la Matriciana I've had other than my own.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ferndown
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70 reviews 70 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 52 cities Reviews in 52 cities
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
“Good family run italian”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Meloncino is on the first floor of the V & A mall overlooking the harbour. Great atmosphere (some may say noisy) Good service and well cooked food.

Visited September 2012
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Stellenbosch
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5 restaurant reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Thank you Melonchino”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

The restaurant is settled in the Waterfront at the second level with a great view of the harbour! The food was to die for and service with a smile!

Visited October 2012
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Lisbon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Very nice atmosphere and decoration. Our waiter was great, he recommended us a very good pinotage red wine and delicious starters. He checked on us frequently without disturbing the meal.
The food was awesome. I ate a calzone ham and cheese, my girlfriend ordered a quattro staccioni pizza, and my friend had a pasta. Everything was so great that we couldn't get enough. For dessert, we recommend the nutella with ice cream.
Attendance at the restaurant is a bit classy and nice.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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“Good Italian”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Good restaurant - had the line caught fish & was to die for. Melted on tongue.
Also had very good desserts. Good location & atmosphere.

Visited September 2012
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