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“Great pizzas, service and with Table Mountain view” 4 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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Price range: $9 - $21
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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!
Oslo, Norway
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122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
“Great pizzas, service and with Table Mountain view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

Went her for lunch. Got a table outside. Quick and friendly service. Had Parma pizza, very tasty. Nice crust. Recommended.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Bern, Switzerland
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Fantastic restaurant. I've been here a number of times, and there will always be someone arranging a table for me, no matter how busy and even on Christmas Eve.

The food and service is superb and very well priced. There is always an older gentleman around, I assume he is either the owner or manager, he is doing a great job in making everyone feel welcome and looked after. Well done.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cape Town, South Africa
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“King v”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

This place is just amazing the service is really good and the waiters is very well trained I went here on my first food date and it was really good.

I had the truffle mushroom steak and its probably the best steak that I have ever has. Big ups to the management and all the kitchen staff really amazing food will definitely come back there soon.

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Sydney, Australia
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“Amazing cocktails & great service!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Weird afternoon that turned out to be absolutely amazing... Please try Melonchino, Passione & Long Island Iced Teas... Missed our flight back to JHB due to the great service, Melissa & Munya were awesome hosts... 5hrs and still wondering when we will ever make it out of here.... The vice, food is awesome... Great music around the V&A Waterfront makes this the perfect place to watch the beautiful scenery, people happily boarding boasts around the harbour... Do yourself a favour, make a turn at this amazing place- kinda feels like the heart of Cape Town!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Common or Garden Italian”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

We visited Meloncino a couple of time. Once for a beer and they went out of their way to set up a TV so that we could sit and watch the rugby. On the basis that they had been so helpful we went back a couple of nights later for a meal and found it to be pretty standard Italian fare.

Nothing jumps our at me as being memorable except for the views of Table Mountain as the sun set. Watch out the waterfront can be pretty breezy and it is worth asking for a blanket if you get cold

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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