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“brilliant pizzas” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Basilico Restaurant

Basilico Restaurant
32 Kildare Road | Newlands, Cape Town Central 7708, South Africa
021 683 5989
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“brilliant pizzas”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Everyone knows when it comes to good pizza, Joburg rules and Cape Town sucks. So, it's a real pleasure to find Baslicos in Newlands, which makes a pretty fine pizza. The setting is fresh and vibey, and the service crisp. The bacon and avo pizza is a must. (Go on, ditch the vegetarian diet ... you deserve it)

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Great good, great venue”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

Visited here in September and had a really good evening with friends. Value for money. The whole corner is vibey.

  • Visited September 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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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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80 reviews 80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Good Sunday lunch Pizza at reasonable price”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Went on a wet Sunday afternoon, enjoyed hearty pizza with the family. Kids menu was good, and the pizza way too large for my 9 year old or 6 year old to eat. Had wine on special at R130 a bottle which was good value. Good innovation on Pizza toppings, I enjoyed the baby calamari and chorizo special.

Visited September 2013
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Cape Town
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117 reviews 117 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
“Good food for the price”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I had the lunch special on a Saturday afternoon with my sister. At R40 for the pasta/pizza or salad, my expectations weren't too high. I was impressed with not only the food but the service from our waitron as well.
The place has a nice chilled vibe, and if you sit upstairs you can get some great views.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Johannesburg
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89 reviews 89 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“A mediocre dining experience”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

I last ate here 2 years ago and it was good, unfortunately standards have fallen: The fish that two of the party ordered was cold - clearly they pre-cook it and then warm it up. A fetucini with salmon was very very skimpy on the salmon - more just a fishy/creamy source. This restaurant is not value for money.

Visited August 2013
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