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“Great simple food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bello Cibo

Bello Cibo
146 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn, South Africa
+27 (0) 44 272 3245
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Ranked #3 of 27 Restaurants in Oudtshoorn
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
London
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Great simple food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

We wanted a relaxed evening. We had a great meal. You can have pizza if you want but we went for local dishes. We weren't disappointed. The food was good value, nicely cooked and the service was fine.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“EXCELLENT”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Wow, tastebuds behave........this is one restaurant that SHOULD NOT be skipped when you are in Oudtshoorn. The service is very good and the food are magnificant!!! Ostrich with mushroom gravy - an absolute MUST MUST MUST!!! 10/10

Visited January 2013
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Lisbon, Portugal
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Average place”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

We stayed there because it has been recommended. The've got a beautiful location with Pizza Stone oven. Unfortunately I chose a t-bone steak (medium rare), which was badly made.
If you go there, then only for the Pizza. I just tried a focaccia, which was great quality. They also have a good choice of wines for very cheap prices.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Nederland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“don't go”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

We had reservations for 20.00 hours. We sat outside, which was pleasant.
I asked what kind of juices they had and the waiter said that there was mangojuice. I asked if it were fresh and he said yes.
What I got was a mango/apple juice, not fresh. When I complained, he just shrugged.
From there on things went downhill.
The table next to us ordered dessert, an hour later they were still waiting.
The table in front of us asked for the check when we arrived, when we left, they were still waiting.
New arrivals were led to unclean tables.
Our starters were not what we expected: very greasy.
I asked to speak to the managers 3 times. He was on his way....
Never saw him/her!
We left before the main course was served. We left 300 ZAR which in hindsight was to much.
Save yourself the trouble, and make reservations for restaurant Kalinka, you will be glad!

Visited December 2012
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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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81 reviews 81 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Excellent food for good prices”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Staying at the neighbouring backpackers we went out for a quick dinner but it turned out to be one of the best in South Africa. Both ordered the Austrich steak. First time I had it but are definately going to have it again. Perfectly cooked and very nice and tender. For very little money we added a nice bottle of wine and desert. If you are in the area... do not hesitate!

  • Visited December 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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