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35 Beach Road | Monarch Centre, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
021-8564021
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just the right place if you wanna enjoy proper Italian food. The Friendly priced pizzas for example are the best in the Helderberg.

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Thank Minoes2014
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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218 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Dec 28 lunch: On our way from CPT to Hermanus, we decided to take the beach road though longer. This is on the beach front but across the road. Beautiful views from the porch. Started with what else - beer!!! Along with beers, had bruschetta - nicely presented and good taste. Pasta Contadina with spinach, mushroom, olives with creamy tomato... More 

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Thank Maulin_Parekh
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49 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

We had some thin based pizza between our selves which was ok. Nothing special. We didn't order desserts due to the disappointing service as I had to run around looking for the waiter. We won't return. .

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Thank joko245
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

This place is only suitable for a quick meal. Average and simple food. Stunning position and friendly service. A little overpriced.

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Thank Kim Y
Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Best pizza we had in Cape Town area! All South African pizza was amazing, but Al Forno's has more than just great pizza. Friendly staff, free wi-fi, AWESOME SALADS, wine, beer, seating inside and outside and wonderful views of the bay! We ate there several times while we stayed at Gordon't Bay and even after we moved to Cape Town... More 

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Western Cape, South Africa
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86 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

bad staff,food not in time,noisy,to much salt in food,pizza not good and toilets not enough....nice view makes up for this place...

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Thank 444matisse
Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

When in an Italian Restaurant stick to the Italian dishes. The lasagne was good. The fillet steak not great.

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Thank Lynette T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our Mexican themed brekkie at this cafe. Nice surroundings, clean, food well presented and very tasty. My wife had a Mexican style omelet which was great and I had spicy sausages on caramelised onions and sweet peppers, yum!

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Thank Allan G
Cape Town, South Africa
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

One of the best pizzas in Cape Town and a view to beat. The service was relaxed. There is ample parking available.

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Went several times for evening meals. Indoor & outdoor seating. Wide variety on the menu to suit most tastes. Nice atmosphere with friendly & accomodating staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Beach Road | Monarch Centre, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Gordon's Bay
  • Phone Number: 021-8564021

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?