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Magica Roma

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8 Central Square, Pinelands 7405, South Africa
021 5311489
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food is amazing. The service is outstanding. The staff are extremely well mannered and never neglected us. I love the setting, the table clothes and proper napkins. When I look around I can tell the owner takes great pride in his place. It is cosy, warm, friendly and stylish. A place for a romantic dinner or a firendly party... More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A restaurant that seems to get it right over time. Simple style Italian food which was deliciously prepared. Our table of 5 all felt that the food quality was exceptional and everyone said their meals were tasty. A grappa trolley which contained many different types of grappa made the coffee go down well..... All in all a lovely dining experience....

Thank David H
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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138 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

We love Magica Roma and whenever in the area we try get a table. Service is super, food delicious and atmosphere great. Family passion shines through great job.

1 Thank ClemD2014
George, South Africa
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

This restaurant exudes warmth and delivers authentic Italian food of an exceptional quality! My husband ordered the most delicious Kudu and I had the Carbonara tagiliatelle! It doesn't get any better! Excellent wine. Excellent service. Unforgettable experience!

Thank holtzhausensZA
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Staying in Pinelands on business and found this little gem by accident. Outstanding food and excellent service. Must book!

1 Thank Liichi
Saint Julian's, Malta
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110 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

This Italian restaurant is one of our best favorites. Better than anything we have found anywhere in Italy. At a minimum the food is Italian. Not pseudo American which so much of Italy has veered to. Magica Roma is our special treat place and it is fabulous in all respects as far as we are concerned. We read with amazement... More 

Thank saswcpr
Scotland, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I would certainly recommend eating here but its reputation is such that booking is essential. The quality of the food and the high standard of service make this a real treat.

Thank Maggie R
Cape Town
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143 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Joined my son for lunch on his birthday. The warm welcome, as if we are regulars, is touching. The chef explains that they have just received some really great East Coast Soles and that he would dress it and grill will lemon juice and garlic and serve it on a bed of blanched spinach! Superb. Service informed attentive at discreet.... More 

Thank Jaqui D
Cape Town, South Africa
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Luncheon for three persons. Busy but not 100 percent full. Great attentive service by young lady named Mandy. Professional, charming and efficient. We shared their special starter which was grilled calamari, served with grilled vegetables ( brinjals, onions and carrots ). Absolutely outstanding. This was accompanied by a foccacio, with garlic......delicious. Mains were veal served with mushrooms and spinach........plus pasta........and... More 

Thank kevincY9111AX
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch with my father. He hd the pasta Alfredo and I had the ravioli with veal and ricotta. Both dishes were absolutely out of this world. Haven't had such good Italian outside of Italy. The venue has a typical Italian restaurant feel and decor, service is friendly and prompt. This place would be great for all occasions,... More 

Thank mevmol

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Central Square, Pinelands 7405, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Pinelands
  • Phone Number: 021 5311489

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