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Magica Roma

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8 Central Square, Pinelands 7405, South Africa
021 5311489
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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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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135 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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139 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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17 reviews
15 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
George, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Very busy and packed Italien Restaurant. Don't forget to make reserations in advance. Wide selection of food and wine. Features imported Italien wine that doesn't come cheap but is nice for a change.

Thank 177banhoek
Johannesburg, South Africa
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Gotta Book! clearly the locals LOVE this place and justifiably so. warm, friendly atmosphere and delicious food. sounds like a cliche, but absolutely true. We eat mostly at Italian restaurants and this is certainly among the best, even compared to some very special places in Johannesburg.

Thank Roly A

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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, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
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?