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103 Main Road, Green Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 434 6893
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7:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fabulous place for morning coffee and a delicious pastry. Fresh bread daily and also make delicious gluten free rolls.

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Thank VanGracieSA
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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133 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Giovanni's was the highlight of our visit to Greenpoint. There is such a good selection of food. All the dishes we tried were excellent. The coffee is probably the best I've had anywhere. And despite being very crowded the servers were cheerful and prompt.

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Thank nanklesaria
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40 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on recommendation of a friend. Nothing wrong but also nothing spectacular. Coffee was good and chocolate croissants worth a try. Does have a lively atmosphere.

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Knysna, South Africa
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Essentially an Italian delli. But it has great, real Italian cappuchinos. Also, you can sellect a roll, and ask them to put anything from their deli on it. Cheese meats pickles, anything. A nice touch.

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Thank MikeGoodChow
Konz, Germany
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We happened upon Giovanni's whilst staying in a hotel nearby. They do great coffee and wonderful pastries for breakfast. Choose your preferred type of bread or roll, head for the deli counter and build your own plate. A great place to hang in the mornings. If I lived in Cape Town I would be there every morning. I absolutely love... More 

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Cranleigh, England
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89 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

What a great place to have lunch. You could be in New York. Great Ange of meats, salads and hot dishes. Plus great chopped liver and chopped herring. The bagels are good as well. I was in heaven

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Thank Valderf
Johannesburg South Africa
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

We had coffee and a snack which was more like a meal. Choose your preference of the type of bread or roll, head for the deli counter and load it up with all your favourite goodies, many types of cheese, sweet peppers, humus and another 40 odd bits and pieces to choose from. Excellent Italian Coffee

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Thank moiraterwey
Israel
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151 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

This is a high end delicatessen, They have a large assortment of prepared foods that are high quality and price. There is an assortment of canned and bottled products that can be purchased, all in all a good experience, too bad the pricing is so high.

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Thank Manny K
Guernsey
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

We happened upon Giovanni's whilst staying in a hotel nearby. They do great coffee and pastries for breakfast in a niche Italian coffee house experience where you can meet the locals.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

I just popped in to get coffee and pain au chocolate to go on what is possibly one of the busiest days of the year in Green Point-- a major running event beginning and ending virtually on the doorstep of Giovanni's. I expected to be trapped in the Bermuda Triangle of deli for years, but in stead, my coffee came... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, European, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Main Road, Green Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 434 6893

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