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Il Paninaro - CLOSED

Shop 14 & 15 | Alfred Mall, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
Jan 20, 2015
“A must stop to take in the atmosphere of the V&A”
May 6, 2013
“Music and atmosphere on the quay”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean
Shop 14 & 15 | Alfred Mall, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed January 20, 2015

This is a must stop for anyone visiting the V&A, if just for a coffee and soak up the vibe and atmosphere of the V&A. The food id pretty good too and the menu has a wide range and not only Italian.

Thank Karrst
Reviewed May 6, 2013 via mobile

Sit outside here and you are at one of the key street music spots at the V&A. Worth sitting awhile and people watching. I had the bargain beer and burger deal for R65 and was very pleasantly surprised with the overall quality. Fresh salad leaves,...More

Thank petervenn
Reviewed February 17, 2013

I have visited Il Paninaro each time I have been in Cape Town, and am so far very satisfied. Always very good food, excellent service and nice staff. I have always been sitting outdoors, and most of the time groups have been singing and/or dancing...More

Thank Bjorg H
Reviewed January 7, 2013

II Paninaro is a great place to have lunch. From the patio seating area you can enjoy the african marimba bands playing their music. This is very entertaining and creates such a wonderful atmosphere. The food is also good with really large portions (as you...More

Thank NC07
Reviewed December 2, 2012

When we visited Cape Town this South African summer, we found this exelent italien restaurant. Il Paninaro had some very nice italien food and the best lokation of live entertainment on the waterfront. There was not to many people here by the Alfred Mall.

Thank TopKarrebaek
Reviewed December 1, 2012

Run of the mill Italian style restaurant situated at the end of the (Alfred) Mall. Service OK-ish but pizza was cooked but actually cold (and we were eating indoors), but quickly reheated (!). All rather disappointing.

Thank cherriesfan_9
Reviewed September 21, 2012 via mobile

If it hadn't been for the stunning view of Capetown this establishment would have nothing. My friend was accused of planting a hair in her food (which she found along with a dead fly from the hot sauce) to "get a free meal". The manager...More

Thank MissB B
Reviewed September 19, 2012

WHATEVER YOU DO: DO NOT EAT AT THIS RESTAURANT at the Waterfront in Cape Town unless you want to support a racist, sexist, ageist and down right gross establishment. I was accused of planting both a hair and a fly that came out of the...More

1  Thank ErinLynn18
Reviewed May 28, 2012

We stumbled on this lovely restaurant our first night in Cape Town and over the few days we were there managed to try just about everything on the menu between the 5 of us! The food was delicious, the service was quick and the staff...More

1  Thank Jane T
Reviewed May 19, 2012

We kept going back here for breakfast - everything we tried was great value, fresh and served with a big smile - the location was perfect - it's a great alternative to the big tourist restaurants along the V&A waterfront.

Thank ThistleBrisbane
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  • Address: Shop 14 & 15 | Alfred Mall, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
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