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True Italic


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Italian, Mediterranean
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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All reviews gnocchi antipasti affogato fresh pasta sirloin bread authentic italian food bree street function venue young chef a busy saturday night my fav home made a great evening off the menu last night wonderful atmosphere
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic, honest, unpretentious Italian food that is true to its tradition. The best Italian food I have eaten in Cape Town hands down.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank N_Arbi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having moved nearer to Bree Street, we now are closer to one of our favourite restaurants. As usual it delivered on authentic Italian cuisine. I ordered the Arancina starter to share for two, was perfect as we were saving ourselves for the Prini. For this...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank KellyH519
Reviewed June 7, 2019

We ordered 2 pasta and gnocchi to share. The pasta with mushrooms was delicious, the pasta perfect. The gnocchi were light and a delicious sauce. The tomato pasta was not as good. The pasta was chewy and expected a tomato based sauce and it was...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Sharon R
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

There’s few places in Cape Town that can claim to make authentic home cooked Italian food, but True Italic always delivers. I just love this no fuss restaurant, well priced and all fresh home made food.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 720marcoc
Reviewed May 31, 2019 via mobile

For the past 2 years everytime I'm in Cape Town I make sure I visit True Italic,my best Italian restaurant in town☺.Last Saturday was no exception! My friends joined me for an unforgettable evening of divine Italian food and fine wine. Luca & his team...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Isak_klassen
Reviewed April 18, 2019

True Italic - What an awful/degrading experience. Booked a table for 730pm for 2 people. Arrived ordered some wine, one of us ordered food, a single gentleman arrived about 10 min after us and family of 3 about 25 min after us, both were offered...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

Tagliatelle was average. Mild tomato taste not much else. Pasta was firm?. Sausage Potatoe bake...too much cheese and oil and the potato was an after though. Gorgonzola Gnocchi was graining and bland at best. I think the chef had a night off. Disappointed.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank med4dt
Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

Look, everything was great, really good, the cheese and meat board, the different tagliatelle’s, the choice of wine ( although a bit pricy for me for what it was, subjective though) etc etc... HOWEVER. The Ricotta gnocchi with the osso bucco, WOW! Simply outstanding. My...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank andrewe232
Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

Very friendly and good service in a laidback homely , comfortable place - definitely not fine dining. Homemade pasta and a distinctly Sicilian twist.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 430carlor
Reviewed February 17, 2019

First off, the food is absolutely phenomenal! Authentic Italian food with rich flavours, and the menu changes often so there is always a new dish to try. The atmosphere is rustic and romantic - great for a date night. Service is good. The menu is...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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