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Corner of Mains Ave and Main Road | Kenilworth, Cape Town Central 7708, South Africa
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Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good neighbourhood pizzeria

Really busy neighbourhood pizzeria, absolutely heaving both times we visited. Good choice of pizzas and pasta, pizzas nice size and lasagna was heavy of sauce and light on pasta (which I liked). Wine list good, service attentive and overall good value.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
maguireaj
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really busy neighbourhood pizzeria, absolutely heaving both times we visited. Good choice of pizzas and pasta, pizzas nice size and lasagna was heavy of sauce and light on pasta (which I liked). Wine list good, service attentive and overall good value.

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Thank maguireaj
Singapore, Singapore
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined here with family and friends on evening of 2 January when the restaurant was packed and the service was too slow. However, having eaten here a couple of times before, I know the slow (although very friendly and apologetic) service was an aberration! The wood-fired pizzas are fantastic; a huge range on offer plus the ability to create your... More 

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Thank ChrisSingapore2015
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

You will not be disappointed by the pizzas or pastas at Borussos. A long time local favourite, it's very casual and service great. We get there early, usually at 6pm as it gets really busy and they don't take bookings from my recollection. You can sit indoors or out.

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Thank Tana B
Cape Town, South Africa
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

This is an unpretentious good value for money place for casual dining. The restuarant is an old house with the back yard offering al fresco dining as well. You can bring your own wine- if they don't stock it on the menu no corkage is charged. If it is on the wine list a token corkage is charged. Good Italian... More 

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Thank lindaL2776DB
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Lovely quaint little place making best pizza's around. My wife and I have been coming here for years, ideal for a quick bite and bottle of wine.

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Thank Chris N
Durban, South Africa
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic venue. Brilliant service and food. I was made to feel welcome from the time I walked in. I was going to order a take away but ended up staying. Well worth the visit.

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Thank costap142
United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

A REAL hidden (literally) gem. They do not take bookings, but if you need to wait for a table, it's in a cute courtyard with a glass of wine! A cutesy, cosy, energetic restaurant. Like a tiny house with plenty of tables for plenty of guests all squeezed in. If you haven't yet visited Borussos and live in the area:... More 

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Thank Jess O
South Africa
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We arrived hungry and tired after a 6 hour trip and our guest house recommended them for the "best pizza's in town". Well, they were not wrong. We arrived just after 5.30pm on the Friday evening and were seated promptly. Menu is extensive, even offering banting alternative crust which is a great selling point for those that do bant. Lovely... More 

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Thank 1964DragonLady
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is an absolute gem. It never disappoints. They don't take bookings and are generally always busy so get there early. They have gotta do the best pizzas in town. A little more expensive perhaps than the franchised chain pizzerias but if that's what you wanted perhaps a frozen pizza in a box would be better. Some truly wonderful... More 

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Thank Mphubo
South Africa
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Not easy to find as it's tucked away off the main road. But once inside, it's a classic Italian local, with some great looking pizzas and pastas served in enormous portions - if you go for the larger size. The atmosphere and service were excellent, we all left well satisfied.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Corner of Mains Ave and Main Road | Kenilworth, Cape Town Central 7708, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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