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Corner of Mains Ave and Main Road | Kenilworth, Cape Town Central 7708, South Africa
0827886844
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy Friday night but before 7 so we were seated quickly. (No reservations taken.) Wine ordered and poured and our order taken. An hour later we asked why we were still waiting for our pizzas....apparently the culprit was wet wood loaded into the pizza oven which caused the fire to die. Ok - this can happen but why not tell... More 

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Thank Sandra H
Doha, Qatar
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of those LOCAL IS LEKKER places. It's just a great place for friends to meet, family to get together or just grab take out. The pizzas are some of the best I have every tried and tasted and being a worldwide traveler visiting over 80 countries so far that's saying something. They cook everything in house from... More 

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Thank Dimple713
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful place with excellent pizza. Awesome atmosphere too! Service was good too. Will definitely be back.

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Thank riaanbisschoff1976
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

best pizzas around. hard to find but worth every time. We go there for many years and the pizzas are still the best in the area.

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Thank greenways2015
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We've been going to Borruso's in Kenilworth for years. For us it's a strictly pizza and pasta restaurant. It takes no reservations and is strictly first come first served, you can bring a bottle of your own wine without corkage being charged. Service is sharp by very friendly and joyous staff. The pizzas are the BEST, we break away from... More 

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Thank Neville F
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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88 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Somewhat hidden away this eatery does not take bookings and is always busy in a good way - buzzy vibe. Approaching 1 million pizzas served and still turning out great pizzas. You can take your own wine and besides sitting inside there is a covered outside area and uncovered - great in good weather. Good value for money and this... More 

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Thank SharkySA
Cape Town, South Africa
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

If you're looking for the best pizza in town, look no further. Juicy, fresh & tasty! They are generally very busy, so get in early to secure your seat.

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Thank Ivo K
Cape Town, South Africa
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Very nice setting & relaxed atmosphere. No reservations policy, so get there early. Pizzas are stunning, & so are the pastas. Generous portions served. Service is friendly and warm. Tip - check menu or ask for specials, as it's not always displayed.

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Thank craig16042015
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

It has taken our sixth visit to this area to discover this hidden gem of a restaurant. Excellent pizzas and pasta frequented mainly by locals! Also good for takeaways should they be needed. How have we missed it?

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Thank Judith G
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Kind of tucked away into a corner and maybe at first glance from outside you would wonder past, but don't as it's well worth popping in for fabulous pizza and friendly service. This place has been consistently good over years. The pizza is great, traditional style real pizza and the menu offers a lot of choice not way too many... More 

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Thank KittyCW

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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
  • Phone Number: 0827886844

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