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Corner R44 & Main Road | Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Klerksdorp, South Africa
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent Italian food, friendly and effective service. Surely worth visiting and they will see me definitely again!

Thank Peet V
Somerset West, South Africa
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Consistently excellent Italian food. Friendly service and management. Great for business lunches. each dish a masterpiece!

Thank SABLEnet
Somerset West, South Africa
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have always enjoyed this restaurant. The food is consitently excellent and the service is good and friendly, usually under the watchful eye of the owner, Peter. Last week we took some well travelled American guests there and they raved about the food. They were all so impressed with the snails served on bone marrow. I usually have one of... More 

Thank SteveTrimby
Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious supper as always! David is a wonderful waiter, very friendly and so great with our son. The staff are World Class. Delicious pasta and pizza and the best Malva Pudding in SA. Thanks as always for a great dining experience Peter & staff.

Thank Nicole K
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two of us went there for lunch on Monday 10 Oct, and having regard to previous experiences about restaurants on Monday, I was pleasantly surprised. We ordered only two dishes - one pizza and one prawn, calamari and mango salad. The salad was great. Enough prawns with a little bit too much cucumber slices. The pizza was perfect, although the... More 

Thank Igmar P
San Mateo
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113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No! Don't go .... No don't go if you are not really hungry. This lovely restaurant has a nice cozy ambiance where the service is good. Our server, Mandala, was knowledgeable, friendly and quick. The portions are large and that makes me real happy because it shows that the restaurant cares for its patrons appetites! The food is tasty too.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant fresh fish in Somerset West - arrived late one evening and the place was packed, but they served me efficiently

Thank bramm_travel
Betty's Bay, South Africa
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for lunch to try it again a second time and we were not disappointed! This time we had the Melanzane (R69.00) and Snails Classico (R69.00) as starters. Out of the two, the snails win hands down but my Melanzane was really good, the snails were just very good. For mains we had the Cannelloni Chicken (R95.00) and the... More 

Thank Natalie V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to Giovannis for the last 8 years. Since moving from Somerset West to town, we frequently brave the traffic because of the great food, great staff. We love trying the new ideas of the chefs and today we had the most amazing swordfish. Best ever! This place is our second home and family! Dennis and Yolandi

Thank Yolandi B
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39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always love Giovannis. ...and any time we are in Somerset West for our shopping at Woolworths we make it a point to visit this great Italian restaurant for lunch. Good variety of wines. Excellent meals and friendly/professional service. A little pricey but it should be expected as of the high food quality. We will always come back.

Thank sandyg3567

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $13
Italian, Pizza, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner R44 & Main Road | Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
  • Phone Number: +27218500616
No matter how infrequently you visit, you will always be greeted like a regular.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?