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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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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best service from Pano. The food gets better and better every time we visit and the vibe matches the unique tastes. We will be back again and again

Thank Desinic
Cape Town
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After several recomondations we eventually visited Giovanni's. Service was very good, wine recomondations was on the spot! Good variety of wine per glas available. I went for the linefish of the day, swordfish, and am happy to say juiciest biggest piece of fish I have every received in any restaurant! Hubby had the pork fillet, a bit overcooked to his... More 

Thank Helena013
Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had pizza's and risotto. Excellent service and very warm and friendly manager. This is obviously a first choice eatery for many locals. Make sure to book in advance to sit inside on a cold and rainy day, as the outside area is exposed to rain.

Thank Ben312578
Western Cape, South Africa
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good Italian food with high quality service. Always busy so booking is essential especially during holiday season.

Thank Rushton1990
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food & service, reasonable prices. The restaurant was full with a great ambience. The portion sizes were huge and we struggled to finish a starter and a main. We will surely be back!!!!!

Thank Neil B
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Giovannis was hospitable enough to set aside a table for us and 10 friends to have a private wine tasting and dinner with well known local wine maker Catherine Marshall. The wines were mind blowing and the food was a terrific match. The rainbow ravioli was very creative. Giovannis is fast becoming one of the most trusted and popular restaurants... More 

Thank Philip B
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely the best restaurant in Cape Town. Delish food and great waiters ! Thank you Doctor ! Xxx be back soon ! The pizza is super delicious.

Thank Caitlin J
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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100 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is not the most romantic place, neither does it have the best view or loaction but it is a really good place to eat and it does everything well. We were very late for our booking (advisable) but were lucky to find a nice table. The inside is nice and cosy and ambience is busy and hip. There... More 

1 Thank Andre S
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have never experienced service, spoils and personal attention from a restaurant owner like we did tonight at giovanni's! Thank you also to our waiter for excellent service! The food was superb...of highest quality and flavour! We will be back for sure...Highly recommended! Judy & Leon xxx

Thank 110367
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great local. Owner always there, staff well trained and food delicious. Awesome as always! Strawberry meringue with avocado ice cream💪

Thank Z2098NHiand

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $13
Italian, Pizza, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Seafood
Brunch, 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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?