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Giovanni's

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Corner R44 & Main Road | Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
+27 21 850 0616
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Somerset West, South Africa
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265 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2015

It was mid-winter so we sat outside so that the youngsters in the family could play on the lawns. The sun was shining and at 14C was comfortable. The food was superb, I had grilled liver and my wife had grilled calamari. The young ones had pizza. I would recommend Giovanni’s as an excellent family lunch venue. The deep fried... More 

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Thank Frank R
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015

its a nice relaxing place having pizza and pasta in the waterstone village shopping mall. their menu has a great variety of Italian food

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Bot River, South Africa
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015

We as a young family enjoy this great Italian restaurant on a regular basis. We have never been let down. Great food, wine list and fantastic staff!!!

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Kloof, South Africa
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

good food. nice ambience. good service. Very busy. you need to book in advance. nice Italian dishes. They do take aways if you would rather pick up and go home. ...add I do very often.

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Grabouw, South Africa
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2015

Giovanni's... our families favourite.. they cater for the whole family... great great great food. Make sure you book your table even midweek. I can recommend the Veal Giovanni's and Mushroom Risotto..

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Sir Lowry's Pass, South Africa
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2015

The food was highly rated by friends, however, although our Veal was very well cooked and the starters excellent (Foccacia & Insalata Caprese), overall the chef went mad with the salt and the flavour was spoiled, why can't chefs realise that salt can always be added to food (which most South Africans do anyway), it cannot be taken away. What... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2015

We are yet to eat a meal there that isn't OUTSTANDING ! Tonight again we had the greatest fillet, lamb shanks & pizza's. The food , service & staff are par excellance ! I am yet to go to Giovanni's and have a bad Meal! I need to share this as we've been going for a few years and hell... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

Peter and his team are 100% service orientated. There's a reason it's been our family favourite for almost a decade. It says something when you still have most of your watering team more than 5 years at a stretch. From pasta, pizzas, steaks and fish... All fantastic. It's a family place and Peter and team make everyone that arrives feel... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2015

Consistently good and always a great atmosphere.The Pizzas are fabulous and Mike's Special ( seafood pasta) is a must! Booking advisableGreat service with nice waiting staff.

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Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has to be one of the best there is in Somerset West. Warm and welcoming. Great staff and outstanding food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $13
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
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, Wine and Beer
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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: +27 21 850 0616
Description
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?