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Casalinga Ristorante Italiano

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Rocky Ridge Road, off Beyers Naude Drive, Muldersdrift, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 957 3311
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
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Wed - Sun 12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 18 December 2015

I had a fantastic dinner (three course - set menu) with friends. From the moment we walked in (with no reservation - which is not advised) we were blown away by the exceptional service. Special mention to Matt - whom for someone who has been with Casalinga for only two months was truly delightful - and Jonas. After our visit... More 

Thank Jabulani D
Johannesburg, South Africa
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113 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Casalinga has been going for 25 years, this year coming and it is obvious to me why. Due to its location in Muldersdrift, it is one of those places that you save for special occasions, but in the past few years they have never disappointed! As such, in December, I decided to treat a friend for his birthday & make... More 

Thank LaurasWorldza
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

I would give full marks to the venue. It is a perfect example of the wonderful outdoors 30 minutes from South Africa. The staff was friendly and helpful (full marks there as well) I was a little disappointed in the food. While it was decent I would not qualify it as top notch (hence my overall 4 star rating). Maybe... More 

Thank Samirmgupta
Pretoria, South Africa
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015

A corporate lunch, so large table and at this time of the year, very very busy. Service was very slow but still friendly and efficient once they got to you. Food was good. Pricey, but very good. Miles from anywhere though. Bees all over the restaurant, I mean several constantly buzzing the table. In your drink and in your food.... More 

Thank Bigfoot148
Johannesburg, South Africa
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2015

We had a festive lunch, and this venue was so perfect. Very nice for a special occasion. The cuisine is five star. Beautiful garden setting, which is child friendly

Thank ENaidoo
Bloemfontein, South Africa
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

I was attending the annual Clover Aardklop sponsors luncheon at this superb venue. This was my first visit. I did not know what to expect... and was pleasantly surprised. This venue is part of Gary Player history. The setting is relaxing. The food is out of this world. The service was extraordinary! A must visit!

Thank nickelive
Johannesburg, South Africa
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015

If you are looking for a wonderful restaurant with a great atmosphere and delicious food then Casalinga is definitely worth a try. Just a short drive outside of JHB in Muldersdrift you'll find this beautiful restaurant. It is suitable for families with play areas for children but also perfect if you don't have kids and want a romantic Sunday lunch.... More 

Thank Lain_Lain2702
South Africa
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214 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015

On Sunday afternoons they have a set menu with a choice of dishes per course as well as a la carte. Each dish is mouthwatering and every single member of our party loved their food. It costs R320 per person. The restaurant is rather large and it was a very hot day so it was a little warm sitting inside... More 

Thank SouthAfricaConcerned
Johannesburg, South Africa
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403 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Casalinga never disappoints - the 25 or so kilometer trip from Sandton is worth every minute that it takes to get there. Yesterday was a typical, hot day ( 35 degrees C) in Johannesburg and there was no better place to spend a long lazy lunch. The food ( upmarket Italian) was up to its usual standard, from the home... More 

Thank Beechman1
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Who would have expected this along a country road out from the city. It is a beautiful property with gardens and dining both inside and out under the trees. A Sunday afternoon luncheon that we happened upon. The staff is great. The food is excellent and beautifully presented. A great place for friends and family to gather for a relaxing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rocky Ridge Road, off Beyers Naude Drive, Muldersdrift, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 957 3311

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