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103 Main Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 434 6893
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Cafe, European, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
103 Main Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Giovanni's is one of a kind. Whether popping for a coffee and a chat or shopping for a dinner party - it has it all.

Thank Tess W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This delightful place is fun to visit.Its lovely to eat and shop here for unique Deli goods and much much more.Every thing prepared here is so very tasty.It can get very busy and crowded but worth the wait.I am a chef and had problems sourcing...More

Thank posco2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An institution! Grab a fabulous chiabatta and choose your deli fillings for a beautiful sandwich. Have a cup of the best coffee in Cape Town, then browse and buy fabulous ingredients for your own anti-pasti for friends at home. Highly recommended, even if just for...More

Thank stevebenade
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I have been coming here for more than 20 years mostly buying their deli food. I cannot recount the many breakfasts and the always excellent service. The coffee always outstanding, your walk to the deli counter with your favourite roll in hand and the anticipation...More

Thank Horst B
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Always busy with locals, this is a great deli for food shopping specialities as well as coffees and pastries in the morning. A must-visit place!

Thank Tessabartholomew
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

This place on main road in Green Point (opp the Cape Town Stadium) is legend in this city and one of my fave places for takeaway food, homemade style. My faves: hake fish cakes, Italian bolognese, chopped liver, own brand yoghurt & cauli/kale mash &...More

Thank divacapetown
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Every time we go into Cape Town we have to go to Giovanni's. They have the most wonderful delicatessen with a huge variety of food and lovely breads. As we were staying in a self catering apartment we stocked up for the week. We love...More

Thank Biddy S
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Coming here while staying in Green Point we understood why this place seems to have a cult following. The front of the shop is laid out like an Italian style 'bar' with stools for those wanting to sit. The coffee was very authentically Italian made...More

Thank Jesmyne
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We were so happy to be located close to this cafe, we were there everyday. Coffee was excellent! Tom the Barista was lovely. The food from the deli was so, so delicious! We can't recommend this place highly enough! We loved this place.

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent deli that stocks a range of Mediterranean delicacies and that offers a very good selection of freshly prepared plated meals, both hot & cold. You can eat on the premises at a counter within the deli or alternatively take your meal home. Great selection...More

Thank Charles_744
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television
Good for
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Main Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 434 6893
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