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65 Main Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa (Formerly Giulia Restaurant)
+27 21 439 9559
07:00 - 19:00
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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508 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Stumbled upon this restaurant by accident but was well pleased with the service, food & the prices. Friendly & efficient staff; good menu featuring lots of Banting favorites; good selection of teas & coffee. Free WiFi

Thank Marguerite W
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Found this place on tripadvisor and went there because of the good recommendations. I had a salmon omelette witch was really good, big portion, a smoothie and for my toddler a muffin. The staff were even entertaining my son. I would really recommend this place for a nice and healthy breakfast! Thanks!

1 Thank Lidianb
Cape Town, South Africa
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

Brilliant, delicious food, fantastic gluten free menu, lovely presentation and service. Delicious coffee, home made breads etc. Am looking forward to going for dinner.

1 Thank 555capetowntraveller
Pretoria, South Africa
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

Wow! We stumbled upon 65 on Main in February 2015 by chance (I say fate)... Since then, we have been going back each time we are in Cape Town, Mei 2015 being our most recent visit. We love everything about this dedicated Banting restaurant. All their meals are Banting friendly, the staff members are excellent and the owner very involved... More 

1 Thank ForTheLoveOfTravel89
Whitney W, Owner at 65 on Main, responded to this review

Hello ForTheLoveOfTravel Thank you so much for taking amazing pictures and for the lovely review. We hope to see you soon. We strive to serve the best banting meals and greta portion sizes. JHB perhaps :) Banting regards Whitney More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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67 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015

Being visitors from Port Elizabeth and ardent supporters of the " Banting " diet / lifestyle we have been delighted to find this wonderful restaurant , close to where we stay when visiting Cape Town ! We visited here in February 2015 and again , twice, on our trip to Cape Town this month and have enjoyed everything about the... More 

Thank billdelange
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

65 on Main sports a varied, tasty Banting-friendly menu. Great quality ingredients are standard and the service is friendly and professional. My current favourite is their Banting burger, a beef patty on an almond flour bun, served with a huge side salad or a portion of sweet potato fries if you wish. Reasonable prices and excellent quality are always winners... More 

Thank melsmith910
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

We've eaten here many, many times since it first opened. Sadly, our last few experiences have not been good ones. The service was extremely slow and the waitrons got our orders wrong. There was a terrible sewerage smell throughout the restaurant. The food was average and definitely not up to standard. Distinct lack of management.

Thank capetownlove7
Whitney W, Owner at 65 on Main, responded to this review

Dear Capetownlove7 Thank you for taking the time to bring this to our attention. Please allow me to apologize on behalf of my team. I will address it with them. Could you perhaps please email me at info@65onmain.com, and we can dicusss it more. The sewerage smell could be due to the drains being cleaned, it happens every Monday. Please... More 

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69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

Excellent relaxed family breakfast. Food quality very good, service excellent & very good sugar free cappuccinos. Everything very clean! Beautiful bathrooms even! Atmosphere very relaxing today... This small breakfast was enough to fill me. Will return next time!

1 Thank Eatcritic
Whitney W, Owner at 65 on Main, responded to this review

Dear Eatcritic Thank you for your time to post a review, we appreciate your feedback and we will strive to continue to please you and our other customers. Hope to see you soon. Happy Banting. Regards Whitney More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

It was the morning of the Cape Town Carnival and the city was abuzz with activity. All 7 of us managed to find parking with just a little extra effort. Our table was beautifully set-up on the verandah in the warm morning sun, and a bottle of bubbly was chilling on ice. The interior of the café is tastefully decorated... More 

2 Thank roula_sterianos
Whitney W, Owner at 65 on Main, responded to this review

Dear Roula It was an absolute pleasure hosting you all. We certainly hope we see you before the Carnival next year. Keep warm during winter. Regards Whitney More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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67 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2015

Being an avid “ banting “ follower it was an absolute delight to find this superb restaurant , close to where we stayed , whilst on a recent holiday in Cape Town . The menu was everything we wished for and even featured divine desserts ! The welcome upon arrival was really good and so was the service throughout our... More 

4 Thank billdelange
Whitney W, Owner at 65 on Main, responded to this review

Dear Bildelange Thank you so much for such a lovely review. This is something my team and I always strive our best towards. I appreciate the feedback and we will keep up the good work. We hope to see you again in the near future. Keep up teh good work with the Banting lifestyle. Banting regards Whitney More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Main Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa (Formerly Giulia Restaurant)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 439 9559
Fresh and exciting new addition to the picturesque suburb of Green Point, Cape Town. 65 on Main offers a casual dining experience where the focus is simple and much loved dishes. A restaurant with friendly and informative staff, offering an amazing wine and cocktail list, they are happy to do anything to ensure it's the one place you feel that food meets pleasure.At 65 on Main they have a delicious variety of foods that any food lover would appreciate, with a simple but well created menu, where they have decided to concentrate on pure flavoures with simplistic ideas of bringing food together with good an astounding choice of wines to complement each meal.

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