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Shop 7226 | Upper Level, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
+27 21 419 8750
09:00 - 22:00
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Cape Town, South Africa
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101 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The baby marrow fries were very unique, always order the chicken capagnolla - chicken in cream sauce with creamy pasta and veg!

Thank Yajna G
Mooinooi.South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent meal and service. The top of the salt grinder unscrewed and spilt on the food, although this was our fault the staff replaced the meal free of charge without being prompted to do so. Would visit again/.

Thank Mamagalie
Perth, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here twice during our stay, nice outdoor balcony overlooking the carpark & sea. Great service, nice friendly staff, good food , a good spot to have a nice lunch & chill out. Good prices, nice wine.

Thank Jackie B
Cape Town, South Africa
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

I popped into the V&A Waterfront Primi for a couple of quick drinks with some friends. We were warmly greeted and even though we were a big group, were seated together as the waiters moved tables together. We ordered drinks all round and they were good, albeit pretty pricy. Primi's food is normally good, so the next time I return... More 

Thank Stephen L
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wherher its breakfast lunch or dinner, this restaurant has a lot on offer. Its quite big, seats a lot of people and can get quite noisy. There's a children play area which can be distracting due to excessive noise. Waitrons are professional well trained, friendly and efficient. A wide variety of foods and a limited wine card. Good coffees too.

Thank Amarok2
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At the waterfront and we wanted to pop to an "reasonable" priced redtaurant and my friends said Primii and I said Balducci. 2 against 1. We went to Primi. Bit of a disappointment. The service was great and the food arrived in no time at our table. We had the following: A starters to share the Calamari salad was amazing... More 

Thank RudolphMW
Cape Town, South Africa
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A comfortable space to bring your family, especially the little ones. Staff members is so friendly and helpful. The service is of excellence and the food very filling made with love.

Thank benpet2016
Level Contributor
35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are friendly and engaging which is the only reason this place made two stars. They took my coffee away without asking before I had even had half of it. Chicken Liver Pasta was almost all pasta with very little liver and the pasta was tasteless. My girlfriends steak was supposed to be mwdium but was burned on the outside... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first place I found offering skimmed milk! I wanted to have cappuccino ever since I've came and only found it here. The place is nice with an outside terrace with smoking and nonsmoking areas. It has a beautiful view overlooking the sea. I loved the coffee but the terrace had a bad smell! They hava an assortment... More 

Thank Deemarx
Simon's Town, South Africa
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40 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Primi has a wide selection of delicious dishes mainly pasta's , pizza and burgers etc.The brownie deserts was scrumptious.The venue has a very cool vibe and although it was very busy, service was excellent and we didn't wait long for our orders to arrive.If you looking for good food, great ambience then this is the place!!!

Thank farzanalarney

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Mediterranean, Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Delivery, Takeout, Validated Parking, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 7226 | Upper Level, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 8750
Primi food is fresh and fast, comforting and healthy, inspired by Italian tradition but influenced by the cosmopolitan present. Every menu item is cooked from scratch using only the freshest and finest sourced ingredients. Primi is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, a great experience for the whole family or kick back and relax for a cocktail with friends.

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