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Corner R44 & Main Road | Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
+27 21 850 0616
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (110 reviews)
“snails” (20 reviews)
“bone marrow” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Corner R44 & Main Road | Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There is a reason why Giovanni's is rated the best. Great food, excellent service and the homey ambiance makes you feel like you are sitting in your Italian friends dining room. The management is also tiptop and you can see they have everything under control....More

1  Thank elzabeholl
Reviewed 6 days ago

An excellent choice to enjoy the best food around! We had seafood, fillet and an eisbein and all of us enjoyed our food tremendously!

1  Thank Adelaio
Reviewed 6 days ago

one of my favorite restaurants, frequently eat in or get take aways. great pizzas and Italian food. waiters get to know you and become a friend

1  Thank davemO5080FB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service with friendly waitrons . Mussels to start ... could have had a bit more flavour , and my main course of trio of ravioli with Gorgonzola sauce very tasty, however the "pea" part of the trio was absent - the butternut and beetroot...More

Thank Karen O
Reviewed 1 week ago

I fail to understand why this restaurant is rated top in Somerset West. This was my second visit and will be my last, as the first wasn't good either. My husband ordered a fillet with pepper sauce, medium rare. After cutting into the meat, it...More

Thank Ethnee H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with friends and the food was excellent. Blankets are provided as the mall is cold. Wish they would consider outdoor heaters! Service was only ok, not wonderful.

Thank Jack L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great dinner with a gluten free option. Lovely outside area for smokers. Authentic Italian as well as local cuisine. Safe parking.

1  Thank Wilma J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is not a romantic little restaurant as it is very busy and the table are close . However having said that the quality of the meal is good and the servers very friendly and helpful. Strange having a restaurant in the mall but it...More

1  Thank Angela S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family was visiting from Arizona. We found Giovanni's in a strip mall. We were very happy we chose to eat here. The service is top notch. The food is amazing. The owner was there greeting all the customers like there family. The wine list...More

1  Thank JennyOkeefe
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is situated in the Waterstone Mall in Somerset West and easy to get to. We found parking easy and vehicles quite safe. We were three for lunch on a Sunday. The restaurant was full and it was wise that we booked ahead. We...More

1  Thank Paul189852
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Questions & Answers
Ronan D
6 June 2016|
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Response from Pistolpano | Property representative |
Hi Ronan! Giovannis serves a gluten free pizza base and a "pasta of the day", either spaghetti, penne or linguine with your choice of sauce. We hope to host you! Warm regards, Peter
3 January 2015|
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Response from Lauren J | Reviewed this property |
Approximately 45 km
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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
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