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Giovanni's

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Corner R44 & Main Road | Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
+27 21 850 0616
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Not sure what is going on here. The ingredients are here, and the place is busy. But the autopilot was left on and turnover is key. I guess any eatery in a mall is bound to suffer the trough syndrome. Eat and move on. The one shinning spot is the pasta, which is cooked al dente with a variety of... More 

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Wallington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ate here with freinds for dinner, four of the five of our party had the liver. What a lovely dish. The service was without question the best. Overall a very good dinning experience. Looking forward to going back again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is great. Service very good. Best Pasta in town. Wine selection also good. You cannot go wrong does'nt matter what you want to order.

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Hasselt, Belgium
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Every time we come to SA we have dinner at this excuisite restaurant! We already did try a lot of different choices from the menu and every time it was spot on!!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Giovanni's is situated on the Green Point strip virtually opposite the stadium. It's great little deli offering a wide range of products including a sumptuous selection of cooked options as well as baked goods. They have a small coffee bar and you'll always find a crowd of local hipsters shmoozing over a drink! Enjoy!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very welcoming and the chef also came to meet us and chat. Food and service were excellent and portions generous and beautifully cooked.

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Brussels, Belgium
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103 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This Restaurant is located in The Waterstones Village (shopping centre) in Somerset west. This is our second visit to Giovanni as a couple. We chose to sit outside of Restaurant at Lunch time in the Mall. The Seafood Paella can be recommended. In my view this dish is enough for two persons. They also have delicious Pizzas. The Seafood soup... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever we look te celebrare a special occasion Giovanni is the first place coming !It got the great feeling of a family restaurant while the food is consistent tasteful and reasonably priced!Peter the owner is a wonderful host together with his competent staff!A must visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service. We were the first customers at Giocanni's eleven years ago and have never had a meal that hasn't been first rate.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Going to Giovannis is fantastic as you will always have a fantastic meal that is truly value. The service is also top class. You feel like you are having a family meal at home and always leave feeling special. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
No matter how infrequently you visit, you will always be greeted like a regular.

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