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Corner R44 & Main Road | Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
+27 21 850 0616
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (119 reviews)
“snails” (22 reviews)
“bone marrow” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Corner R44 & Main Road | Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were served by a very pleasant young man called Gift Jamal. The meal and food was divine but the service was just as good which made all the difference. We will go again.

Thank jeremy w
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We started with the Melanzani which we shared and enjoyed very much. The prawns A La Scampi was enormous, lots of prawns, peas and a wonderful coating sauce which, as promised, had a real chilli kick (not too much, just delicious). The Osso Bucco was...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After a hard day at the Somerset Beer Festival where we had drank up an appetite we decided to visit Giovanni’s. We were warmly welcomed and allocated a table for six without any fuss or bother. We were well looked after and did not have...More

Thank Albert S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Giovanni's for lunch un Monday februari 12th 2018. The grilled liver with bacon and onions I ordered was so thin, overcooked and tough that I sent it back to the kitchen because the slices, served in a frying pan, had more resemblance...More

Thank Fonnetje
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love this restaurant! Our regular go to restaurant. Steak, abergine bake or lasagne, salmon or chicken salad , marrow bones with snails, Mike's seafood pasta, amazing cheese cake ... so hungry now!

1  Thank sandyberman072018
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Giovanni's in Waterstone Village has the best pizza I have ever eaten. My favourite is Sapore with the crispy bacon swopped for avo. Although the location is somewhat unusual - seating "outside" is in the hallway of the shopping centre - the place is always...More

Thank sheila112015
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent food with tasty dishes. Menu offers wide selection. Let down by waiters that can barely speak english...

3  Thank Hein H
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Very, very busy when we arrived at about 14:00, but quietened down over the next hour or so. The only sour note was a couple at a table nearby who clearly were "not in the mood for a relaxed Sunday afternoon meal out with the...More

2  Thank Alan K
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Perfect in every aspect. Always a winner. Will eat here every day if possible. Absolutely love the food. The waiters are fantastic. Great atmosphere.

1  Thank Marle G
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Wonderful hand-made Pasta dishes - also great Pizza and my personal favourite - Liver, bacon and onions, with Mash. Only negative is it can be crowded, unless you sit outside, but avoud that on a cold evening

1  Thank chris2strauss
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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
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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