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Gianni's Beachfront Ristorante

17 Compensation Beach Road | Beachfront, Ballito 4399, South Africa
+27 32 946 3217
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (25 reviews)
“sole” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
17 Compensation Beach Road | Beachfront, Ballito 4399, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 317 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a very enjoyable lunch in Gianni’s. The view is wonderful and the food was good. Service was a little slow, but food is nice and it is a pleasant place to spend the afternoon. Worth a visit.

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a family meal there, food was amazing. Pizza, fish, pasta, everything was great. Waiter was very friendly and helpful, really had a great experience.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Italian restaurant right on the beach with excellent views of the sea. We dine here often and have always got the best service n food. We've done take-outs as well which were just as good n of high standard.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table after reviewing this establishment on TripAdvisor.... We are a bit disappointed. The waitor was friendly but dilivered very poor service. We waited almost an hour and 20 minutes for our meal, given it was busy but not hectic. We ordered 2...More

Thank Christa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place seriously needs a revamp. The entire restaurant is looking old and worn. Beautiful sea views however windows are old and faded. Food is average

Thank Dominic S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant with great service! The best restaurant choice on a windy day as they have huge windows that can close without spoiling their magnificent view over the ocean.

Thank 535leonw
foodfundi888, Owner at Gianni's Beachfront Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you. Gianni’s wishes you a great 2018. 🥂🍾

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seafood at Gianni's was really good. After reading some of the reviews, we were sceptical about the place. Great hosts. Fresh prawns and fish. Best views. Recommended 🍺. Oldish though but had authentic Italian feel

Thank oreodiv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a disappointment. The view is the only highlight, but is really not used to it's full potential. The food was really a let down. We had a carpaccio for two, the meat was not up to scratch (seemed like it had been standing outside...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was fantastic. Collin served us and was super attentive and friendly. A great family meal, can highly recommend.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great for lunch. Our 3 year old was asleep when we walked in. They made a bed by pushing some chairs together. Our lunch was great. Traditional Italian. Great service. Has sea view terrace. Friendly staff. Would recommend.

Thank Drdmwolf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:30
Monday
08:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:30
Thursday
08:00 - 21:30
Friday
08:00 - 21:30
Saturday
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Compensation Beach Road | Beachfront, Ballito 4399, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Ballito
  • Phone Number: +27 32 946 3217
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Description
Situated on ballito's beachfront overlooking the beach, dolphins are regularly seen as well as whales in season. We offer the best thin based pizza's, cooked in a wood fired oven, pasta's, grills and ofcourse our seafood! Load shedding isn't a problem - we have a generator.
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