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Balducci's

Breakwater Blvd | Shop 6162, Victoria Wharf, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 6002
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (90 reviews)
“sushi” (141 reviews)
“steak” (79 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Breakwater Blvd | Shop 6162, Victoria Wharf, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 894 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

.. during a trip to the V&A Waterfront. Warmly welcomed at the door, quickly seated to study the extensive menu. Great atmosphere, improved by friendly and efficient service (thanks, Kyle J.) and first impressions confirmed by good food and wine. As there is a sort...More

Thank Séamas M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped in for a quick bite and, although their menu is extensive, zeroed in on the Maserati Pizza. Crisp thin crust with caramelized onion, avocado, thyme, bacon and more crispy onion on top. Fresh, fresh, fresh. Yum! It was so good we returned a...More

Thank fififlies
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful ambience. Great service and a lovely menu. Waiters are happy and super-friendly, which gives a good vibe. The place was buzzing, which means they're doing things right. Food was delicious as well.

Thank sabswarren
Reviewed 1 week ago

Balducci's has been in the Waterfront for years and has kept its popularity by constantly maintaining it high standards of Food, Service and Price. We have never been disappointed and eat there regularly alone and with many times with guests. The food is tasty, well...More

Thank HaroldKimmel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Balducci for lunch on a recent business trip - sushi and service excellent as usual! Beautiful views of Table mountain and a good spot to sit and people watch!

Thank Riaanjordaan
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Riaan, thank you for the posting. We look forward to having you join us again when you are next visiting the V&A. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch at Balducci after being dragged round the shops. Food was good, Kyle who served us was really welcoming, and service was quick, albeit it was fairly quiet. Salads were huge!

Thank Stuart M
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Stuart, thank you for the review. We appreciate it and look forward to having you join us again, hopefully not after a retail therapy session. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

the place was very nice and cozy , the pizza was good , and the fillet steak was perfect to be honest but the mushroom sauce wasn't good , overall very nice place to eatMore

Thank abduvaziz
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Abduvaziz, thank you for the review on Trip Advisor. My apologies that you did not like our mushroom sauce. We hope the next time you try one of our other fabulous sauces on offer - our signature port red wine sauce is amazing. Regards,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for date night Friday the 28th of July to the waterfront, and coming all the way from Somerset west, wanted to make sure the restaurant was worth while. After doing some research on trip advisor, Balducci seamed to receive constant good reviews so...More

Thank Anita V
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Anita, thank you for the Trip Advisor posting. We appreciate it and look forward to having you join us again when you are next visiting the V&A. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we visit the v&a as family we usually choose balduccis. Our kids love pizza, my wife the sushi and I love the seafood. Hence balducci manages to tick a lot of the boxes for a leisurely lunch. Broad menu, great setting and the convenience...More

Thank 984zubairl
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Zubair, thank you for the posting. My sincerest apologies for the experience. If you have been coming to us for over 10 years, you must know then that this is not our standard. My apologies that the manager did not try and resolve the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst we appreciate the demands of group tours for lunch, it is unreasonable to expect other customers to wait up to 25 mins for service. This is simply as a result of the staff being pre-occupied with those large groups. The service at Balducci's is...More

Thank ErnRam
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ErnRam, my apologies that you were not taken care of. We have dedicated waiters to the groups and it should in no way effect service at your table. There may be a delay in the kitchen, but you mentioned that you waited 25 minutes...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Breakwater Blvd | Shop 6162, Victoria Wharf, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 6002
  • E-mail
Description
Balducci at the V & A Waterfront offers an unrivaled menu of simple, everyday home cooked Italian dishes that reflect the most traditional elements of food and culinary styles. Our simple Italian home cooked food is prepared in a relaxed and restorative style, whilst at the same time being creative, traditional and affordable. Main restaurant open from 11am daily
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