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Corner R44 & Main Road | Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
+27 21 850 0616
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant which we went to three times during our holiday was a life saver . Wild fires were burning and you couldn't sit outside so restaurants were packed indoors. Giovannis has lots of tables in the mall so it was possible to get one on short notice. That aside the food was excellent and you could pop into supermarket... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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144 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are regulars at this restaurant, for many, many years..and just coming back !! Again tonight, we were two couples, and it was just such a wonderful evening at Giovanni's. The food, doesn’t matter what you order, is so gooood. Two of us had pizzas and two had veil dishes. The service was excellent, the wine was good , and... More 

Thank Bankiesa
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We often eat at Giovanni's, and have never had a bad meal. The service is excellent and the waiters make an effort to make you feel welcome. Management is great too! Food is excellent, its a place where quality is consistent, meals are fresh and ambiance is great. It's a great all-round experience!

Thank TheTasteOrgan
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Manager came around and chatted to everyone - he gave us awesome recommendations on what to order. Our pasta was just what we were craving - was super impressed. We weren't expecting much, because we aren't really keen on restaurants that are based in malls - but this place was far from mall food! Really enjoyed it! Will definitely go... More 

Thank Charlotte S
Somerset West
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely evening out, good food, good vibe and attentive service. Giovanni's is a firm favourite, we have never been dissappointed, easy to see why it remains Somerset West's top rated restaurant.

Thank craighindley
Cape Town, South Africa
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Glad to be back home! You can travel the world but The Best is Giovanni's Thank YOU Charles for making our lunch special!

Thank Shanaaz H
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As always, Giovanni's delivered! Service; prompt; Staff: professional, knowledgeable, courteous, caring; Food: excellent quality, tasty and well presented. Overall: superb!

Thank Martin L
Somerset West, South Africa
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used to frequently dine here, until our last experience. The food was below average especially if you compare this to the price you pay. We had two of the same dishes at the table with an exceptional different taste in both. The one plate had an unusual amount of oil at the bottom of the dish and when we... More 

Thank Anonom88
Somerset West, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and friendly staff. Great evening very relaxed. Perfect evening next to the dam. Beautiful views of the Cape winelands. Pizza was great and so was the pasta. Will visit again soon.

Thank 290marisa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yum .... bakery salads and the best coffee... make your own sandwiches ... always nice exploring imported products... always fresh clean and delicious

Thank MichaelLisaDan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Italian, Pizza, Soups
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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
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
No matter how infrequently you visit, you will always be greeted like a regular.

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