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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for date night. Great salads and pizzas. Food is freshly prepared and service is attentive. Will definitely be back for more.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 26 November 2020

We visited on a busy post-lockdown Sunday evening. One customer in a party of six was so drunk, he could not stand up straight. He was totally loud and obnoxious. It was clear: the entire restaurant was disturbed by this behaviour. Guess how the staff...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 22 October 2020

We have eaten at this restaurant on numerous occasions over the years and have never been disappointed. Excellent service and delicious food together with a good selection of wines.

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Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 22 September 2020

We had the good fortune to choose Basilico, Newlands for luncha family lunch. Having been locked down for my birthday and our anniversary we wanted to have a special lunch and we were not disappointed. All of our party of ten were delighted with their...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 20 March 2020

We visited here on a Friday evening and it was buzzing. We hadn't booked a table and we were lucky to get one although it was near the exit. We ordered our food along with 2 beers. I opted for a pizza and my partner...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 6 March 2020 via mobile

Arrived early for booking, nice bar to sit at until the kids arrived. Great service, yummy food for all and a surprise free dessert for the birthday boy- what a nice touch!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 2 March 2020

Standard fare at this Italian restaurant is poorly executed and badly presented. Four of us had dinner here, based on a good experience last year. But the standard has dropped. My risotto was tasteless and a wodge of carbs. Salad was a mix of raw...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 24 February 2020

We were in Capetown with friends for a week & this restaurant was recommended & it didn’t disappoint , short walk from The Vineyard hotel , well worth a visit

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 19 February 2020

we were in Cape Town over Christmas and New Year and ate a couple of times at Basilico, we enjoyed the food here very much, good portions, a bit too big for me but i wasn't complaining, you could always take away leftovers if you...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 18 February 2020

Very nice environment, perfect for dates, good Italian style pizza. Definitely worth the visit. The pizzas are thin crust and there are a large variety of toppings to go with it

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Date of visit: February 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Basilico Restaurant
    Does Basilico Restaurant offer takeaway?
    Yes, Basilico Restaurant offers takeaway services.
    Does Basilico Restaurant offer delivery?
    Yes, Basilico Restaurant offers delivery services.
    How is Basilico Restaurant rated?
    Basilico Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4