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Meloncino

| Shop 259, Upper level, Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 419 5558
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (121 reviews)
“tiramisu” (14 reviews)
“osso bucco” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
| Shop 259, Upper level, Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed today

We popped in for a quick Friday night dinner with our little one. The service was great and our waiter was very helpful and super friendly. On order for us was a basic Margherita pizza with parma ham, Spaghetti Carbonara and the Line fish on...More

Thank kerry_annec
Reviewed 1 week ago

I received a gift voucher that included a set menu lunch for two and could choose from a selection of restaurants at the V&A Waterfront. I chose Meloncino and was not disappointed. I had a steak and my friend a pasta and both of us...More

Thank Catzdutz
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Catzdutz Thank you for joining us and writing a lovely review on Trip Advisor. We are honoured to have been selected out of all the venues at the Waterfront and thrilled to hear how much you loved it!! It was an absolute pleasure hosting...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best Italian restaurants with great views of the harbor and table mountain. Definitely worth a visit like, especially for a drink at sundowns.

Thank Shailendra S
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Shailendra S We couldn't agree more with you on the view!! We are truly blessed with our view and thank you for all the kind words. We hope to see you in the near future. Kind regards Paolo Carrara Co-owner

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing restaurant! Food was superb, views great and definitely worth a visit. Try the meat dishes and order a bottle of wine

Thank Laurenhpr
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Laurenhpr Thank you for joining us and the lovely review on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled to hear you loved the food as well as the view. We cannot wait to see you soon! Kind regards Paolo Carrara Co-owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic Italian fare in the heart of the V&A. Beautiful views and excellent service. Well worth a visit

Thank Claudette d
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Claudette d Thank you for the lovely review on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled to hear you loved the food and found the service excellent. We cannot wait to see you again! Kind regards Paolo Carrara Co-owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Terrible smell when you walk into the restaurant which is very off putting. Smell wafts through the restaurant at intervals. I raised this with the manager who said perhaps it was the fountain or a dead rat in the ceiling and would investigate. Food ok...More

Thank Maggie8000
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Maggie8000 Thank you for joining us and the feedback on Trip Advisor. We can 100% guarantee you that the smell was not coming from the restaurant internally. We have brought your feedback to the Waterfronts attention and they are investigating the matter at hand....More

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We had dinner at Meloncino, reasonable price, good service but the food was really not a big deal. I had the ossobuco stuffed pasta and my husband had a chiken pasta, we both expected more.More

Thank Bekous
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear Bekous Thank you for joining us and providing us with this valuable feedback. We are sorry to hear you felt that you expected more. Both dishes are made with fresh pasta which we make in house. We are sorry to hear that they were...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Situated in the heart of of V&A Waterfront, Meloncino offers beautiful views of the marina and the mountain. Outdoor seating is recommended, and has heaters and blankets are provided on cooler days and evenings. The menu is extensive and caters for all tastes and allergies...More

Thank Susanne V
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear Susanne V Thank you for joining us and awarding us a lovely review. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience from the food to the service. We are aware regarding the couches, we are due our scheduled revamp which will remedy this...More

Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We walked around the waterfront in search of a nice restaurant for a business meal. They had a variety of dished which appealed to everyone but I can't say I was blown away by the experience nor convinced I would be back in a hurry....More

Thank PaddySA1000
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Dear PaddySA1000 Thank you for taking the time and providing us with feedback on your experience. We are disappointed to hear you felt we were average and nothing special. This is not the level we aim for. We normally send out all the food at...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We had a good dinner here, but unfortunately the food did not compare to the beautiful setting. Yes, the mountain is beautiful, but many restaurants have the same view and better food. The pasta was undercooked in 3 out of 5 dishes and the portions...More

Thank Hildezahn H
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Dear Hildezahn H Thank you for taking the time and reviewing us on Trip Advisor. We are sorry to hear you were disappointed in your experience with us. We appreciate all forms of feedback as it allows us to improve where need be. Please can...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Shop 259, Upper level, Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 5558
  • E-mail
Description
Meloncino – Ristorante, Bar, Pizzeria Italiano. Experience authentic Italian cuisine in Cape Town. Meloncino Restaurant opened at the V&A Waterfront, bringing a genuine Italian flavour to our shores. The modern and stylish decor creates an eclectic European vibe where one can sip cocktails and snack on canapes, nuts and olives. As someone suggested, “Close your eyes and you could be in Rome.” Open your eyes and you face the magnificent Table Mountain, as seen from the comfort of one of Meloncino’s white sofas. Expect home-made pasta with authentic Italian sauces, steaks and seafood from their charcoal grill, traditional wood-fired pizza and an extensive menu to choose from. In order to stay faithful to the original, various ingredients like cheese, coffee and wine are imported from Italy. Buon appetito!
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