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Corner R44 & Main Road | Shop 27, Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
+27 21 850 0616
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Corner R44 & Main Road | Shop 27, Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This gem of a restaurant offers good food and value for money. The service and atmosphere is fabulous. We go regularly and have never had a bad experience.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Loretta T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Treated ourselves with some good old fashion Pasta for a change. Their Carbonara is still the best. And the best of all is that they serve their Red Wine slightly chilled, 10 out of 10 for this. Some Wine Estates in the area should go...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank johannj618
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first meal at Giovanni's and we were all delighted with our meal choices. Generous portions of super flavorful pasta dishes along with excellent service from a team of seasoned professionals working together seamlessly. Couldn't help but notice the number of take away...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank russell h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Giovanni's on the recommendation from Tripadvisors comments and were not disappointed. Although the restaurant is in a mall, this did not detract from the great ambiance as well as service we received from the staff. Food was prepared to our satisfaction and we enjoyed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PhillipV149
Reviewed 10 December 2018

A little unexpected gem in the wine lands. The service was friendly and comforting, The food was decadent and delicious, with very generously sized portions. as the restaurant fills up , so does the atmosphere of the place. i will definitely be back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bronwen M
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Visited with friends on Sunday the staff were friendly although trying to find out the restaurants signature dish was impossible. I would return to eat again and would recommend it to others as the food was amazing.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Ben S
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

We had lunch at Giovanni’s at Eikendal wine farm. We braved sitting outdoors on a cool summer day so that we could enjoy the spectacular views. The staff provided blankets as needed. Lunch was very nice - calamari was 3.5 star. My husband had the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JaneCockcroft
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

We had steak, we had lamb curry, eisbein, baby kingklip. All out of this world. Great variety in wines ad well Friendly staff. Makes me feel at home. A must visit for everyone in Cape Town and abroad. Great value for money!!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Johan5507
Reviewed 3 December 2018

After reading a review on Trip Advisor about this restaurant where they said they had some lovely vegan meals which the chef organised at the drop of a hat, my Husband and I drove from our hotel in Gordons Bay to try it out. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank hannahspencer81
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Because Jill is a Coeliac we have steered clear of Giovanni's fearing it was just a pizza and pasta joint. But we were wrong! As it is so busy they have expanded into the concourse of the Waterstone Village, which is a bit plainer than...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mervyn C
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27 October 2018|
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Response from NatashaT1354 | Reviewed this property |
I know you are able to bring your own wine with a corkage fee, I think its R55 (not sure) but they also have really good wine on their menu at affordable prices.
Ronan D
7 June 2016|
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Response from Pistolpano | Property representative |
Hi Ronan! Giovannis serves a gluten free pizza base and a "pasta of the day", either spaghetti, penne or linguine with your choice of sauce. We hope to host you! Warm regards, Peter
3 January 2015|
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Response from 362laurenj | Reviewed this property |
Approximately 45 km
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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 | Shop 27, Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
  • Phone Number: +27 21 850 0616
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