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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Corner R44 & Main Road | Shop 27, Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A few friends and families went down to Somerset West to participate in the Wines2whales mountain bike race. Decided to “carboload” for the race. We ended up eating at Giovanni’s 5 times over that weekend! We visited all 3 different branches....Paarl,Eikendal and Waterstone shopping center....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Indulgent, delicious and a must! Home made Italian cooking at its best with the flare of opulence one looks for on a good night out! Highly recommend

Thank AimeeSadie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eating here is always a pleasure. Everything from the time to enter the restaurant, to when you leave is superb. Well done and keep up the good work guys.

Thank kh0fermeyer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best restaurant in Somerset West. Always a pleasure to have a meal at Giovanni's. Staff the best and Pele's chops were delicious, as always.

Thank Jakkie V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply excellent Fillet and calamari periperi with wonderful service and good selection of wine and sparkling water

Thank khacpt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were referred to going here from our Guest house in Somerset West. This hidden gem is tucked away in corner ground floor within shopping mall. All staff were extremely helpful and large smiles on their faces were an added bonus. We only opted for...More

1  Thank czepluchtraveller
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

One of the best pizzas I have ever had in South Africa. That is saying a lot as I am a pizza freak and this ranks in my top 3. No particular order as my top 3 are all on level par with each other....More

2  Thank Cptgrant
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We treated our friends to a great pizza experience one cold evening. We are great supporters of Giovanni's at Eikendal Wine Farm, but it was a rather cold and miserable evening. What a great evening.

Thank ray620
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Dont let the location fool you. The atmosphere is great, and the staff is half of the reason why the Giovannis remains a favorite. We have been going to Giovannis for about 11 years and never had a bad meal. It is consistently excellent. The...More

2  Thank AnndeeCapeTown
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Best pasta ever, nice wine and atmosphere. People very friendly. Served with a smile. Thanks Kingsley.

Thank rjvv1962
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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 Lauren J | Reviewed this property |
Approximately 45 km
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, 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 | 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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