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“excellent seafood pasta”
Review of Meloncino

Meloncino
Ranked #91 of 1,257 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$21
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
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!
Reviewed 2 December 2014

we loved the seafood pasta at melonchino. it has a great view over bustling waterfront, and they offer blankets for chillier evenings. we recommend it.

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Reviewed 2 December 2014

Went for dinner with a friend, enjoyed half price cocktails and some good food. They have a lovely view over the Waterfront and Table Mountain and you can see the chef cooking when you visit the unisex bathrooms.

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Reviewed 1 December 2014

Ate here with my family at the end of November and could not have been happier with the food! Wines were wonderful, the 3 pasta dishes we got (vegetarian) were all amazing- especially the truffle ravioli, and the frozen nutella desert was UNREAL.

Thank you for an amazing experience!!

Thank Ssett
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Reviewed 28 November 2014

Don't be put off by the number of 'group bookings' that take up space in this restaurant, the food is good, service ok and plenty of atmosphere too. They're obviously geared up to deal with large numbers of diners.

Most restaurants at the Waterfront are pretty ok, just don't expect 'fine dining' experiences and cheap prices...even with good FX rates. It's a captive market, but some are definitely better than others.

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Reviewed 12 November 2014

We were privileged enough to find ourselves seated outside on a glorious Sunday afternoon. The Waterfront was bustling and the vibe was infectious. Our Waiter was first class looked you in the eye greeted you warmly and ensured the service was prompt and efficient. The Food was delicious and authentic. Although you were paying Waterfront prices for Italian it was seen as treat and the family loved it.
We have eaten at this restaurant several times and it is one I definitely recommend at the Waterfront. The atmosphere is well suited to our summer and the cool colours and open seating plan ensure a relaxed environment.
Well done guys. Hope the Volvo Ocean race treats you well for November.

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Thank mashman123
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