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Caraffa

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46 Selati Street, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
+27 12 346 3181
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12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
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Bloemfontein
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217 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Though we are familiar with many of the good restaurants in Pretoria, this was an interesting first visit for us. We were accompanied by two regulars, and my wife fell for their advice for an item not on the menu, but worthwhile enquiring about and ordering: the T-bone steak prepared in the pizza oven. Good choice! Mine was for the... More 

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Thank HunterBloemfontein
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

They make their steak in a pizza oven. Absolutely fantastic. I had the parmasan and rocket fillet, and my husband had the garlic and olive oil T Bone, also prepared in the pizza oven. Friends had pepper fillet. Absolutely 5 star.

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Thank Cadii P
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were the regular customer of this place. When I say regular, it's 15 years!! It was one of their busy evenings. It took them 1hr to bring the starters and that too was not correct. My husband lost his patience and stood up from his table, ready to leave. Franca, the owner wasn't too happy when she saw that... More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017

What a wonderful experience! The ambiance is absolutely wonderful and the food delicious and affordable!

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Thank Lianie Meyer D
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Service is Great and attentive but the food is way to pricey for what they offer. I had the seafood Pizza that sounded great but tasted plain - way to little toppings. You guys have been around for awhile and hope you will up your game

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Thank Eat10000
Centurion, South Africa
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Excellent pastas and pizzas. Lamb sirloin and t-bone baked in pizza oven out of this world. Nice decor, friendly service.

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Thank CasBad
Pretoria
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Just one look at all the 5 stars and one will realize why this Italian restaurant is still one of Pretoria's big hits. The vibe, the buzz ( do book - it's always busy) the owner is famous as is her food. Scrumptious. We had a good waiter ; loved the food , but was puzzled that all the "cheap"... More 

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Thank Annemarie345
Pretoria, South Africa
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71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

You have to appreciate the concept of European eating - and this is good Italian food - not just pizzas and pasta Foccacia bread - with chillies - as started - perfectly made, perfect taste SOLE - I got sole - big gorgeous beautiful soul - and my husband got a rack of lamb done in the pizza oven -... More 

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Thank JuliaRibeiro
Pretoria, South Africa
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Always a winner to dine at Caraffa. The food (from pizza to fish and steak) are superb, the service excellent and the waiters really go out of their way to make your evening very special - always ready when they are needed. Caraffa is definitely one of our favorite restaurants!

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Thank 299idad
Pretoria, South Africa
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52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Really lovely place to go for dinner in Pretoria! Our steaks were cooked to perfection! Just remember to book in advance!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Selati Street, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 346 3181

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?