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Villa San Giovanni

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Wonderboom Airport | Main Terminal, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 543 0501
08:30 - 17:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 08:30 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri 07:00 - 22:00
Sat 08:30 - 22:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I ordered a light lunch prior to catching a flight. A simple order for calamari took about 40 mins. When the dish arrived it smelled of fish and after one bite I stopped eating as it tasted bad and the textures were mushy. Service was so slow that it would not have been possible to order another dish. The waitress... More 

Thank Bella L
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We often have dinner on Friday evenings here with our kids. The food is really good with a very large variety. Kids can make their own pizzas in the kiddies kitchen. The play area is very large and gives the adults some time to talk to each other. Their pizzas, pastas, fish and steak are all very good. They even... More 

Thank Riekie S
Pretoria, South Africa
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Food was great with a good variety to choose from . Kids eat for free! Will definitely stop here again for a weekend breakfast buffet!

Thank Rika B
Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Villa San Giovanni offers authentic Italian dishes. Atmosphere is perfect and the pasta and pizza is simply fantastic. Highly recommend it.

Thank Michelle G
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Very good food, friendly prompt service and great ambiance! Worth the visit. The Lamb and pizzas are a must. Desert lovers heaven with home made ice cream a must.

Thank Neil O
Tzaneen, South Africa
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

2 of us for a quick lunch.The dining area in the main restaurant has a relaxing,elegant ambience.We had a steak from the pizza oven and a grilled sole, both were great.The food is excellent value and is served without pretension.Argentinian Malbec and espresso coffee both served with a flourish!

Thank Aldo R
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere great food and generally great service. The waiters are knowledgeable and friendly. We prefer it as a dinner out spot and usually frequent it once a month. Love sitting outside watching across the lawns of the wonderboom airport.

Thank S3261LWandreww
New Delhi, India
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Situated at the Wonderboom airport, this is one of those few restaurants serving authentic Italian food. Managed by an Italian couple. It has a full fledged bar. They also have a all you can eat buffet on certain days. Must try the pasta. Its mamma mia. Must go if you in Pretoria. The service is also amazing.

Thank Amit R
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

I love airports, so visiting Villa San Giovanni at the Wonderboom Airport is a very special treat for me. What makes it even more special is the wonderful food and friendly personal at this restaurant. I was very impressed with their portions and my companion says it's the best pasta he has ever tasted. Well done Villa San Giovanni!!

Thank Iccin
South Africa
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

Villa San Giovanni is a very well known established restaurant at the ever growing Wonderboom airport.Giovanni the owner and patriarch in the family together with his dear wife Maria have run this Italian traditional, delectable food paradise for many years.Their hard work earned them many accolades and Giovanni being a confectioner by trade has spend many hours in the kitchen... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wonderboom Airport | Main Terminal, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 543 0501

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