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Villa San Giovanni

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Wonderboom Airport | Main Terminal, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 543 0501
07:00 - 21:00
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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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Pretoria, South Africa
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54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked for the fine dining restaurant and we were pleasantly surprised by the ambience, the service and the food. We were expecting a typical pizzeria but this was far better. I would highly recommend the Osso Bucco.

Thank fsx276e
Tonnie692015, Owner at Villa San Giovanni, responded to this review

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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175 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place to go for a few hours. The restaurant is right next to the parkway with only a glass wall separating one from the parkway. The service is great and the food just as good. we had a lamb shank and an oxtail. Both were most tasty and full of flavor. The waiter named pardon was exceptionally... More 

Thank hendrix2015
Pretoria, South Africa
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Off the beaten track is most likely how one would describe this establishment at the Wonderboom Airport. It is in operation for decades and offers well prepared food in a wonderfully decorated restaurant with a cosy and relaxed feel to it. They have a comprehensive wine list, well trained staff and the cherry on top: live music over weekends. Not... More 

Thank Helena5731969
Simon's Town, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Flying with SA Airlink's very convenient Cape Town to Wonderboom (Pretoria), spending three days in Pretoria, it made perfect sense to stay over at Villa San Giovanni. Being an aircraft fanatic helped! The very spavious, modern, cleanand sterile room perched on the second floor overlooking the airport apron. Imagine being woken at 06:00am every morning by the APU of the... More 

Thank leonsteyn70
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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67 reviews
37 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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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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 aldor737

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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, Pizza, Mediterranean, 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
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?