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Shop 7226 | Upper Level, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
+27 21 419 8750
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Simon's Town, South Africa
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40 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Primi has a wide selection of delicious dishes mainly pasta's , pizza and burgers etc.The brownie deserts was scrumptious.The venue has a very cool vibe and although it was very busy, service was excellent and we didn't wait long for our orders to arrive.If you looking for good food, great ambience then this is the place!!!

Thank farzanalarney
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375 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at this restaurant on our first night in Cape Town. We chose it because they had a good selection of Italian dishes. The restaurant was much larger inside than we expected, going back a long way. It had pasta, meat and fish on the menu. It was used a lot by locals. There was one party of ten... More 

Thank RossOrpington
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185 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Classic Italian with a twist. Excellent service. Good choice of food at mid range prices. We all had pasta dishes which were of good propionate and we'll presented. We will be back.

Thank aplpdf22
Cape Town, South Africa
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place, with great food, fantastic atmosphere and spectacular views! Just bring cash, as your card WILL be cloned. The Jam Jars are legendary...

Thank carlohendricks
Management response:

Dear Carlo Thank you for your review of our restaurant and the positive sentiments expressed. I must however take you to task for your wild allegation around card cloning. On what do you base this statement? If it happened to you, and you suspect at our store, a logical response would be to report it to us, but we have... More 

New Forest, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here again we find the new breed of waiters who have been taught to be over exhuberant and this all seems very false. Let's put that aside and concentrate on the food. My partner had lasagne which he said was O.K. I had undercooked rubbery pasta with a spoonful of carbonara sauce in the bottom somwhere. It was inedible and... More 

Thank Jane I
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered an appetizer that took 30 minutes, they forgot about our drinks and food took forever. Forgot about silverware, drink order etc. ... was a cluster of a service. Stay away... much better service and food downstairs at Willoughby's.

Thank Souvik G
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60 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not the best pizza you can get, but being a chain, it was as good as you can get. The service was good, there is a variety of choices and it is a good place for a pizza.

Thank ameliashiner
Haguenau, France
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527 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Was there in 2015 on my first trip to Cap town and came back this time. We both of us had a wonderful fish with a nice bottle of Sauvignon blanc. The spices on the fish gave a really good taste with the wine. The ambience was great and the sunset with a view of Robben Island just beautiful. Really... More 

Thank Hugues S
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Decided to give Primi on the V&A Waterfront a chance after a spot of shopping. As I entered the restaurant I noticed the Chef Recommendation for either 6 or 12 Oysters and I knew I got the spot right. After initially having issues with my beverage, having to wait 25 minutes for a local cider, my oysters arrived well presented.... More 

Thank Johann O
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This is the third Primi I've been to in South Africa. I can say with confidence that the brand itself stretches far beyond one restaurant. The great vibe, awesome service and amazing food seem to apply at every franchise.

Thank Michael J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Mediterranean, Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Delivery, Takeout, Validated Parking, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 7226 | Upper Level, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 8750
Primi food is fresh and fast, comforting and healthy, inspired by Italian tradition but influenced by the cosmopolitan present. Every menu item is cooked from scratch using only the freshest and finest sourced ingredients. Primi is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, a great experience for the whole family or kick back and relax for a cocktail with friends.

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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?