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Corner R44 & Main Road | Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
+27 21 850 0616
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Corner R44 & Main Road | Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Giovanni's is a place that needs to be sought out rather than "popped" into. It is tucked away in the Waterstone Village mall and is well worth finding! We were very promptly seated (although the tables do feel a bit close together), greeted nicely by...More

Thank Christopher K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lunch here today. The waiter was attentive. I had baby kingklip and rice. My husband calamari and our friend, smoked salmon salad. We all enjoyed our meal. The music did get a bit too loud after awhile.

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is the best in Somerset west. Food is excellent. Lots to chose from on the menu. The staff is always friendly. We loveeee visiting weekly. If we could it would be daily.

Thank 561Mechell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a sunny day is this the best place to be. Seated outside under the trees with friends, the best Italian food and superb wines from the Estate! A must visit as often as you can!!! Service is great, staff friendly and food what you...More

Thank JacoVjaco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A truly amazing restaurant. One of the few places in the Cape where I can get Italian food that reminds me of the great dishes I had while travelling Italy. Do yourself a favour and dare to try something different from pizza or pasta. While...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really below average. I ordered the aubergine dish which had avo peel in it! The presentation is also really unappetizing.

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great, the dessert even better. The staff was super friendly and there was no complications with the order. Everything was just spectacular! The feeling you get when you enter the restaurant is a warm, comfortable feeling that compliments the setting perfectly. I...More

Thank Danielle D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first thing that come to mind thinking back on our visit to Giovanni's is the food.. WOW.. I had the oxtail, my wife had a fillet and we couldn't get enough.. The camembert cheese for a starter was excellent, and for desert we had...More

Thank Terence H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booking is essential at this very popular restaurant. The food is excellent and service is great! It gets very busy, but stays cosy (especially inside) and the staff are friendly and efficient.

Thank dbidoli
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food, good atmosphere, friendly service. The food was great and the portion sizes were very filling. Highly recommended.

Thank Jlove007
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Ronan D
7 June 2016|
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Response from Pistolpano | Property representative |
Hi Ronan! Giovannis serves a gluten free pizza base and a "pasta of the day", either spaghetti, penne or linguine with your choice of sauce. We hope to host you! Warm regards, Peter
3 January 2015|
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Response from Lauren J | Reviewed this property |
Approximately 45 km
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner R44 & Main Road | Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
  • Phone Number: +27 21 850 0616
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