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Forneria Italia Restaurant

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Raats Drive | Corner of Raats Drive and Dianthus Street, Table View 7441, South Africa
+27 21 556 2262
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Cape Town, South Africa
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Italian Eatery - Cash only or Zapper accepted We booked for 7.30 - first mistake. The place was packed and our reserved table wasn't ready. Once seated, we had to go and get wine glasses as we had brought a bottle of wine along for the occasion. Corkage reasonable at R25. Orders taken and after an hour of waiting, we... More 

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Cape Town
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We moved from Sea Point into the Table View area about 2 years ago. Pity we only discovered this restaurant last night! It was BUSY on a Friday night. The decor is literally is from 1970. I had premonitions - when we got there (after I booked) it was evident they did not have a table ready. In fact quickly... More 

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Thank Afrimoon
Baltimore, Maryland
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We were in town and we're craving good Italian food, so we went to trip advisor and found this little gem. We had amazing food and a very quaint and cozy atmosphere definitely recommend the restaurant for awesome pasta and pizza.

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Thank Tleesn
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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94 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Great pizza and pasta which could have been served in Italy. Good choices and very tasty. Only cash accepted which is the only drawback.

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Thank Fastidi0us
Austin, Texas
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110 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

They have excellent home made ravioli & pizza that tastes just like it does in Italy. Highly recommend. Cash only - no credit cards

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Thank TheArmenianHobo
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is no ordinary Italian Restaurant. The pizzas and pastas are authentic Italian style. The management team are great hosts and will remember you by name. The Chef is also a Confectioner so naturally there is always a good variety of freshly made tarts and desserts. Sit inside or outside on the verandah to watch the passing parade. There is... More 

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Thank Clifton C
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144 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Came here twice. Somewhat sceptical due to the big menue (but mainly pizza & pasta and some meat), but pizza was really nice, service friendly & quick and pasta was also good - and really good value-for-money. Note that view here (in front of a 2-lane-street) is not super nice, but if you're looking for good Italian food and not... More 

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Thank Martin B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Being an italian expat, i can say i feel like in my small village going in this restaurant. Authentic dine experience. Authentic people. Authentic atmosphere. Awesome food. especially pizza! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Suggested Ps. If u want to eat good after 9:30pm you have no other choices ;)

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Thank Fra O
St Helens
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Found this restaurant on TripAdvisor and was not disappointed. A small family run restaurant which served delicious Italian meals. Very friendly staff and good food. What more could you want!! Will be recommending to our friends who have just moved to the area.

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Thank Stephen M
Mestre, Italy
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant good pizza Affable staff Other good Italy specialties No credit card sigh sigh sigh I return

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Raats Drive | Corner of Raats Drive and Dianthus Street, Table View 7441, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Table View
  • Phone Number: +27 21 556 2262

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