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Magica Roma

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8 Central Square, Pinelands 7405, South Africa
+27 21 531 1489
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (41 reviews)
“pizza” (42 reviews)
“parma ham” (5 reviews)
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18:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
8 Central Square, Pinelands 7405, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we always stop by Magica whenever we visit Cape Town.Etzio comes over,says hello and tells us what we should have for dinner. on this occasion the three of us followed Etzios recommendations and chose veal,spaghetti arabiata,grilled vegetables,calamari,house salad.we drank Chianti reserve(R290) and the usual water...More

Thank Stuart L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finally managed to get a table after hearing about this place. The pastas are delicious and of good quantity, i had the vongole. Desert and coffee was good too. Will be back to try their pizza.

Thank jzchuan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As always fabulous, never a disappointment food service atmosphere are perfect ! Have been going for years now and just had another wonderful experience Etzio is the perfect front of house and owner with Franco in the kitchen. Wine list is excellent always a pleasure...More

Thank Jelswiss
Reviewed 19 January 2018

being italian and having lived good part of my life outside italy, this is the classical italian food adapted to local taste. pasta overcooked, too much sauce etc etc. the place is noisy, decoration obsolete. and in capetwon there are many alternatives for modern and...More

2  Thank nicolas s
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Magica Roma is ‘Little Italy’ in Pinelands Capetown. This benchmark Italian restaurant is always packed with loud happy satisfied diners enjoying great authentic Italian food made from using only the freshest ingredients. There’s a great ambience here amongst the packed rooms that make up Magica...More

Thank MartinChieGeorgina
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We have been customers of Magica Roma for years and it is has always been our favourite restaurant when visiting Cape Town, but our visit last week was huge disappointment. Our starter, tuna carpaccio, was outstanding, but the veal limone was not good - tasteless...More

Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Magica Aroma, Italian eatery that has been there forever. Visited during the week always busy so you must book. Seating very cramped and little space between the tables so not a very intimate environment. Food, most of us had the Veal it was good but...More

Thank Gingerlyn640
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I have been to Magica Roma four or five times in total, over the years. A great place for me, even though text-book style international Italian family restaurant, with all the dishes one would expect from such a restaurant (pasta, pizza, vitello, sole, saltimbocco etc),...More

Thank Colin T
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

We are regulars at this restaurant. We never have to look at the menu. Etzio just asks us if we would like pasta, fish or meat and he then makes us a delicious meal. The hostess always sees that we have a good table and...More

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is another one always on our list. Very cosy warm atmosphere. Waitresses are very obliging. Pastas, chicken and meat was delicious. Always busy. Will always return and in a hurry!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Central Square, Pinelands 7405, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Pinelands
  • Phone Number: +27 21 531 1489
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