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Mama Roma

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5 Dean Street, Newlands 7700, South Africa
+27 21 685 2051
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (13 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
5 Dean Street, Newlands 7700, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely Italian Restaurant. Fresh seafood and very good service. Would recommend to anyone visiting Cape Town.

Thank Nasim K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A locals favorite. Owner run family restaurant with Italian flare. All good incl the fish and steaks. Booking essential

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent menu with good Italian food well priced.Charming established restaurant with great service . Parking in the basement with easy elevator access is for free if the restaurant stamps your ticket.Wheelchair friendly.

Thank Andreas K S
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

My mum and I are gluten intolerant and even called ahead to check they could make us gluten free pasta- they confirmed they could but when we ordered it, it was for sure not gluten free. We are both vegetarians and so ordered the Arabiata...More

Thank Natasha L
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Their Veggie ensemble is super and if you want special stuff, this they will make for you! A lovely choice of wines and beers too A great night out that wont bust your wallet either

Thank JYach
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Wonderful laid back Italian restaurant, one of the best steaks ever eaten, amazing value and really friendly service.

Thank Gillian1008
Reviewed 15 December 2017

We have been meaning to go to this restaurant for a while now - having heard that it's an institution in Cape Town. No one mentioned it was an old aged institution though. By my reckoning the average age was 70+. That said they were...More

Thank Jingels_SA
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Its like going into a dining hall in an old age home. BUT my food was delicious. Wow the decor has seen better days. Service was friendly and polite. Good salad and all good as its close to home.

1  Thank alison r
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Popular restaurant and efficient service, but an uninspiring menu. I had a passable Caprese Salad to start and a mediocre penne with Italian sausage in Arrabiata sauce. The sausage was a very poor imitation of the Italian sausage I had in Umbria 2 months ago...More

Thank PFP424
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Many visitors will soon be visiting our lovely city and looking for a good Restuarant to go to. Well Mama Roma is one you should try. It has been excellent for many years due to the owners being hands on. The staff have been trained...More

Thank Louise25539
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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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Dean Street, Newlands 7700, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands
  • Phone Number: +27 21 685 2051
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