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Mama Roma Restaurant

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5 Dean Street, Newlands 7700, South Africa
+27 21 685 2051
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11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Cape Town, South Africa
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Already reviewed I am adding photos to my previous review of this lovely venue in which I said that it was a good place to eat and authentic italian

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Thank drpaulfoodlover
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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320 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant in a shopping mall has been going for years & that's what it looks like! All the same old people eating all the same old food. Our food was badly cooked & tasteless but we couldn't fault the service. The final straw to this boring & overly priced meal was the alarm going off in the next store... More 

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Thank bella c
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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87 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were last here some months ago, and as usual the food was very good. This is, and has always been a good family/friends eatery. We all chose main meals featuring succulent veal- a winner every time. A request - please spare some time on training your young waitress, who nearly knocked over our wine bottle on more than one... More 

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Thank CherylT166
Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've lived around the corner from mama Roma for 25 yrs and eaten excellent food here about once a month. Nothing much has changed except the raised strident tone from the owner chef in the kitchen and my expanded belly.

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Thank monte620
Cape Town, South Africa
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It had been a while since my last visit and I must say the food, experience and service did not dissapoint. The food has kept up its high standard.

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Thank Leora B
Durban, South Africa
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120 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wish we had started our 7 day holiday in Newlands at this venue for dinner as we would have returned again & again. By far the best of the rest & amazed at how good the prices were compared to the other 6 nights at other local venues. A very extensive menu too & a few specials. We especially saved... More 

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Thank TnTdurbs
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

6 of top of the stairs. Our waitress was attentive and helpful - and patient! Our drinks order and meal were produced like clockwork, when trhe restauraant was full to over flowing. Not sure how trhey manage it - pure dedication and hard work! All tis was spoilt by the Wlloolworths alarm gonig of and not being turned off for... More 

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Thank peter r
Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of our favourite restaurants in Cape Town! The service is excellent and the food is great! It is family run, and they make you feel like part of the family every time you are there. They have a wide selection of mainly Italian dishes on the menu, with lots of sea food. and the sirloin steaks are... More 

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Thank SmartTraveller1944
Durban, South Africa
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210 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking for a restaurant in the area to take clients to that would be a guaranteed winner but at the same time not over the top and too fancy. This little restaurant ticked the box. It had great reviews as well. We all ordered different dishes and everyone commented how delicious and authentic theirs was. The chicken livers... More 

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Thank SanC65
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The service is amazing and all the staff are really friendly and buzzy. It is refreshing to go to a place where the staff are having fun. The food was great and I would certainly go back there again. Thanks foir a great evening.

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Thank Borrieboy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?