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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 good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (10 reviews)
“sole” (6 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
11:00 - 15:00 Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
5 Dean Street, Newlands 7700, South Africa
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Although the restaurant is stuck in a shopping centre it's still worth making the trip to eat there. The food is good and the service is excellent. Worth a visit.

Thank D511UYolivierb
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This is an all time favorite. We have eaten here on numerous occasions over the years and never been disappointed. Pappa in the kitchen and Mamma in front of house.

Thank 46Rob
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The decor, the menu and the food are all a little tired. I had the liver with onions, I it was average and the connective tissue hadn't been removed, the vegetables had no flavour at all. My husband's veal and porcini was a small serving...More

Thank MaryAnneSimpson
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This restaurant is located in a small mall. Its been around for 25 plus years and still serves a fantastic meal. Accent is on Italian food but I ate the Sole and my wife had the Kabeljou. The fish is fresh and flavorful. Service is...More

Thank Tokalosh
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

For long a regular stop for us when in Cape Town. My wife and I usually have a main dish and dessert and have made it a habit to only go and dine there in the evenings. A very special mention for my Lasagne. This...More

Thank Giampiero P
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Nasim K
Reviewed 27 January 2018 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 24 January 2018

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
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11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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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