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Basilico Restaurant

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32 Kildare Road, Newlands 7700, South Africa
+27 21 683 5989
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“filet” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
32 Kildare Road, Newlands 7700, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very nice restaurant with great food. Kudu was on the menu that night as capricio and fillets. Both were perfect.

Thank Scott N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Basilico is well-situated for lunch or dinner in the Centre of Newlands. It is a little cramped inside which does make it a bit loud when the restaurant is full. We have eaten here a number of times and every meal we have had has...More

Thank Susanne V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First night on Cape Town, completely zoncked after flight, not the jetlag, more the staying awake at Dubai in order not to miss the connection. Staying in lovely airbnb in Newlands I will try to write it up somewhere. Looking for supper, found Basilico, not...More

Thank Arthur D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great family dinner at this restaurant. Everyone's meal was delicious and they allowed us to bring in our own wine. We will definitely be returning.

Thank cklopper
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Best place for a good pizza. Staff pleasant and helpful. Lots of seating upstairs and downstairs. Value for money especially the lunch time specials

Thank cherylfowler
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We went here on our first night. The menu was varied enough for us and the food we had was enjoyable, and the price reasonable. The staff were polite and friendly. Would recommend.

Thank Sabriam
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We popped in for lunch while waiting to collect kids from Parties. Sat outside on the balcony - great view of the mountain - and nice to be removed from the street. Service was fast and attentive. Sadly the Banting pizza was horrible- made from...More

Thank KarooChick
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Nice restaurant in popular part of the area offering good range of pasta and pizza's. Lively on an evening with a nice atmosphere.If booking ask for window seats as they have good views of the area and allow nice breeze when hot.

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Always try to visit Basilico on our annual trip to the Western Cape and this time was no different. We both thoroughly enjoyed the lamb chops served with creamy and smooth mashed potatoes. Excellent local Sauvignon Blanc and good coffee finished another lovely meal at...More

Thank angela c
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere in a lovely square in Wynberg. Variety of foods tried at the table. Pizza was great. Salads were excellent. The steaks were good. A bit overpriced in my opinion

Thank Colin F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Kildare Road, Newlands 7700, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands
  • Phone Number: +27 21 683 5989
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