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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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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
32 Kildare Road, Newlands 7700, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 1 March 2018

The Basilico restaurant looks like an Italian restaurant and I perceived that it seemed to make really good pizzas. A lot of customers seemed to order these. However, we went there for an Italian dinner, The starter, Ravioli was OK, but a bit on the...More

Thank Kris N
Reviewed 11 February 2018

With Colcaccio Cavendish's pizza oven on the blink, I visited Basilico twice in the last 2 weeks, for my pizza fix. Pizza is awesome!! But it does cool down quickly once plated. Just wish, Basilico would stop serving regular espresso as decaf, it's not funny.

Thank Nisha R
Reviewed 5 February 2018

the pasta sauce was not very tasty. pizza was ok, but i do not know 1 place in italy where , when you order pizza with fresh tomato, you get a big tomato, without any taste sliced on top of the pizza .

Thank nicolas s
Reviewed 3 February 2018

We booked Basilico for our wedding anniversary by actually visiting it and choosing our table but when we arrived (the next evening) they said that they had no note of our reservation and the table we had chosen was taken; not very impressed so far!...More

Thank Julian M
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Our first night back in Cape Town,we decided to go for an easy meal,booked a table and we were not dissapointed.Staff were very friendly and polite,i chose a garlic pizza to start and then the sea food pasta which was excellent.

1  Thank peter_felsing1
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

My son, two friends and I ate at Basilico tonight. Three of us had pizzas and one had pasta. The place was buzzing. Service was great. The food too was divine. My second visit and I'll be back!

1  Thank Mary B
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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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
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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