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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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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (70 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
32 Kildare Road, Newlands 7700, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I just recently tried Basilico in Newlands and I had the RUDEST MANAGER I have ever had in my life. Upon arriving we were put at a table tucked away in the corner where you couldn't even fit in the chairs. There was a perfectly...More

Thank sowen123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Home food, mother’s cooking wholesome food, whenever that craving hits my car heads in the direction of Basilico. It’s a little taste of Italy, my favourite meal is their chicken fillets, with grilled zucchini, pumpkin with cinnamon and a chilled glass of Chardonnay. In the...More

Thank Marion G
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We had a dinner at the restaurant. The service was friendly and on point but was a little slow. We ordered pizza and it was very enjoyable, even the next day when the take home portions were had for lunch. The menu is varied enough...More

Thank Anton N
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We had pizza and risotto for dinner and it was very good and well sized portions. We were happy and satisfied when we left the restaurant. However, after having gone back to Sweden, I noticed on my bank statement that it was charged 1.600 and...More

1  Thank Swedtravel
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Serves pastas, pizza, salads and steaks. We had pizza and pasta. . Meal was excellent. Pasta and pizza was divine

Thank cherylfowler
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Three of us ate at Basilico last night for the first time. 2 had pizzas and 1 pasta. The menu variety and the taste of what we ordered was awesome!! Although the restaurant was filling up, our order did not take long to produce. Initially...More

Thank Hans K
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Lovely cozy welcoming restaurant for cold winter nights in Cape Town. We loved the pizza bread with Feta Cheese as a starter and the main portions were generous.I was not overwhelmed with the creamy seafood pasta but my friend enjoyed the crumbed chicken breast main....More

Thank Audrey H
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I popped in for a meal on a Monday evening. This is a pleasant place albeit that the abundance of hard surfaces make it a little noisy. I had a nice steak, slightly over cooked , but not disastrously so. My wife's...More

Thank Trevor V
Reviewed 26 June 2017

A quaint Italian restaurant nestled in the heart of Newlands, Basilico offered an interesting an affordable variety of tasty Italian food. I noticed that there was an affordable lunch special, so revisited a few times to make the most of the R60 pasta/pizza special. The...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Verrry nice food, tasted delicious! A lot of choice as well, loved the risotto and the ravioli! Service was also just good.

Thank Janna P
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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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