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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 good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (63 reviews)
“salads” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
32 Kildare Road, Newlands 7700, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Italian emphasis, but nice variety to menu. Specials are all the more special in this amiable restaurant. Good draft beer and wine. Reservations recommended for dinner.

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Sure, it was close to our guest house, but it was the fab food & great service that saw us return for dinner. Generous portions of pasta, different choices for all three of us on both occasions, were consumed with gusto. Obbie was our funny,...More

Thank TnTdurbs
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Have the slow roast lamb, feta, mint and olive pizza - top it with avocado - heaven!. The lamb shank is divine but a bit of greenery would be appreciated. The seafood pizza went down very well too. Mushroom risotto is also excellent. Service is...More

Thank cillab1
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Pasta was nice and tasty, pizza looked better and although restaurant was full the service was quick We really enjoy the visit

Thank SUPCapeTown
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Great evening at Basilico- excellent food with exceptional service - risotto was amazing! Highly recommended!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The lamb is delicious and there are plenty options to choose from. Save room for dessert! It is very dim inside but makes for a comfortable home feeling.The staff was been great minus 1 time when a waiter demanded and waited for his tip. We...More

Thank Emsworld3
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a fantastic meal here recently. The pizzas, wine and service were excellent and all accompanied by an excellent atmosphere! Both my husband and I will always leave a tip and when asked by the waiter how much tip to add...More

Thank Sarah_L_Ross
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant twice during our stay in Newlands. Both times we were seated very near the kitchen, which was not ideal. It was also very dark so reading menus was a problem. The food was satisfactory as was the service. Standard fare from a...More

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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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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