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Basilico Restaurant

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 4 days ago via mobile

The restaurant was buzzing with people, conversation was great, the food however - not so much. Don't get me wrong, the food looked amazing, like you cannot wait to take a bite. Problem is, there's just no flavour whatsoever. We had a pizza and pasta...More

Thank KendallL01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last night we looked forward to having a girls night out, with every minute passing it got worse. The waiter and manager were unfriendly to say the least. We came because we had a voucher for the entertainer app,and then were told we couldnt use...More

Thank Scenic677194
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They do a wide range of food and the lamb shank was very good, but I really enjoyed the calamari pizza as something a bit different.

Thank Tjackso2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another high quality restaurant that delivers consistently. Well balanced menu and wine list. Recommended

Thank Justatravellingfoody
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had lunch with a colleague at Basilico’s and he’s used to shared meals. No problem - our waiter suggested two meals and halved them which we thoroughly enjoyed. The service was slick and efficient, and the pasta (which was my preference) was delicious while...More

Thank KevinD6055
Reviewed 19 October 2018

As with other reviews, this is a very nice restaurant with a varied menu and very decent food. There was a good crowd of happy diners there on Friday evening and all seemed to be enjoying themselves. Service was a bit random and could have...More

1  Thank paulg262
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Same as 2 years ago. Service great. Food was nothing special. Nice. Acceptable. Nothing outstanding. Ok I guess.

Thank JB_108
Reviewed 28 August 2018

It was an enjoyable experience and the food was worth it. Only been once, but it was an enjoyable experience and I highly recommend a visit.

Thank AlistairG83
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We have been here a few times now and the food has always been good. Greeted very warmly at the door and the place has a lovely relaxed atmosphere. It felt cozy and warm on a freezing Saturday. Both of our pizzas were absolutely delicious...More

Thank Chris_Wray9
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Family Sunday pizza lunch was good, the service was efficient and our waitron had the presence of mind to explain that the food may be slightly delayed due to wet pizza oven wood. Pizza very good, give the chorizo and baby calamari a try.

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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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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