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Alforno Ristorante Italiano Restaurant

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De Waterkant Street | Shop 8 Cape Quarter, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice time, excellent service and food. Cannot comment on price, was invited I parked on the road, but there is parking just below

Thank Michel M
Stockholm, Sweden
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Pizzaoven was full of ashes so no pizza. Alots of desserts was sold out. I cook better pasta at home. Not worth visit.

Thank ml152015
Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This was my first visit to this restaurant. I have known the owner's excellent standards for some time and my dining experience yesterday excelled my expectations. I can wholeheartedly recommend a visit (visits!). There is a grand variety to choose from - my choice of spaghetti with basilio was superb: perfectly cooked with the most delicate hint of basil. I... More 

Thank alsmith2017
Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Stopped there for breakfast ( Big mistake !! ) Four out of eight meals were incorrect, late, incomplete and terrible. My portion of French fries arrived after my meal was finished. Then the outstanding two orders of French toast arrived so it was staggered deliveries. The staff were not even concerned and showed no remorse when we complained. Lastly, the... More 

Thank Cliff_Jenny
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Pizza happiness!!! Definitely a wonderful evening spent with my wife and friends, we will be back. Wonderful service and excellent thin crust pizzas , out of this world!

Thank ChristiaanRI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

What a pleasant restaurant to eat it at! I have visited a lot of Cape Town's restaurants and I must admit that Alforno is on my Top 10 personal list. The decor is a well-combined mixture of modern and vintage. The service is great, not once have I had a bad experience over the frequent visits. The food is excellent,... More 

1 Thank Jean-Paul A
Montpellier, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We had dinner with friends at Alforno on a Thursday night and we loved the food, the pleasant ambiance with a band playing and the decor! I had the linguine salmone and the sauce was delicious with tomato sauce and just a touch of cream. One of my friends had the curried prawn pasta and though I was skeptical at... More 

1 Thank Elodie C
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This has to be the worst meal ever! Pizza were all undercooked and had to be sent back. Only then were we told the pizza oven was not working. Wine was served warm and on person had prawns that were raw! The waiters tried their best, but sadly this place was the worst restaurant I have ever been to!

Thank David L
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had 4 friends from the UK, and we had spent an about an hour trawling Trip advisor for a decent , honest good food place for dinner. Booked for 20H00, were served a tepid bottle of white wine, 3 pastas arrived at 21h30, (one and a half hour later!). The 3 pizzas arrived later, all with floppy raw dough... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Best pizzas and pastas in Cape Town!! Would suggest it to everyone!! Great service with a smile! Even the owner came to greet us, and see if we are ok. Very cosy and lovely deco!

Thank Joy T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De Waterkant Street | Shop 8 Cape Quarter, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: 27214199555
Alforno Ristorante Italiano is a trendy Italian restaurant with a modern feel. We are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our menu simple, fresh and tasty!! Come join us for a wonderful wood-oven pizza, great pastas or delicious cocktails!! We are situated in the De Waterkant village, Green point Cape Town.

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