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Alforno Ristorante Italiano

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De Waterkant Street | Shop 8 Cape Quarter, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 419 9555
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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“pizza” (21 reviews)
“insalata” (2 reviews)
“fettuccine” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
De Waterkant Street | Shop 8 Cape Quarter, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Had some of the best pizza here. It is a lovely restaurant in the Cape Quarter on Jarvis/Napier street corner. Good service and vibe.

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic, reasonably priced Italian food in a convenient location in Green Point. At my time of visit (around 9pm), the restaurant was fairly empty and service was prompt. The interior is simple but the food is fresh and delicious. The bolognese had great flavor and...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I visited Alforno several times during successive visits to Cape Town. I like the food and was not disappointed at this occasion. I had a nice salad and calzone. Prices in the restaurant are reasonable, and staff is friendly. I visited the restaurant on a...More

Thank WilHOegstgeest
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Delicious Seafood spaghettis and tagliatelle. Price is average. Waiter was nice and knew what hes doing.

Thank Pascal K
Reviewed 9 January 2018

I love popping in to this corner spot for a lunch for one or with friends. It's my love for simple pasta and efficient service that brings me back to Al Forno time and again. As a regular, I tend to have little to say...More

Thank DinnerWithAubs
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

I went to their “all you can eat” pizza event and it truly was the best pizza I’ve ever had. Also, I’m vegetarian but my boyfriend isn’t, so they specially made me vegetarian pizza for the all you can eat, they asked all my preferences,...More

Thank Kara B
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Love coming here!! Employees, Management and Owners always pleasant, present and willing. The bunless burger (I call it that, might have another name) is just amazing, tasty and value for money. Thank you Dominique, Blessing, Micheal, Prince, Talent, John, Nathan and all the back of...More

Thank Aloma B
Reviewed 29 November 2017

I visited the restaurant for a late lunch on Friday afternoon, I booked through Feastfox, and it turned out that this app gave me an awesome discount, so I could buy a pizza or a pasta plus a glass of house wine for R 75...More

Thank Fernanda L
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Have been a few times with friends but have also found it to be a great place for lunch should you just need a break from the office. I highly recommend their Carne Insalata. Best salad I have ever had!

Thank Lynn J
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Love this restaurant and the good energy here! Very friendly owners. Good Pizza. Good service, good location

Thank FreddyofCTN
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 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: +27 21 419 9555
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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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