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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 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Paris, France
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I were very disappointed by this beautiful and cosy restaurant un the Cape Quarter neighborhood. He ordered some chicken and I ordered some sliced beef. Both our dishes were coming with tomato pasta (pasta al pomodoro). We don't know what they put on the prep of their pasta but they tasted awful with a very bitter taste...... More 

Thank tilodeparis
ALFORNO_CPT, Owner at Alforno Ristorante Italiano, responded to this review

Good day Gentleman, Thank you for your review and our sincere apologies for your bad experience. I do remember that my waiter did mention about the pastas not tasting very nice. I was in the kitchen at the time and did ask the waiter if we could make you a new order. might have been wrongly communicated to you, still... More 

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355 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great owner and friendly staff, always nice to be back. Good food and drinks and ambience. Good venue to meet and socialise while people watching. Always feeling good to be here. Thank you!

1 Thank iamjohnny
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and cosy italian restaurant. Really worth the detour!! Do try the pizzas, their speciality!!

Thank Dominique C
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

The food is very good . The owner and staff couldn't be more friendly and welcoming be it just for morning coffee or evening meal . And will go out of there way to see you get just what you want.

Thank Neil M
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food! Wow! The owner is so accommodating and really goes out of his way to make the food amazing! Great location!

Thank Jayde G
1 review
Reviewed 20 January 2017 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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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
1 review
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?