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Alforno Ristorante Italiano Restaurant

De Waterkant Street | Shop 8 Cape Quarter, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 419 9555
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (16 reviews)
“de waterkant” (3 reviews)
“great pasta” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
De Waterkant Street | Shop 8 Cape Quarter, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice pizzas with plenty of flavour and toppings. The staff were nice and friendly and the atmosphere was warm and cozy.

Thank SonjaB60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the restaurant for a late lunch on Friday afternoon, I booked through a new app I found online called Feastfox. It turned out that this app gave me an awesome discount, so I could buy a pizza or a pasta plus a glass...More

Thank Fernanda L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an ok meal. It wasn't the best. Wasn't the worst. It's in a nice neighborhood (der waterkant). There is indoor and outdoor seating. The penne a la vodka is tasty. The pasta a tad over cooked - I prefer it more el dente but...More

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I almost never review a restaurant in my home town as it almost feels disloyal to all the other places that we frequent. But Alforno deserves a very special mention. We often have dinner here and the service is always superb and the food always...More

Thank Jeanne_Marie_CT
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We ordered via uber eats hence I can't comment on the physical location. However the taste of the pizza was average and the dough was still raw. The alfredo pasta was runny like milk and poor taste. The same goes for the other penne vodka....More

Thank Magnus H
alforno2016, Owner at Alforno Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Good afternoon Magnus. We apologize for your bad experience. Please contact me on alforno.cafe@gmail.com and we will make sure to resolve the issue. Ciao. Dom

Reviewed 7 June 2017

The food is pretty good (I love the free little dishes of flavorful extras they provide with your meal), but go for the top-notch service and the great views of De Waterkant through the floor-to-ceiling glass windows. Cool space.

Thank orangeroark
ALFORNO_CPT, Owner at Alforno Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Thank you for your comment, We are glad that you enjoyed your experience with us. See you soon! Ciao. Alforno Team.

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Lunch special Individual pizza and a glass of wine $7.00 USD. Friendly service and casual atmosphere, check out restrooms funny comment. Friendly staff and would recommend.

Thank sjt817
Reviewed 13 April 2017

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...More

Thank tilodeparis
ALFORNO_CPT, Owner at Alforno Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

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...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

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
Reviewed 3 April 2017 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$11
Meals
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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