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Villa 47

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47 Bree Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
+27 21 418 2740
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seared tuna” (19 reviews)
“saltimbocca” (6 reviews)
“bread sticks” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Italian, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
47 Bree Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best restaurants around. as an Italian, this is just about the truest reflection of Italian food as one would find in Nonna's kitchen in Italia. The Villa 47 tortellini are out of this world and the desserts are equally as mouth-watering. the...More

Thank M_DeCecco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for dinner during a visit to Cape Town. Staff was lovely, atmosphere was chic, and Italian food was good. They have 3 floors with different restaurants and we chose the bistro on the first floor. There’s an awesome bar/lounge in the back with a...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited Villa 47 twice and have loved it both times ! Their food is great and of high quality. Definitely is on the pricey side but for great food I don’t mind paying a bit more. The last visit I had the duck...More

Thank Claudia F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the food here and the service is always fantastic. It’s nice and central in the trendy Bree street. Breakfast is also very good and I love the Coffee.

1  Thank 381sascham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with friends for a birthday celebration on 11th April. I have been there before and was impressed. But this time I was very disappointed with my meal. I ordered the Kabeljou which was very tough and not appetizing. One of the other guests...More

1  Thank mervyn l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were feeling lazy one night while in Cape Town and started searching for nearby restaurants to our hotel. This came up in a couple of lists of places to eat while in Cape Town. And we were not disappointed. A block away from our...More

Thank famous_nobody
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Ten of us - friends & family members went to Villa 47 to celebrate a 16th birthday. The restaurant had a varied menu - from seared tuna, fish of the day, veal, lamb chops, pasta & so on & everything was cooked perfectly. The service...More

Thank sleepsearcher
Reviewed 14 April 2018

I come here often and just love the sophistication of the staff, the well-priced quality wines and of course the food! I've never tasted pasta quite like this. Truly, authentically Italian!

Thank Tegan S
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Awesome food, great service. What stood out the most was that even with a busy restaurant and queue in the lounge area, the front of house and team of CHEFS were on the ball, like the perfect couple romance. Mmmm, can't wait to be back.

Thank lady31love
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Today was the second time I’ve ventured into Villa 47. Wish I had trusted my experience from the first time (which was seriously poor). Although the staff and service was good, the food was blandblanbland. I had the steak tartare (not sure it was beef?)...More

Thank Devil1
Villa47, General Manager at Villa 47, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Devil1 Many thanks for taking the time to write yet another TA review on Villa 47. I see that you last reviewed Villa 47 on the 17 June 2016 (1 star) were you stated that “Not sure this place will last” & ‘’There are...More

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13 September 2017|
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Response from Wayne and Mari K | Reviewed this property |
Thought it was well priced for the quality we received
1 December 2016|
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Response from Villa47 | Property representative |
Hi, smart casual would be perfect. Many thanks, the Villa 47 team.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Bree Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 2740
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A new culinary concept celebrating Mediterranean and Asian cuisine and showcasing authentic ingredients within 3 unique restaurant environments. Locanda is a relaxed Italian bistro where guests can experience regional speciality dishes prepared by our Italian Chef, Vittorio under the leadership of head Chef, Clayton Bell. Stuzzico, on the first floor, is a vibey tapas bar that brings you innovative flavour creations inspired by the Mediterranean and Asia in an ever-evolving menu. Stuzzico is a warm and moody environment that comes alive in the evening.
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