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Giovanni's Restaurant

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103 Main Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 434 6893
07:30 - 20:30
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great for a quick sandwhich. Delicious, fresh. This is a family friendly as well as casual yet has a vibe to it

Thank jadeeden
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellemt food with friendly staff. When you enter the shop you sure to get food and bread that is fresh and the best cuppchinos

Thank Royston G
Johannesburg, South Africa
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best coffee and an even better deli! fresh sandwiches made while you wait! Do yourself a favour and go there tomorrow!

Thank Dominik M
Albufeira, Portugal
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226 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

30 Years on and Giovanni's still remains the best deli in Cape Town. It is crammed with delights from around the world, has an excellent well-stocked deli and great selection of prepared foods to take home. Consistently fresh, delicious food, attentive service, vibey and always busy.

Thank Bld211
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Giovanni's is located next to the Football stadium with a parking lot on the other side of the road. The restaurant is also a little shop where you can go for groceries. As you enter you can choose the type of bread you want, pass on what you want on it (italian hams, cheese,...). While they prepare your sandwich you... More 

Thank Nathan d
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a group of 10 people I was hosting at a nearby hotel and Giovannis was recommended by them. I had an awesome experience with them, the staff friendly and helpful and the food delicious and plentiful. Definitely seemed like the place is a bit of a local institution too, always busy out front for coffee.

Thank Aussiepom72
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Capte Town for 2 nights and 3 days and went here 6 times - every morning for coffee, twice for snack/lunch, and once for dinner alone. The food variety is amazing - you can try just a little of everything, and your whole meal will definitely be less than 100 ZAR (mine ranged between 30 and 60!... More 

Thank AshVZ
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like the Mediterranean food or you miss any middle eastern food, go ahead, buy the stuff that you will not find any other place in Cape Town! The quality is also more than the best. It is unique.

Thank Kareem E
Dublin Ireland
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Was in Giovanni for eat in supper. The eat in area is v small and quite basic....high stools and counters....but the food is wow. Huge selection of really tasty food and v reasonable prices. Great take out options available too....

Thank Runforthesun
Munich, Germany
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

it has really a flair of italian there. the coffee tastes brillant and the bagels and sandwiches are great. we loved it there having our morning coffee.

Thank aladin s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Italian, Cafe, European, Delicatessen, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Main Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 434 6893

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?