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103 Main Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 434 6893
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chopped liver” (6 reviews)
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07:30 - 20:30 Hours
Italian, Cafe, European, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
103 Main Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If in CT, Giovannis is a must do. If not for anything else, to experience the vibe and friendly atmosphere. True to it’s soul G caters for locals, visitors and patrons in the best of ways. Deli food is delicious, coffee great, and it is...More

Thank engvallmarianne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can eat in or take ready to eat food home with you. There is a dizzying array of choices and all looked delicious. There are also specialty grocery items available as well. I loved all the cheeses.

Thank ImeldaMario
Reviewed 6 September 2018

what a selection inside :) wow cold meats, salads, hot foods, and fresh bread! EVERYDAY :) I have been here several times, even weekly

Thank Kimberley950
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We would travel from the West Coast to Giovannis for one simple reason. If you want the best coffee, make up your own best bread roll with the best fillings, get some ready made meals and or salads, need some wonderful cold meats and cheeses,...More

1  Thank Dot M
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The orange juice is always fresh and one of my favourites. Try the deli for take away dinners or picnics - the selection is better than woolies and fresh!! If you are eating there, place your order at the deli counter and they bring you...More

Thank Carmiarmy
Reviewed 10 August 2018

The best Deli in Cape Town. Cannot bring price into the equation here. You want the best, you pay. STILL THE BEST. Not for a Few years, but a decade or two.

Thank ShaneC2294
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

They have the best fresh-made deli-style sandwiches. A huge selection of cold cuts and cheeses. Coffee bar is also great. Fresh ground coffee to the liking. Highly recommended

Thank Jalloun
Reviewed 9 August 2018

I LOVE Giovannis from their selection of cheese to breads to the deli counter. They have everything you could want from soups to salads to meats and drinks. It is all freshly made, made with love and GOODNESS, healthy AND tasty! You cannot get better...More

Thank YajnaGold
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Must try, no worry about the quality. Very top quality deli, perfect experience for the morning. Many variaty of bteads and deli, you can make your own sandwich with its delicious cafes.

Thank EvliaTchelebi
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Lots of delish deli items. The meat case was full of great choices for a very reasonably priced sandwich. I went with this prosciutto. Nice choice of breads and other pastries.

Thank TravelDreamin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television
Good for
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 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 434 6893
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