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| Shop 259, Upper level, Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 419 5558
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (109 reviews)
“focaccia” (9 reviews)
“osso bucco” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
| Shop 259, Upper level, Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped here for a drink at lunchtime. There were no questions asked when we said we wanted just a drink. The waiter was very friendly.

Thank vincenth1959
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Terrible lighting and small writing on the menu meant we struggled to even order our meal. Pizza was just average, caprese salad small but ok. Really annoying fire alarm going off for ages.... There are many other restaurants to choose at the waterfront, I wouldn’t...More

Thank David B
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear David B Thank you for the review and we are sorry to hear you felt we were average. Please can you advise as to why you felt the pizzas were average? Which pizza did you order? Please can you email me directly paolo@meloncino.co.za with...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food and good service with all of the pasta available gluten free. Good views in a busy tourist spot but prices reasonable.

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we are in Cape Town we always are guests at the restaurant Meloncino. It is a MUST to go there and enjoy outstanding food, very friendly and helpful staff and a great view to Table Mountain. Renata, SwitzerlandMore

Thank hoffnung2
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Renata Thank you for the lovely review and your constant support of our establishment whenever you at in the Mother City. It is always to refreshing to serve you and we cannot wait to see you again. We will be sure to pass on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty of choice on the menu, and good views outside in the terrace. We could not make our minds up to be in or out as the wind was getting up. Very paitient with us! Good food well prepared.

Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really nice evening here, we were well looked after really well. We started off outside but the satff were really kind and found us a table inside when it got cold. The mimestrone soup was excellent as was the pasta I had....More

Thank PennyOscarson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a cool place. This restaurant gives 5 star service while offering an affordable menu. The ambiance is great for either couples or friends enjoying a culinary experience right on the water front, it even has a gorgeous view! I had the seafood pasta (I...More

Thank Chantal v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I recently had a group lunch at Meloncino and was very pleasantly surprised!! Lovely food, fantastic service and views of Table Mountain and the hatbour to delight the most discerning!! The food has a delightful Italian twist and I can recommend it with greay pleasure!!...More

Thank Tessa E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful food in a chic environment. This busy restaurant serves a wide range of Italian specialities with its own twist. Pleasant atmosphere, extensive wine list for all pockets and excellent menu. Easy to find. Look for McDonalds, go up the stairs, turn right and follow...More

Thank Chris O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here twice while visiting Cape Town and loved it. Pleasant service, good wine list, good Italian fare. Pretty reasonable prices too.

Thank hiltonheadgal
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us and the lovely review. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed and we hope to see you soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Shop 259, Upper level, Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 5558
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Meloncino – Ristorante, Bar, Pizzeria Italiano. Experience authentic Italian cuisine in Cape Town. Meloncino Restaurant opened at the V&A Waterfront, bringing a genuine Italian flavour to our shores. The modern and stylish decor creates an eclectic European vibe where one can sip cocktails and snack on canapes, nuts and olives. As someone suggested, “Close your eyes and you could be in Rome.” Open your eyes and you face the magnificent Table Mountain, as seen from the comfort of one of Meloncino’s white sofas. Expect home-made pasta with authentic Italian sauces, steaks and seafood from their charcoal grill, traditional wood-fired pizza and an extensive menu to choose from. In order to stay faithful to the original, various ingredients like cheese, coffee and wine are imported from Italy. Buon appetito!
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