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Meloncino

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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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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (117 reviews)
“osso bucco” (12 reviews)
“tiramisu” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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| Shop 259, Upper level, Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 814 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Used the Entertainer App for a surprise dinner and the place was great. Not an expert on Italian food, but I found the service to be really amazing - fast, affordable for a classy meal and a beautiful view of the Waterfront. A cool moment...More

Thank Moyoli
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pre wedding dinner for 24 pax was really good. Thank you to the staff. Everyone was so attentive and the food was excellent. One of the guests said it was the best ravioli she had had in a long time. We had a set menu...More

Thank Mary M
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mary M Thank you for the review and the kind words. It was only a pleasure assisting you and I am thrilled to hear they loved it. We hope the wedding was a great success and we see you in the near future. Kind...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this evening for a family meal. Staff were very friendly, food was excellent and the view of Table Mountain was amazing. In our view, this was the best Italian food we have ever had outside of Italy itself. Thanks to our server Josh,...More

Thank T D
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us and the amazing feedback. We are proud and thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience so much. We will be sure to pass on the kind words to Josh and the kitchen. We look forward in seeing you soon! Kind...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had pasta before our Two Oceans half marathon and really enjoyed the experience. Amazing harbour views, fast&friendly service and lovely food. Thanks to all staff

Thank Nadia B
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review and we are thrilled to hear you enjoy your experience. We hope you had a great race and we see you soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Why don’t I listen to myself??? If the restaurant is empty there is a reason... The fact that there was only one other table of two should have been a warning sign. well, we sat down thinking maybe it was early as, they had only...More

Thank amodpointofview
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Amodpointofview Thank you for the review on Trip Advisor. We are terribly sorry to hear you didnt enjoy your experience and award us 1 star. Thank you for the feedback in the review. It was early in the morning (we open at 11am) and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff a professional at all times, yet still create a feeling of warmth and friendliness. The restaurant is clean and well located. The upstairs space affords a fantastic view of the harbour area and one can choose to sit inside or on the balcony....More

Thank 445tracya
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us and awarding us 5 stars. We are thrilled to hear you loved it and we achieved our goal in offering a slice of Italy in Cape Town. We do hope we see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a quick lunch spot and enjoyed a nice thn based pizza and some cold beers. Servoce prompt and friendly. We will definitely recommend

Thank shast445
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review and we are thrilled to hear you loved the pizzas. We hope to see you in the near future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose to sit inside because it was too cold to remain outside but the view was nice on the deck. The atmosphere inside was very nice and modern. The staff was extremely friendly and accommodating. I had requested a different sauce on my pasta...More

Thank Eva P
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was only a pleasure to assist you and we are thrilled you enjoyed the food. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We recently visited Meloncino for my fiancee's birthday, and we had a fabulous experience! They saved a table for us outside with a great view of the V&A Waterfront, and they even brought her a slice of birthday cake. The manager and our waiter took...More

Thank Hillyer J
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us and awarding us a 5 start review. It was a pleasure hosting you and hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 16 March 2018

After 5 days of steak, chicken and curry we decided we wanted something different for a change. We were down at the V and A and chose Meloncino mainly for the amazing views from the balcony. From your table you can see across the harbour,...More

Thank Lagerlout61
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us and we are thrilled to hear you had a great experience. Thanks for the recommendation and hope to see you again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Meals
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
View, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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