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Meloncino Restaurant

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Shop 259, Upper level | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 419 5558
11:00 - 23:00
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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a good meal here. The portions were large and I could not eat all of my pizza. The view was great looking onto the Waterfront wharves.

Thank sandraclaire
Hertford UK
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96 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Staying in Cape Town for a few nights near The Waterfront we found an overwhelming choice of eating places and we did try quite a few! However this genuine Italian establishment came out tops particularly because of the Italian owner who made sure everyone in his restaurant was satisfied with their choices. This was typical good Italian fare well presented... More 

Thank JeanGB
Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and wine of top quality, attention paid to service, and top preparation of food. Would highly recommend returning.......BUT attention needs to be paid to management visibilty on the floor, 2 managers sitting behind front desk focusing on cell phones instead of clientele. Not good for top notch restaurant. Our waiter was knowledge of the menu and of the wines,... More 

Thank f00dcritic14
Cape Town
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a delicious dinner, with excellent service and reasonably priced wine! The waiters were attentive and the food was tasty.

Thank The-arnold
Paarl, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ravioli was perfect and amazing view of table mountain. Wonderful service and the staff went out of their way to make it a memorable visit! Will definitely visit again

Thank 243ernestw
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My father-in-law took us here on a recent trip to Cape Town. We went on a Saturday evening and took our two young children with us - the staff were so friendly and accommodating with my little boys which was lovely considering it is not really a kids restaurant. The food was also delicious, my carbonara was the best I... More 

Thank LLB83
Cape Town
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109 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped there for a pizza with my husband. On the menu it tells you "no sharing" but we did order 2 pizzas and just asked if they could serve them to us half of each on each plate. short answer was NO. Not really customer friendly are they. I also feel that a pizza shared by 2 people for lunch... More 

Thank MarionCapeTown
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this review

Dear MarionCapeTown Thank you for the review on Trip Advisor. We are sorry to hear that you had a dissapeointng experience with us and please accept my humblest apologies. Please advise who answered you "No" was it the waiter or the manager? Did you catch the name of the staff member? The rule which you are stating is a guide... More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled on this restaurant as we found a 15% off coupon from the Big Bus brochure and thought we would try it. We were pleasantly surprised. We lived in Italy for 5 years and this rivaled the food we had there. Everything was perfectly prepared and five star quality. Service was excellent and we would recommend it to anyone.... More 

Thank TMIer
Surabaya, Indonesia
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just beside Mall...in front of bay and the table mountain view..romantic with light every table..salmon recomended

Thank SanjayaKanginnadhi
Harare, Zimbabwe
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was good, even though a little rich in taste. Not much to choose from for children. The pizzas are good. Other main dishes are ok. Pricey.

Thank 634vijayj

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
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 | 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
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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