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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” (106 reviews)
“focaccia” (9 reviews)
“osso bucco” (11 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll 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 1 week ago

Tasty Italian food at V&A Waterfront. Good value and decent service. In the heart of the V&A mall. Recommended.

Thank Anon092
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really appreciated our waiter who recommended a fabulous pinotage red wine. Every dish was cooked to perfection. I really enjoyed the combination of perfectly cooked fresh seafood, interesting pastas and outstanding service

Thank Frederick C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was ok and service was a bit slow. The cocktails were really weak. They didn’t taste like they had any alcohol in. I had arancini to start and that was really good, but the pasta I had for main was so thick I...More

Thank whall29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in Cape Town in October 2017, we went to Meloncino for a dinner due to a special occasion. This place serves the most delicious food, service was excellent. And the views were exquisite. Will definitely visit here again. What a splendid restaurant! Keep...More

Thank Roshina S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The concierge at the Table Bay Hotel made the recommendation. We wanted Italian after 12 days of game drives in Namibia. an easy walk from the hotel. We were warmly greeted and given our choice of tables. this Cape Town restaurant is owned and run...More

1  Thank Eric L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked up and down the VA Waterfront for about half an hour trying to find somewhere to eat. There are just so many choices. But the pasta looked really good here, we had one Carbonara which was excellent and very authentic! And one Bolognese...More

Thank Edd S
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We arrived at Meloncino without a booking and Paolo found us a table even though the restaurant was busy! Reservations are recommended for the future as the restaurant filled up quite quickly...the service was excellent and the food was great! We had risotto which was...More

Thank mojonessa
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

After eating here on our last trip 18 month ago couldn't not go back. Booked in advance as we didn't want to be disappointed Food and service just as we had remembered Our waiter for the evening chose the wine for us a great choice....More

Thank JoolesMansfield_UK
Reviewed 30 October 2017

It was a perfect spot to view the harbour. The presentation of the chicken Caesar salad was excellent, and tasted as good as it looked. Professional service, white tablecloths, large wineglasses make for a really good dining experience.

Thank Thalia8
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We stayed in Cape Town for 3 nights and ate in this restaurant for 2 of them - I guess that says most of it. This restaurant serves fantastic Italian food and the service is excellent. It's busy, but who would choose to eat in...More

Thank Eastcoaster560
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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
Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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