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Goloso

90 Regent Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 439 2144
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (59 reviews)
“apple pie” (7 reviews)
“tiramisu” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
90 Regent Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to get a meal if you're unlucky enough to be stuck in The President Hotel nearby. The staff and owner are appropriately attentive, the prices are sensible and, most importantly, the food is excellent. We ate here 3 times within...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank David C
Goloso_Owner, Owner at Goloso, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest Thank you for your repeated visits, perfect rating and this wonderful review. We are glad you enjoyed our cuisine, value and service so much. Goloso is a small humble venue where the focus is firmly on the food, and we are very fortunate...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here few days ago , the restaurant is main road, the sitting is simple and service was not bad. They offer early bird special from 5-7 . Two pizzas or pastes or stews mix and match with bottle of wine for 295zar ,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Winnernumber1
Goloso_Owner, Owner at Goloso, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear guest Thanks for your visit and this review. We are glad you enjoyed our hand made pasta, service and good value dinner special so much. We do apologise about the burnt pizza edges. Our pizzas are stone baked at high temperature in order to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pizzas were great, fair amount of good quality ingredients and I especially liked the pizza base. Not oily and greasy like many pizzas tend to be. Did find the pizzas on the pricey side though so won't be buying too often.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LangebaanRainbowgirl
Goloso_Owner, Owner at Goloso, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear guest Thank you for your visit and this review. We are glad you liked our stone baked pizza so much. We take great care to use the best Italian "00" flour and wild yeast to make our hand rolled pizza bases, before baking them...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a dinner one evening as it was the nearest place from the hotel. The restaurant was terrible, greasy, sticky, I was bitten by insects all evening. The food was ok but nothing special and really not worth going there for. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank EmmaR1040
Goloso_Owner, Owner at Goloso, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

For the benefit of the reader: These guests lied to our staff in order to get out of paying for everything they were served. After paying us less than they owed and short-tipping the waiter, they hurriedly left the restaurant. They were then contacted at...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018

If you love Italian this restaurant is a definite must visit. The restaurant has an authentic Italian feel to it, immediately creating a relaxed atmosphere. As we arrived just before happy hour we grabbed the opportunity and quickly ordered a drink and a starter. Thereafter...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Dewald R
Goloso_Owner, Owner at Goloso, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Dear guest Thank you very much for your visit and this great review. While not trying to portray ourselves as too seriously Italian, we do take care to get the basics right, from our fresh hand made pasta and cooked from scratch sauces, to our...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We were so hungry at night walking around the hotel to find this amazing Italian restaurant. The staff were so friendly and nice and the food was so tasty. I wouldnt personally say its 100% Italian, it has a twist that I really like and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank TravElkouteini
Goloso_Owner, Owner at Goloso, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Dear guest Thank you very much for your visit and this lovely review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your meal. You are correct, we do not try too hard to be an "authentic" Italian restaurant. While our hand made pasta and stone baked...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

Chose the Goloso for our first meal out while visiting Cape Town. Even though it was mid week it was busy but not overly so. The staff were very friendly and made space for 8 of us without an issue. Our food choices ranged from...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank stuart t
Goloso_Owner, Owner at Goloso, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Dear guests Thank you for this review based on your visit to our humble, no frills restaurant. We are glad you enjoyed our made-from-scratch cooking as much as our old-fashioned, from-the-heart hospitality. You are spot on, Goloso is not a fancy venue. The focus is...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018

One of my favourite restaurants in Cape Town. It’s consistently delicious, freshly made, hot and tasty. Definitely my favourite Italian restaurant.

Review collected in partnership with The Entertainer
Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tiffkruger
Goloso_Owner, Owner at Goloso, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Dear guest Thank you very much for your visit and this perfect review. Those words are music to our ears! We look forward to seeing you again. Best regards The Goloso Team

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Finding a parking spot was a hassle, drove the same route pass the restaurant three times, but in the end it was ABSOLUTELY worth it. The atmosphere was relaxed, no television distraction, great food and service. The manager/owner made a table visit. The restaurant is...More

Review collected in partnership with The Entertainer
Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank ygeldenhuys
Goloso_Owner, Owner at Goloso, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Dear guest Thank you so much for your visit and this lovely review. We acknowledge that street side parking is a hassle here in crowded Sea Point, but rest assured there are two large underground car parks in the Checkers and Spar complexes, both within...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We popped in to this little spot toward the end of Regent Road in Sea Point for an early dinner after doing (boring) house shopping. What a pleasant surprise it is. They have an early dinner special: for R250 you get two pizzas/pastas/stews and a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ShinyBriony
Goloso_Owner, Owner at Goloso, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your visit and this great review. We are glad you enjoyed Goloso so much! Indeed our R250 dinner special offers incredible value, please keep an eye out for future similar specials. Thank you for making special mention of...More

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Debbie K
4 October 2018|
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Response from Goloso_Owner | Property representative |
Hi Debbie Our House Rose wine is made by Simonsvlei Winery in Paarl. Please let me know if you have any further questions. Regards Johan Owner Goloso
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 22:30
Monday
12:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Regent Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 439 2144
Description
Established in 2010, Goloso has become a firm local favorite for home made Italian cuisine served in a welcoming, relaxing environment. Specializing in hand made pasta and stone baked pizza, we also offer a wide variety of starters, grills and delectable desserts, as well a full bar boasting a comprehensive wine list and Darling Brew craft beer on tap. Owner run and managed, we take pride in offering great food, friendly service and unbeatable value for money through our daily lunch and dinner specials.
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