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Big Route

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105 Main Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 433 2530
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (145 reviews)
“thin crust” (6 reviews)
“tomato sauce” (4 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
105 Main Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 213 reviews

Reviewed 21 March 2018

Pizza very good. Host of Italian dishes. Very pleasant environment. Plenty parking. Always a good meal

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 10 March 2018

My rating of 3/5 sounds bad, but this wasn't. It was just not VERY good. I popped in alone for a quick pasta. Had a nice Amatriciana on Penne, and a nice crispy garlic herb bread on the side. Penne was nice, not overcooked, and...More

Thank Johan J
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

This is an Italian restaurant with a wide range of pizzas but not a great range of alternatives. The food is ok but the service for us was very slow and the prices are comparable with the waterfront area where the ambiance is much better...More

Thank Ssk09
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I really, really like this place! Why? Great, delicious pizza, beautiful, very friendly , fast and helpful staff Why 5 out of 5? 5/5 SERVICE Fast, funny, friendly. What more to ask for? He even helped us with our baby buggy and joked around with...More

Thank ShutUpAndDance
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Pizza is mandatory, pasta is delicious. If you can't make up your mind on the wine a little wine tasting is possible. Very friendly attentive staff. Run and owned by a real Italian.

Thank Aqua_Risima
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Let me start off the food here is excellent and we came back more then once. We had the pasta, pizza and also sand which which all were excellent. Now you may read some comments that say the service is slow but let’s be honest,...More

Thank kambouroff
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Great pizza and pasta restaurant, the food was excellent! However we found the service to be slow although everyone was friendly enough. The seating is a little strange with little stools for people to sit on near the front of the room, so most people...More

Thank Andy T
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Expected better for a supposedly authentic Italian restaurant. Their pasta was average, and portion sizes were tiny. Had none of the dessert options we requested either. Would not recommend.

Thank B1932SZahmeds
Reviewed 29 November 2017

It relies on an oversize shell of overcooked oily bread to hold together a gooey wad of cheese and sausage...

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Came here for an evening meal. Staff welcoming and friendly. Food amazing! I had the pork belly which was cooked beautifully, others in the group had fish and chicken and all thoroughly enjoyed it. Definitely recommended

Thank Isla M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Main Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 433 2530
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Great gourmet Pizza, craft beer, local wine. Big Route Pizzeria offers a unique experience for families and friends! Also for a quite business lunch! A great experience for easy dining and socializing with people from all around the world. Big Route has become in a very short time one of the most popular spots for all Italians to have their favourite thin base light pizza with true Italian ingredients. Free Wi-Fi all day! Free parking! Lounge area available for birthdays and all functions.
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