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True Italic

15 Bree Street | ., Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 418 7655
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“gnocchi” (37 reviews)
“antipasti” (10 reviews)
“affogato” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
15 Bree Street | ., Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful find! We had a fabulous meal last night in this restaurant. There was a lovely atmosphere and a great vibe to the place. Our waitress was most charming, explaining some of the dishes to us, smiling and knew exactly when to bring...More

Thank MairinaandTonyWilson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Table of five seated in a busy walk area at a small table. A separate small table added for the wine cooler and water. Busy need to book in advance. Service was quick and good. Took own bottle of wine but a large wine menu...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 17 January 2018

I was looking for an italian restaurant in Cape Town and I found True Italic: ok, let's try! I went there with my other italian and southafrican friends and all of us were just impressed: the waiters are always kind and smiling and, above all,...More

Thank Giulia B
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Beyond any doubt my fav Italian restaurant in South Africa! From the delicious food, to the cozy interiors, to the Woden tables and candles light, Luca - the young chef and owner - managed to re-create the atmosphere of an authentic “osteria” miles away from...More

Thank Francesca G
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We was asked to try this place and suppose the simple conclusion is, we will never return to it. Yes the food is good. Exceptional ? No. Although the Primis may be true Italian Primis...this isn't Il Gatto Nero on Lake Como. So how does...More

Thank mgl525
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Four of us ordered the Homemade Tortelli Pumpkin based on the waitresses recommendation. All we got on the plate was between 6 and 7 pasta pockets. It was tasty (not exceptional), but at R 195.00 per serving we were left feeling hungry. It's as if...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

They just get it right. Owner run... Plus the chef. Airways consistently good. Highly recommended and will be back.

Thank ynot12345
Reviewed 31 December 2017

There was a great live jazz band playing the night we ate here, which really added to the atmosphere. Food was all very good - excellent fresh pasta and lovely cured meats. Service was very friendly and we enjoyed identifying the football strips on the...More

Thank McSavage71
Reviewed 24 December 2017

VERY VERY good food in a spectakulary Place - you have never seen this Before. Nice personal and the food is prepared so you can see it.

Thank cmoller60
Reviewed 23 December 2017

I was wondering what sort of place my daughter was taking me to as we walked in, but I was blown away! The food was incredible, and having travelled through Italy a bit, I can say with confidence I had the best gnocchi ever! The...More

Thank qitraveller
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Bree Street | ., Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 7655
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