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True Italic

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15 Bree Street | ., Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 418 7655
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
15 Bree Street | ., Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

we came across this absolute gem in an unexpected part of Cape Town. The owners were very attentive and our waiter was great, the food met every expectation and was delicious, the portions could have been slightly bigger. For a moment we were transported back...More

Thank 52Shelley52
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We went to True italic for a Friday dinner. We were surrounded by rustic décor in an old building. Some of the walls are actually covered by artwork by local artists. Our table was nicely set with a think wax candle at the centre –...More

Thank Sibahle M
Reviewed 17 March 2018

The outside belies the quality and very fun atmosphere happening inside this terrific Italian restaurant. Extremely popular with locals and a hidden gem for visitors. Chunky wood tables and bench-like chairs; knowledgeable wait staff add to the fun.

Thank lgf2015
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Located in Bree Street this Italian Restaurant, looks like a cellar and has a great atmosphere. We chose the fresh pasta which was really tasty washed down with a bottle of local wine. A great evening was had by all.

Thank Gill M
Reviewed 10 February 2018

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 2 February 2018

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
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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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