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Bella Italia

142 Main Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 434 9056
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good52%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
142 Main Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We happened upon this tiny restaurant by chance! The pizza we shared was boss! Best I ever tasted in years! Worth a visit

Thank OnlyTans
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

I live in the area and have attended Bella Italia twice. Both times I have experienced extremely terrible service. During my latest visit, not only was the waitron extremely rude when it came to asking for our courses, by rushing us, but also made sarcastic...More

1  Thank Shaunv165
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Have always loved this place. Service and food was on point as usual tonight. Lovely friendly waitress. 3 of had pizza and 1 had the lasagna. All food was delicious and hot. Puddings were amazing. This is not a fast food place as nearly everything...More

Thank megons463
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Took a Takeaway pizza Base was kinda supermarket pre baked bread. Lots of cheese with no taste Topping was meant to be seafood but apart from 2 mussels with shell, it had only seafood extension and 2 prawn heads under the cheese. The worst pizza...More

1  Thank Werner C
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this place after just arriving in Cape Town and looking for something quick and wholesome to eat. We weren't expecting much but, honestly, this place was great and we really enjoyed our meal there. The interior is like a typical, traditional Italian...More

1  Thank Selina_J_W
Reviewed 25 February 2018

The Villa normally has lovely food but after tonight I might give it a second thought. I ordered the kingklip and it was a disappointment if not a disaster The fish was frozen. It was cold and not cooked right through, The texture was chewy...More

1  Thank Jay1072
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Probably the best pizza one will find in Sea Point. Don’t look further. Cold beer and friendly service.

Thank WilliamJ2387
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a variety of pizzas which together with a bottle of red wine made for a very nice evening.

Thank scotbrit1
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Rustic environment Good pizza cooked on a wood oven Bad little light they came back to try some other Italian dish

Reviewed 4 September 2017

A small restaurant with some specials that change.The pizza is good as is the Lasagne.We lived not far from this place and knew the grand Mama of the place.A good soul indeed.The wine can be a little expensive for what it is.The place consistently had...More

Thank posco2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Main Road | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 434 9056
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Bella Italia has been a landmark in Sea Point for 15 years. Originally, the ever popular Caponero which was an institution in Sea Point in the 70's. Family owned and run, expect to get your home cooked Italian food including delicious desserts made my the owners wife. A wood fire pizza oven producing the best thin based pizza in Sea Point! Open for coffee & breakfasts as Bella Italia Espresso bar.
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