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Balducci's Restaurant

Breakwater Blvd | Shop 6162, Victoria Wharf, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 6002
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (91 reviews)
“sushi” (141 reviews)
“steak” (80 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Breakwater Blvd | Shop 6162, Victoria Wharf, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Went to this place for Asian Noodle and Sushi Bar that the staff was super friendly, especially my server Mr. Freeman.

Thank lornatrinh128
Reviewed 4 days ago

we ordered the bento sushi box, smoked salmon pizza and the pesto with baby potato pasta. all dishes were good. They have gourmet milkshakes- our favourite was the caramel. service was ok and depends on the waiter and how busy the restaurant is. when its...More

Thank Nuwee
Reviewed 6 days ago

Top class service. excellent selection of dishes and fine wines. a definite place to enjoy any occasion.

Thank FrankFredericks
Reviewed 6 days ago

The surroundings are very pleasant indeed...and the service attentive and discreet...the food quite divine at times...choose the more simple fare such as a good steak...or fish...and you will not go wrong...good wine list too...

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to admit balducci was not my first choice but I thoroughly enjoyed the atmnosphere. We chose to be suited at the Sushi bar outside the actual restaurant. Even though the place is quite small, we did not feel cramped at all. The decor...More

Thank Nazlie D
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Nazile, thank you for the review. Deborah is a very friendly Service Ambassador and I am happy to read that her service was greatly appreciated. We look forward to having you dine with us again soon. Kind Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Freeman was such an amazing and genuine person! Absolutely amazing service with such a smile! There when you need him and always at the ready to make your dining experience great!

Thank NashSingh108
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear NashSingh, thank you for your kind review. We take great pleasure in hearing from our guests and it would seem that your experience is exactly what we strive to achieve. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Andrew

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I absolutely loved my experience at Balducci's tonight. I come here all the time but tonight in particular was so great! Our waiter was on point and had the most amazing personality. He was very happy go lucky. His name was Freeman. He was very...More

Thank Yumna A
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Yumna, thank you for your more than generous review. We appreciate it very much. To hear that the service was excellent is a feather in our cap (and Freeman's) and we thank you for the compliment. We certainly look forward to seeing you in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ended up having more than one ..... Our barman's name was Mpilo, he is the man! Wonderful Mojitos and nice chatty guy :-) Really nice spot!

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is vast here, and that was one reason we chose this restaurant. We ordered drinks and they were not as we requested. One was a Bloody Mary that we asked for extra olives. The drink came with no olives and when we pointed...More

1  Thank DayDreamer13
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear DayDreamer, my apologies tat you did not enjoy your dining experience with us. On investigating your review, I found that the waiter did not put in your order as requested. Our Caesar dressing is not made with mayonnaise. We make it fresh with eggs,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our favourite restaurant at the V&A Waterfront. Highly recommend. Good steak and fish. Staff very good looked after us so well.

Thank GeorgeP284
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Breakwater Blvd | Shop 6162, Victoria Wharf, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 6002
  • E-mail
Description
Balducci at the V & A Waterfront offers an unrivaled menu of simple, everyday home cooked Italian dishes that reflect the most traditional elements of food and culinary styles. Our simple Italian home cooked food is prepared in a relaxed and restorative style, whilst at the same time being creative, traditional and affordable. Main restaurant open from 11am daily
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