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Balducci's

Breakwater Blvd | Shop 6162, Victoria Wharf, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 6002
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (110 reviews)
“sushi” (162 reviews)
“steak” (90 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Breakwater Blvd | Shop 6162, Victoria Wharf, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Fantastic.
"I don't think i've ever seen such an extensive menu."
gilhancox
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2. Love Balducci's sushi
"famous for super fresh world class sushi .."
Imtiaz-waheeda
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3. We like it so much!
"like it so much especially The pasta butter chicken"
SULIMAN A
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

We came here with a group for dinner, and then came back twice for lunch or early dinner, and were pleased each time by the food and service, also with the variety of choices on the menu. Finding attractive and interesting food when traveling is...More

Thank AJandMR
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Dear AJandMR, what a wonderfully informative review. Thank you so much for posting it. We appreciate it very much and hope to have you back again very soon. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We arrived at the restaurant and it was admittedly insanely busy; what with managers shouting at the kitchen and waiters running around in an utterly bewildered state due to the chaos of a busy restaurant. At one point two waiters had an argument over who...More

Thank CLP020395
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Dear CLP020395, my apologies that your experience with us was one that left you feeling dissatisfied. You didn't mention the date of your dining occasion so if you can please email me on support@slickrestaurants.com with a copy of your bill, so that we can have...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Balducci’s has something for everyone! Pizza, burgers, Asian, and MANY VEGAN options. Two of my family are vegans (others are not) and it is often hard to please everyone while traveling. With Balducci’s everyone is happy and there is an extensive menu for vegans and...More

Thank TravelingJ2014
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Dear TravellingJ, thank you for the review. Our new Vegan menu is prooving to be very popular. Looking forward to having you and the family join us agin soon. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Always love having lunch at Balducci. With the lunchtime specials back on the menu, it's definitely a must for affordable steaks and pastas.

Thank Rosheen H
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Dear Rosheen, thank you for the lovely review on Trip Advisor. We appreciate it and look forward to you joining us again very soon. Kind Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 17 June 2018

Do not eat here. They claim to be Asian Noodle and they are not. We had Tom Yum Soup - it was NOT. We had some noodles. They were not Asian. Worst, we had a bowl of soup of the day which they got from...More

Thank warren t
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Dear Warren, my apologies that you did not enjoy anything from our menu. It is very strange that none of the items were acceptable to your liking. Our Asian menu is very well received by our customers, with many return customers only ordering those dishes....More

Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

A perfect meal with perfect service from our waiter Tee. Great choice on the menu. The atmosphere was good. Everyone seemed to be having a good time. I enjoyed a delicious chicken & avocado salad. Can’t wait to go back.

Thank william21Cheltenham
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Dear William, thank you for the Trip Advisor review. We really appreciate it very much and hope to have you dine with us again soon. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We went to Balducci’s for lunch but were unfortunately allocated a “new” waiter who clearly was out of his comfort zone. We ordered our dishes as per the menu but one main meal was simply not correct (a sushi dish) and the waiter chose to...More

Thank MlMuller
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Dear MlMuller, my apologise. Please can you send me a copy of your bill to support@slickrestaurants.com so that we can investigate this unfortunate incident. Kind Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

My friend and I stumbled across this restaurant and wow were we impressed. Friendly staff who recommended the best wine. The daily appetiser was to die for. The pasta and pizza did not let us down. An absolute number 1 restaurant to visit. Plus a...More

Thank Gemma S
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Dear Gemma, thank you for the review on Trip Advisor. We look forward to having you join us again very soon. Kind Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of having dinner last night here and everything was amazing! I had the ostrich filet and my husband the BBQ chicken both delicious. The staff were all helpful and very pleasant. Of particular note was Fabrice—he was efficient, helpful but above...More

Thank pattipooch
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Dear Pattipooch, thank you for teh lovely review. We look forward to you joining us again soon. Kind Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

4 persons went there for lunch today. I ordered the Japanese salad . The others ordered burgers and a pizza. My Japanese salad was awful. Very little Salmon and Tuna with too much salad that was.dried out. The salmon and tuna tasted.off and even had...More

Thank mervyn l
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Dear Mervyn. My apologies that you did not enjoy your meal. Did you mention this to Brilliant, who was the service ambassador looking after you? Our security camera shows that 2 slices of the 4 Seasons pizza was eaten by another guest and the last...More

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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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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