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Primi Piatti V&A Waterfront

Shop 7226 | Upper Level, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
+27 21 419 8750
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“pasta” (34 reviews)
“pollo” (3 reviews)
“chicken wings” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Shop 7226 | Upper Level, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went for a quick dinner. Normally the service is great, but tonight it was bad. No service at all. Then we ordered food and my husband received the wrong food. It was for sure not a great experience.

Thank Lynette V
Reviewed 3 days ago

Casual and a bit touristy but service was good and the food was very tasty. Our service was spot on.

Thank Debra S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited Primi Piatti as it was raining and we wanted to sit inside. We were lucky to sit by a window and had a view of the sea. The food was great I had pasta and my husband had a pizza. Staff were attentive...More

Thank Carin14
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Our waitress nosipho was amazing. Such a joy :). Made moms and my visit worth every delicious bite . Definitely the best primi in Cape Town.

Thank kccupido
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Our family group of 4 1/4 thoroughly enjoyed a light lunch at this well located Primi in the Waterfront Mall. The service was friendly and efficient and the waitrons were attentive to our small one year old who was doing his best to make their...More

Thank omegacon
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Ok have been a Fan for a long time now even after leaving da and living in Europe whenever I’m here it’s a must visit because I am always looking forward to my favorite pasta pollo gio gio and must I say the staff still...More

Thank Jesse O
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Don’t be put off by the fact that it’s in a shopping centre we walked right to the end and found the restaurant fairly empty but got a table out on the balcony , great view over the ocean could food , excellent service and...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Dined here on a quiet Monday evening. I was really surprised to notice the lack of other patrons in a restaurant that was always full anyday of the week! Food improved slightly but there are other Italian options available close by so they need to...More

Thank Sheeda K
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent service on the night before the cycle Tour. Food unfortunately very poor - 600g rib eye steak on the bone for over R250 is not even 300g of meat, very tough and 1/2 of it fat. Told the manager on the way out but...More

Thank Vandevp
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Visited with family for a quick pasta meal, and kids (aged 9 and 7) whisked away to kids play area. At first sight this looked rather uninspiring - but then out came the ‘dough’ which kids were provided with afresh and got to play with,...More

Thank kathryn l
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 7226 | Upper Level, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 8750
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Primi food is fresh and fast, comforting and healthy, inspired by Italian tradition but influenced by the cosmopolitan present. Every menu item is cooked from scratch using only the freshest and finest sourced ingredients. Primi is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, a great experience for the whole family or kick back and relax for a cocktail with friends.
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