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Corner R44 & Main Road | Shop 27, Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
+27 21 850 0616
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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12:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Corner R44 & Main Road | Shop 27, Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the warm reception, exceptional service and quality food (My Favorite is The OxTail) this is most certainly a wonderful culinary experience.Peter is an exceptional host and ensures that all his patrons are felt extremely welcome. Definately deserves a monthly visit.

Thank patrick0f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended this place by friends. Its difficult to get a restaurant that is open on a Sunday evening in South Africa! We had just arrived in SA that day after a long flight so Giovannis seemed an ideal spot. It is in a...More

Thank susieplum2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Superb service and great food. Lovely area with professional staff. Food was cooked to perfect and waiter was amazing.

Thank Tim K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and excellent food at very reasonable prices - go there!! Liver was just outstanding and they really made a beautiful effort for a birthday guest!!

Thank debbyvz
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a quick bite after a long drive. We arrived at Giovanni' around 8 on a weekend night. It was busy and we had no reservations. Regardless, there was just minimum wait. The waiter was really nice. The pizza was served fairly...More

Thank Gabriela-EC
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

A fantastic restaurant with unbelievable pizza and really good service, coupled with friends and wine always a great evening. Good for takeaways as well.

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Spur of the moment decision to revisit this restaurant with a friend paid off well. Excellent pasta and menu with service to match. Only reason for 4 and not 5 was the noise - maybe not a concern to younger patrons. Generous parking outside but...More

Thank Douglas C
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We love Gionanni's, one of our favourite regular places. All their dishes are amazing, from pasta and pizza, to the best Kingklip topped with prawns, to their veal and oxtail. A real treat no matter what you order. Service excellent. You can't go wrong dining...More

1  Thank Robbie R
Reviewed 26 March 2018

One of our favorite restaurants in Somerset West with good food, excellent service and friendly staff. Portions are generous and the pasta dishes are easily able to be shared by two people. Can be noisy (which popular Italian Restaurant isn't?) as it is most often...More

1  Thank Roy C
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Authentic Italian dishes. Delicious pizza's, salad and pasta. Great service and well priced for quality foos

1  Thank Debbie A
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Questions & Answers
Ronan D
7 June 2016|
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Response from Pistolpano | Property representative |
Hi Ronan! Giovannis serves a gluten free pizza base and a "pasta of the day", either spaghetti, penne or linguine with your choice of sauce. We hope to host you! Warm regards, Peter
3 January 2015|
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Response from Lauren J | Reviewed this property |
Approximately 45 km
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner R44 & Main Road | Shop 27, Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
  • Phone Number: +27 21 850 0616
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