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“Excellent pasta and salad”

Basilico Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 24 Restaurants in Newlands
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went for an early dinner and although we left an hour later we got 5 star food and servuce.
Our waiteress introduced herself and said she was a trainee - I wish all servers could be as good as this waitress - she was friendly and efficient - clearly the manager believes in training and it is working.
We both had pasta off the regular menu and shared a salad. Both pasta generous helping and delicious. The salad was fresh and big enough to share.
The only slightly difficulty is the seating - with some seating especially for 2 people soer of in the passage.
The regular menu is supplemented by lots of delicious sounding specials.
Together with 2 glasses of wine and 10% tip the bill was R320 - good value and a very tasty meal.

Thank SharkySA
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The pizza here is always well done, great crunchy bases and a good selection of toppings. The pastas look tempting and there is usually a special on the board. The atmosphere is often a little cold, especially upstairs. Wait staff are friendly if a little slow. Wine list could be more imaginative.

Thank AndieChisholm
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a pleasant supper. Food was great and service reasonable. Enjoyed the ambience of the restaurant. Prices are reasonable and good value for money.

Thank Q4774NFmartind
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is one of my favourites, years later - it just never disappoints.
Always find the service is great, and the food consistently wonderful year in and year out.
I'm particularly enjoying the filled pasta pockets with the creamy tomato sauce that is on the menu at present - give it a try on your next visit.
I recommend sitting upstairs as downstairs can get a little noisy and if you are a large table, it can be difficult to hear each other!

Thank ct855
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

Perfect place for a family get together, but be advised that it is LOUD. We could not hear ourselves on the evening we visited. The food is excellent. Particular mention must be made of the lamb shank and mash, risotto and the pizza's! Super citrus tart with limoncillo granita is very nice but the tart pastry is a little flavourless. Service was quick and friendly. Wine was good. What's not to like? Not much and we will definitely be back again.

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Thank cillab1
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