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“We always stop in at Giovanni's”
Review of Giovanni's

Giovanni's
Ranked #15 of 1 294 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$10
Cuisines: Deli, Italian
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Takeout
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Every time we go into Cape Town we have to go to Giovanni's.
They have the most wonderful delicatessen with a huge variety of food and lovely breads. As we were staying in a self catering apartment we stocked up for the week. We love their chopped herring and chopped liver and roast beef and of course the pickled cucumbers. You can order sandwiches and coffee and sit at their bars and have food there but it is a very popular place and always packed. Really worth a visit.

Thank Biddy S
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Coming here while staying in Green Point we understood why this place seems to have a cult following. The front of the shop is laid out like an Italian style 'bar' with stools for those wanting to sit. The coffee was very authentically Italian made which impressed my Italian husband who hasn't experienced this since migrating from Italy. I quickly developed a penchant for the chocolate filled croissants and we came to this place as many times as possible during our time in Cape Town. Loved everything about it, particularly the Turkish barista who is a friendly and efficient coffee artist!

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Thank Jesmyne
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We were so happy to be located close to this cafe, we were there everyday. Coffee was excellent! Tom the Barista was lovely. The food from the deli was so, so delicious! We can't recommend this place highly enough! We loved this place.

Thank Jane H
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent deli that stocks a range of Mediterranean delicacies and that offers a very good selection of freshly prepared plated meals, both hot & cold. You can eat on the premises at a counter within the deli or alternatively take your meal home. Great selection of cold meats and cheeses, yoghurts, olive oils, vinegars, fresh croissants and breads, and Mediterranean treats not available elsewhere in Cape Town. They also serve excellent quality coffee and have a good assortment of accompaniments like kourabiedes (Greek biscuits dusted with icing sugar). One of the best that Cape Town has to offer, never been disappointed in the service or the quality and freshness of the food.

Thank Charles_744
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Consistently the best authentic deli food and coffee in SA. The super friendly and helpful staff behind the counter will whip an amazing panini or croissant together to delight your tastebuds.
The honesty system seems to work well over the years....exoect to stand often as its not very big but who cares!?? Recommend their hot chocolate in winter !!

Thank Clint W
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