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“Great meal , excellent service”
Review of Meloncino

Meloncino
Ranked #42 of 1 207 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$21
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Meloncino – Ristorante, Bar, Pizzeria Italiano. Experience authentic Italian cuisine in Cape Town. Meloncino Restaurant opened at the V&A Waterfront, bringing a genuine Italian flavour to our shores. The modern and stylish decor creates an eclectic European vibe where one can sip cocktails and snack on canapes, nuts and olives. As someone suggested, “Close your eyes and you could be in Rome.” Open your eyes and you face the magnificent Table Mountain, as seen from the comfort of one of Meloncino’s white sofas. Expect home-made pasta with authentic Italian sauces, steaks and seafood from their charcoal grill, traditional wood-fired pizza and an extensive menu to choose from. In order to stay faithful to the original, various ingredients like cheese, coffee and wine are imported from Italy. Buon appetito!
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really nice evening here, we were well looked after really well. We started off outside but the satff were really kind and found us a table inside when it got cold. The mimestrone soup was excellent as was the pasta I had. My family had a pizza and a veal dish and we enjoyed it all . The wine was good and very reasonably priced.

Thank PennyOscarson
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a cool place. This restaurant gives 5 star service while offering an affordable menu. The ambiance is great for either couples or friends enjoying a culinary experience right on the water front, it even has a gorgeous view! I had the seafood pasta (I chose the risotto option), it was scrumptious. My husband only eats gluten free food and he could almost choose anything on the menu, which is not usual. Our waiter was absolutely fantastic as well. He really made the experience extra special. The manageress is also very attentive without being awkward. Thanks so much everyone! We had a great time and it wasn't even an occasion, but most memorable.

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Thank Chantal v
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently had a group lunch at Meloncino and was very pleasantly surprised!! Lovely food, fantastic service and views of Table Mountain and the hatbour to delight the most discerning!!
The food has a delightful Italian twist and I can recommend it with greay pleasure!! Well done Meloncino!

Thank Tessa E
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful food in a chic environment. This busy restaurant serves a wide range of Italian specialities with its own twist. Pleasant atmosphere, extensive wine list for all pockets and excellent menu.

Easy to find. Look for McDonalds, go up the stairs, turn right and follow the exterior of the V & A complex. Enjoy.

Thank Chris O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice while visiting Cape Town and loved it. Pleasant service, good wine list, good Italian fare. Pretty reasonable prices too.

Thank hiltonheadgal
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PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us and the lovely review. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed and we hope to see you soon!

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