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“Balduccis pasta is amazing! ”
Review of Balducci's

Balducci's
Ranked #109 of 1 226 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Price range: US$15 - US$25
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Italian
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Good for: Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Balducci at the V & A Waterfront offers an unrivaled menu of simple, everyday home cooked Italian dishes that reflect the most traditional elements of food and culinary styles. Our simple Italian home cooked food is prepared in a relaxed and restorative style, whilst at the same time being creative, traditional and affordable. Main restaurant open from 11am daily
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

If you appreciate a good pasta this is the place to go! They have delicious food and great service, will most definitely go again.

Thank Nicole S
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Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Dear Nicole, thank you for the posting on Trip Advisor. We really do appreciate it and we hope to have you visit us again soon to try some of the other delicious menu items available. Regards, Andrew

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

We dined here on our last night in Cape Town and it was all good.

The food and service were excellent.

Thank CM73_12
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Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Dear CM73_12, thank you for the review on Trip Advisor. We appreciate it and hope to have you dine with us again on your next visit to Cape Town. Regards, Andrew

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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

The food was very good, top notch, thanks chief. To take an average evening to an amazing experience is all in the detail. Black label beer served in a CBC glass, food served without source. Steak knifes randomly placed at each person, no consistency on placement. Just to name a few things. And then there was the matter of a few uninvited small guests, rats, roaming around beneath our table. When this was highlighted to the waitress, she very politely informed us that they aware of them and that they have been poisoned and will die.

Thank Richard W
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Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

NOT THE CORRECT FACTS
Dear Richard, many thanks for your feedback. Great to see that you were very satisfied with the food and you enjoyed it!
We investigated the “rat” incident in detail and you did not fairly report back correctly. Our Service Ambassador apologized and told you that because the V&A Waterfront was a fully functional working harbour, unfortunately (which is not great) there are periodically rodents in the harbour. We fumigate regularly and have very strict protocol with regards to hygiene, and that it is very (unfortunately) possible that something can run in the open veranda doors and run in the shop as we are only a stones throw away from the jetty. In the past 21 years this has been very very rare. Hope to see you soon and so sorry on our, and the Waterfronts, behalf. Regards, Andrew

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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Went there with my man and 2 kids and we had a lovely dinner, even though this restaurant is probably more appropriate for a romantic dinner with its dim light and nice pasta dishes... and very nice house wine ... not too expensive, a very nice pinotage red wine...
Good place for a dinner, unexpected nice restaurant in a mall...

Thank MamanFee
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Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear MamanFee, thank you for the posting on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate this. We hope that you will join us again soon. Regards, Andrew

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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We meet a couple also on vacation at this restaurant, the food was excellent, the salad with beetroot and pumpkin was superb, my fillet steak was soft and tasty. My husband is vegetarian and his main course was great. The place has a nice atmosphere and the staff friendly. Shame we could only go once.
Worth a visit if in the area.

Thank janesharo88
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Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear Jane, thank you for the lovely review. We hope that when are next visiting Cape Town, you will also be visiting us again. Regards, Andrew

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