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Review of Balducci's

Balducci's
Ranked #111 of 1 236 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$25
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Italian
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, 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 February 2018

Over the past few years I have been at Balducci's many times and on this recent trip to Cape Town went twice. Both times the service was not really attentive - I took 20 minutes to get our bill for a bottle of water and two glasses of bubbles prepared as this may only be done by the waiter you serviced us. .... who unfortunately was not available when needed. The pear, avocado and blue cheese salad was nicely presented, but unfortunately the blue cheese was the crumbly and strong that no other taste could be determined. That was rather sad. It would be cool if your returned to the previous good service and nicely balanced food.

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Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Dear LU39, thank you for the feedback. We appreciate it and will definitely look into this. Kind Regards, Andrew

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We had a casual early dinner here on a Tuesday evening. The restaurant was very busy and we felt lucky to get a table, so be sure to book. We enjoyed the wine selection and chose one of our favourite wines. Two of our party had gourmet pizzas which were superb. My other colleague had the lamb rogan josh curry and also raved about it. Service was very good and attentive.

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Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Dear Les, thank you for the lovely review. We appreciate it very much and look forward to you visiting us again soon. Regards, Andrew

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Stopped in late and had a great Thai salad. Great service and nice atmosphere, BD always seems like it is busy but they can deliver good service. Good job!

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Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Dear Xsoccer1, thank you for the review. We appreciate it very much and look forward to you visiting us again soon. Regards, Andrew

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Very classy restaurant , the food agh delectable ... Their menu book it's so interesting it's like a vogue magazine lol....its a top notch restaurant, very private

Thank Tracy K
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Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Dear Tracy, thank you for the kind words. We look forward to having you done with us again soon. Regards, Andrew

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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We always make a point of having a meal in Balducci’s whenever visiting Cape Town for it’s broad menu, fresh ingredients and great atmosphere.
Today we were spoiled by Ernest who helped us with the menu, and recommended two lovely wines. This made it even more special and we look forward to next time.

Thank Andrew M
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Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Dear Andrew, thank you for the review. We really appreciate it and look forward to your next visit. Kind Regards, Andrew

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