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Magica Roma

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8 Central Square, Pinelands 7405, South Africa
+27 21 531 1489
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Sunday
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food is always good and the standards are consistently maintained. Good service and variety of food offered.

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Thank Emmanuel P
Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent service, great choice, delicious food. Great salads, pizza and pastas, well prepared and very tasty. Good selection of wines at reasonable prices.

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Thank sf743
Cape Town, South Africa
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have heard a lot of positive stories about Magica Roma.I can honestly say that we enjoyed great Italian cooking tonight as well as friendly professional service.I will definately be back. I love the 70's decor don't change the winning recipe.

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Thank Melonas
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All I rememeber was great food - tho my last meal there wasn't great, it's level had dropped. However still a good family resturaunt.

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Thank jadeeden
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten here a few times and still (as a Capetonian) do not get what the hype is about. Decor is awful (70s looking), food is average Italian. I certainly wouldn't make a special trip, but if you're in the area and there's nowhere else calling .... maybe.

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Thank Penelope T
Tropical Barnsley
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having heard the tales of the great, good and some how famous all frequenting Magica Roma, I came here for a business meeting. Food was ok, decor was several European decades ago, service was odd. I wouldn't hurry back here, but wouldn't stay away. Some air con would be nice.

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Thank CompulsoryHoliday
Cape Town, South Africa
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW - this establishment is an institution - it has been around for longer than I care to remember.. Every time I visit - I get welcomed like a member of the family and the patron never fails to customise a special dish that is just simply delicious. Simply put - this is a great authentic Italian restaurant that is... More 

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Thank LiquoriceLime
Western Cape, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and i love Magica Roma...best pasta and calamari in town (have not tried the pizza yet :)...yummy...The pasta portions are decent and insanely tasty, atmosphere is warm and friendly perfect for a romantic evening for 2 or family vibe. Service is great and deffinitely going back soon to experience the best Italian food around...

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Thank stuartg231
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant gets extremely packed so be sure to make a reservation for a nice table. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, even the owners came to our table a few times which made us feel really welcome. The food and wine were extraordinary. Overall, it was a lovely evening. We will definitely be back!

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Thank Shanice C
Cape Town, South Africa
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42 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a restaurant that just is consistently good !!! I'm sure this is attributable to the family run hands on approach.. It really is a faultless menu as the food is prepared as if NONNA made it ( and I'm sure she has ) I had one of the specials of the day which was the T-Bone Florentine done... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Central Square, Pinelands 7405, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Pinelands
  • Phone Number: +27 21 531 1489

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?