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Old Town Italy

39 Meridian Drive | Meridian Park, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 31 566 5008
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“gelato” (11 reviews)
“pasta” (26 reviews)
“cronut” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
39 Meridian Drive | Meridian Park, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 291 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended a 'corporate' dinner and cooking class at the restaurant. The chefs were friendly, charming and knowledgeable. The restaurant and deli has great ambiance. A visit is the perfect opportunity to buy some imported goodies and some authentic ingredients. The food was outstanding. The...More

Thank CuriousMeerkatjie
PA-to-Operations, Operations at Old Town Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your positive review @CuriousMeerkatjie, we always like to hear about our customers experiences. The Old Town Italy team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place feeds both the eyes and the stomach. The decor and speciality foods are fantastic. The attention to detail is fantastic. It is something you expect to find in Cape Town. The food is authentic Italian. The breakfasts are delicious. Great lunch options including...More

Thank SanC65
PA-to-Operations, Operations at Old Town Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi @SanC65 Thanks for taking the time to review Old Town. We hope to see you again soon in store. The Old Town Italy team.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited Old Town many times and visited last month with very very disappointing service. We went in the afternoon and it took the staff about 10 minutes to notice us and seat us. Then we did not get served till we called for assistance....More

Thank chandneeb
PA-to-Operations, Operations at Old Town Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi @chandneeb Thank you for your review. We are sincerely sorry to hear about your experience with us. Please can you forward your contact details to olivia@rembrothers.com, our manager would like to get in contact with you. The Old Town Italy team.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a BEAUTIFUL restaurant - you HAVE TO go and experience the real Old Town Italy!! Interesting menu, Excellent food, Generous portions, Amazing Service!!! A place I would DEFINITELY take everyone visiting to! The atmosphere is enhanced by the the waiters' behavior, how appropriately they...More

Thank MadelaineD16
PA-to-Operations, Operations at Old Town Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great review @MadelaineD16. We hope to see you again soon. The Old Town Italy team.

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

The restaurant was very busy and one cannot make reservations. I loved the set up of a deli restaurant where you could have something to eat and taje ingredients home to cook a meal yourself. Only italian soft drinks eg.. Pellegrino, or fresh juices or...More

Thank Colette C
PA-to-Operations, Operations at Old Town Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your positive review @Colette C, we always like to hear about our customers experiences. The Old Town Italy team.

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Seeing that the Breakfast are great, I decided to try Lunch. It was fantastic!! The wait wasn’t too long - walked around the Porsche showroom to kill the time - seated and the service and food was Excellent. Please open up in JHB !!

Thank KeithB3141
PA-to-Operations, Operations at Old Town Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your positive review @KeithB3141. Please do visit us again. The Old Town Italy team

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

After reading good reviews online we decided to go for breakfast. Really glad that we did. Gorgeously decorated with plenty of seating which is good as it was very busy. Good value for money as the portions are generous. Our server was very friendly. Highlight...More

Thank smudgemommy
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Enjoyed the most delicious rich meal of Gnocchi Gorgonzola. The flavours were incredibly combined and so tasty. The portion was huge so be prepared with an appetite. Enjoyed a freshly squeezed orange juice which was most thirst-quenching. Their cappucchinos are also excellent. Parking is available...More

Thank EnglishAnne11
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Terrible experience! From one of my all time favourites to an absolute disaster! Having written a cracker five star review 16 March 2017, and visited frequently with guests, I can now only go to the opposite end of the scale and dig a hole for...More

1  Thank C D
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Probably our 4th visit, food and service consistantly good. Always busy on a Sunday morning. Great variety of breakfast and drinks available. Lunch menu also looks very good. So I definitely will give that a try sometime soon.

Thank dhevanmoodley66
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Yes they do...not sure about time period of fermentation....brilliant non the less
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No is worse and closed by the owners
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Meridian Drive | Meridian Park, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: +27 31 566 5008
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