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| Shop 259, Upper level, Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 419 5558
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“focaccia” (9 reviews)
“osso bucco” (11 reviews)
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| Shop 259, Upper level, Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Meloncino is nestled in the perfect setting in the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town. The waiters are extremely professional and friendly. The main courses are very tasty, tipical of the Italian way. The gelato I had was a bit of a let down. I had plenty...More

Thank Martin N
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Dear Martin N Thank you for dinning with us and the review. We appreciate the honest feedback and your genuine appreciation for Italian food. We will investigate immediately regarding the ice cream as this is below our standards. Please accept my apologies and I guarantee...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017

Two visits to this restaurent so far, great service from the staff and terrific food. Particularly helpful accomodating larger than normal numbers. Would be nice to have easier to access wifi (without facebook / twitter sign-in).

Thank BraveSirR0bin
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I visited Meloncino during my visit in CT. Average service, below average food ( my minestrose was a bit ‘crispy’, like it had sand at the bottom of the plate.., my pasta with salmon in creamy sauce was OK.)And it’s pretty pricey as well which...More

Thank Marica V
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Dear March V Thank you for joining us and providing the feedback as per your review. We are sorry to hear it was below average. This is clearly not what we strive for and I can only apologise. Perhaps we just had a off night....More

Reviewed 20 October 2017

We had a discount voucher for this restaurant which is well situated on the waterfront in Cape Town. The service, food and atmosphere were all superb. We both ate the fish which was beautifully cooked and presented. The desserts were lovely and the wine list...More

Thank Barneyb86
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We went there with s Big Group and had a Choice of 3 meals. All meals were good, but Nothing Special (also they lacked salt). But they Managed to serve all the meals on point At The same time which was very good, considering it...More

Thank fabildn
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Dear Fabildn Thank you for joining us with your group of 40 pax. We appreciate your feedback and sorry to hear you felt the food was average. We always strive to serve the same level of food for larger groups of 40 or more as...More

Reviewed 19 October 2017

The restaurant has this relaxed vibe, the food was excellent had a 3 course meal and it was all made to perfection. Staff were friendly and polite and everything was served at the right time

Thank Thaakirah C
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends. Booked a table but had to wait for 1 st sitting to clear Food came for two people and the other came much later. Pasta dishes were just okay. Nothing special.More

Thank barbietravelling
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Dear Barbietravelling Thank you for taking the time and reviewing us based on your experience at Meloncino. We are sorry to hear you felt the pasta was okay. All our pastas are made fresh on a daily bases and are cooked as per our sister...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Meloncini on our first evening on holiday. The food and service were both excellent. A big thank you to our waiter Evidence and manager Andre for a memorable evening. Thanks Steve Mackay

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We are here as it seemed to have good reviews but it's simply average. This is a fairly 'cookie cutter' mall Italian. Pizza, Pasta, Meat, Fish. Yes the food was OK. Yes the choice was OK. Yes the service was OK. The Carpaccio was tasteless...More

Thank ScarcroftLS14
PSCaRrArA, Owner at Meloncino, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear ScarcroftLS14 Thank you for joining us and taking the time and writing a review based on your experience with us. We are sorry to hear you felt your experience was very average. Please can you email be directly paolo@meloncino.co.za and provide further information as...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

After wandering around the waterfront restaurants looking at menus we decided to eat at Meloncino restaurant. The atmosphere was good and our waiter, Edwin, was so friendly and helpful. The pizza was delicious and service excellent. We enjoyed our experience so much we went back...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Shop 259, Upper level, Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 5558
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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!
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