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Balducci's

Breakwater Blvd | Shop 6162, Victoria Wharf, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 6002
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (116 reviews)
“sushi” (166 reviews)
“steak” (92 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Breakwater Blvd | Shop 6162, Victoria Wharf, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Balducci's
1. Fantastic.
"I don't think i've ever seen such an extensive menu."
gilhancox
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2. Love Balducci's sushi
"famous for super fresh world class sushi .."
Imtiaz-waheeda
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3. We like it so much!
"like it so much especially The pasta butter chicken"
SULIMAN A
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food was outstanding, the service was sublime, we appreciate everything so much, especially Brian who was our lovely host.

Thank rachelberkoff
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a great place, fantastic steaks, service was good a well, gets busy so make sure you have a booking. You can sit inside or on the waterside. Really great value with strength of the pound against the rand at the moment.

Thank Shaun M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at Balducci's and the hostess was extremely sweet, and found a friend and I a table to sit. There was a vibe, and the restuarant was at about 80% capacity. We spent time going through the magazine styled menu, and were quite excited...More

Thank SiyaRamba
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Siya, my apologies that you did not get to enjoy dining with us. Pls can you email me your bill to support@slickrestaurants.com so I can investigate. Our pasta is always cooked 'al dente' as we state on the pasta page of the menu, and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu in this restaurant is too big to make for excellence. The food is good value and the staff great but, I would suggest, they concentrate on fewer items and perfect them. I understand that it makes for a great venue if you are...More

Thank Tracy H
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tracy, our menu covers a lot of different tastes - pasta, pizza, Asian dishes, sushi, steaks and burgers. Something for everyone. We look forward to having you join us again soon. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So much variety of food, beautiful location, and we received exceptional service from Muzi. Would definatley recommend!

Thank KatieG2407
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Katie, thank you for the review. We appreciate it and hope to have you dining with us again very soon. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed an excellent late dinner at Balducci’s right in the Victoria Waterfront Mall. Moderately priced but tasty food with full bar. Our waiter Mandla was attentive, fun and helpful on guiding our food choices. Inside or outside seating. Try the Salmon Grenades!

Thank SaltyDancer
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear SaltyDancer, thank you for the review. Looking forward to having you dine with us again soon. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service were so superb that we dined here two nights in a row. We had drinks and dinner at the bar where we receieved impeccable, friendly service from Peter and staff. The grilled calamari starter, tender and delicious, was the best we...More

Thank Donna P
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Chase, thank you for the wonderful Trip Advisor review. Looking forward to having you dine with us again soon. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family hosted lunch with my former CEO and her husband both from overseas and our guests loved the experience. There were 5 of us and each were happy with our meal from steaks, salads, sushi, fish and burger. The portions were generous. The staff...More

1  Thank chusone35
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear ChusOne, thank you for the lovely review. We appreciate it and look forward to having you choose us again soon. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Firstly, I am not a person who often complains and I understand nothing ever runs to plan but when one receives such shocking service I feel the need to warn others. On Tuesday 02/10/2018 my partner and I had a reservation at Balducci's to celebrate...More

1  Thank Tyrone B
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

NOT THE TRUTH AND UNFAIR WE have written you two letters personally by the Managing Director of the Slick Group. What you reported on Tripadvisor was not accurate and truthful You arrived in a “party mood” and reported you were not happy with: The table,...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We never made any reservation for our lunch! We were welcomed & taken good care with Vegan menu & food offered by restaurant. Fried onion as starter was great 👍🏼. Thanks Team Balducci.....

Thank Sideku
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Dear Sideku, thank you for the review. We look forward to you joining us again very soon. Regards, Andrew

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Breakwater Blvd | Shop 6162, Victoria Wharf, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 6002
  • E-mail
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
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