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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%
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Italian, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
Breakwater Blvd | Shop 6162, Victoria Wharf, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very busy but good service & decent food. The pizza was good & the beer cold. There are more sophisticated options but this will do just fine for an unpretentious meal.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank only-the-big-seats
AndrewHendrick, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Only the bog seats, thank you for the review. We look forward to you dining with us again soon. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 4 days ago

It was our last night in Cape Town and I was tired of huge meals. We went here to share a pizza and a salad and we were not disappointed. The food was great! The ambience is lacking because it's very large and in a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank McIntyres
AndrewHendrick, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear McIntyres, thank you for the review. We appreciate it and we look forward to you visiting us soon again. Warm Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great meal but the evening was made by our waiter, Ross. Brilliant service. Pasta, ambience all great.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Luway M
AndrewHendrick, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Luway, thank you for the review on Trip Advisor. We really do appreciate it and we look forward to your next visit. Warm Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Balducci and Ross (JR) did a great job hosting us. He could have pulled up a chair and joined us he was so much fun. Had the pulled pork pasta and my wife the butter chicken pasta and both were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JBagleyza
AndrewHendrick, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear JBagleyZA, thank you for the lovely review. We really appreciate it and we look forward to you dining very son again with us. Kind Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived at 5.45pm and requested a table on the ‘front’ as they provided cool air. We were told in no uncertain terms by Ernest that every single table was booked (nobody seated at them) and only 3 out of the 7 tables stated reserved. Ernest...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JoanneM401
AndrewHendrick, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Joanne, my sincerest apologies. I will look into this immediately. Please email me on support@slickrestaurants.com so we can make contact with you. Kind Regards Andrew

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you John Ross for the excellent and polite service. Good food and wine selection Shonglola....hehe

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gav_gq
AndrewHendrick, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Gav, thank you for the review posted on Trip Advisor. We look forward to you joining us agin soon for another great 5star meal. Kind Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

John.Ross our waiter was awesome, great service, fun, friendly, helpful. FOOD also world class. Will definately visit again

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DJRoberts
AndrewHendrick, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear DJRoberts, thank you very much for the review that you posted. We appreciate it and look forward to you joining us very soon again. Kind Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 1 week ago

The South African Family got together with us Brits and had a Ball.Food and Wine Excellent and great Views of Table Mountain and the Waterfront Water

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 301elysea
AndrewHendrick, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear 301elysea, thank you for posting your review on Trip Advisor. We appreciate it and look forward to you dining again with us soon. Warm regards, Andrew

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed an excellent meal at Balducci’s Sushi Bar, at the Waterfront, last night. We were pleasantly surprised by the portion size of the Tempura Vegetables and the Japanese Salad. We also loved the sushi. The flavours and presentation were on point....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Pippalieb
AndrewHendrick, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Pippalieb, thank you for the great review for Mandla. We appreciate it and look forward to your next 5star dining occasion with us. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The meal was so nice, the atmosphere was over the top and their dessert out of this world. I loved everything about being there and their service is so perfect. Their Mojito is a must have.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Thabel_Faith
AndrewH227, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Thabel, thank you for the Trip Advisor posting. We really appreciate it and look forward to you dining with 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
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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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