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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
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (104 reviews)
“sushi” (158 reviews)
“steak” (87 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
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 3 days ago

We were a family of nine, including our three young grandchildren (aged 11, 9 and 6). It was Grandma Wales' special birthday, with daughter and son--in-law joining us from Australia, and our three grandchildren, son and daughter-in-law travelling with us from Kent. The staff at...More

Thank WelshConblocCouple
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear WlshConblocCouple, thank you for the lovely post on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate it and glad to read that you enjoyed your celebration with us. Regards, Andrew

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Whenever we visit the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, we tend to choose Balducci's restaurant for lunch. This is not because we are creatures of habit. We really enjoy the food, wine and good service there. The vibe is good. The menu choices are great....More

Thank seniortraveller44
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Dear SnrTraveller, thank you for the wonderful review. We appreciate it very much and look forward to having you join us again soon. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Balduccis is primarily a classic Italian restaurant, however will also offer you a wide variety of sushi and burgers and has a very extensive menu. My brother and I ordered a pizza, and, while not exceptional, was very decent. The rest of my family who...More

Thank JackAverre
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Jack, thank you for the post on Trip Advisor. We appreciate it and we look forward to having you choose us again when you are next in the V&A Waterfront. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Cape Town on vacation with a friend and we were looking for a place to eat that looked inviting and we decided on Balducci. Our waiter, Brillant, was great. he was friendly beyond belief. He guessed we were celebrating our birthdays and...More

Thank giglo39
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Giglo39, thank you for the post on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate it and I remember chatting to you ladies of "65yrs" of age....... May you stay blessed and we look forward to having you choose us again when you are next in the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great meal here. The food and drinks were both great and the waiter had quite a sense of humour. Thanks

Thank M15467
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear M15467, thank you for the post on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate it and we look forward to having you dine with us again soon. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Served by Mpilo, who was very friendly and provided excellent service. Food was lovely and the atmosphere was good.

Thank Emma W
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Emma, thank you for the review on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate it and look forward to having you join us again soon . Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 1 week ago

Running a bit short of time we had a light family meal at Balducci's. As an Italian restaurant you typically know what you are going to get - not one of my top 5 culinary experiences but it didn't disappoint. I'd recommend a visit if...More

Thank David A
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear David, thank you for the posted review on Trip Advisor. We appreciate it and we look forward to having you dine with us again when you are next in the V&A Waterfront. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went in with my sister on the 8 of April 2018, around 11:20am. I noticed a few tables on the side of the restaurant, against the window and asked if I could be seated there. He said they were ALL reserved for 12:30pm. I...More

Thank TenicePillay
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Tenice, we have replied via email explaining that it most definitely was not an experience that you state at all. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an absolutely delicious meal at Balducci’s on the Waterfront. The service from our waiter, Gerhard, was brilliant - he was so friendly and couldn’t do enough for us. The menu has the most incredible choice and we loved our food (Butter Chicken Curry...More

Thank Charlie P
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Charlie, thank you for the lovely post on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate it and we look forward to having you dine with us again when you are next in the V&A Waterfront. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well placed at the V&A Waterfront, spacious with good views. Very extensive menu. Good atmosphere and reasonable service. The food was good but not exceptional. Wines very expensive. Good for families.

Thank CapeTownCharles
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Charles, thank you for the review. We appreciate it and look forward to dining with us again. 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, Business meetings, Kids, 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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