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Balducci's

) #61 of 897 Restaurants in Cape Town Central ₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Italian, Seafood, Sushi
Breakwater Blvd | Shop 6162, Victoria Wharf, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 6002
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (83 reviews)
“sushi” (132 reviews)
“steak” (77 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Breakwater Blvd | Shop 6162, Victoria Wharf, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 996 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Went there for dinner tonight--three of us. I had a massive salad, and the others got sushi. I also had the grilled calamari! That was completely amazing! A little spicy, and very tender. Our server was Mandla, and he was friendly and very helpful as...More

Thank Dani M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Freeman was great. Very attentive and patient explaining the menu and local wines. Great personality and great food.

Thank PLeven56
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this review

Dear PLeven56, thank you for the Trip Advisor review. We appreciate it very much and we look forward to you dining with us again soon. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here twice on a recent holiday in Cape Town, once for dinner and once for lunch. I had salad on both occasions - a house salad as a starter at dinner and the a chicken salad for lunch and they were both so tasty...More

Thank NovemberIndia
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this review

Dear NovemberIndia, thank you for the lovely Trip Advisor review that you posted. We appreciate it and we look forward to you dining with us again when you are next visiting the V&A Waterfront. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The venue is smart and service good. What I particularly liked was the menu which catered to everyone's tastes. Not only were the portions large and wholesome but the food was also creative and well prepared. Wether your preference is seafood, meat, pasta or any...More

Thank OrbisMinistries
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this review

Dear OrbisMinistries, thank you for the wonderful Trip Advisor review. We really do appreciate it very much and we look forward to having you join us again soon. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu at this restaurant is extensive and it caters for all tastes from Italian style dishes to sushi to Asian meals as well as good seafood. The wine list is extensive and many wines are available by the glass. We really enjoyed our meal...More

Thank David H
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this review

Dear David, thank you for the review 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 via mobile

Popped in here after looking at their menu that was filled with a lot of options. The food was excellent and so was the service. We might come back for dinner tonight.

Thank Annan069
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this review

Dear Anna, thank you for the review on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate it and we hope that you did join us for dinner that same evening. But either way, we look forward to having you dine with us again. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the large V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, we ate dinner here and it was very good. Very diverse menu. There are many restaurants to choose from at V&A. It is also good for walking around and checking out the local scene.

Thank Terry P
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this review

Dear Terry, thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. We appreciate it very much and we look forward to having you visit us again soon. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you appreciate a good pasta this is the place to go! They have delicious food and great service, will most definitely go again. 👌🏼

Thank Nicole S
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this review

Dear Nicole, thank you for the posting on Trip Advisor. We really do appreciate it and we hope to have you visit us again soon to try some of the other delicious menu items available. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here on our last night in Cape Town and it was all good. The food and service were excellent.

Thank CM73_12
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this review

Dear CM73_12, thank you for the review on Trip Advisor. We appreciate it and hope to have you dine with us again on your next visit to Cape Town. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good, top notch, thanks chief. To take an average evening to an amazing experience is all in the detail. Black label beer served in a CBC glass, food served without source. Steak knifes randomly placed at each person, no consistency on...More

Thank Richard W
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this review

NOT THE CORRECT FACTS Dear Richard, many thanks for your feedback. Great to see that you were very satisfied with the food and you enjoyed it! We investigated the “rat” incident in detail and you did not fairly report back correctly. Our Service Ambassador apologized...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 25
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
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