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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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“pasta” (119 reviews)
“sushi” (170 reviews)
“steak” (97 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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RATINGS
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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 weeks ago via mobile

The visit at Balducci’s was really pleasant. Our waiter was really kind and professional. The food was delicious as well. If you look for a romantic place for dinner, you could chose this restaurant! We will definitely return.

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

Dear Sabrina, thank you for the lovely Trip Advisor review. We really do appreciate it and we look forward to you dining with us again soon. Warm Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good place for lunch at the Waterfront - an extensive menu so bound to be something you'd want to try. The food was enjoyable and the service was good.

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

Dear Inalltheworld, thank you for the nice review. We appreciate it and look forward to having you dine with us again very soon. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a wonderful ostrich steak and my lunch companion ordered from their extensive vegetarian and vegan menu (very impressive range of dishes on offer). Lovely staff and a friendly, relaxed service. Nicely spaced tables, good place to chat over lunch.

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

Dear Allan, thank you for the review. We really appreciate it and look forward to you dining with us again very soon. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had planned on dining on Long Street but it was so busy apparently the 1st of the month is party time for locals so we opted for a taxi down to the V&A. It was a really cold night and it was good to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cjkj3246
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear CJKJ3246, we thank you for the lovely review that you posted on Trip Advisor. We are glad that you chose to visit us appreciate it very much and look forward to having you join us again soon for another memorable occasion. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rachelberkoff
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks 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.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shaun M
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Shaun, thank you for the lovely review on Trip Advisor. We appreciate it very much and look forward to having you join us again soon for another memorable occasion. Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 7 November 2018

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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SiyaRamba
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

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 7 November 2018

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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tracy H
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

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 26 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KatieG2407
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

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

Reviewed 24 October 2018 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!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SaltyDancer
Andrew H, Guest Relations Manager at Balducci's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Dear SaltyDancer, thank you for the review. Looking forward to having you dine with us again 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, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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