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Corner of Mains Ave and Main Road | Kenilworth, Cape Town Central 7708, South Africa
+27 82 788 6844
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
16 Sep 2018
“Speediest table clearing in the business!”
16 Aug 2018
“Consistently Excellent Food And Vibe”
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Corner of Mains Ave and Main Road | Kenilworth, Cape Town Central 7708, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We are regular regulars at Borussos so that in itself tells you that for a pizza or a pasta in the Southern Suburbs it won't be beaten BUT when it comes to clearing your plate away they are in a league of their own -...More

Thank Neville F
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Been going to Borussos since they opened and it is still one of my favourite pizzas in town. All freshly prepared bases from scratch and fantastic choice of toppings and variety! Always a pleasure.

Thank Luke Z
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Borusso's has had a good reputation for years and years and it is well deserved. The rustic.....even slightly tatty decor somehow improves the vibe. The staff are young, friendly and cheerful as well as efficient, and the pizza....... well it is the best in Cape...More

Thank Mamakalisa
Reviewed 17 November 2017

We loved these guys. Brilliant array of pizzas on the menu, great pasta options too. Three times in six nights, we wandered up the street to a comfortably full restaurant. They had Aussie connections, which made for great banter between chefs and customers (us). Try...More

Thank teeay65
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This establishment has been going for years & you will always find something on the menu that is tasty. It also has a small garden that the children can play. We have been going for years but recently have just found it to be tired...More

1  Thank sansmerrill
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The food was good in this warm, family-feel restaurant, and the fire in the fireplace next to our table just added something extra to the romantic feel. The pizza is better sit-down than take-away.

2  Thank Melanie_alexandra
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

I love this local spot down a side alley on a corner in Kenilworth. Easy to miss the first time. Whether wanting a casual romantic evening for two or out with friends and family, this pizza pasta place is perfect. The cosy nooks, the eclectic...More

2  Thank Jane W
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Whenever we frequent Borussos we enjoy our meals. We go as a family and having 3 members who are Gluten intolerant, they have the option of enjoying Gluten Free pasta and pizza which is so great! They always seem full and you cant book.. but...More

1  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We as a family have been going for years to Barusso's. The pizza is always great. the best in the southern suburbs. staff are friendly & the atmosphere is chaotic busy!!

1  Thank simonpott
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Busy Friday night but before 7 so we were seated quickly. (No reservations taken.) Wine ordered and poured and our order taken. An hour later we asked why we were still waiting for our pizzas....apparently the culprit was wet wood loaded into the pizza oven...More

Thank Sandra H
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Mains Ave and Main Road | Kenilworth, Cape Town Central 7708, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 82 788 6844
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