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46 Selati Street, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
+27 12 346 3181
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  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
46 Selati Street, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I enjoyed a relaxing evening at Caraffa. The food was really well prepared and everything tasted freshly made. The service was excellent and even though the restaurant was quite busy, we never felt neglected. Our waiter, Dante, was very attentive and made...More

Thank elsabed2017
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I’ve eaten here 5 or 6 times and being an avid “luncher” around the country can easily say it’s one of my favorite restaurants in the country! Stuck away in a small center off Garsfontein Road in Pretoria, it’s not eye catching to outsiders but...More

Thank EasyGoing1204
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Caraffa has been around for many years, and with all the new pizza spots in Pretoria, one tends to try the new ones, and sometimes forget the old classics. My husband and I went there last night for a celebration, for the first time in...More

Thank marlivanzyl02
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding supper - great rack of lamb Wonderful service despite it being really busy Thank you for a top night out.

Thank PatSymcox
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Its been a while since we ate at Caraffa. Our loss for sure. An adventurous wine list that will cater for most tastes. Family and business friendly. Attentive and well trained waiters and management staff. Menu with a few surprises but also old favorites. My...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We had a quiet family dinner at Caraffa and were so impressed - the food was excellent and the service great. The four of us sampled a few starters, mains and deserts and everything was great. Considering the quality of the food I thought the...More

Thank BrendanL26
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Had an unplanned lunch at Caraffa this week. It was my first visit there and I loved the whole experience. Very friendly management and staff, excellent food and great selection of wine. I was also impressed with the prices as well. Will most certainly return.

Thank PraveenDwarika
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Good food at reasonable prices and very good service. A popular restaurant, though was crowded and noisy.

Thank Factfinder90
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Love this place. Great tasting pizza's(thin crispy base) and ravioli dishes. One of the few restaurants in Pretoria still making ravioli (hand made) these days. When ordering a double espresso after 21:30, one is however reminded by the owner of the possible sleeping difficulties that...More

Thank Harald O
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Years since our last visit to Caraffa but nothing has changed. Excellent food and great service on what was possibility the busy evening of the week. Full to the rafters with diners. No TV's or background music, just you and your dinner partners. A breath...More

Thank J6795IZpaulj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Selati Street, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 346 3181
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