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Zibaldone

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Shop 1B | Tygerlake Building, Tygerberg Waterfront, Bellville, South Africa
+27 21 914 1771
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:30
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Durbanville
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got my Fritto Misto fix last night. Thank you for an amazing evening. Food was fabulous as usual,with good quality ingredients,wonderful flavours and Italian foodie passion all on a beautifully presented plate. Well executed,unobstrusive service made this a great experience,as it always is. So thankful that I can escape to a little piece of cosmopolitan Italy.No Italian flag,loud music,floury... More 

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1 Thank Wanda C
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son wanted to celebrate his birthday in Italian style.So we decided to go to Zibaldone.The food was good but we all felt that it was overpriced as it was only a pasta dish.The decor was fine but I was left wondering whether Italiam folk would frequent this restuarant.The firnishings were of good quality but the restuarant lacked atmospher.

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Thank Charmyjackson
Western Cape, South Africa
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I had dinner at Zibaldone's to try their pizza (which is only available certain days of the week). While the pizza was good, it was over priced considering there are so many other amazing pizza places in Cape Town that charge less. The restaurant also had a very cold and stale atmosphere. The service on the other... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

As usual we were well served by the staff. The atmosphere was brilliant, soft unobtrusive music, tables well set, cutlery and glasses gleaming, which makes for a special treat. The food was outstanding with everybody cleaning their plates. I always go back and have never been let down. This is my number one restuarant for sure, well done!

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1 Thank DonUe
Cape Town, South Africa
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were there for lunch on Sunday. The waiter was excellent, fantastic recommendations and he knew his job well. The starters were out of this world, so fresh and light. We opted for a light lunch too, the chicken stirfy was perfect. I managed to squeeze in dessert as well and the panna cotta was out of... More 

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1 Thank Cindy L
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Once again, great dinner last night at Zibaldone! Great ambience, great service and excellent food! The best in the Northern Suburbs!

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1 Thank Emilymouse
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I love going to Zibaldone as the food is always outstanding. Also, there is enough variety to satisfy all taste buds. The ambiance is relaxing and suits both romantic evening as well as a group get-together. I'll highly recommend Zibaldone for an evening out!

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1 Thank Liana B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

My fiance and I came here for our date night. All I can say is that if you want your mind blown with spectacular authentic italian food, this is the place. The service is on point and attention to detail is prominent. It is a definite must for a treat yourself kind of outing. The Italians know their stuff...

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1 Thank stefan t
Cape Town, South Africa
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We have been going to Zibaldone since it first opened and have known the two brothers who own the restaurant for much longer than that. I have yet to have had a poor experience there. The food is always well prepared, service good and friendly. The menu is typically Italian "ristorante" style with good flavours and well plated. They have... More 

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2 Thank Christayza
Centurion
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants that I have ever been to. I loved that the menu started with desserts. I had mussels as a starter, homemade pasta for main course and creme brule for main course. All dishes were delicious. The service was also outstanding.

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1 Thank Terri R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1B | Tygerlake Building, Tygerberg Waterfront, Bellville, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Bellville
  • Phone Number: +27 21 914 1771

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?