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Villa 47

47 Bree Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
+27 21 418 2740
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seared tuna” (17 reviews)
“saltimbocca” (7 reviews)
“breadsticks” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Italian, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
47 Bree Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for the tasting menu paired with wine as the price was reasonable. There's absolutely no point in going for the three courses - go for the five. Having said that, some things didn't work. The 'Perfect Egg' was too heavy and too ambitious....More

Thank nwmindra
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good and friendly service. Interesting menu and good wine selection. It's a real Italian restaurant. Special, that we haven't seen any Italian cook or water.

Thank elsenchrist
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best Italian restaurant in Cape Town. Outstanding food .great ambiance. Pleasant waiters

Thank Michael665
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at Villa 47 and enjoyed a superb tuna and succulent lamb chops! We had a great waiter who looked after us. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank JaneCross
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to climb the stairs to the second floor to a charming contemporary space. It is well appointed, beautifully lit and has a quiet bustle of the kitchen visable. You can hear a conversation without straining and can read a menu without squinting (Cape...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took “carpaccio di Polipo” and the fish was very nice. Unfortunately the quantity of mayonnaise on the top was too much! With mayo you kill the fish! Then I took some “frittura mista” fried fish. But... too much oil. Too heavy. Lucky the wine...More

Thank Marco D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had carpaccio lamchops and risotto .everything was very good. the pirces are not the lowest, but the decor is veyr nice, atmosphere lovely and very attentive service

Thank nicolas s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here group of three. Good location and good looking restaurant. Friendly staff and okay service. Food average They lost it over all for us as the wait for Mains took well over 50mins(10pm). The tuna was apparently the last piece so full of threads...More

Thank sman10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (wife and I) went to Villa 47 - PIERINO PENATI for dinner on Saturday night and to say the least it was Very average and expected a lot more! Good winelist and friendly service (and sommelier) but the food lacked seasoning and flavor! Not...More

Thank 731williev
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my husband and I both had vegetarian pastas.Not particularly exciting or flavourful.They arrived about 5 minutes after ordering which can only mean they were preprepared,,,,, Had the apricot clafoutis for dessert,A soggy heavy dough with a few apricots ....very disappointing..... We wont be back

Thank melaniejoy
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13 September 2017|
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Response from Wayne and Mari K | Reviewed this property |
Thought it was well priced for the quality we received
1 December 2016|
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Response from Villa47 | Property representative |
Hi, smart casual would be perfect. Many thanks, the Villa 47 team.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Bree Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 2740
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A new culinary concept celebrating Mediterranean and Asian cuisine and showcasing authentic ingredients within 3 unique restaurant environments. Locanda is a relaxed Italian bistro where guests can experience regional speciality dishes prepared by our Italian Chef, Vittorio under the leadership of head Chef, Clayton Bell. Stuzzico, on the first floor, is a vibey tapas bar that brings you innovative flavour creations inspired by the Mediterranean and Asia in an ever-evolving menu. Stuzzico is a warm and moody environment that comes alive in the evening.
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