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mamma roma

Dean Street Arcade | Dean Street, Newlands, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“veal” (12 reviews)
“minestrone” (2 reviews)
“snails” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Dean Street Arcade | Dean Street, Newlands, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

One of the best Italian Restaurant in Cape Town . Homely atmosphere . Personal service from owners Romano and Cristina . Great variety and special of the day. Highly recommendable . My family's favourite restaurant .

Thank Mena R
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This eatery eatery remains una certezza an absolute dead cert for patrons who love a combo of a combo of international and Italian food Romano the chef extraordinaire specially designs the best that Local Italian can offer - the master chief personified I had specially...More

Thank drpaulfoodlover
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We were taken here by some friends who are locals and the food was exceptional. One of the best steaks I've had in a long time. Best service we have experienced since we've been in Cape Town, they are all very friendly and nothing was...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

2 for dinner. Fresh light Caprese salad to start with. I chose rack of veal grilled and served on a bed of mash potatoes and mushrooms.Superb! Great coffees and well priced Meerlust Pinot noir! Very good value and attentive service.

Thank aldor737
Reviewed 4 March 2017

First night in Capetown Good food & atmosphere Tasty excellent service the fish was really good recommanded

Thank GozaliA
Reviewed 25 February 2017

greeted by friendly staff perfect table and service and great atmosphere tables full but not on top of each other, i had roast veal with a mild gravy, perfectly cooked veg and roast potatoes which were the best!and i am Irish!!followed by tiramisu which rated...More

Thank maireadh194789
Reviewed 11 February 2017

When you stay in a B&B you need to eat out every evening. Sometimes we went somewhere upmarket and expensive, but some evenings we just wanted some plain home-made style cooking. I have stayed in the Newlands area about five times but never been very...More

Thank Casata2014
Reviewed 1 February 2017

LEMON PRAWNS, LEMON PRAWNS, LEMON PRAWNS! Such a good local family run Italian restaurant. We have been coming here for years, and we always look forward to our visit & we are never disappointed. It's just a super place for an informal but great quality...More

Thank Jane R
Reviewed 27 January 2017

When in Cape town, you cannot miss having a delicious lunch or dinner in Mamma Roma. Being Hotelier and Restraurateur myself and holder of the French awards of the "Chaine des Rotisseurs" and of the "Ordre mondial des Gourmets Restaurateurs", I can professionally and honestly...More

Thank Arturo D
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We went to Mama Roma for my wife's birthday. I had snails and rump steak. My wife had fillet steak. As usual it was served to perfection. Our waitress was extremely friendly and helpful. The atmosphere was fantastic. The owner Romano and his wife Christina...More

Thank buyten
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dean Street Arcade | Dean Street, Newlands, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: 021-685-2051
Its been in the Dean Street Arcade for many many years
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