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Primi Piatti V&A Waterfront

Shop 7226 | Upper Level, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
+27 21 419 8750
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (31 reviews)
“cakes” (5 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00All hours
Mediterranean, Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 7226 | Upper Level, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I love visiting the V&A Waterfront on a regular basis and trying out the different restaurants. Primi's offered good food for children as well as adults. Not as great as some of the other venues in the V&A, but it was a...More

Thank Chantel71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good location but no possibility for kids making pizzas during Friday night as the location apparently was too full. Food good in generalMore

Thank Paolo M
Andrew V, General Manager at Primi Piatti V&A Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good day Paolo M, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoy the food! We are looking into how to streamline the children's area so that we can allow them to make pizza over the busy periods. Apologies that we couldn't accommodate you...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Middle of the week, meze platter gorgeous with lots of olives, pizza - death by meat: this was excellent and bread with cheese and herbs. Waiter Ryan best in the business

Thank KarinRheeder
Reviewed 11 July 2017

So, we popped in here again exactly after a year, to re-do the wonderful meals we had last year - but to our dismay, the service, the meals and even the venue was of a pathetic nature. We were walked in by our hostess, showed...More

Thank Robin F
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The whole Primi group is a very sad story. I have no idea how these high energy, good value restaurants have become so dull, zero energy, bad service...as in very bad! venues. This is the most radical demise I have ever witnessed.

Thank stevebenade
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I know it was Friday night but the music was so loud you couldn't hear each other. The atmosphere was definitely lacking. As for the food the steak was perfect, potato chip slices yum.. Regina pizza was ok, nothing outstanding. Steak and mash was good-...More

Thank Cara B
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We received excellent service from both the hostess at the door and our waitress despite the restaurant being very busy this past Sunday evening. The chicken campagnola is excellent with fettuccine and the wine is very reasonably priced. Diners next to our table ordered pizza...More

Thank Charles_744
Reviewed 27 June 2017

There are very few places that consistently make great cocktails. Primi in the Waterfront is one of them. If you are looking for great cocktails, well priced with a vibey ambiance and fantastic service, pop down to Primi!

Thank Anastacia. T
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I often get bored by main dishes. I am a closet tapas fan. I love to choose the potato mash, cauliflower mash, and then indulge in the fab cheese cake. Primi really makes it easy to eat healthy, and enjoy your choices. No left overs...More

Thank suejoyce00
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Have been trying to forget about my experience here during the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon Weekend but I can't. The hostess had such a stinking attitude my goodness... what we noticed though was that she treated white people better than black people and no...More

Thank Khalipha Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Delivery, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 7226 | Upper Level, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8002, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 8750
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Primi food is fresh and fast, comforting and healthy, inspired by Italian tradition but influenced by the cosmopolitan present. Every menu item is cooked from scratch using only the freshest and finest sourced ingredients. Primi is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, a great experience for the whole family or kick back and relax for a cocktail with friends.
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