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Mama Cucina Italian Restaurant

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20 Sarel Cilliers Street, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
+27 22 448 1676
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Lyon
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lazy Sunday lunch on stoep turned out to be a gourmet experience. Fantastic pizzas, lovely fish and other special dishes of the day. Will be back!

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Thank LyonBen
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent a day in Riebeeck Kasteel and were tipped off about Mama Cucina. Staying nearby (La Montagne) we took a stroll to the restaurant for supper. Given the time of day, it was busy, but our waitress found us a table and kept us topped up with an excellent red while we waited for our meal. The vegetarian pizzas... More 

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Thank Milton v
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Mama Cucina is a fantastic little gem in the swartland There's great ambiance and cute decor The food is FANTASTIC- Seriously magnificent Pizza! The staff is friendly but not well informed. Service is average not bad not good. We will definitely be visiting again!

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Thank Marchelle T
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Riebeeck Kasteel and went to Mama Cucina for lunch. The restaurant was rather busy but we still received excellent service and pizza of the highest quality.

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Thank Johan v
Paternoster, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped going to Riebeek Kasteel for a while, because there never seemed to be anywhere decent to eat. If you're going to drive for more than an hour to get somewhere, it needs to be worth your while. Being vegetarian, finding a nice place to eat is always a bit of a challenge anyway. Reading the reviews, we thought... More 

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Thank Westcoastwitch C
White River, South Africa
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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Salads were large portions and very good. Pizza was good. Soup was very good too. Good wine selection. Happy and fun with good attentive service. Was warm on a cool evening and walking distance from most places in town. Definitely a must visit for a meal if overnighting in Riebeeck Kasteel.

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Thank Matt_Sa_12
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good ambiance but unfortunately limited menu for South African choices. Expected more pasta options from an Italian restaurant

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Thank Duane H
Ceres, South Africa
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76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

For me, food, service and atmosphere are the three main aspects when reviewing a restaurant. With Mama Cucina we were initially very impressed and looked forward to a wonderful culinary experience in an obviously interesting eatery. Service was friendly and efficient and the enjoyable drinks soon arrived. However, it soon became apparent that our waiter was ‘discussing’ my wife and... More 

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Thank Pierre v
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a good time, food was great, service was good. The Atmosphere was exactly what you would expect from a friendly small town. There was nothing i didn't like except that one day i got there hoping to get breakfast but was told they don't serve breakfast, yet i saw two tables of people sitting in front having coffee... More 

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Thank marcyonatrip
Cape Town, South Africa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good Food, reasonably priced and a great Buzz....There is a full range of main courses that would satisfy almost anyone. Best to Book, especially at weekends ...

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Sarel Cilliers Street, Riebeek Kasteel 7307, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Riebeek Kasteel
  • Phone Number: +27 22 448 1676
Description
Country,family Italian Restaurant with thin base pizza,homemade pasta and chefs specialities i.E. Risotto,lamb,banting options available.Decor:Rustic shabby chic.Produce:locally produced and sourced.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?