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Magica Roma

8 Central Square, Pinelands 7405, South Africa
+27 21 531 1489
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“veal” (35 reviews)
“pizza” (36 reviews)
“antipasti” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Central Square, Pinelands 7405, South Africa
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71 - 80 of 298 reviews

Reviewed 6 July 2016

This Italian restaurant is one of our best favorites. Better than anything we have found anywhere in Italy. At a minimum the food is Italian. Not pseudo American which so much of Italy has veered to. Magica Roma is our special treat place and it...More

Thank saswcpr
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I would certainly recommend eating here but its reputation is such that booking is essential. The quality of the food and the high standard of service make this a real treat.

Thank Maggie R
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Joined my son for lunch on his birthday. The warm welcome, as if we are regulars, is touching. The chef explains that they have just received some really great East Coast Soles and that he would dress it and grill will lemon juice and garlic...More

Thank Jaqui D
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Luncheon for three persons. Busy but not 100 percent full. Great attentive service by young lady named Mandy. Professional, charming and efficient. We shared their special starter which was grilled calamari, served with grilled vegetables ( brinjals, onions and carrots ). Absolutely outstanding. This was...More

Thank kevincY9111AX
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch with my father. He hd the pasta Alfredo and I had the ravioli with veal and ricotta. Both dishes were absolutely out of this world. Haven't had such good Italian outside of Italy. The venue has a typical Italian restaurant feel...More

Thank mevmol
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Very busy and packed Italien Restaurant. Don't forget to make reserations in advance. Wide selection of food and wine. Features imported Italien wine that doesn't come cheap but is nice for a change.

Thank 177banhoek
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Gotta Book! clearly the locals LOVE this place and justifiably so. warm, friendly atmosphere and delicious food. sounds like a cliche, but absolutely true. We eat mostly at Italian restaurants and this is certainly among the best, even compared to some very special places in...More

Thank Roly A
Reviewed 12 June 2016

At long last my friend and I made the way to Pinelands to dine at the much loved and praised Magica Roma. We booked a small table for two and on weekday evening, the restaurant was packed. We settled and asked, like recommended, for Ezio...More

Thank Kardoesie
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Why does this place only now come onto my radar? Seems like frequent diners who fill the place to the brim keep it all to themselves, because they are afraid we will all go there. It hasn’t changed apparently over the years and why should...More

1  Thank brutalbrat
Reviewed 1 June 2016

I had booked 5 days ahead for 3 friends for dinner and phoned earlier in the evening to say we would be only 2 Arriving 15 mins early we were shown to the last table at the entrance and seated next to a long busy...More

Thank angelaeaton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Central Square, Pinelands 7405, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Pinelands
  • Phone Number: +27 21 531 1489
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