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Gianni's Beachfront Ristorante

17 Compensation Beach Road | Beachfront, Ballito 4399, South Africa
+27 32 946 3217
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (26 reviews)
“seafood” (18 reviews)
“sole” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
17 Compensation Beach Road | Beachfront, Ballito 4399, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in at Gianni's for lunch. The view is phenomenal and it was fantastic to watch the dolphins and surfers in the ocean below us. The service was friendly. The food was average.

Thank Stone1013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The management and staff are certainly much friendlier and efficient than we previously experienced. As such the whole meal experience was so much better. We had breakfast which we enjoyed fully. add the setting and.....fully recommended.

Thank Rodney M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I knew Gianni's from former visits, but got a wonderful surprise yesterday. I ordered a chicken liver and that came with a marvelous sauce. The "Zuppa di pesche" main course was the great surprise: A first class large bowl of excellent seafood, including crab ind...More

Thank Gérard L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wife, baby and I went to have lunch. They claim to have the BEST view. But the view is obstructed by the closed windows. We ordered the platter for 1 at a price of 180.. I felt that it was a bit small. As long...More

Thank jups007
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely food and great vieuws One of the great restaurants in Ballito Good for kiddies Families And solo Pasta s are very good I enjoyed witting there all night overlooking the sea . Best place !

Thank hekpoortheksie
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We visited Gianni's for lunch with our friends. It was really lovely the food delicious and service excellent. Prices also reasonable. I would recommend this to my family and friends.

1  Thank Linda B
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We ate breakfast at Gianni's this morning. They allowed us to sit outside in the cool breeze as we had our Toypom dog with us. The view is magnificent and breakfast was good. I had the eggs Benedict and my husband the Gianni's breakfast. Will...More

Thank Ria S
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Good value for money breakfast! We had salmon and poached eggs on ciabatta as well as a full breakfast. Meals were filling and good portions - we requested additional avocado and sour cream. Good coffee! Would like to try their home made croissants next time.

1  Thank Corita M
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant 2 days running for breakfast and both days it was equally as good! The view from the beach front is amazing and it is perfect to sit with a coffee and watch the world go by! We all ordered something different...More

Thank Burtie31
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We just live this place, the service is outstanding, 180 view of the ocean and really great food. We’ll be back

Thank Nets1234
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Compensation Beach Road | Beachfront, Ballito 4399, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Ballito
  • Phone Number: +27 32 946 3217
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Situated on ballito's beachfront overlooking the beach, dolphins are regularly seen as well as whales in season. We offer the best thin based pizza's, cooked in a wood fired oven, pasta's, grills and ofcourse our seafood! Load shedding isn't a problem - we have a generator.
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