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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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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“pasta” (34 reviews)
“cakes” (4 reviews)
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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service today by the waiter Simbato was impeccable, and the food was delicious as expected. It did make us feel a little uncomfortable the way the owner was engaging (read physically touching/ stroking the face) with female waitrons. In the bathroom while washing my...More

Thank Simone N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the place and hospitality of waiters. I would recommend for one to go there with drinking buddys on an easy Sunday afternoon and chill and relax

Thank Mayamiko L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered a pasta with salmon... it was pretty salty. A friend of mine ordered a pasta napolitana and it was the same. The first coke zero that I ordered wasn't sparkling, so they had to bring me a new one... For being in the...More

Thank Javier B
Andrew V, General Manager at Primi Piatti V&A Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Javier B, Thank you for your comments. I am sorry your meals were a bit heavy on the salt. I have addressed this issue my chefs. No matter where a restaurant is situated, customer experience is paramount. We will strive to ensure our food...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Apparently this is a SA chain of restaurants but not being a local it was new to me. Liked the look and lively feel of the place but it still managed to have some intimacy. Music was not too loud either. Pleasant staff and very...More

Thank goodguyjas
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Always good clean amazing foods served in an amazing Location, Very Scenic and Awesome Views......So good to come here on a Sunday morning and sit down and enjoy a scrumptious breakfast and just chill in a vibe-ii place also over looking the Atlantic ocean!....the staff...More

Thank Vernon W
Reviewed 16 August 2017

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 12 August 2017 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 21 August 2017

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 12 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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