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Mama Roma

5 Dean Street, Newlands 7700, South Africa
+27 21 685 2051
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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5 Dean Street, Newlands 7700, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since we live a different suburb of Cape Town we hardly venture on restaurants in the area but Mamma Roma did not disappoint. Family of 3 we all had their different steaks and each one was superb. If anything to improve perhaps a bit. Ore...More

Thank chusone35
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Celebrated a friend's birthday. The food was sublime and the service even more so. A great selection to chose from. The liver was DELICIOUS, tender and tasty. Will be back.

Thank Ann O
Reviewed 28 August 2018

been eating at Mama Roma for years and it never ever disappoints. Real family-run Italian restaurant with extensive menu, good wine list and great people running the show.

Thank caro h
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Staff: attentive, but not overbearing. Knowledgeable with handy menu suggestions Service: prompt and reliable. We always get what we ordered. All dishes warm/hot Menu selection: adequate and interesting. Caters for most palates Food: well presented, layered with flavours and textures, portion size ample Have had...More

Thank Ebrahim K
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

It's only the second time I've been to mama Roma and I can't wait to go again. The waitress was on point. Same waitress as last time, attentive, knowledgeable and she slipped a few sneaky suggestions in there that makes you want to try something...More

Thank sharoncarter04
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Four of us dined at this justifiably popular Italian restaurant. 3 starters Asparagus & Hollanadaise sauce, Snails in creamy garlic (In butter is better) less stodgy, and outstanding Cajun calamari tentacles. Then Osso Bucco rich & rewarding, veal Marsala, two large excellent East Coast Soles....More

Thank gibbhelps
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Just had another awesome pizza from mamma romas.delivery service fast and friendly.only takes 30 mins to recieve from placing the order.SO TASTY😜😜😜

Thank busaboyone
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Although the restaurant is stuck in a shopping centre it's still worth making the trip to eat there. The food is good and the service is excellent. Worth a visit.

Thank D511UYolivierb
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This is an all time favorite. We have eaten here on numerous occasions over the years and never been disappointed. Pappa in the kitchen and Mamma in front of house.

Thank 46Rob
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The decor, the menu and the food are all a little tired. I had the liver with onions, I it was average and the connective tissue hadn't been removed, the vegetables had no flavour at all. My husband's veal and porcini was a small serving...More

Thank MaryAnneSimpson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Dean Street, Newlands 7700, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands
  • Phone Number: +27 21 685 2051
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