Magica Roma

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Magica Roma review 1 Users say 3/5 Rate it

One of the few restaurants to survive the suburban tedium that is Pinelands. The food is perfectly executed classic Italian fare - the pasta is cooked al dente and the dishes incorporate simple, traditional ingredients. The antipasti are a must, as are the fresh seafood and tender veal dishes.

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Magica Roma details

8 Central Square,

Area Cape Town

Telephone 21 531 1489

Open noon-2pm, 6-10pm Mon-Fri; 6-10pm Sat.

Main courses R95.

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Comments & ratings 3/5 (Average of 1 rating)

By M. Gericke - Jul 23 2013

Good ambience with some disappointments. Two of us ordered Norwegian salmon (R130) it was served with vegetables - one bowl of chunky carrots -a vegetable (singular). Instead of a plump filet of salmon with skin, it came as 2 thin end pieces, no skin - the kind a restauranteur keeps to add to his pasta sauces. The panzerotti was lovely but unlike every Italian restaurant I've ever been to, no accompanying grated Parmesan. In retrospect, I should have brought it up at the restaurant but as it was a birthday party, one is loathe to spoil the atmosphere.