Old Town Italy Brings La Dolce Vino To Pretoria

If you’re looking to escape that classic restaurant feel, Old Town Italy is the place to go. To make things even more special, be sure to book a seat at La Dolce Vino, Old Town Italy and Terra del Capo's exclusive wine pairing evenings.

La Dolce Vino

La Dolve Vino is a once a month offer and takes place on the last Thursday of every month and is brought to you by Old Town Italy and Terra del Capo wines. It is a 4-course food and wine pairing evening filled with delicious offerings.

At R345 per person, Old Town Italy offers you an exclusive wine pairing and 4-course Italian dinner:

Ciccheti
– Assagio, rosemary, and cranberry bruschetta, served with L’Ormarins Brut Rosé NV

Primi
Arancini
– Tomato & Foir di latte mozzarella arancini with basil mayonnaise & tomato salsa
– Served with Terra Del Capo Pinot Grigio

Secondi
Short Rib braised in Sangiovese and served with polenta and gremolata, served with Terra Del Capo Sangiovese

Dolce
– Citrus and dark chocolate cannoli with Amarena cherry gelato, served with L’Ormarains LBV

A Little Bit Of Old Town In Menlyn Maine

When you sit down at Old Town Italy, you enter a whole new atmosphere. The high ceilings and wall-to-ceiling windows on one side add an open, spacious quality to this restaurant. The outdoor hosting area offers an ideal view of Menlyn Maine’s plaza square, making it a great place for people-watching. The staff are extremely helpful and friendly – they do their best to ensure that you have a good time.

Old Town Italy seamlessly integrates the feel of a street market with that of an Italian café. And sitting down at this restaurant doesn’t mean only sitting and enjoying a meal – you can happily walk around and browse. On sale you’ll find fresh produce, cheese, meats, coffees, wines and an abundance of other pretty items.

If you choose to opt for bar-seating, you won’t be disappointed. The service is amazing, even though you’re not seated at a table. And having a view of the bartenders expertly pouring all sorts of drinks (from fresh juices to coffees and cocktails) is a sight to behold.

At Old Town Italy, taste seems to be king and the Italian-themed menus are certainly both unique and appetising. The street foods will help you delve deeper into the Italian atmosphere while the pizza and pasta menu items will make you wish you could taste them all. For the more diet-aware folk, you’ll be happy to find vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.
The drink selection is nothing to be scoffed at either. With an extensive wine list, yummy cocktails, and a choice of Italian beers, you’re sure to find something new to try, as well as old favourites. And their interesting teas and fresh juice selection is sure to add a twist to your breakfast.
Old Town Italy isn’t only a restaurant. It’s an immersive experience. Lose yourself in flavours, décor and the striking illusion of Italy – you won’t be disappointed.
Ever-expanding, Old Town Italy recently opened a new branch in Johannesburg, at the world-class mixed-use precinct, Melrose Arch. The branch boasts everything OTI is known for: Its exciting menu, beautiful decor and Old Town store stocked to the brim with real Italian ingredients!
Expect to be enchanted by the aromatic scents of well-brewed coffee and hearty meals. There will be live acoustic performances in-store on weekly occasions as well as exciting Pasta Making Classes, hosted by esteemed and passionate chefs. Additional value can be anticipated on Wednesday evenings with an Eat. Drink. Italian offering as well as an Aperitivo Hour from 17:00 – 19:00 daily.
Details: Shop 53, Menlyn Maine, Central Square, 180 Amarand Avenue, Waterkloof Glen, Pretoria / oldtown.co.za