Avanti Restaurant

Friends Family Good Food

At Avanti we share a meal together, a way of celebrating friends, family and good food.

Drinks

Delicious milkshakes to acquired taste wines we have it all to quench your thirst or to sip on a glass  and savour the flavours of Italy in every bite.

A culinary expertise passed down through the family, our menu is a celebration of authentic Italian cuisine with a bit of South African flair.

A taste of Italy that delights the senses and leaves you eager to return for more.

Our Story

About us

Avanti is an Italian restaurant, owned and operated by the Panelatti family, who hails from the picturesque hillside village of Cagnano, Varano. 

With generations of culinary expertise passed down through the family, our menu is a celebration of authentic Italian cuisine with a bit of South African flair.  Our menu showcases traditional recipes and flavours that have stood the test of time. 

From handmade pasta dishes like our Creamy Chicken Panzerotti, to our ever-famous Gorgonzola Gnocchi to wood-fired pizzas topped with the finest ingredients, each dish at Avanti is prepared with love and a commitment to providing a true taste of Italy. 

Immerse yourself in the warm, family-friendly restaurant, sip on a glass of Aperol Spritz and savour the flavours of Italy in every bite

Our Vision

Service promise

Our vision is to provide authentic Italian cuisine and warm, family-friendly hospitality.  We promise to provide an unforgettable dining experience by serving flavourful dishes made with the freshest ingredients, expertly crafted by our talented chefs. 

Our commitment to excellence extends to every aspect of your visit, from the attentive service of our friendly staff to the inviting ambiance of the restaurant to relax and enjoy every moment.

Whether you are joining us for a romantic dinner for two or a lively gathering with family and friends, we pledge do deliver a taste of Italy that delights the senses and leaves you eager to return for more.

1-31 May 2024

Mamma Lina’s
Recommendation

Primo Piatto

Gnocchi Quattro Formaggi

R60

Saltimbocca alla Romana with Peasant Potatoes, Parmesan Broccolini & Creamy Sundried Tomato Napolitana

R185

Nutella Tiramisu

R55

Italian Table coming soon

Our Menu

Feast
your eyes

We pledge do deliver a taste of Italy that delights the senses and leaves you eager to return for more.

Special Events

Function
Bookings

We offer a range of set menus designed to cater to various functions, special events, and kiddies birthday parties.

Bambini

our kids friendly areas

With indoor and outdoor play areas, Avanti Restaurant is ready for any weather. The indoor playground so big and colourful your children will never get bored.

Designed with safety and age appropriate play in mind, these toys are perfect for interactive and stimulating fun. The ultimate play areas created for young explorers!

Let your little ones enjoy supervised fun while you relax.

Meet Our Team

our friendly staff

We promise to provide an unforgettable dining experience by serving flavourful dishes made with the freshest ingredients, expertly crafted by our talented chefs. 

Our friendly staff are always ready to help and assist you. Guaranteed service with a smile!

 

At Avanti we share a meal together, a way of celebrating friends, family and good food.

Visit Us

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