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Upcoming Events

16th June 2024

Father’s Day

Terrace @ R100 Booking Fee
Giovanni’s Dining @
R430 pp


Celebrate father’s Day in style with a lavish lunch or a delightful breakfast.  Indulge in an array of delectable dishes crafted with love and care by our talented chefs, featuring a tantalizing selection of dishes sure to delight every palate. Whether it’s a leisurely morning feast or a sumptuous afternoon spread, make this Father’s Day truly special.

27th June 2024

Food & Wine Evening

R550 (per person)


Join us for an exquisite Food and Wine Evening featuring the exceptional flavors of Villa San Giovanni and Babylonstoren. Delight in a curated menu that pairs the finest culinary creations with superb wines from this renowned estate. This enchanting evening promises a sensory journey through rich Italian heritage and South African elegance.

11th July 2024

Johnnie Walker Whisky Experience and Pairing

Whisky Experience

From R450 (members)
R1500 for non-members


Join us for a captivating evening where the heritage of Johnnie Walker Whisky blends seamlessly with the finesse of Italian cuisine. Our exclusive whisky pairing event features a meticulously selected six-course menu, each dish paired with a distinct Johnnie Walker label, from the vibrant Blonde to the luxurious King George V.

Every Thursday

Date Night

R450 (per couple)


Escape to the romantic allure of Villa San Giovanni for an unforgettable date night experience.


As the sun sets, bask in the glow of candlelight while sipping fine wines under a canopy of twinkeling lights. Whether you’re celebrating a milestone or simply cherishing each other’s company, Villa San Giovanni sets the stage for a magical evening filled with love and laughter.


Discover the Heart of Italy in South Africa!

Welcome to Villa San Giovanni – a timeless haven  in the north of Pretoria, where the passion of an Italian family meets the vibrant spirit of South Africa. Since 1981, we’ve been sharing the essence of both cultures through our delectable offerings and genuine hospitality.

Taste Tradition

Crafted by Family Indulge in the artistry of our hand-crafted pastas, each dish a symphony of flavours echoing generations of Italian mastery. Our commitment to traditional methods and honest ingredients creates an unforgettable dining experience.


 A Legacy of Taste

Eight Unique Spaces Explore our enchanting villa, a sanctuary divided into eight distinct realms. From the cozy charm of Giovanni’s Dining Room to the joyful laughter in Bambini Kids Zone, every corner whispers stories of love, heritage, and authenticity.


Raise a Glass to Timeless Moments

Immerse yourself in our carefully curated wine selection and embrace the fusion of Italian and South African spirit. From robust reds to sparkling Prosecco, each sip is a celebration of life’s finest moments.

Pizza. Pasta. Gelato. More.

Savor the symphony of flavours as you journey through our menu: the crisp bite of artisanal pizza, the comfort of freshly made pasta, the indulgence of gelato. Every bite is an ode to the rich Italian culinary tradition.


Where Memories are Crafted

Whether it’s a romantic dinner, a family gathering, or a joyful celebration, Villa San Giovanni crafts memories that last a lifetime. Join us in preserving the art of savouring life’s simplest pleasures.


Embrace the Fusion, Experience the Magic At Villa San Giovanni, language isn’t a barrier; it’s the embrace that makes you family. Come and be part of a journey that’s been evolving for decades, where Italian roots entwine with South African spirit.

Cin Cin to new beginnings and cherished traditions!

Current Offers

Giovanni's Dining Room

Experience a delightful combination of warm and inviting interiors, accompanied by unparalleled service, that perfectly complements our decadent and sumptuous fare.

Piazza & Terrace

Complete with fountains, artistic Italian street scenes, greenery and abundant seating inviting you to soak up the authentic Italian atmosphere

Bambini Kids Playground

The Bambini Fun Zone forms part of the child friendly terrace and provides safe and fun entertainment for children of all ages.

Giovanni's Meeting Room

The perfect venue for your next conference; facilities for your business event, tailored for all your business needs.

Jet Members Lounge

Our Premium airport lounge that offers members a space to relax, work, and rejuvenate or celebrate.

Our Pantry

Shop some of your favorite imported Italian delicacy items – like Panettone or Easter Colomba cake.


Airport hotel

Located at Wonderboom National Airport, VSG Hotel is conveniently close to business hubs such as Rosslyn.