Pizza Del Forno, or Del Forno for short, has been serving up delicious Mediterranean and Italian-style food in South Africa since 2000. Pizza, pasta, salads, steaks, antipasta – if it’s from the region, you can order it from their menu.
Here’s the Del Forno menu with prices in South Africa:
|Mozzarella Garlic Knots||R45.00|
|Crispy Chicken Strips||R48.00|
|Portugese Chicken Livers||R56.00|
|Creamy Tomato Soup||R42.00|
|Sticky Sesame Seed Chicken Salad||R89.00|
|Arrostito Veg Salad||R80.00|
|Alla Pappa Salad||R89.00|
|Chicken Supreme Salad||R85.00|
|Medium Platter - For Two||R139.00|
|BBQ Platter - For Two||R250.00|
|The Champ Platter - Table||R287.00|
|BBQ Wing Platter||R155.00|
|Creamy Italian Tomato Soup||R65.00|
All Time Favourites
|Portugese Steak & Egg||R105.00|
|Supremo Cheese & Bacon||R92.00|
|Pepper Mushroom Burger||R101.00|
|Bunless Mushroom Burger||R101.00|
|Grande Beef Burger||R119.00|
|Grande Chicken Burger||R109.00|
|Grande Vegetarian Burger||R103.00|
|T-Bone Steak 500g||R174.00|
|Ribeye on the bone 500g||R189.00|
|Lamb Chops 300g||R177.00|
|BBQ Combo 400g||R195.00|
|Parmesan Garlic Chicken Zucchini||R118.00|
|Honey, Bacon, Whiskey Butter Rump||R145.00|
|Feta Prego Fillet Steak||R187.00|
|Beef Fillet Chimichurri||R188.00|
|Beef Wellington Tart||R190.00|
|Spaghettini in 'Burnt Butter' with sage||R25.00|
|Greek Side Salad||R39.00|
|Roasted Seasonal Vegetables||R25.00|
|Butternut + Sweet Potato||R19.00|
|Pasta Al Greco||R98.00|
|Creamy Chicken Pesto||R99.00|
|Lemon Chicken Strips||R98.00|
|Red Pepper Pesto and Halloumi||R99.00|
|Cream Strips of Sirloin||R109.00|
|Tomato Basil Gnocchi||R77.00|
Pasta Del Forno
|Carbonara Chicken Bake||R105.00|
|Macaroni Cheese & Bacon||R89.00|
|Cannelloni Feta Pasta||R99.00|
|Sweet & Sour Chicken||R69.00|
|Espresso Panna Cotta||R75.00|
|Chocolate Dome Surprise||R72.00|
|Ferrero Ice-Cream Sandwich||R50.00|
|Del Forno Tiramisu||R55.00|
Best Food at Del Forno
With more than two decades of experience under your belt, you can confidently put your money on Pizza Del Forno making some fine pizzas of the highest quality.
Sure, you might be wondering, there are already plenty of pizza places out there, especially with the pizza at Debonairs and the Romans pizza menu already serving so many customers. So what makes Del Forno different?
To put it in one sentence – they care about every pizza they make. They aren’t your traditional make as many pizzas as possible in the shortest time frame style restaurant, Del Forno is more of a sit-down, take your time, and really enjoy the food that’s been presented to you.
In saying that, what kind of food can you order from the Del Forno menu to maximize your satisfaction? Here are some of our favourites.
If you’re set on getting a pizza, you cannot go wrong with their Bella Donna. Pepperoni, mixed peppers, topped with some delicious feta – a combination fit for the wood fire it’s going to be cooked in.
After something a little more exotic? Order the Mona Lisa from their pizza menu. A delightful mixture of salami, mushroom, hickory ham, onion, garlic, and pineapple, will be waiting for you after it’s crisped up and cooked to perfection in the wood fire.
Now now, just because they’re known for their pizzas, doesn’t mean they’re the only good things on their menu. Far from it.
Del Forno also has a great range of traditional Italian pasta dishes including Portuguese Chourico, Arrabbiata, and Chicken Zucchini.
Warm up today with our delicious PASTA TUESDAY SPECIAL
– For only R140 🍝😁
*ANY 2 freshly prepared Traditional Pastas.
— Del Forno Pizza Pasta Grill SA (@DelForno_SA)
They’ve also got a great range of steaks to choose from. Fillets, T-bones, Ribeye, Lamb chops, Ribs – you name it, they can make it for you, just how you like it.
Of course, you can’t call yourself an Italian restaurant without offering a range of fresh salads as sides. Choose from a Greek Salad, Halloumi Salad, Caesar Salad, Mediterranean Salad, and a whole lot more.
Safe to say, there’s quite a lot to choose from on the menu at Del Forno.
If you’re still a little unsure what to choose, your safest bet would be to ask the waiter. Tell them your likes and dislikes, and they should be able to recommend the perfect food and drink combination to order.
Thanks to its delicious menu, Del Forno has been able to grow quite significantly since its founding in 2000.
Today, there are 39 stores around South Africa where you can enjoy their food and dine, or takeaway, at one of their restaurants.
Some of the more popular locations include:
- Alberton – Lemon Tree – 010 593 4474
- Blairgowrie – 011 781 5402
- Glenanda – 011 432 6119
- Little Falls – 011 675 7762
- Rustenburg – 014 592 0910
- Sunward Park – 011 896 3405
If you don’t see a location above near you, don’t worry – there will probably be one opening soon.
About Del Forno
It’s been more than 20 years since South Africans were first able to enjoy the food on the menu at Del Forno. And over those 20 years, they’ve further refined, improved, and adapted their menu to the ever-changing tastes of their customers.
But there’s one thing that’ll never change – their passion.
They’ve grown such a successful restaurant chain simply because they’re overly passionate about the food they create. And that passion shows in almost all the dishes they serve on their menu.
On top of that, with so many different varieties of Mediterranean and Italian-style dishes to choose from, you can bring the whole family again and again, and almost never get bored eating there.
In saying that, if you are finding yourself a little bored with their menu, why not try some Thai instead? The menu at Simply Asia has been curated to serve some of the best Thai food available in South Africa.
All up, if Del Forno continues to serve the food they’ve been serving, and at the same quality, it’s almost certain they’ll continue to grow throughout South Africa. Maybe in a few years or so, we’ll see the first Del Forno restaurants start to open internationally as well.
Only time will tell.
On a small side note, Del Forno isn’t all just about the food, they have a strong focus on giving back to their community as well. They give back in all sorts of ways, one recent example being inviting children from The Hamlet School to visit one of their restaurants and make their very own pizzas.
Still not sure what to order from the menu? Give their team a message on social media and they’ll be able to give you some guidance.
Combining all the different types of food available to order from on the Del Forno menu, you could eat here for months and never get bored.
On the odd chance, you do find yourself getting a little bit bored with their menu, you could always pop down to your local KFC and enjoy some of their world-famous fried chicken.
More questions? Leave a comment or send us an email.
Otherwise, enjoy your pizza at Del Forno!