Celebrating 30 years of Fantastic Food, Superb Service and Exceptional Events
Casalinga Restaurant is a charming Italian country restaurant situated in Muldersdrift. With a menu that consistently meets high standards, the past 30 years have seen Casalinga Restaurant receive numerous awards and accolades, including Best Sunday Lunch and Most Romantic restaurant. "Casalinga is simple; we try and make it as intimate as possible and an extension of our home"-Jenny De Luca. The management and chefs at Casalinga take pride in selecting fresh produce from their own organic veggie farm, free from additives and preservatives.
Casalinga restaurant welcomes you to enjoy an affordable Italian evening, romantic and relaxing, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The menu is world class, featuring a variety of mouth-watering dishes, to suit everyone’s palate.
The Piazza is an undercover extension of the main dining room flowing out onto the green lawns in summer or can be closed off during the chilly winter months.
The Piazza is large, seating up to 100 guests, creating an ideal space for private functions or a wedding reception. The team at the Piazza can provide a dance floor, in-house DJ, live bands, fairy lights and drapes to set the mood for your special occasion.
Ideal for any season, the doors can be rolled back in the warm summer months or you can warm up next to the cosy fireplace in winter.
This graceful Italian dining room can seat up to 120 diners and is open Wednesday to Saturday for lunch and dinner and Sunday for lunch.
Ideal for intimate or private dining, seating up to 50 diners, this room is cosy in winter and opens onto fragrant lavender gardens in spring and summer.
Terrace dining at its best! Open the large windows and drink in the summer gardens or close up on those chilly days with glorious views over rolling green lawns. The reed ceilings and stone walls add to the charm of this stunning terrace. The Terrace can be used for a group function of up to 60 people.
Guests walk through the Wine Cellar to access this very private and intimate dining room, adorned with fresh flowers and soft candlelight can seat 24 guests at a long wooden table.
Sink into the large comfortable couches while you enjoy a welcoming drink. A lovely room to relax and meet guests.
Casalinga is the ideal venue for a memorable wedding day, a once in a lifetime opportunity to create an array of beautiful memories against the canvas of this beautiful setting. With our blossoming gardens and green lawns, country restaurant and dedicated team at Casalinga, you will always have these precious memories to cherish.
We invite all our brides to get married in our own private chapel. We will dress the chapel with multiple large flower arrangements, rose petals and candles to your specifications and match our beautiful gazebo as an alternative venue for your ceremony.
Our team will be available to help you plan from beginning to end, every detail will be taken care of from seating, menu, flowers, music, dancing and more. In total, we offer you five different dining areas, most of which can be interlinked. Seating a minimum of sixteen people in our intimate Casa Vino. We can accommodate up to two hundred and twenty guests in the remaining four adjoining rooms.
It is our privilege and honour to help you set up your special day. Start right now by sending us your Wedding Enquiry.
Our expertise lies in organising anniversaries, birthdays, corporate events and product launches to name a few.
Away from the stresses of big city life, Casalinga is the ideal venue for a quiet conference. Casalinga offers conference facilities for up to 25 delegates along with state of the art conference equipment such as a flipchart, whiteboard, screen, overhead projector, TV & DVD player, sound system, notepads, pens, water and mints.
Music – We have an in-house DJ and list of Bands that work exclusively for us.
Dance Floor – will be provided for the piazza at a cost of R1750.
Draping – Can be arranged for the piazza at a cost of R1500
Chapel – Rustic Tuscan chapel with candles, fresh flowers and petals can accommodate 100 pax at a cost of R2500
Fairy Lights – Available in the piazza can be arranged for R600
Group Capacity : 300+ People Cost Per Head : R125+
- Cuisine : Fine Dining, Italian, Seafood, Wine bar
- Ambience : Authentic Culture, Country, Family, Fireplace, Formal, Romantic, Upmarket
- Dress : Smart/Casual
Credit Cards Accepted
Craving Good Food? You can now “Heat & Eat” your Casalinga & Leafy Greens Café favourites at home
11 May 2020 - Casalinga Ristorante and Leafy Greens Cafe now offer a selection of your favourite meals to "heat & eat" in the convenience and safety of your own home. The lockdown has been toug...
Groves & Vineyards Festival at Casalinga
11 March 2019 - Join us on the weekend of the 25th and 26th of May 2019 for the 11th Groves and Vineyards for great food, amazing wines, top local musical talent and a relaxed vibe that all adds up to an unmissabl...
Casalinga Groves and Vineyards Festival Celebrates 10 years!
04 May 2018 - Joburg’s favourite annual food & music festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and you’re invited to the party! 2018 is a landmark year for our Groves & Vine...
Lunch: Wed - Sat: 12:00 - 15:00
Dinner: Wed - Sat: 18:00 - 22:00
Sun and Public holidays: 11:30 - 15:30
Specials at this Restaurant
Ends 31 August 2020
Casalinga Ristorante and Leafy Greens Cafe now offer a selection of your favourite meals to "heat & eat" in the convenience and safety of your own home.
The lockdown has been tough on all of us, especially the fact that we have not been able to spend time with extended family and friends. To make things a little easier we have put together a few of your all-time favourite menu items as “heat and eat” meals for you to enjoy at home
We offer free delivery on all orders over R500. Shop our “Heat & Eat” meals online HERE
Ends 01 October 2020
Ends 31 December 2020
We’ll help you create a day that’s all about celebrating your love for each other, in your own unique style. Share the love with the people who really count, now that you no longer have to count down to your big day…
There are 7 venues within Casalinga that can accommodate an event from 15 adults to 200 adults:
The Piazza (80 – 100 guests)
Main Dining Room (60 – 72 guests)
Main Dining Room & Piazza (120 – 180 guests)
La Grande Tenda (80 – 120 guests)
Wine Cellar (16 – 22 guests)
Casa Nel Giadrino (60 – 100 guests)
Contact the Casalinga wedding team to start planning your wedding. They’ll propose a wonderful range of options to you, so that you can choose the day that fits you best. After all, you’ve already shown that you know how to make the right choice.