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4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 447 4448
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Today
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great atmosphere and food

Have eaten here 3 times in the last few months - and I keep going back. Nothing fancy - just a small place with good service, friendly waiters and really good food. Had the mussels starter and can recommend that as well as the king prawns for mains. Will be back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 16, 2015
Rinette187870
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Somerset West, South Africa
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58 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Service, Drinks and choice were very good. We ordered the French toast and all was good except for the actual French toast itself where the bread was a choice of white, brown or health

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

It's really that simple. This place trades off its location closer to better, busier options and serves substandard fare with an unimaginative wine list. Just go somewhere else, 4th Ave is packed with great options.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

A friend and I decided to visit 4th avenue in parkhurst on Valentine's Day mostly due to load shedding but also to avoid cabin fever. I had not been to 4th avenue in a while and missed the charm. We walked along the avenue to try and find a place to eat looking at what was available. We eventually settled... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Food arrive cold was no busy at the time. Fillet Steak Disappointed big time. Breakfast is a NO. Ambiance is good for drinks and very lite foods. ABSOLUTELY NOTHING ELSE. Management seemed to apologies most of time to other patrons.

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We went for dinner last night. The food is ridiculously overpriced. The food was off. The manager was rude. We will not return.

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Somerset West, South Africa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Have eaten here 3 times in the last few months - and I keep going back. Nothing fancy - just a small place with good service, friendly waiters and really good food. Had the mussels starter and can recommend that as well as the king prawns for mains. Will be back.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This trendy spot seems to disappear in a street with so much to offer, but it's well worth the visit. The pasta and salads take you straight to Italy while the variety on the menu means satisfaction for all. Stop, look and enjoy.

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Johannesburg
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I've been to Bottega before, and the experience has always been good. But today was just outstanding. Do yourself a favour, and order the steak tartare. This dish is hard to find, and when you do, it's usually hopelessly wrong. But Bottega's is perfect. It arrives on a huge wooden platter, the perfectly hand-chopped steak in a patty in the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Top Contributor
146 reviews 146 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

A lovely little restaurant in Parkhurst which consistently serves good food. The owner-manager Sav runs a tight ship and takes great care of his customers. They have the best ribs in Joburg in my opinion and we frequently get them as take-out. The fillet porcini is excellent, as is the balsamic rump. They serve a great vegetarian starter and pasta... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

A delicious meal was had by my family and i to celebrate my birthday. Everything is not too much trouble for the waiters to the manager.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 447 4448

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm

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