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103 Club Avenue, Pretoria, South Africa
0124605173
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Ranked #28 of 345 Restaurants in Pretoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Midrand, South Africa
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

Great restaurant, with good ambiance and delicious food. We had a warm welcome at the door and were swiftly ushered to our table next to the window, overlooking Brooklyn/ Waterkloof. All the Italian Specialties was on the menu and I opted for the chef's special: Sea Bass. Quite a rich dish but very tasty. More expensive than the average restaurant,... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Having tried to book for lunch at La Madeleine, they kindly reminded me that they are open for lunch only on Fridays and Sundays, I decided to go for Ritrovo Restaurant (having eaten there before). My wife and I were warmly welcomed, and we jumped right into ordering our starter. It was one of their specials for the day, lamb... More

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Pretoria
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Looking for that romantic spot just for the two of you? dont look any further than ritrovo. you will dine on the finest food, the most spectacular wine and if you are lucky, will be entertained by Fortunato singing opera. The atmosphere is warm with understated elegance. The filetto flambe is a dish never to be forgotten and the tiramisu... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We like the understated elegance and wide selection of dishes. The owners are always visible and take an interest in their guests,

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Pretoria, South Africa
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Wow this was the best Italian pasta I ever had. The service was out of this world and the people so friendly. I can totally recommend Ritrovo for a romantic dinner for two.

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Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Great food and fantastic atmosphere. However a few days after our visit my credit card was used illegally to buy goods on the internet. The copying could only have happened at this restaurant. I have since heard of two other couples that had the same experience. My daughter phoned the manager to make him aware of the problem, but he... More

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Gauteng, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Good day Fortunato So, we eventually made the decision to try out Ritrovo to celebrate our wedding anniversary and what a pleasant surprise it was. Ritrovo makes it so personal and gives you a feeling of comfort and relaxation. The food was out of heaven man!! If you remember correctly I am Gluten intolerant, but I had more than enough... More

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Went there for a wedding in one of the private rooms. Food was Top Class and the service excellent. First time I've eaten duck and it was simply delicious. Will have it again and again and recommend it anytime.

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Glasgow
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

the best lunch in ten days in South Africa. Great food,friendly owners and a great experience. I detected a real will to satisfy and welcome diners Would highly recommend

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Pretoria, South Africa
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I like Ritrovo a lot. Not in the hype way that some feel about it, but as a stable good restaurant, to which you can bring guests without risking embassement. Great oxtail. Among other dishes. Slightly pricy by Pretoria standards, but also a bit better. A keeper.

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Additional Information about Ritrovo

Address: 103 Club Avenue, Pretoria, South Africa
Phone Number: 0124605173
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Italian

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