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Hillside Tavern Restaurant & Pub

320 The Hillside Road | Lynnwood, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
+27123485505
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Ranked #36 of 336 Restaurants in Pretoria
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: This iconic bar and restaurant is just the place to cool your heels after a long work week. The wine list is impressive, and the venue is warm and understated. Twenty odd years ago,four people had a dream. The dream came true when Hillside Tavern opened it’s doors in October 1989. Since then this popular restaurant has been one of Pretoria’s favourite meeting places for local customers and international tourist alike. The dream did not stop there, and twice Hillside Tavern was awarded the “Golden T-Bone Award” for the best Grill House in South Africa. Our signature steak dishes have also won the “Grill House of the Year Competition” twice in South Africa.Hillside Tavern today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 per cent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.To qualify for a Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travellers on TripAdvisor, and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.
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English first
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This restaurant established in 1989 has always been one of my favourites. Very good meat dishes specially steak. Also great here is the eishbein portugese style ribs or Gordon Blue. No other restaurant in Pretoria can make these dishes the same as Hillside tavern.

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Ennetbuergen, Switzerland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

... worth a visit, service excellent and food fantastic, thank you. Steak and kingklip was very nice, hope to be back soon.

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Centurion, South Africa
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213 reviews 213 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
335 helpful votes 335 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My husband and I have had countless dinners over many years at Hillside Tavern. We were never disappointed by the quality/ quantity of our meals or the excellent level of service. Like other reviewers mention the steak options is of the highest quality and absolutely divine! The menu have proven to be excellent value for money. We have not been... More

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Johannesburg
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I can recommend this menu to any meat lover. The service is excellent and we had yet another great evening with friends at one of our favourite restaurants in Pretoria. The waitress even went to our vehicle to fetch another bottle of our own wine when we finished the first one. Food was well prepared and I can recommend the... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I have been going to the Hillside Tavern for the past 25 years and it is the BEST T- Bone steak I have ever tasted!!!! The atmosphere is a typical steak house feeling from the eighties and all the food on the menu are excellent, from the steak to the fish dishes. The waiters are very professional and helpful. Treat... More

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

All the years I have been eating at the hillside tavern they have been very reliable and always above average. Very good steak maybe one of the best in pretoria for steak. I like what they have done with the revamp it has lifted the atmosphere. Keep it up.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Just love the lighter revamp,with many special touches and looking forward to see the end result. And as always, the food was fantastic. It never disappoints - thank you!

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cheshire
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441 reviews 441 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
200 helpful votes 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Bar area is smoking o I will leave that with you. My t bone was excellent as was my calamari no complaints from my guests, staff were very attentive and price wise well for a brit astonishing :)

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Pretoria, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We have been visiting this restaurant since it first opened. The steaks are still great and the service friendly. Unfortunately it's time to do a bit of an upgrade as the place is really starting to look a little tired.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I have been visiting this restaurant for years now and was never disappointed in a meal. I always have the fillet , but my friends had fish or other dishes there and everybody was very happy

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Additional Information about Hillside Tavern Restaurant & Pub

Address: 320 The Hillside Road | Lynnwood, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
Phone Number: +27123485505
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
Cuisine: International

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