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Zest Bistro

Greenlyn Village Centre, Cnr 13th and Thomas Edison Streets, Pretoria, South Africa
0124600275
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Ranked #26 of 323 restaurants in Pretoria
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Bistro
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Both the food and wine are top end in Pretoria. They often have wine tasting and food pairing evenings which are out of this world!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We discovered Zest Bistro about half year ago. Visited them since about 5 times. We always have a good time there. We like seasonal menu which looks small and at the same time so many good things to choose from what it take time to make the final call what to order. Usually menu made for meat lovers and even... More

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Pretoria
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

Zest is an intimate restaurant with very good French food and nice wines. It is really different from other restaurants in Pretoria and worth a visit. It is small, with personal attention from the very dedicated staff, good well prepared European/French style food with fresh ingredients. Try the veneson carpaccio it's delicious! They also do wine tastings and wine and... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Fantastic little gem in the east. My favorite date night spot, romantic cosy atmosphere, great food, great service. Decor is perfect and the restaurant size is small enough to be intimate but big enough not to be creepy! Will be coming back that's for sure

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We had the tasting menu with wine pairing, and the food was magnificent. The wine was great, but the food was on a completely different level. Highly recommended.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

Was not disappointed at all. Great vibe and fantastic food. All you want from a french restaurant. Great feature is the 4/5 course menu pared with wine. Great parring and food on high quality. Only reason why i did not give it 10/10 is because it is quite expensive. Do feel a bit cheated even though the food was great,... More

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pretoria
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Had to plan a last minute birthday get together with friends. The limited menu was dissapointing but the quality of what we received divine. Got the impression at one point there were too few waiters.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We selected the 5 course menu and wine pairing which included a gingered calamari salad with green beans and anchovy, paprika dressing and aioli, a chicken breast supreme with satay sauce, sweets soya reduction, cabbage and fried onions, a Loch Duart Salmon (absolutely devine!) with paprika dusted and seared, sauteed mushrooms and a garlic cream sauce, Grilled filler of beef... More

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South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Anniversary dinner, most amazing place... a little hard to find, but beautiful and everything we were hoping for. The food was from another world...service and ambience was perfect. Thanks guys!

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

This small dining room tucked into the Greenlyn Shopping Centre is a gem that has few reviews because it's one of the best kept secrets in Pretoria. This place has a reliable and loyal clientele, and there are plenty of good reasons that this small bistro has been in business for over 10 years. The menu changes routinely, and the... More

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