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Fumo

48 Bronkhorst Street | Groenkloof, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
0123460916
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Ranked #21 of 328 Restaurants in Pretoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $24
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Centurion, South Africa
Top Contributor
176 reviews 176 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
262 helpful votes 262 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We had a business lunch about a month ago at Fumo and thoroughly enjoyed it. The restaurant boasts an upmarket and lively ambience and the setting and décor is beautiful. Seating is also provided on the large balcony. The service from our waiter was hands on, friendly and unobstrusive. We all had the special of the day (fish) which was... More

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Berlin, Germany
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115 reviews 115 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Convenient location, safe and easily accessible. The restaurant itself, however, is very loud with poor acoustics - difficult to follow a discussion if you're more than 4 people at the table. The atmosphere is, at best, mediocre - with a large TV-screen being quite a nuisance. The food was good, especially the pasta. But seriously overpriced - for South African... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Service was attentive but not over bearing. Food was excellent quality and pasta and fresh pizza was fantastic.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Its a bit of an enigma Fumo, it tends to lean towards being overly swank and can make you feel a little uncomfortable. Make no mistake I enjoy a classy restaurant just as much as a comfy coffee shop but cant say if I really enjoyed the place.

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Heard good things, highly rated but we found it just average. Average food, average everything. Maybe we just picked a bad night, kids running around didn't really suit our romantic idea. Could be nice on a quiet day...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Had lunch at Fumo with my husband on Saturday 9 August 2014. We started off with the Parma ham and buffalo mozzarella foccacia which was fantastic. I wanted to order the Ragu pasta of the day, unfortunately it was not available, I then opted for the roasted duck. The duck was good, however I found the portion to be rather... More

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Unlike many of the reviews on this site, I found Fumo very overpriced, unimpressive décor and lack-lustre service. It would be wrong to say all the food is bad as I decided to leave after the starter. It really wasn't worth spending the rest of the meal there. Sadly I probably wont return to prove myself wrong!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We visited Fumo for Valentines day this year. Having made a reservation and been looking forward to this dinner for a while, our expectations were a bit high, but the restaurant certainly did not meet any of them. Having arrived on time we were scooted off to our table ASAP, as it was Valentines and clearly they had a lot... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I know I reviewed this restaurant before but it keeps on surprising me. Food is in general excellent, that's why I eat here at least once a week, but the other day the Chef suggested a black-ink ravioli with crab. I'm originally Italian and I've never heard of such a dish, so I tried it. Man... I don't know where... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We had heard of Fumo and being lovers of Italian, made a booking for a weeknight family dinner. We found the service good and the wine list interesting, though somewhat pricey. We all selected pasta dishes, which did not disappoint and the crab and prawn seafood linguine was excellent! Also enjoyed that we were able to talk without noisy background... More

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