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Woodhill Shopping Centre, Pretoria, South Africa
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    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
Fabulous food, average service

The food here has consistently been incredible. The service however has consistently been average at best. One time our waiter managed to get all our drinks wrong and all our food wrong. Unfortunately I think this was a language barrier but how can you employ people who don't speak good English and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
Minnie M
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English first
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69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The food here has consistently been incredible. The service however has consistently been average at best. One time our waiter managed to get all our drinks wrong and all our food wrong. Unfortunately I think this was a language barrier but how can you employ people who don't speak good English and Afrikaans? They are bound to have bad customer... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Brilliant! Awesome food and value for money, paying mid-range prices for excellent gourmet food. Enjoyed a family lunch at Heat and everyone enjoyed their meal. The atmosphere is comfortable and relaxed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Was the quickest and best service ever... My meal was also executed to perfection! A definite MUST! Also great atmosphere...

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Pretoria, South Africa
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

My wife and I have been eating at Heat for many years and I predict we would continue to do so in future. The restaurant consistently serves great food in an elegant environment. Waiting staff are professional and well trained. We have never had a bad experience here. Last time I ordered lamb shank and it was cooked perfectly. My... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The best grill room in Pretoria with a really great wine list (check-out the amazing double-story glassed wine cellar), an impressive menu with great options and incredibly well trained staff! I'm visiting Pretoria on Friday night 8 May and you'll find me there!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Ate at Heat 29 March for Sunday lunch. The food (for the price) is over-priced but good but waiting 10 minutes for a waiter to come take orders will make me to not return. There are better restaurants in Pretoria in the same price class.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Very good steak done perfectly 100%. It is sad that our waiter was not up to standard. Arrogant and non attentive. When we want the bill he could not be found and we had to pay inside helped by the manager.

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14 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Been b4 & thort not really up 2 much. Explained that I wanted the biltong grated very finely on soup. NO CHANCE logs arrived didn't eat. Ordered the oxtail with mash. So full of grisle impossible 2 eat. Mash was obviously instant potato. Waitress non commital when asked. After 50yrs of cookin I know the real thing! Manager came 2... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great seafood dishes, and one of the few places in Pretoria where you can get a baked potato. Love their version of a mojito--it has strawberries muddled in. Yummy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

HEAT is a top class restaurant situated in the East of Pretoria. Located in one of the wings of the Woodlands shopping centre, it caters for all tastes with a comprehensive menu. The quiet and elegant atmosphere is not a place where you take the kids. The service can be a bit slow sometimes, but as they say, 'Good food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Woodhill Shopping Centre, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Barbecue, Contemporary

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