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“Whiskey connoisseurs and italian cuisine unite!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bottega

Bottega
22 4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 447 4448
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Ranked #125 of 766 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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70 reviews 70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Whiskey connoisseurs and italian cuisine unite!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

If you like your Whiskey and are a bit of a connoisseur, you will be in very good company at Bottega in Parkhurst. They have a whiskey/whisky menu that is a book of the whos who of whiskey. The owner is very knowledgable about whiskey and has special whiskey tastings every so often. We have been to 3 of these tastings so far, and it keeps getting better and better. Get yourself on the list as it's by invitation only!
Now you have to have an accompaniment to a great whiskey, and their food is exceptional. From the rissoto balls starter (or the divine melanzane di parmigiano), to the salmon pasta main to the decadent desserts, you will never go hungry. Their menu changes all the time, and the chef is so creative and talented, I have never been dissappointed (and I consider myself a bit of a foodie and a whisky connoisseur of note). I enjoy Bottega everytime we go, and we have been many, many, many times! :)

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
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118 reviews 118 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Burger quest 1”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012 via mobile

Okay, awesome cosy little cafe on 4th avenue, late afternoon the sun shines on the tables outside. We got there quite late on a Sunday, just in time to order, a bottle of champagne(MCC) and a cheese and bacon burger! If this was how my quest began, it was going to be a delicious journey, this burger was cooked to perfection, tender and tasty, almost too big to fit in my mouth but I made it happen, I refused to eat this beauty with a knife and fork!! So far, this has been my best burger ever!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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62 restaurant reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“One of the Best”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

Great Vibe nice people and good food, cant go wrong giving Bottega a visit, Just the PARKING !!! everybody is going crazy about the costs, but the owners are rallying together to try and sort this out Good Luck

  • Visited May 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Sweet and intimate”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012 via mobile

Sweet and intimate. So intimate you feel like you're home. I've often walked at of there at silly hours after having arrived very early in the day.

It is my lovely Summer Saturday afternoon type of place!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Best restaurant on 4th”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Favorite spot for good food, service and always a wonderful ambience.

Visited April 2012
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