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“BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT IN THE NORTH” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Polpetta

Polpetta
Kelvin and Rivonia rds | Corner Of Kelvin Drive & Rivonia Road, Sandton, Sandton 2196, South Africa
+27118048866
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Ranked #7 of 107 restaurants in Sandton
Cuisines: Italian
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Gauteng
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT IN THE NORTH”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

What makes Polpetta great is that it is consistantly fantastic in all aspects that matter,quality of food,athmosfere all catered for by an owner that cares and is always on the floor talking to customers.
Make sure you book to avoid dissapointment.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 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
Southampton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Good atmosphere, good host and staff, good food...what more can you ask for ?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Was invited to join a friend who is local and eats here regularly...I can see why. Didn't even look at the menu as was recommended the Kabelou (S African white fish) from the specials board. Good call. Excellent waiter and a friendly visit by the owner/manager? Good value as well.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Our Sunday favourite”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

If you are looking for a friendly environment as well as tasty and well priced food, look no further. Rob and Ivano run a super relaxed and ultra friendly restaurant. The place is always busy. The pizzas are great and so is the pasta pollo. Rob always has a few decent wines to tempt you. Warm and cosy in winter and fully opened up in summer. Enjoy it...we always do.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Gauteng
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Authentic Italian atmosphere and cuisine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Polpetta's owner has kept it small despite constantly being full and so has kept it personal and the service outstanding. The food is outstanding and it all tastes home made. I love Roberto's bread sticks.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cape Town, South Africa
Top Contributor
167 reviews 167 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
“Tasty Italian food and friendly hosts.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

A great restaurant in a shopping centre.Packed on a Thursday evening(so book to avoid disapointment) Friendly service,fabulous food at reasonable prices - the Veal Limone is to die for! We will return.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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