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Pata Pata

Manboneng Precinct, Fox Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 069 8172
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good49%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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African, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Manboneng Precinct, Fox Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Definitely a taste of Africa. It is busy and the food is fine, although not as noteable as it could be. That is my only recommendation is they could spice that up and perhaps add a few new dishes to teh repetoire. Staff are friendly...More

Thank MaisonJacaranda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hotel front desk agent recommended this restaurant as did our Free Walks tour guide. It is a casual setting with funky decor and good food at a very reasonable price. It has a nice vibe and felt like a safe area to eat in...More

Thank aekrfk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location of Pata Pata is great! And right next to the POPArt Theatre. The atmosphere is fun and vibey. The staff is friendly and helpful. It’s a bit noisy - so not for a romantic dinner. Portions are generous and there is a pizza...More

Thank JGrove1983
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The meal was tasty. It was a place where cool young folks ate. Our tour guide took us here. It was nice immerse with the locals.

Thank Gamma I
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Really nice restaurant in the center Street of this fancy and artistic side of Johannesburg, a perfect stop for a taste of really nice and tasty South African food after an eye catching walkaround in Maboneng. Nice music, rightful price, could easily feel like being...More

Thank Max G
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

I love this chilled place.... Nestled in the Maboneng Precinct, the restaurant depicted its artistic surroundings. The warm ambience created by the gentle sounds of jazz and the lush creative furniture speaks to the soul. Our pizza was made in the wood fire burning stove...More

Thank Melody E
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Pata Pata has an amazing menu with a variety of foods. The chicken curry was great. Be aware that it is spicy but I enjoyed it! Good sized portion too. The vibe of the restaurant is great with some great music.

Thank Dolly A
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

I was expecting so much but sluggish, casual service and foodwasnunconsistent: my fish and chips was at best mediocre while my friends steak was really good. Menus are worn and torn - so unnecessary!

Thank kurtinzurich
Reviewed February 27, 2018

This hotel is located in the heart of the buzzing Manboneng Precinct in Johannesburg - A mix between Greenwich Village New York and Soho London. As such there is an excitement and thrill that comes with just being there. It was explained to us that...More

Thank trinitraveler42
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Trendy restaurant in Maboeng with cool interior and great food, feels a little bit impersonal though thebdecor would suggest otherwise, but nevertheless a really chic place for dinner.

Thank MariClementine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manboneng Precinct, Fox Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 069 8172
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