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Hillside Tavern Grill

320 The Hillside Street | Lynnwood, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
+27 12 348 5505
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (69 reviews)
“mussel soup” (2 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
320 The Hillside Street | Lynnwood, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
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Reviewed March 8, 2017

After a week in the Seychelles and loads of fresh tuna, our dinner companions were starved for meat. The Hillside Tavern is a long time favorite with my family, but I was afraid that their quality would have slipped, as so often happens with mature...More

1  Thank KobusvE
Reviewed March 4, 2017

The overall food experience was really great. The setting of the restaurant is really lovely and there is a warm and cosy feel, which I love. We were greeted at the front of house and shown to our table. The restaurant was very full due...More

1  Thank OliviaVolschenk
Reviewed February 26, 2017

My husband and I have been to this restaurant a couple of times and we were never disappointed. Our favourite is the grilled steak, cajun flavour. Absolutely delicious! We won't go anywhere else when we're craving a piece of good steak!

1  Thank LanaWood
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

Looking for great food, great wine exceptional service and a rich rich history, you need hillside tavern, best steak in Pretoria

1  Thank Vince2142
Reviewed February 19, 2017

The steaks at Hillside Tavern are the best I have had in years! Ambiance is fantastic, staff are friendly and service is excellent.

1  Thank Mercia H
Reviewed February 18, 2017

Coming to this establishment for many years and were never dissapointed with the quality of food and service. Their asparagus fillet and blue cheese salad is to die for. Highly recommend but book in advance

1  Thank CasBad
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Perfect service and delicious food from the appetizers through to dessert. A very relaxing atmosphere. Definitely a restaurant with value for money.

Thank 299idad
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Ordered a chicken suitcase., used to be delicious ...., but on 14 Feb... on Valentines day it was not good at all , no cheese ,just filled with raw spinach.. no service and overall bad experience

Thank mariusbotha41
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

- warm decour - clean - best soup and bean & potato mash in the city - limited choice for vegetarians yet tasty meal - could add more vegetarian options - pork belly - rich , tasty and delightful - one of the best crumbed...More

Thank Darshan S
Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

Lunch time visit steak excellent, veal excellent, trinchado excellent , calamari Steak very good but a little salty Good wine and service would recommend

Thank friendseatingout
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:50 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:50 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:50 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:50 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:50 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:50 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 The Hillside Street | Lynnwood, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 348 5505
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This iconic bar and restaurant is just the place to cool your heels after a long work week. The wine list is impressive, and the venue is warm and understated. Twenty odd years ago,four people had a dream. The dream came true when Hillside Tavern opened it’s doors in October 1989. Since then this popular restaurant has been one of Pretoria’s favourite meeting places for local customers and international tourist alike. The dream did not stop there, and twice Hillside Tavern was awarded the “Golden T-Bone Award” for the best Grill House in South Africa. Our signature steak dishes have also won the “Grill House of the Year Competition” twice in South Africa.Hillside Tavern today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 per cent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.To qualify for a Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travellers on TripAdvisor, and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.
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