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La Forchetta - CLOSED

286 Acacia Road | Blackheath, Randburg 2195, South Africa
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Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible28%
Dec 23, 2014
“Great food, weird attitude”
Oct 22, 2014
“Always the best!!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
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286 Acacia Road | Blackheath, Randburg 2195, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed December 23, 2014

We love the food here. My husband and i are huge fans of authentic Italian food. Their Vongele is amazing, their gluten free pasta is suberb. sauces are good, light touch, fresh ingredients. However the owner is very strange and made a few comments -...More

Thank Bronwyn M
Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is still the only comparable experience with a traditional italian restaurant. Quaint, quirky and a bit offbeat. The best house wine in the country! Service is what goes for the day, or what the mood is. And that is all part of the...More

Thank Johan B
Reviewed September 29, 2014

4 out of 10 red wines available. Owner has an attitude problem. Brought me my own cream to finish off an Irish coffee after I sent the 1st one back. Embarrassed me in front of 8 guests. He felt nothing after I confronted him in...More

1  Thank MattslaterSA
Reviewed September 11, 2014

The food is really good, but the kitchen staff wandering around the restaurant was weird. The fact that many of the wines on the (limited) wine-list was unavailable would also make me think twice.

Thank JeanS123
Reviewed August 17, 2014

La Forschetta came highly recommended but was underwhelming. On a Saturday evening, there were only 4 groups of patrons. We had reserved a table but it had not yet been set by the time we arrived. Our food was fair, but two of the party...More

Thank Ruth K
Reviewed August 6, 2014

I took my wife there on the 6th August 2014 for our anniversary. The owners (I am assuming they are new owners) have no clue what so ever on how to run a restaurant. First of all we were the only people dining in the...More

Thank mat7772014
Reviewed May 2, 2014

Certainly the very best Putanesca pasta ever. The food, ambiance, relaxed service and fabulous house wine keep us coming back for more. Angus and Katja make us feel right at home and always so welcome. We love the quirkiness of the decor and the outdoor...More

Thank Harriet and Mik... L
Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

Sure the negative reviews ate somewhere else! We found Angus and Katja when they were still in Blairgowrie. Then they had some of the best pasta, and definitely the BEST Gnocchi in Johannesburg. Now- still the same and more. The best Italian house wine -...More

Thank Johan B
Reviewed February 20, 2014

I was surprised to read the bad reviews! I've eaten at La Forchetta twice recently and both meals were really good. We sat outside, which was very pleasant. We'll definitely eat there again.

Thank Jenni0072014
Reviewed August 26, 2013

I recently treated my family to dinner at La Forchetta. What a disaster, one and a half hours wait for our meal (which was mediocre at best) and then they got one guest's order wrong. There is no atmosphere, no music, and we had to...More

1  Thank bundubasha
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 Acacia Road | Blackheath, Randburg 2195, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Randburg
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