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“Flying from sweden to Villa Bianca 4th time in 7 months”
Review of Villa Bianca

Villa Bianca
Ranked #52 of 1,323 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: Sushi, Mediterranean
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed August 19, 2014

During each of my four business trips to our company in Isando area we have been eating at Villa Bianca. It is amazing how a top resturant like this can be located in an industrial area. Every time I have been in this resturant ( 4 times in 7 months flying from sweden) on different work days it has always been fully occupied. Very nice setting inside and good atmosphere. The selection of wine is very good and good staff. The waiter / waitress at each time has been extremly knowledgable of the menue. They always give some specials of the menue to offer and its important here to ask for the price for these special dishes, which waiter/waitress always is carefull to express. I have tried crocidile starter, ostrage maincourse, tuna fish, pasta, and several starters, Jumbo king size prawns are also recommended as well as sushi. Today we had our waiter David whom did a very good job. He was very service oriented and he gave us also enough space to talk business. David is an asset to this resturant. All regards to the staff and owner and soon the swedish guy will visit agian but now its time to fly home.

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Thank Peter A
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Reviewed July 30, 2014

We went to Villa Bianca on Tuesday night. We were surprised how busy is was for a Tuesday and we're looking forward to eating in this very popular restaurant.
We were totally disappointed! Firstly, the menu is far too big. Wines far too expensive. Food was disappointing as it was totally over priced for what it was. Steak was not cooked to order, and when we mentioned this to a waiter he told us we were wrong!
The worst part of the evening was when the bill came and an extra thing was added on and the price of the steak was different to the menu! When this was queried, we were told that the prices had gone up and this was not reflected on the menu!

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Reviewed July 30, 2014

A business mans Lunch / dinner dream, a romantic evening out, a family get together - Villa Bianca fits the occasion. Calm, sophisticated, elegant and superb.
Fabulous fresh sushi with a twist, outstanding salmon and seafood, "beef on the bone" - a great menu selection.
Service was excellent and very professional - with good recommendations and wine paring.
I cant fault anything in this "new find" and am only embarrassed that i only "found" it now! Lots of catching up to do.>>

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Thank trill-i-am
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Reviewed July 17, 2014

You don't get steaks this big in the Med!! Great food, great service and a thoroughly enjoyable experience. A great last night in SA!

Thank SteveHH1974
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Reviewed June 25, 2014

Villa Bianca has apparently been around for many years, its located of a side street close to OR Tambo airport. Its very busy most nights and the atmosphere is very comfortable with a nice vibe to it. The food is excellent with a great menu and even better special selection which is creative and worth listening to as the waiters are very professional and well versed. Occasionally it can get a bit hectic but overall a place well worth adding to your must visit list.
We went there with 5 people from work and everyone's food was good , from the traditional Past dishes to the speciality of the house , Lamb Shank it was all good. Its supported by a very good wine list , whilst not a low cost evening its good value for money. The small rolls and chili and garlic are really tasty and I would recommend either of the shellfish platters. Overall very nice and we will be back

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1  Thank rover75golf
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