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Topo Gigio

12 Gleneagles Rd, Greenside, Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“pizza” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European
$$ - $$$
12 Gleneagles Rd, Greenside, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing chill out spot if you in Joburg and got half price specials on jugs. You should definitely try it

Thank Neil N
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We were starving after walking around in the Zoo most afternoon, so we first caught the attention of how busy it was as we walked past the restaurant on the street. All those patrons could not be wrong so we joined them. We were shown...More

Thank Njiru
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Been to Topo twice. Once, about a year ago and the food was palatable. This last visit was a total bust. Ordered the prawn pasta and got a canned tomato like sauce with tiny, and I mean tiny, shrimps for prawns. The other dishes had...More

Thank Rizzo29
mrg808, Owner at Topo Gigio, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hi i am very sorry you did not enjoy your pasta. We only use the very best ingredients and prepare our Napoletana sauce daily with love,however we may have slipped up this time and possible not cooked it long enough or seasoned it enough. There...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We took the kids out to dinner : one wanted pizza the other one pasta, hubby was fine with a salad and I was in for chicken. It Is always a struggle not to fall back to our usual restorant choices. With a name like...More

Thank NuttyValkyrie
mrg808, Owner at Topo Gigio, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

We always appreciate the people who take the time and effort to either praise or constructively critique us. Although we are Italian style restaurant with an Italian name, we do have our own interpretations of the dishes to suit our long standing clientele. We hope...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I would not call this place either very good neither too bad. It's just one of those midrange places in trendy Greenside. Ok service and can't complain about the quality of the food. Just makes the cut for Saturday/Sunday afternoon spot wit friends. The food...More

Thank kanelani M
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is the perfect setting for a lazy saturday or sunday afternoon with friends. They have alfresco tables as well as indoor seating. We sat inside. On weekends they have a live band which is unusual for a restaurant. What is good about this place...More

Thank A K
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The food has been consistent for years - and the quality has never changed. Cocktails in Jugs, great staff and afternoon live music - what more could you want?

Thank Simon K
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

After reading the reviews , thought of trying this restaurant out. Not impressed with the food . Service was excellent but their baked pasta had a funny old cheese taste. Pizzas were also not the best. Chairs were not wiped and had food on them...More

Thank DB1076
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Such a lovely dinner. Great service and piping hot food. Will definitely be back. Delicious seafood pasta and seafood ravioli.

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Thank LesleyVieler
mrg808, Owner at Topo Gigio, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

Thank you for your review - We would love to have you back soon.

Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Been here before years ago. Still as good. Great menu and flavours. Do try it The mac n cheese was amazing

Thank Evashree P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Gleneagles Rd, Greenside, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
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