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Rocket Restaurant

4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 11 234 8807
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (9 reviews)
“pizza” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I could wax lyrical about the food, the ambience, the service, the selection etc. Suffice to say, my ONLY negative is that when they trimmed down what was a HUGE menu, they took off the Lamb Shank which was like oral food sex!! OMG

Thank Robi6942
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Good food lunch & dinner. There are several locations, enjoyed this location because of the vibe. Food was fresh & has all the good South African fresh vegetables & protein.

Thank thumper234
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Our absolute fav girls night out dinner and drinks spot. love the vibe of the busy restaurant food always great

Thank julia89675
Reviewed May 16, 2018

A group of us recently visited Rockets in Parkhurst and enjoyed a selection of tapas. They included Pulled Pork Sliders, Rockets Hot Wings (seriously hot), Thai Fishcakes, Salt & Pepper Calamari, Crisp Fried Halloumi and Nachos Mexicana. All delicious. Service is very good too. Will...More

Thank MatthewJHB
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for an easy dinner. Rocket has an attractive appearance, nice terrace facing lIvely 4th ave. Service is not very efficient though and food was ok but not really yummy. Not going back if we have the various 4th ave. places to choose...More

Thank Paolo C
Reviewed April 27, 2018

The Main Street in Parkhurst has many restaurants. We tried a Rocket on chance and were not disappointed apart from a slight detail of a personal request. The food was very good and the menu was interesting and different. My request was not to have...More

Thank David M
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I frequently visit Parkhurst on a Friday or Saturday evening. We've tried many of the restaurants down 4th avenue and find ourselves being repeat Rocket customers. There us something for everyone here. We particularly enjoy the tapas ( camembert phyllo; cheese platter;...More

Thank KathyS3883
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

A varied menu that caters for all tastes and an informal setting that is accessible and a great spot for casual dining and large griyps

Thank monty781
Reviewed November 21, 2017

Great variety of food, menu changes occasionally. Consistently good service. Great bar. Newly remodeled, stylish venue.

Thank Deidre S
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

One of the busy restaurant on Parkhurst Sloppy service , food ok Bit overpriced . Two people with few tapas - veg. and chicken burger and one drink each bill came to R400

Thank RParbhoo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 234 8807
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