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The Fat Zebra

$$ - $$$Pizza, , Cafe
71 7th Street | Corner of 3rd Avenue and 7th Street, Linden, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
+27 82 469 5757
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“fried banana” (3 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (8 reviews)
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Pizza, Contemporary, Cafe, European, Grill, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
71 7th Street | Corner of 3rd Avenue and 7th Street, Linden, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Fat Zebra is a lovely small local restuarant, with friendly service and great food! We made a last minute booking on a cool Friday evening and were lucky to be able to secure a table on the patio. (There were a number of walk-ins...More

Thank ShelleyBeetz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't even end up eating here after assigning myself a table and having to ask for a menu. I watched and waited for at least 20 minutes whilst other patrons came in and were served before me. Very disappointed.

Thank goodfooodgod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

after our park run off we went to breakfast with the intention of trying the Fat Zebra due to the high scores on Trip Advisor and we weren't disappointed. The restaurant was full - we sat outside. My son had the pancakes which he loves...More

Thank KarenBorain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Will definately be back, had a wonderful breakfast. The Cowboy and the French toast were excellent. Friendly staff.

Thank GezaB23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal at The Fat Zebra and can recommend this experience. The owner is very attentive and entertaining. We tried the awesome Salmon, fabulous mushroom Fillet steak and excellent Burger. Top Class.

Thank JudyCorney
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely love visiting the Fat Zebra! Always receive excellent service and delicious food! Will be back!

Thank selenev2018
Kevin W, Owner at The Fat Zebra, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Hi Selene Thank you for taking the time to post your review. So chuffed that you are an regular and love our spot!! Hope to see you soon. Warm regards Kevin

Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

First time visiting The Fat Zebra and what a pleasant experience. Breakfast was superb, especially the creamy mushrooms, best I've ever had, wow! Will definitely be back.

Thank Jacquesd1831
Kevin W, Owner at The Fat Zebra, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Hey Jaques Love the review ..thank you. You must come try our Fillet grilled in the pizza oven on top of those creamy mushrooms, easily the est steak you will have!!! Hope you return soon. Warm regards Kevin

Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

I finally had dinner at the Fat zebra. The menu is big enough by to offer something for most tastes and small enough to make choosing easier I had the sliced rump with cauliflower - a tasty combination! Best make a reservation over weekends to...More

Thank ryamarim
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Great local venue in Linden, good for a comforting brunch and for watching the world go by. Nice selection of dishes and friendly staff, a relaxed way to take a break during the day.

1  Thank Monty10001
Kevin W, Owner at The Fat Zebra, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Hi Monty Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience. Such a pleasure reading. Hope to see you back soon. Warm regards Kevin

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Visited the Fat Zebra with my son for a relaxing breakfast. The service was good and the breakfast was good. Can recommend.

1  Thank JohanVanGreuning
Kevin W, Owner at The Fat Zebra, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Hi Johan Thank you for the recommendation...hope you come back soon. Must try out our lunch and dinner offerings!! The prego and mushroom sauces are to die for!!! : ) Warm regards Kevin

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Response from JudyCorney | Reviewed this property |
Perfect host and good but may be a little small for such a party
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 7th Street | Corner of 3rd Avenue and 7th Street, Linden, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 82 469 5757
Delicious fresh food prepared using the finest ingredients in a vibey warm and inviting atmosphere. 90% of our dishes are prepared in our wood burning pizza oven offering a unique delicious taste sensation. Serving unusual delicious Breakfasts, Lunch and flavoursome Dinners!! End off any of your meals with our delicious coffee using our imported Art Deco Elektra Coffee machine.
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