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4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 11 447 4448
07:30 - 22:00
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Sun 08:00 - 16:30
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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Pretoria, South Africa
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

My sister and I visited the place for Sunday lunch, we where impressed with the decor, the friendly service, the wide range of whisky and wine that we could choose from. The food was amazing. Good experience overall.

Thank Karolien C
Johannesburg, South Africa
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172 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had 2 vegeterian meals and salad,and mussels.All absolutelly great taste.We love the orange soda setting on ice.We enjoyed every minute there.Good quality meals,great taste.Well done.

Thank Kvolkova
Johannesburg, South Africa
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777 reviews
450 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Whereas the food at Bottega could be better, the service on Friday night was excellent. Zanele is an excellent waiter and served us very professionally. Unfortunately, whereas Bottega positions itself as an Italian restaurant, they do not make their own pasta - we were advised that they buy their ravioli. They always recommend the penne with strips of beef fillet,... More 

1 Thank Hooggenoeg
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We only had 1 night to venture out for a local meal, and the neighborhood of Parkhurst came highly recommended. We chose this place based on the menu posted and we were not disappointed. And the wine selection was pretty great - we had a lovely Pinotage. Be warned that the menu changes daily, so although there is a menu... More 

Thank Nori C
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Service was excellent. Wine list good Quality of food very dissapointing. Not what we expected from a restaurant that we picked based on the trip advisor ratings

1 Thank Erentia T
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

we are regular diners at Bottega and are never disappointed the food is real and always good my fish was simple and tasty the steak was soft and the veal was delicious - the service is always attentive and the waiters are tops - always a great choice

Thank Alan B
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

From our lovely waiter Lorraine to the most relaxing environment in a long time, I can't recommend this perfect little hideaway to absolutely everyone who comes to PARKHURST , Johannesburg enough. Try the "Big C" or "Avo" burger, you will not disappointed. Franca and Sav have figured it out and have gotten it soooo right!

Thank LaurieAllan
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Really nice place to while away a few hours with friends over good food and wine. It's a small restaurant so you'd do well to book ahead. Good choices of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes. The small inside/outside area is good for people watching on a sunny day!

Thank SRBoC
Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

There are 3 restaurants in Parkhurst that I love, Coobs, Bistro Vine and Bottega's of course. Great service, great pasta, awesome wine list and even better selection of whiskeys. The only criticism I have is that the section on pavement isn't great in winter. Even though they have heaters the constant opening and closing of the door can be a... More 

Thank GAhSing
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Parkhurst is blessed with some of the best restaurants in Joburg and Bottega is definitely one of the better ones. The Food is always consistently good and the service never disappoints - one of the main reasons I believe that Bottega outclasses any of its competitors in this department is that the Owner Sav is always around to ensure that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:30
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 447 4448

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?