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Carbon Bistro

279 Dey Street | Brooklyn, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
+27 12 340 0029
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (17 reviews)
“wagyu” (2 reviews)
Closes in 6 min
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Steakhouse, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
279 Dey Street | Brooklyn, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were invited here by friend not with huge expectations we went for dinner. The place wasn't jam packed and all the tables were strategically placed so that everyone had their "privacy" Or waitress was lovely, serving us quite diligently during the evening. we enjoyed...More

Thank Spretorius
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was an experience I won't easily forget. From the greeting at the door right to the end. Very professional with excellent food that you can pair with an excellent variety of wines. And if you are a gin lover..there are more than enough options!

Thank Ruzanne D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is no question that this restaurant has the potential to be one of the top ten restaurants in Pretoria. People who enjoy Gin in literary all its formats will simply love this place but a wide variety of Gins from all over the world...More

Thank Wilco U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Carbon Bistro is one of first choice restaurants to enjoy a Sunday lunch or even dinner during the week. We visit the restaurant quite often and have really enjoyed all of our visits up to now. I have a few favourites on the menu like...More

1  Thank Fielaaa
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Went for a Friday night dinner and had the best time in a long wile. Great gin and believe it or not some of the best tequila in Pretoria, The food was 5 star and the service excellent!

Thank StarLord69
Reviewed June 25, 2018

If you are a gin person, a place to be, the service was not up to the standard I expected but ja can't complain much,

Thank bmosehla43
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner one Friday evening, and had a great time. The service was fabulous, vibe was lively, food good and the gin cocktails addictive!

Thank NatashaHuman
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

We discovered Carbon Bistro as part of Restaurant Week. What a find! Amazing gin menu... we will be back to taste the rest...our starters included the yellow fin tuna and brisket tart. Mains Lamb ravioli... gorgeous

Thank Nets1234
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Was one of those days where we couldn’t decide where to for lunch! Destination was set for Brooklyn and closer to Brooklyn decided on Carbon Bistro. And we were lucky, because our friends also opted for the same place. We joined them at their table...More

Thank itguyjhb
Reviewed May 24, 2018

We had an impromptu late lunch. Everything was perfect. My husband had the best gin and (cucumber) tonic in his life! Yes it was showy and dramatic, so it makes a change from the average restaurant around. Lloyd was a very attentive waiter, Ruan a...More

Thank laylapretoria
Reinhardt_P, Owner at Carbon Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2018

Absolutely love review like this! Thank you for these wonderful words and we look forward to more improptu and organised visits.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 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. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 Dey Street | Brooklyn, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 340 0029
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