We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Cucina di Ciro

43 Seventh Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2120, South Africa
+27 11 442 5187
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (17 reviews)
“almond tart” (2 reviews)
All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
43 Seventh Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2120, South Africa
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (178)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 173 reviews

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Extremely slow service. If you are a business check to make sure they don't screw up your meal portions.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I are passing through Johannesburg between safari to the north, and a drive to Cape Town. No idea of what to expect here, but our hotel recommended La Cucina di Ciro. What a find. Always a good sign when the chef comes...More

Thank craigkl
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

A wonderful meal. The food was good and the service great. The chef made some recommendations when we arrived. The tongue carpaccio with grapefruit segments and avo was my highlight. My daughter had the semifreddo for desert and loved it.

Thank Mark_smith_kloof
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

La Cucina was the choice for a reunion of old friends with my family - just superb ! The dining room was comfortably furnished , cosy and quiet enough for lively conversation where we could easily hear each other around the table . Some highlights...More

Thank SusanHowick
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

What a delightful experience. Cosy, beautiful and friendly. We were spoilt for choice with an extensive winter menu and mouthwatering specials. The tomato, roasted pepper and coconut soup was a winner. The calamari starter was excellent and the pasta mains the boy's idea of the...More

Thank hannetjiee
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This little gem in Parkhurst deserves a really good review. Travelling to Italy for business bi-annually, we have an appreciation for good and authentic Italian food. Orechiette with oven braised oxtail & cannellini beans in a rich red wine sauce - pasta cooked to perfection...More

Thank Anthea Memory A
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Ciro deserves the accolades thrown his way. Never had a bad meal at Ciros Or to turn it into the positive - the meals at Ciros delivers a memorable lunch/dinner on a consistent basis.

Thank Rhino M
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Italian is always a good idea, and when it is La Cucina di Ciro- its the best. 7th avenue Parktown North is home to this iconic institution. Service is discreet and friendly while remaining attentive. Chef presents the specials himself and making pasta from scratch...More

Thank AndrissaFerreira
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I used to think that this was one of the best restaurants in town. However, we've been disappointed. The waiter got two out four orders wrong. Towards the end of the meal, he started taking my partially filled glass of inordinately expensive wine away before...More

Thank Nadsacel
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We have been here a few times! We went this month as a group! The service for such a big group was great! It's an intimate and cost atmosphere. The meals are delicious and portions generous. Good wine list! Decent cuppachino.

Thank Shrimp1987
Nearby Restaurants
The Local Grill
430 reviews
.10 km away
Marble Restaurant
355 reviews
.63 km away
The Foundry
257 reviews
.14 km away
Workshop 55
65 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby Attractions
African Craft Market of Rosebank
314 reviews
1.24 km away
The Mall of Rosebank
170 reviews
1.06 km away
Rosebank Roof Market
112 reviews
1.20 km away
Zoo Lake
101 reviews
1.51 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from La Cucina di Ciro staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Seventh Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2120, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 442 5187
  • E-mail
In a society where everything is about the pace of modern living, sometimes we need to be reminded to take the time to enjoy one's food while sitting around a dinner table.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing