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La Cucina di Ciro

43 Seventh Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2120, South Africa
+27 11 442 5187
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
43 Seventh Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2120, South Africa
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
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
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Description
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.
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