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4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 11 447 4448
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (14 reviews)
“ribs” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a regular as long as I am in town. From starters muscles, steak tartare, oysters are the very favorites. Always fresh , always delicious and of course the staff is friendly, good pricing for the value of the food... Tortellini as the main...More

Thank ArzuUzel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a business lunch at Bottega on Parkhurst’s 4th avenue strip the other day and were supremely impressed yet again. This time our choices included ribs, veal and pasta. The rack of ribs was pronounced to be possibly the best Lisa has ever eaten...More

Thank MatthewJHB
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

What a lovely restaurant. Cosy and intimate with tables close together so you can see what the people at the next table are eating. It turned out to be the signature dish - penne beef filetto in a neopolitana and cream sauce. Loved the waiters....More

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Small restaurant with friendly staff. No printed menu, the dishes are written on the wall. The food was excellent, the wine as well. After nice starters we had the kingklip which was really good. Good wine selection. We will certainly come back!

Thank KasperSolingen
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We’d avoided Botega Café in Parkhurst for some years because we felt they charged too much and delivered too little, but we tried them again last weekend and were quite simply blown away. Firstly, the service was exceptional and Scoombie our waiter knew his menu...More

Thank MatthewJHB
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Some dishes were a hit and some were a miss. Definitely order the pork ribs, crazy huge portions and tasted delicious. All of us agreed it was a winner. For dessert, get the panna cotta, it was deliciously creamy with hints of coconut. The pasta...More

Thank kimchixo
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Traveling in South Africa for the first time and this was the first restaurant I ate it - American's may not be familiar with South African game but try everything when you're there. The spring Bok at Bottega is to die for!

Thank sherndon0720
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

A popular busy restaurant with really good service and good food. The prices are high but the food is good. As it was very busy it was hard to hear conversation and the tables are a little close for privacy. The area has a good...More

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We spend most Saturdays on the Parkhurst strip for lunch and have been to most places several times. We realized that we had not been to Bottega for a long time and popped in for lunch. Fantastic service! Our waitress was very knowledgeable about the...More

Thank Beechman1
Reviewed 6 February 2017

It i8 over a year since we visited thia popular Johannesburg restaurant, Good variety with a large number of different pasta dishes. 3 of our group had different pasta dishes and all said they were all very tasty. the Tortellini Primaveria being superb. I had...More

Thank watchman2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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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