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Rivonia Road | Corner Of Kelvin Drive & Rivonia Road, Sandton, Sandton 2196, South Africa
+27 11 804 8866
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“polpette” (21 reviews)
“pizza” (21 reviews)
“osso bucco” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rivonia Road | Corner Of Kelvin Drive & Rivonia Road, Sandton, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friday nights at this shopping centre are very busy and parking may be difficult to find. The same sense of chaos flows over to the restaurant and detracts from the ambience of what is a well presented restaurant. With respect to ammenities, disappointed that the...More

Thank Stuart T
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Polpetta has been our neighbourhood favorite since it opened - the thin crust pizzas are fabulous and the Polpetta salad with its generous dressing (which can be purchased & taken home !) is a 'must' accompaniment to every meal. The staff are friendly and the...More

1  Thank tinkeringOtheworld
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Been there many times and it has never disappointed. Always very efficient and the staff are very friendly

1  Thank Jared J
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This resturant is tucked away in a small shopping complex on Rivonia road. The food and service is excellent. They are almost always busy so might be worth booking before you go or at least calling to see if they have free tables.

Thank Divesh K
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This was a real treat. I'm a sucker for Italian food and this was really good. The bistro is small and busy with a cozy feel to it. Our waitress, Maria was totally on the ball and very attentive. I had the Frutti di Mare...More

1  Thank Talya G
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Outstanding service and the food was great. The atmosphere is very relaxed and unpretentious. AAA+++ !

Thank TheFieldTrip
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Service excellence! Extremely delicious food and a personal touch by the owner Ivano and his brother Paolo. The very best and freshest salad I could have asked for (with yummy cheese), with a secret salad dressing so delicious that if you ask nicely you might...More

Thank happytraveller130
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This local Italian restaurant has been a favorite for years. Still going strong with great food & service. Must book on weekends.

Thank Stuart P
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and very good food. I will definitely come back for another meal. The pasta meals are perfect.

Thank Cele W
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Came to this little looking for some good Italian food. Ordered the lasagna which came promptly and was amazing. Definitely worth a shot

Thank Charles M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rivonia Road | Corner Of Kelvin Drive & Rivonia Road, Sandton, Sandton 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 804 8866
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