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Zest Bistro

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Greenlyn Village Centre, Cnr 13th and Thomas Edison Streets, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 460 0275
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Pretoria, South Africa
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything so stylish and tasty!!! We had Arancini and calamari for starters. Arancini totally amazing‼️ both had fillet steal. Perfectly done! I will come every week if possible!!! Thank you Sydney!!!

Thank Selmapedretti
South Africa
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113 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Hidden gem in brooklyn. Sort of french restaurant, excellent service, nice atmosphere, delectable menu, passion fruit creme brûlée to die for

Thank voyagersolo
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68 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The sweets are out of this world. Spoil yourself to their home made ice cream and delectable sweets. Not large but tastful.

Thank RestaurantAholic
Pretoria, South Africa
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173 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This little restaurant is hidden in a small shopping mall, but provides a fantastic dining experience. The menu is upmarket and they have a concise selection of good wines. The butternut soup is the best soup I have tasted anywhere, and I had pork belly that was soft and succulent enough to make it a very memorable experience. Routine but... More 

Thank RuMark
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We have visited twice. The first time was in the evening. It was pleasant being outside. The food (pork and fillet) was good but expensive. On the second occasion sitting outside for lunch was stiflingly hot. The fish was mediocre.

Thank Stephen L
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Superb food - some of the best flavours that I have tasted in a long long time. Excellent menu - will definitely go back.

Thank Tjwswazi
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Husband and wife team owns and manage this small bistro. A very good wine list. The food was delectable! Service prompt. Very good value for money.

Thank Johan M
Pretoria, South Africa
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105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This place is a gem! It was such a refreshing experience and I can't wait to go back. The menu is simple and fresh and options are based on available in-season ingredients. They make it superbly easy to choose a dish - and you won't be disappointed at all! It's quite clear that the chef has a passion for his/her... More 

Thank Ryno v
Pretoria, South Africa
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

I had my 50th birthday celebration at Zest Bistro and after looking around ten years later for my 60th birthday event we eventually went back and booked the entire venue again. The atmosphere is unique, the food unequalled and the prior arrangements to entertain 30 friends were without any hiccups or stress. Sidney and team are amazing and so unobtrusive... More 

Thank iLouis
Marlow, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice dinner at this very atmospheric bistro. Candles on the table, perfect place to put the phones away and talk! Waiters were excellent, extensive wine list and great food which was served with a different twist. Absolutely wonderful. Well worth a visit for couples and with friends.

Thank Tim A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Greenlyn Village Centre, Cnr 13th and Thomas Edison Streets, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 460 0275

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?