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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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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Johan M
Pretoria, South Africa
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105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank Ryno v
Pretoria, South Africa
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank iLouis
Marlow, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Tim A
Pretoria, South Africa
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

A cosy, little Bistro. Excellent food, excellent selection of wines. Attend the wine tastings for a great social evening.

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Thank John J
Centurion, South Africa
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107 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

This little restaurant is still a very good choice for a dinner in a beautiful setting. We sat outside for a dinner, and it has a very good feeling about it. The menu is small but very clever put together. The food is of very high quality. The wine list is definitely good, and well priced. The service is excellent,... More 

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Thank Alex L
Pretoria
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

We dined with a friend and our son who had insisted we go alone there on a date. A good venue for a romantic evening out as its small and intimate but also with an outdoor covered terrace. Menu choices were few, quite sophisticated and well thought out. Being teetotallers we didn't avail of the suggested wine pairings, but clearly... More 

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Thank Munabil
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

A little gem, and one of the best dining experiences you can have in Pretoria. The menu is frequently updated, but be sure to ask about the wine tastings, where a set menu is paired specifically for each unique wine on special events. The taste and value will be very hard to come by anywhere else. PS. The lemon and... More 

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Thank Ingmar B
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

We celebrated Danielle's birthday at Zest and had an absolutely lovely evening. We were seated inside, where we could enjoy some lovely music and a rich atmosphere. The food was absolutely phenomenal with a very delicate balance of flavours. The menu also offers a wide variety of exciting dishes. We will definitely be back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic
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?