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Zest Bistro

Greenlyn Village Centre, Cnr 13th and Thomas Edison Streets, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 460 0275
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good32%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Greenlyn Village Centre, Cnr 13th and Thomas Edison Streets, Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The dining experience at Zest is something you will not forget. Cosy and stylish. Be sure to book your table in advance. The waiters will attend to all your needs. Sydney and Anchen you rock.

Thank zookPretoria
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Visited Zest twice in January, and both times very satisfied. Small menu with good food and service. Very nice to sit outside on the deck. Also convenuent to eat at Zest before going to Brooklyn theatre,

Thank Rooimiere
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

I have eaten here many times in the past and at a time when there was very little in the way of eating choice in Pretoria, Zest was very popular. The menu however got a bit too ambitious trying to keep up with the plethora...More

2  Thank kevin f
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

First time we visited zest bistro. Lovely atmosphere - felt like I was sitting in a bistro in Paris. We were only going to eat mains but after tasting the lovely pea soup that we were served upon arrival we decided to go 3 courses....More

Thank Jana_Radcliffe
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Walked about the centre and "discovered" the bistro. Still quite as most people were watching rugby at a close by beer venue. We enjoyed great wine with a waitress that was able to so energetically recommend the starters and food that one plate lead to...More

Thank Petrus V
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The wine and food is to die for everytime. Ambience and service excellent. Small with limited seating which is why they can serve these excellent dishes. Go there.

1  Thank RestaurantAholic
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I have never had a bad meal at Zest. The food always has such great unique flavors and the whole atmosphere is so cozy. If you have never done one of the wine dinners, you must but sign up early as they often sell out....More

Thank MattP19812013
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Expecting a normal family type restaurant that serves good food, but nothing spectacular...was I surprised! We did a wine pairing and had five courses. The pairing was spot on for each dish and each dish was something different, like sweet potato and pickled veg soup,...More

Thank anton l
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Once again Zest provided another awesome dinning experience. Last nights lamb korma was a winner. Chef Sydney always creates the perfect wine pairing to accompany each and every dish. Well done.

Thank jpbirdfocus
Reviewed 30 June 2017

On arrival we were offered a Mcc Brut Chardonnay and the Starter Sweetcorn Soup with smoked salmon trout, citrus syrup was excellent. Then followed a chilled Beef Tataki with rice noodles, padyai spinach with a ponzo dressing served with a Red Bland. The slow roasted...More

1  Thank canada493
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, 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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