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Black Bamboo

) #10 of 607 Restaurants in Pretoria ££££ European, , Vegetarian Friendly
207 Tugela Road | Ashlea Gardens, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
+27 84 508 9752
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
207 Tugela Road | Ashlea Gardens, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 248 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent fresh sea food, particular and different from normal dishes. Very friendly staff cosy and warm atmosphere. Highly recommended for a special evening.

Thank Paolo O
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I both thoroughly enjoyed The Black Bamboo experience. The service was fantastic and the food? Incredible. Each successive course blew us away - amazing flavour combinations! I strongly recommend The Black Bamboo. Be adventurous and ask for the tasting menu - you...More

Thank Vince_1986_77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my in-laws and husband there for the tasting menu with wine pairing and it was a fantastic experience. Their somalier is extremely knowledgeable and so informative with each wine introduction. The food was packed with flavour and it's difficult to choose a favourite...More

Thank Isabel v
PRManage, Manager at Black Bamboo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Isabel v, It is such a pleasure to read your great review, thank you for taking the time to write it. Thank you for choosing our establishment and your valuable support. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Best Regards, The Black...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Black Baboo is situated in the elegant Menlyn Boutique Hotel and from the moment you enter the restaurant you get a sense of the high standard of food you are about to enjoy. The menu changes to ensure that only the best seasonal food is...More

Thank apieterse4
PRManage, Manager at Black Bamboo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear apieterse4, Thank you for taking the time to review us. It is always great to receive positive feedback and thank you for the positive criticism. We are excited to welcoming you back soon in the near future. Best Regards, The Black Bamboo Restaurant Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What was best? Difficult to say! It is far and few between that lunch could be as perfect as this! The ambience, the wine the food… Aurelia mcc is nectar of the gods! We thought that after the Cape Cod entrée, what is to follow...More

Thank Marina F
BlackBamboo1, Manager at Black Bamboo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Marina F, Thank you for taking the time to review our establishment. Your comments are valued and will be passed on to the team. Your business is much appreciated and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Best Regards, The Black...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fine dining experience we will surely not forget. The food was out of this world! We had the Risotto and Blackened cod for starters - both exquisite-especially the Risotto. For mains we enjoyed the Duck and Springbok dishes-both perfectly prepared, presented and delicious. Dessert...More

Thank LieslHearne
BlackBamboo1, Manager at Black Bamboo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear LieslHearne, Thank you for reviewing us. Your comments are valued and will be passed on to the team. Your business is much appreciated and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Thank you again for the lovely review. Best Regards, The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to this restaurant and we were very impressed. Situated in a boutique hotel, the parking is under cover and secure. The decor is welcoming and tasteful. The restaurant is light and airy with ample space between the tables. We chose...More

Thank martinuksa
BlackBamboo1, Manager at Black Bamboo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear martinuksa, Thank you for reviewing us and for elaborating a bit more on the dishes. Your business is much appreciated and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Thank you so much. Best Regards, The Black Bamboo Restaurant Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is for the fine diner. It is expensive and portions are reasonable. The quality is good and the ambiance is great. Nice place to visit once in a while but if you need reasonable portions not your regular place to eat. Wine list...More

Thank michaelPretoria
BlackBamboo1, Manager at Black Bamboo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear michaelPretoria, Thank you for reviewing us and for pointing out our shortcomings. Your business is much appreciated and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Best Regards, The Black Bamboo Restaurant Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Chef's 7-course Tasting Menu was divine! Flavours of each course excited the palate and the wine pairings provided made a perfect balance. I just wish I didn't live so far away (in Canada) so that I could repeat this tasting adventure more frequently. As...More

Thank Karen L
BlackBamboo1, Manager at Black Bamboo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Karen L, Thank you for reviewing us. It is a pity you live so far away and we hope to welcome you back again when you visit the our country again. Take care and thank you again. Best Regards, The Black Bamboo Restaurant Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great experience to eat at the Black Bamboo. Tasty food and great ambiance with art and lots of natural light. Well worth visiting!

Thank VenterE
BlackBamboo1, Manager at Black Bamboo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear VenterE, Thank you for reviewing us. Your business is much appreciated and we hope to welcome you back in the near future. Best Regards, The Black Bamboo Restaurant Team

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meganspedding
Does this restaurant have a breakfast menu, or is it only open for dinners?
17 May 2017|
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Response from PRManage | Property representative |
Good Day, Yes we do have a breakfast menu, you can view it on Facebook under the Menu tab. Please ensure to make a reservation online or phone us at: +27(0)84 508 9752. Kind Regards, The Black Bamboo Team
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Cara L
Hi...is there a dress code for Black Bamboo for dinner?
5 January 2017|
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Response from 717benitac | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual is fine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$3
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 Tugela Road | Ashlea Gardens, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 84 508 9752
  • E-mail
Description
The Black Bamboo offers a truly unique, world-class dining experience, which celebrates the synergy between food, wine and art. An ever-changing a-la-carte menu is inspired by international delicacies with a local twist, and a carefully selected wine list offers interesting options for every palate and occasion.
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