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Bistro Vine

24, 4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa
+27 11 327 4558
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
24, 4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiance and I went to Bistro Vine last night on recommendation of a friend. Wow, wow, wow!! We both said it is probably the best restaurant we have ever been to! it was amazing! Romantic and contemporary. It has a lovely atmosphere - vibey...More

Thank Princessetami
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small, busy restaurant (do book in advance for dinner) with white linen on the tables and French/Provencal cooking coming out of the kitchen. Portions are generous, mains can shared or ordered in starter portions. Duck, cassoulet, boullabaise, livers, superb moules frites, and a chalkboard wine...More

Thank AndySmal
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is a lovely restaurant in the heart of Parkhurst's 4th Ave. What I like about it is that it is quaint and romantic (authentic with globe chairs and white linen), it is small (I am not a fan of big rambling restaurants), and has...More

Thank KevinHopkins_ZA
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Went to Bistro Vine for the first time last week. Small and cosy, a great place for an intimate meal for two or a small group. They were full but the waitress was attentive and seemed to be there when we needed something. She was...More

Thank Grannymac1
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This quaint little bistro is ideal for a typical French meal and once inside you could be in any French Bistro. The restaurant is small so better to book. Service is great and waitrons are knowledgeable and helpful- even in favor of a bigger bill...More

Thank williamjwillis
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We ate here our fist night in Johannesburg and it was just a really lovely way to acclimate to the city. I love the small room, the service was warm, and my steak frites was quite good. We also had some very nice wines. And...More

Thank KatieMargaret
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

A very different meal but delicious. Service was good and as always the atmosphere in the area was great. Worth going back to.

Thank Sue I
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Having been a patron on Bistro Vine for many years, I was disappointed by the manager's pathetic apologies and total lack of interest in our patronage. He actually told us the kitchen was not willing to wait 10 minutes before bringing our main course and...More

Thank stuarthg
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This little restaurant is the perfect place in Joburg you consider yourself a "francophile!" We have eaten here quite a few times over the years and have never been disappointed. Its a true french bistro in every sense - chalkboard menus for the wine list...More

Thank Estea P
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Anyone who's lived or worked in Paris will know that a bistro's decor can be quite tacky. This is not like that at all, it's got classy classic French decor in an intimate setting with prompt and well-trained service. Atmosphere is great for a date...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24, 4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 327 4558
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