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3 Galen House, Oxford Rd | Illovo, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 442 0413
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“pasta” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3 Galen House, Oxford Rd | Illovo, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice little place with a interesting menu. They serve thin crust pizza, lots of options to choose from. Might be a little bit expensive but very tasty.

Thank Rofti
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Consistently good food, great service from the 2 ladies in the dining area, and a lovely atmosphere. We prefer eating outside on the stoep, we just ignore the road :-) Great, unpretentious place that deserves a good rating.

Thank Lien F
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I've eaten more Trabella pizzas than I could count. They've been there for years, and they do serve other dishes (pasta, etc) but I've never even tried them - the pizza is that good. Plus, they have gluten-free bases.

Thank Fronterista
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Trabella's pizzas are the best in town. The standard options can be endlessly customized & their gluten-free bases are fantastic. Owner Tracy makes you feel like the most special person in the restaurant & makes every visit special

Thank Kyra H
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I like this place. It's casual and convenient and open on Sunday nights. Service wasn't great tonight though. We waited a long time for our salad and pizza. The pizza was cold. When we asked the waitress to take it back for heating, she asked...More

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Trabella is a mature pizza spot , with regular local visitors. It's good for a quick in and out pizza or pasta. The quality is predictable but the service is patchy . Take out's will in fact be the best option.

Thank EONJoburg
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I have not been there to eat but I do order some pizzas via Uber Eats and absolutely loved their pizzas. Very tasty with thin bases... Awesome!!! Was so disappointed when I wanted to order the other day and it was closed... Will order again...More

1  Thank Jason M
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Really delicious food serving a wide variety of vegetarian options and catering to many dietary preferences. Unfortunately, there is an extremely abrasive and impatient waitress / manager who regularly hangs up the phone when I try order ahead or who gets visibly frustrated with patrons...More

1  Thank RahmaM_ZA
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Nice carpaccio and focaccia to start. Average pizzas, mine had potatoes that tasted like they were fried n very stale oil. The kids liked their pizzas and my mum's pasta looked good. The music was intrusive loud house, so we ate and left.

Thank SusieG99
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This place is really let down by the poor and slow service. Our waitress barely smiled whenshe greeted us and was nowhere to be seen when we wanted to order and get the bill. The food though. Wow, don't waste your time with anything else....More

2  Thank Sunshine0789
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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 3 Galen House, Oxford Rd | Illovo, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 442 0413
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