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4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 11 447 4448
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (15 reviews)
“oysters” (5 reviews)
Opens in 23 min
All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

I have always enjoyed dinner at Bottega. Its small and quaint. The food is always good. Reminds me of a good wholesome Italian home cooked meal. I'd recommend it.

Thank KevinHopkins_ZA
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We have been to Bottega at least once a week for the last few months and the food has been consistently outstanding! The service is impeccable and the wine selection very accommodating! We will safely say that Bottega is out favorite restaurant in Johannesburg!!

Thank CaraBotha
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Wine, gin and fresh oysters - i'll leave it right there the staff is really amazing and helpful at selecting what would meet your taste buds. spacing... a bit more space would be require but it's really cozy

Thank Vuyo_Simms
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We have frequented several restaurants in the area, but never this one as it has always been fully booked. On Friday night we understood why! From the outside it is extremely un-assuming, however once inside the main feature - "the wall of whiskey" - is...More

Thank GysMac
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Very nice restaurant, best Tortellini; compares to tortellini in Italy!!!! Great selection of whisky. Excellent service.

Thank DDR1234
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Been here a few times, from lunch to dinner to their great Whisky Aficionado Evenings, hosted by the enthusiastic owner Sav. Everything is good, from Steaks (Aged to perfection), pastas & desserts. Probably one of the biggest private collections of Whisky in South Africa -...More

Thank Jax34
Reviewed 13 August 2017

For once a brightly lit small space becomes cozy as a result.The atmosphere is lively yet sophisticated.Our waitron was exceptionally knowledgeable about the menu and the ingredients of the various dishes which was very helpful.A wide variety whiskey is available.The wine list extensive caters for...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I am a regular as long as I am in town. From starters muscles, steak tartare, oysters are the very favorites. Always fresh , always delicious and of course the staff is friendly, good pricing for the value of the food... Tortellini as the main...More

Thank ArzuUzel
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We had a business lunch at Bottega on Parkhurst’s 4th avenue strip the other day and were supremely impressed yet again. This time our choices included ribs, veal and pasta. The rack of ribs was pronounced to be possibly the best Lisa has ever eaten...More

Thank MatthewJHB
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

What a lovely restaurant. Cosy and intimate with tables close together so you can see what the people at the next table are eating. It turned out to be the signature dish - penne beef filetto in a neopolitana and cream sauce. Loved the waiters....More

Thank Jill M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 447 4448
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