Johannesburg and surrounds Restaurants
Johannesburg and surrounds
Bedfordview Italian restaurant
With subtle sophistication and an inviting, relaxed ambiance, Allora welcomes you to experience fine dining, Mediterranean style.
The pastas are home-made – a great example of how Allora creates a marriage of traditional Italian cooking methods with modern techniques.
A vibrant atmosphere with soft decor to put patrons at ease also blends together the best of the old with the best of the new. Allora gets the balance just right with the food, decor and the atmosphere. It presents a distinguished and refined front but with all the warmth and friendliness of a true Italian kitchen ensuring that any pretention is non-existent.
Take a memorable culinary journey to the Mediterranean at Allora.
Illovo Italian restaurant
This refreshingly simple Italian restaurant is situated in the popular Illovo Centre and serves up mainly North Italian cuisine from the Emelia-Romagna region in North-East Italy. The food is delightfully authentic and dishes like Tagliatelli al Ragu which is a traditional bolognaise and pasta parcels stuffed with well thought out ingredients are served. A great beverage and wine list is available and the menu is well priced and extensive. A sure treat if you love your Italian.
Illovo Italian restaurant
Assaggi is a truly authentic Italian restaurant that would have you believe that you are in the heart of Italy. Chef patron Luciana, believes that using only the freshest ingredients of the highest quality, and being actively involved in all aspects of the food preparations is the secret to Assaggi’s success, as can be attested by the crowds of regulars the frequent this Johannesburg eatery. The menu is simple and un-pretentious with traditional home cooked goodness.
Boksburg Italian restaurant
Azuri combines relaxed, unpretentious food with a touch of class. Here you will find pizzas, pastas, and even creative, imaginative salads. A great drinks menu complements the cuisine and has something for everyone. Enjoy a lazy meal with family and friends and find out why their motto, 'pizza to cure the blues', is just right.
Randburg Italian restaurant
Traditional Italian fair and unique ambiance is what Bongo’s is all about. The menu serves up Italian delights such as pizza, pasta and delectable deserts.
A large selection of vegetarian dishes graces the menu alongside standard fair, carefully prepared and created to satisfy all tastes.
Relax and chill out sampling delicious Italian feasts at Bongo’s in Randburg.
Melrose Italian restaurant
The incredibly popular Bellagio restaurant in Birnam is a culinary experience to remember with a fusion of Mediterranean, Japanese and seafood. It’s like three restaurants in one!The exciting but simple dishes have been carefully selected and use only the highest quality ingredients. The specials board is ever-changing, keeping the offerings fresh and new and there is a sumptuous buffet table on Saturdays and Sundays.Fashionable without pretention, Bellagio has a casual, easy-going ambiance with warm, homely stylishness. Gorgeous views over a local park and willow trees can be enjoyed from the patio, even in winter when blankets are provided to keep you cosy.A venue for many occasions and simply delicious food, dining at Bellagio is always time well-spent.
Rivonia Italian restaurant
Bosco Ristorante epitomises everything that is glorious about Italian food.A truly family-run restaurant, only the finest traditional Italian dishes are served. Wood-oven baked pizzas, home-made pastas, succulent meat dishes and the freshest seafood all contribute to the fantastic menu, which takes on a contemporary spin, keeping up with the times.The award-winning wine list compiling South African and Italian wines and knowledgeable staff will enable you to select the perfect wine to complement your meal.Food is the backbone of the Italian way of life. A sentiment that Bosco Ristorante celebrates in style!
Parkhurst Italian restaurant
An unassuming sandwich/Italian deli-style restaurant, Bottega has grown in popularity since its opening and the trend looks to continue.
And it doesn't end at the food, Bottega boasts an extensive wine list as well as a range of whiskies and cigars. The service is friendly and attentive without being intrusive and the decor is charismatic to suit the ambiance.
Bottega ticks all the boxes when it comes to a truly satisying dining experience.
Melville Italian restaurant
With a trattoria-style menu full of Italian country-style cuisine, this warm and welcoming family-run cafe provides sumptuous meals in comfortable surroundings.
With spacious balcony tables and an elevated position, diners are away from the traffic noise but still in a vibrant and buzzing setting.
Come for the food and stay for the atmosphere.
Melville Italian restaurant
This attractive restaurant boasts an interesting interior; the distressed walls compliment the beautiful pressed ceiling and original wooden floors that exude a warm Tuscan feel.
Dine alfresco on the elevated terrace wrapped in stylish wrought irons railings ejoying a hearty breakfast or languid lunch, and by night enrobed in romance, the terrace seduces with dimly lit lanterns.
The menu oozes Italian country style, with starter of roasted butternut and gorgonzola pot - butternut with sage, gorgonzola and black mushroom served in a puff pastry pot.
For seafood lovers, try the calamari stuffed with a spicy combination of braised lemon, tomato and risotto rice. Traditional Italian starters, try the Anti Pasti platter available in both meat and vegetarian options.
Main course calls for the Pork a la Milanese (crumbed pork chops with mash) or a famous Café Picobella pizza, baked in a very stylish mosaic clad pizza oven.
Conclude the meal with a Tiramisu or the Polenta Orange Cake highly recommended for dessert.
Café Picobella Trattoria is a truly memorable dining experience in relaxed surrounds perfecting for soaking up true Italian culture.
Sandton Italian restaurant
Caffe Della Salute invites with soft, stylish and well balance décor and a selection of the finest food around flattered by true Italian hospitality.
Mouth watering options spill off the menu specialising in pasta, pizzas and ‘design a breakfast’.
Diners peruse the menu spoilt for choice and tantalise with the signature dish - Pasta Snob - pasta with chicken and avocado in a rich white sauce.
Another take on pizza is the Pizelle, deep fried pizza dough with various filings.
Come and experience a taste of Italy, modern yet classic and bustling with delicious meals prepared the old fashioned way.
Midrand Italian restaurant
This friendly and welcoming restaurant serves as a local meeting point for lunches, functions and intimate occasions, perfectly situated in the heart of Johannesburg.
Serving delicious Italian cuisine such as pizzas, pastas, sandwiches, platters, breakfast and grills, diners are well versed in satisfying linger taste buds with authentic Italian cuisine.
Bedfordview Italian restaurant
The freshest, most decadent ingredients are used to create authentic Italian dishes that melt in your mouth. Ciao Baby delivers on quality and quantity and serves traditional Italian favourites like pizzas and pastas, as well as poultry, seafood and meat dishes. A great wine list complements the menu.
Douglasdale Italian restaurant
Securing a large Portuguese and Italian following and live entertainment on Thursday’s followed by Sunday’s in true continental fashion, Ciro Umberto entices with tasty delights.
Try the Prosciutto di Parma - thin slices of Parma ham served on melon wedges for starters or the calamari - either grilled tubes or Cajun grilled tubes with lemon butter or fried rings with tartar sauce.
Mains offer choices such as roast Lamb - with roast potatoes, vegetables and mint sauce, Circo Umberto also secures reputation for delicious pizzas in town.
Dine indoors next to a winter log fire or alfresco, at this relaxed and traditional restaurant in Douglasdale.
Atholl Italian restaurant
Col’Cacchio pizzeria offers the finest Italian-inspired pizzas, salads, and pastas in town. The menu boasts more than thirty legendary gourmet pizza options to suit every palette, including those with food allergies or a restricted diet. A variety of top-notch wines are also available.
Col’Cacchio prides itself in offering high quality food in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Every meal is made with the freshest ingredients and a strong commitment to a healthy dining experience. The kids can also be entertained by creating their own shapes out of dough and designing pizza ‘bases’ on brown paper.
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