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La Cucina di Ciro

43 Seventh Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2120, South Africa
+27 11 442 5187
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
43 Seventh Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2120, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing setting, amazing food, amazing service ... just bloody amazing!!! Had the prawn pasta which was just to die for. Highly recommended.

Thank Alberto D
Reviewed 15 December 2017

It was a good experience although not as good as the expectation. This place must have been better in the past. The food is good if you stick to recommendations. If you chose the less demanded dishes, chances are you will deal with heated or...More

Thank joacobry
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

It was a great lunch. Slow but excellent service. Wonderful setting. Great atmosphere. Delicious food. Recommended? Yes, any time.

Thank Pieter_Cronje
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Famished after a hectic morning we found La Cucina di Ciro by chance on a drive by. Enticed in by the enthusiastic parking attendant, we were enchanted by the decor, lighting and music which created a warm ambiance. A real pleasure to eat out at...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Extremely slow service. If you are a business check to make sure they don't screw up your meal portions.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 October 2017

My wife and I are passing through Johannesburg between safari to the north, and a drive to Cape Town. No idea of what to expect here, but our hotel recommended La Cucina di Ciro. What a find. Always a good sign when the chef comes...More

Thank craigkl
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

A wonderful meal. The food was good and the service great. The chef made some recommendations when we arrived. The tongue carpaccio with grapefruit segments and avo was my highlight. My daughter had the semifreddo for desert and loved it.

Thank Mark_smith_kloof
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

La Cucina was the choice for a reunion of old friends with my family - just superb ! The dining room was comfortably furnished , cosy and quiet enough for lively conversation where we could easily hear each other around the table . Some highlights...More

Thank SusanHowick
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

What a delightful experience. Cosy, beautiful and friendly. We were spoilt for choice with an extensive winter menu and mouthwatering specials. The tomato, roasted pepper and coconut soup was a winner. The calamari starter was excellent and the pasta mains the boy's idea of the...More

Thank hannetjiee
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This little gem in Parkhurst deserves a really good review. Travelling to Italy for business bi-annually, we have an appreciation for good and authentic Italian food. Orechiette with oven braised oxtail & cannellini beans in a rich red wine sauce - pasta cooked to perfection...More

Thank Anthea Memory A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Seventh Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2120, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 442 5187
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