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The Fat Zebra

RR - RRRPizza, , Cafe
71 7th Street | Corner of 3rd Avenue and 7th Street, Linden, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
+27 82 469 5757
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fillet” (13 reviews)
“fried banana” (3 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (7 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Pizza, Contemporary, Cafe, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
71 7th Street | Corner of 3rd Avenue and 7th Street, Linden, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere at The Fat Zebra is very relaxed, unpretentious yet intimate. The wait staff were really great though I ordered hot milk and was given cold. The waiter literally ran after my car to return an item I'd left on the table! The French...More

Thank mop003
Reviewed 10 November 2017

last night had the delicious tender fillet with decadent mushroom sauce. Seriously rich but truly amazing. Fabulous service

Thank Felicity H
Kevin W, Owner at The Fat Zebra, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Hiya Felicity So pleased you enjoyed our yummy Mushroom fillet. Hope to see you back to try one of our other delicious meals. Warm regards Kevin

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed my spinach salad & red cappuccino. Hubby enjoyed his boerrie roll, & we both enjoyed his potato cubes. Upbeat atmosphere. Great lunch.

Thank C1tten5
Kevin W, Owner at The Fat Zebra, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Hey C1tten5 Thank you for taking the time to post a review and so appreciate your kind words. So pleased you enjoyed your total experience at TFZ and do hope you become regulars. Warm regards Kevin

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Nice small suburb eating spot with good starter and mains but not excessive. The food was well prepared and the creamy mushroom fillet was extremely tastfull. Desert was spectacular and coffee was very good.

Thank PWDCD
Kevin W, Owner at The Fat Zebra, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Hey PWDCD So pleased you enjoyed your meal at TFZ and highly recommend you try us for a breakfast!! Warm regards Kevin

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

With quirky casual decor this place invites you in like a welcoming home. The owner is around most times chatting to everyone like you’ve just popped in for a cuppa tea at his house. The food is fantastic - try the Maple Crumpet Mountain or...More

Thank Lynne F
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Breakfast - eggs benedict. A choice of one or two eggs with toasted muffins. Nicely poached, bacon crispy. Well presented. Could have done with more of the delicious sauce. Good smiley service,

Thank Madb1
Kevin W, Owner at The Fat Zebra, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Hiya Madb1 So pleased you enjoyed...please feel free to ask for more of our delicious sauce... Hope you return soonest! Warm regards Kevin

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Has become one of my favorite coffee hotspots. The coffee is delicious and the food was fabulous. We went one Sunday morning as well and beware that you need to book because it can get very busy but understandably. The staff are friendly and efficient...More

Thank Lauren L
Kevin W, Owner at The Fat Zebra, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Hi Lauren Thank you so much for the wonderful review. Sat and Sunday mornings can be very hectic and we do pride ourselves in keeping our food consistently good in quickest time possible. So chuffed you enjoy us. Hope to see you again SOON!!! Warm...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Took the family to this lovely gem in Linden. Friendly staff, attention to detail, yummy meals and best creme brûlée ever! Love it!

Thank Candz33
Kevin W, Owner at The Fat Zebra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hey Candz...what an awesome review. Thank you for taking the time to post. We really do try our best to serve fresh delicious food and your review confirms our belief, are we doing it right. Thank YOU! Warm regards Kevin

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is probably a great spot for locals but not worth the trip if you are not from the area. We went there for dinner.It's a cozy restaurant and nice atmosphere. The menu is a bit thin on choice and the wine list hosts...More

Thank williamjwillis
Kevin W, Owner at The Fat Zebra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi William.. Thank you for the review. Glad you found the food good but disappointed you think of us as average. Sorry we disappointed with options but would highly recommend you try us once again for our amazing baby chicken piri piri sauce or speciality...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

The Fat Zebra has been around for a while now which shows how good it it - and of course it is absolutely packed on a Saturday for breakfast and is one of the most popular breakfast spots. That doesn't mean it is isn't good...More

Thank Beechman1
Kevin W, Owner at The Fat Zebra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi Beechman..love the name and conjures up images of you living on the beach!!! Realyl chuffed you enjoy the TFZ and love our meals whether breakfast, lunch or dinner. Reviews such as yours confirm we are on the right track! Many Thanks Warm regards Kevin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 21:00
Thursday
07:30 - 21:00
Friday
07:30 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 7th Street | Corner of 3rd Avenue and 7th Street, Linden, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 82 469 5757
Description
Delicious fresh food prepared using the finest ingredients in a vibey warm and inviting atmosphere. 90% of our dishes are prepared in our wood burning pizza oven offering a unique delicious taste sensation. Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner!!
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