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PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$20
CUISINES
Italian, Steakhouse, International, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Sponsored by: Forti Grill & Bar

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. What a find!
1. What a find!
"My friends and I had a wonderful evening at Forti bar and grill."
yvonnep286
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2. DIVINE WINE & DINE EXPERIENCE
2. DIVINE WINE & DINE EXPERIENCE
"dishes packed with explosive and exquisite tastes perfectly prepared"
Charissakok
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3. This is your FIRST Choice
3. This is your FIRST Choice
"the best is the personal interest from the Chef in what we would like"
hjjnb
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Reviewed 8 April 2022

Was pleasantly surprised by Fortis, they had a very high standard of service. The food was on par with fine dining if not above that. The in evening entertainment was great with the opera singer performing. Special mention to Mark who was a great host...and made sure we were well taken care off. Keep up the good work. RegardsMore

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 3 April 2022 via mobile

The atmosphere was great however I didn’t enjoy the food at all. We had lamb which was dry and had very little to no flavour.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 5 March 2022

Starters, main course and dessert was amazing. Our waiter, Wilson, made our first dining experience there unforgettable. We will definitely go back and hope to see Wilson's friendly face again ☺

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 28 October 2021 via mobile

Very disappointed after previously enjoying dining out at the new restaurant. Inconsistent, excellent one day and very poor the next. The problem is you pay good money every time. I guess the chef had a bad night. So few options in Pretoria, now I have...one less. Waiters and managers while incredibly friendly and hospitable wear masks covering their chins, doesn’t make one feel very comfortable or respected while seated, even when vaccinated.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Forti, Owner at Forti Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2021

I accept your criticism. And we will tighten up on this. My apologies. What did you eat? And when were you there. Please feel free to call me on my personal mobile on 0834672588 so we can make this right. Kind Regards Fortunato Mazzone

Reviewed 12 September 2021 via mobile

We had our anniversary dinner at the restaurant on 10 Sep 2021. The restaurant was extremely noisy, with no background music My husband sirloin had more tendon than meat, and my daughter's ribs was undercooked. I had the prawns which was very lovely. Bread served...before dinner was amazing with the herb butter. The chef should just be more attentive to the quality of food going out of the kitchen. Will not revisit.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Forti, Owner at Forti Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2021

Dear Vicky. I am sorry that your meal was not up to standard. Please call me on 0834672588 so we can discuss how to put this right. We are a very busy restaurant so unfortunately there is not much I can do about the noise....More

Reviewed 2 August 2021

As always, family has been been following Fortunato and his father from Ritrovo, Biccs, to Forti Bar & Grill ..to Forti Too! The fantastic food and wine, the atmosphere, the hospitality and genuine love and passion for what him and his team does is unmatched!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Forti, Owner at Forti Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2021

Thank you for your very kind words. Kind regards Forti

Reviewed 29 July 2021 via mobile

The location is great and the waiters are friendly but the only good thing about the menu is that it makes you time travel , back to the 90’s ! Really disappointing!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Forti, Owner at Forti Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2021

More correctly we have been in business since the 1970’s. Rather proud of that actually. And the classic dishes on our menu endure along with our specials that change daily. Authenticity should never be confused with the fact I do not put splodges of foam...More

Reviewed 27 April 2021

We went there for an evening dinner - and was first stunned by the beautiful location. Then there was the most friendly service you can imagine - followed by wonderful food. My steak wasn't quite like I had wanted it - no problem: I was...given a new steak. "With pleasure!" Great hospitality - I shall surely be back!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Forti, Owner at Forti Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2021

Hi. Many thanks for your lovely words and sorry you had to wait for your steak. Kind regards Forti

Reviewed 27 March 2021 via mobile

I Booked via Tripadvisor a tabel for our 12 anniversary at Forti and after going through a lot of restaurants and their reviews I decided on Forti. Not because of the good reviews but the replies that Forti gave for good or bad reviews. Let’s...be honest, any chef worth his weight in gold will take the good and the bad reviews of his restaurant and appreciate the review or be brutally honest. I will rather go to a restaurant were the chef is honest and will stand by the dishes that he puts in front of his patrons and knows that every dish is made almost to perfection. I just want to thank Aubrey our waiter and Mark the manager on duty as well as Forti that made or anniversary a experience that we will not forget and will definitely return....More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Forti, Owner at Forti Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2021

Thank you for these very kind words and I am honoured that we were able to make your anniversary a very special occasion. And thank you for "getting" us and what we are about. Kind regards Forti

Reviewed 14 October 2020

My wife and I decided to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary at Forti Grill & Bar and we were not disappointed! From the personal whatsapp messages from Mr Mazzone, wishing us a happy anniversary to enquiring if his staff are treating us like VIP's in...his absence, the experience, ambiance, food and drinks was simply superb! The desert was a beautiful surprise to a perfect evening.... a plate of sweet treats with "Happy 25th Anniversary" written in chocolate sauce. Would I recommend Forti's? Absolutely!! Would I go again? No question!! Fine dining experience with options to suite most budgets. Great service with a homely feeling. Fortunato, my wife and I would like to thank you and your team for making our evening one to remember. Grazie Mille!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Forti, Owner at Forti Grill & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2020

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It was our honour to serve you.

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FredG1766
18 November 2017|
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Response from Forti | Property representative |
Hi. If you had asked me as the owner I would have happily assisted you in this regard. We have a terrace menu where everything ranges from R70 to R100 with burgers, steakrolls, fish and chips and spaghetti Bolognaise. All... More
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FredG1766
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Response from Tour48345 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure if you chat to the chef/owner they will be more than accommodating.
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Forti Grill & Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4