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Carbon Bistro

279 Dey Street | Brooklyn, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
+27 12 340 0029
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
279 Dey Street | Brooklyn, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This establishment should not be overlooked! Everything is top notch. As it boasts the largest selection of Gin in Gauteng we started with a gin each. We did however need assistance in choosing as there are over 155 different gins to choose from with a...More

Thank Laurice P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent, service and food. My new favourite hang out in PTA. Unpretentious food that is exceptionally well prepared, visually appealing and excellent value for money. I highly recommend it!

Thank Hilton J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Carbon Bistro is a hip restaurant and bar with largest craft gin selection in Gauteng and the second largest in South Africa. Craft beer is also available. The food was very well prepared. I can recommend the prime rib. Not the cheapest but definitely worth...More

Thank Johan M
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

The food is carefully prepared but balances are a bit off. Rice too much sage, not very nice, venison hardly any jus, which is why I ordered the dish.I personally think the food is slightly over priced. Love the variety of the gins, the presentation...More

Thank anri_bester
Reviewed 8 October 2017

My wife and I had been wondering why we have not been to Carbon Bistro. The answer was given to us on Saturday, 7 October 2017, when we watched the rugby match between South Africa and New Zealand. This was our second disappointment. But first...More

Thank EFHurtado
Reinhardt_P, Owner at Carbon Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Good day, EFHurtado, Thank you for your review. Unfortunately, we both share your second disappointment. However, the coach has belief in the team and I feel we need to do the same. With regards to your point on our place being more of a bar...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Been past this restaurant a few time in the Brooklyn are and finally decided to go check it out. Reviews I read were great, raving about the food and Gin bar. We walked in to a very friendly group of staff and the restaurant was...More

Thank ShilohNaiken
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Have not been to Carbon Bistro for a while. There have been numerous changes that, depending on why one previously went there, are both good and bad. The first change is the menu: 1. Much larger 2. More variety 3. Huge increase in prices Second...More

Thank MadforitalyPretoria
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Visiting Carbon months ago and had disappointing experience with the food. Was interested to get back and see whether the food lives up to the hype. The slow-smoked brisket was mediocre at best. Dry and bland. The heavy price tags on the menu definitely do...More

Thank DARead
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We went to two wine tastings at Carbon Bistro. What a wonderful experience. The food paring with the wines was excellent. All 5 courses was outstanding, very tasty and beautifully presented. The Hamilton Russell wines the one night and the Klein Constantia wines the next...More

Thank Nettie26459
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing! The food is absolutely stunning and you can't get enough. They have so many Gins, I never know what to choose (and everything is delicious). I would recommend this place to anyone!!

Thank KarlenTravel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 Dey Street | Brooklyn, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 340 0029
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