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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
43 Seventh Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2120, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I rated this place 5/5 on TripAdvisor in 2016, have eaten there often and would generally have stuck to a rating of between 4 and 5. But on a recent visit, I was disappointed to find that the menu has been changed dramatically. The traditional...More

Thank flashflash99
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Took my Mother there for Mothers day - What a disaster. The waiter was not very professional and did not know the menu. We ended up ordering from their Mother Day menu. Took over 2 hours for the food to arrive after we ordered. The...More

1  Thank Shaun R
Reviewed 16 April 2018

I was last in this restaurant 3 years ago. At that time the food and service was very good. As this restaurant was rated with a 1 star and a 4 star on the same night, I wondered what to expect. Having now been there...More

Thank watchman2015
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Cucina de Ciro is by now a Johannesburg classic. In a converted house, tasteful interior and original food, not just the dishes you get everywhere. Really enjoyable.

1  Thank AchimKlennert
Reviewed 18 February 2018

We went on Valentine's Day for a special dinnner when visiting Johannesburg for 3 weeks holiday from England. It was recommended by people who eat out a lot in Jo'burg. We were terriblly disappointed. There was very little choice on the Valentine's Day menu and...More

Thank psunderland2018
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This was our fourth visit to this delightful restaurant, this time for lunch. Sitting al fresco on the front terrace, the atmosphere is pleasant & relaxed. Staff are welcoming, friendly & attentive, & Ciro himself visits every table to advise the daily specials. To be...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

What a good dinner we had !! Good service and delicious food, beautifully presented. Reasonable price - this type of cuisine matches higher rated restaurants

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 4 January 2018

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
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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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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