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Bistro Vine

24, 4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa
+27 11 327 4558
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
24, 4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here our fist night in Johannesburg and it was just a really lovely way to acclimate to the city. I love the small room, the service was warm, and my steak frites was quite good. We also had some very nice wines. And...More

Thank KatieMargaret
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

A very different meal but delicious. Service was good and as always the atmosphere in the area was great. Worth going back to.

Thank Sue I
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Having been a patron on Bistro Vine for many years, I was disappointed by the manager's pathetic apologies and total lack of interest in our patronage. He actually told us the kitchen was not willing to wait 10 minutes before bringing our main course and...More

Thank stuarthg
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This little restaurant is the perfect place in Joburg you consider yourself a "francophile!" We have eaten here quite a few times over the years and have never been disappointed. Its a true french bistro in every sense - chalkboard menus for the wine list...More

Thank Estea P
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Anyone who's lived or worked in Paris will know that a bistro's decor can be quite tacky. This is not like that at all, it's got classy classic French decor in an intimate setting with prompt and well-trained service. Atmosphere is great for a date...More

Thank MartinP1974
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Went their for valentines and the place was crowded for a small restaurant like that, the person sitting next to you could've literally eaten out of my plate that's how close the next table were to ours, also didn't like to walk through the kitchen...More

Thank Natasha F
Reviewed 15 February 2017

One of the many on the Parkhurst strip, this small eatery offers something a cut above the rest - Classy, elegant, and with probably the best wine list (local and imported) - With a carefully crafted small menu catering to all tastes, and daily specials....More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

What a cozy evening! Fresh oysters, foie gras, perfectly cooked sirloin steak and fries with a creamy pepper sauce! Our dinner at Bistro Vine was wonderful, I really liked the warm and laid back atmosphere of the restaurant and that it was a small venue...More

Thank Une_Petite_Critique
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Love this restaurant for excellent food and attentive service. Chef Daniel is a great host and his team switched on. Great spot for lunches on the sidewalk - and people watching on 4th Avenue. Also great for dinner. Best to book to ensure getting a...More

Thank jphansen81
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We've been to Bistro Vino twice and both times they were able to accommodate us despite being completely full within minutes of our arrival. Both times we were so impressed with the service, the food was outstanding and the price was more than fair for...More

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24, 4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 327 4558
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