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Rocket Restaurant

4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 11 234 8807
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

only visited the bar. All what you need is offered when you looking for a drink. One of the places where you can smoke inside, brings back the real bar feeling. Life music by DJ in Sundays. Like!

Thank Bernd E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This may be a night time venue but heard great reviews about the food so took the family for a Sunday lunch. While on our way we get a call from the restaurant asking if we were coming and if not the want to give...More

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I have been a regular customer at Rockets Parkhurst. I have always been able to count on GOOD FOOD. I took someone important to Rockets Parkhurst for lunch today. I was so embarrassed by my choice of restaurant, brown lettuce, dry chicken and over ripe...More

Thank Heather O
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Previous visits to this restaurant was great, and even at the price, worth it, but today??? Credit due, the food was great, but the service? Back ground music in a loop?? I realize that mid afternoon Wednesday is not prime time, but I still pay...More

Thank Johan d
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Ten of us left work on a rainy Friday night, and being within walking distance of the ever popular 4th Avenue we strolled down the road looking for a restaurant that could accommodate us. After being turned away at two establishments we ended up at...More

Thank Taryn C
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Been there once for hub's birthday and service was slow... granted they were busy the food was alright and the drinks too

Thank eloizem2017
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Spent a Saturday night here watching the younger set doing their thing - Noisy and buzzing, full of comings and goings, Despite that the service was personal and attentive. Food is a good mix of pastas, pizzas, burgers and tapas, all rather overpriced given the...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We came here after having drinks in another restaurant in this restaurant street in Parkhurst.The reason this street is always busy is that there is always an alternative if the restaurant you didn't book for is full, also good food. On this occasion our group...More

Thank watchman2015
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Been here many times, food and service always really excellent! One recurring problem, mentioned to manager on AT LEAST 3 prior occasions - restaurant open to the street, and the manager, his friends, and some patrons stand and smoke on the pavement, often barely 2-3...More

Thank garymc31
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I'd been to this restaurant before, so was surprised when I didn't recognise the menu, which was changed two weeks ago. At first I was skeptical, especially since it's now a tapas menu. My friend and I told the waitron we wanted seafood and he...More

Thank Des1963
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4th Avenue | Parkhurst, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 234 8807
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