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Carbon Bistro

279 Dey Street | Brooklyn, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
+27 12 340 0029
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
279 Dey Street | Brooklyn, Pretoria 0181, South Africa
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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 1 week ago

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 Karlen W
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We know the place very well,our first here with Clients,definitely a First,indeed not our last visit,Food excellent,Service very Good,will be back. Beautiful Ribeye Steak,well done guys 👏 👏 Will be back

Thank coen_12
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Gourmet dishes with good service is all one can ask for! Their Mother's Day menu was exceptional fine dining and last week I started my 'around the world Gin experience!! Now boasting with 132 varieties, I managed to taste gins from 5 Countries from 3...More

Thank RonelRogers
Reviewed 23 June 2017

If you're looking for a place with character and an excellent selection of gins and gin cocktails (cold and warm!) then Carbon Bistro is for you. I just really liked the place and the service. The drinks are served in innovative ways and the gins...More

Thank Paolo C
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Pretoria has many good restaurants to choose from . The Carbon Bistro offers an alternative that is definitely worth a visit. Known for its wide selection of gins (literary all brands but missing Malawi Gin) and craft beers, the food is absolutely superb - especially...More

1  Thank Wilco U
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups
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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