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Il Giardino Degli Ulivi

44 Stanley Avenue | Sunnyside, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
+27 84 511 1200
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“gnocchi” (10 reviews)
“pizza” (25 reviews)
“prawns” (3 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
44 Stanley Avenue | Sunnyside, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We often go to il Giardino for a lunch and have never been disappointed. The prawns were perfectly cooked and the service was attentive. Under the trees, it has a lovely el fresco feel.

Thank lynnmurg
Reviewed 3 November 2017

The food here is great, with a good selection of pizzas, pastas, meats, desserts and salads. The setting is beautiful under the olive trees and it's a charming, romantic spot. Live bands on weekends and popular wedding venue.

Thank Nicola K
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We just love the ambience of this lively restaurant in an open garden like setting. The food is great and they have delicious pizzas. They had a terrific live band (Runaway Train) and great little shops in the complex. Bookings on a weekend are essential.

Thank 777SouthAfrica
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

44 Stanley is very popular with business people and families alike, so it is important to book in advance. Parking can be a bit challenging. There a some nice shops, in particular the popular antiques venue, so it may be a good idea to go...More

Thank Leon V
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Third time at this restaurant - love the food, ambiance and they had a terrific live band (Runaway Train)! Brought my Mom-in-Love for the experience and together we had a fun day put together. We will keep returning to this great restaurant in a lovely...More

Thank tripreviewTC
Reviewed 21 July 2017

My friend and I were looking for a cosy place to have a coffee, we saw a beautiful fire in the courtyard it was really pleasant. The cake and the cappuccino are excellent so is the teamwork!! Can't wait to come back again!

Thank journelv
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We visited for Sunday lunch and enjoyed the live music.Service and atmosphere was great.You could be anywhere in Europe,

Thank 1959Hennie
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

What a disappointment. We were hoping to have a beautiful Sunday lunch. What made us choose this Restuarant were the crowds we saw sitting at the restaurant. I ordered tea and I was never offered milk, which I waited for 15 minutes. The food took...More

Thank Mosa M
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I visited the venue with my family. We were seated in the courtyard which was really pleasant. The food was well presented and tasty. I had a delicious veg pizza. There was a live band which greatly enhanced the whole experience. Damage was R 1600...More

Thank Hunch123
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Every time I have been, I haven't been disappointed. The food is well prepared and you can have an easy afternoon or early supper with wine.

Thank ragingpoet
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Stanley Avenue | Sunnyside, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 84 511 1200
  • E-mail
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