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The Rusty Lady

€€ - €€€Pizza, ,
145 Queen Street | Kensington, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
+27 11 616 4776
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible12%
30 Oct 2017
“Slow Service”
17 May 2017
“Charming old world vibe”
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Pizza, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
145 Queen Street | Kensington, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

It was a slow day for Rusty Lady, one waitress and 3 tables. Our table had 4 people and it took us about 2 hours from start to finish. Waited ages for our food which some was good and others not. Bangers and mash good,...More

Thank jbb88
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A wide variety of meals to choose from in a lovely atmosphere. There is often a music event and always rugby on the big screens.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

A quirky, eclectic interior adds to the charm of this place. Usually quiet so best to visit on Sunday (occasional) for some live music! Good food and solid portions. Decent service. Definitely worth a visit🍻

Thank Chloe_Pretorius
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I found the facility to be quite dark and dingy. I lost count of the number of flies that were zooming around us. We had our cappuccino and left. Not an experience I want to repeat. Service non-existing.

1  Thank Ilhaam38
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Cozy and friendly atmosphere. Great good. The wonderful aromas just tantalise your taste buds. Definitely a new favourite...

Thank Roja K
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Fabulous atmosphere, with great choice of food and service is excellent. The value add of the live music and the attention to detail goes a long way.. Carla the owner is a real gem and loves people..

Thank Janine M
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We booked at Rusty Lady for a Family birthday dinner. The food arrived at random intervals and 2 orders were sent back as inedible. On complaining, to be told by proprietor "this will never happen again" the 2 orders were still charged for. After querying...More

Thank Craig T
Reviewed 27 July 2016

A really amazing hideaway with an awesome atmosphere, this old house has been converted into a restaurant with both indoor and outdoor seating. A large collection of sports collectables decorate the walls (Go Lions). The staff are friendly and efficient and really go out of...More

Thank chillier455
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Have been here before for lunch and it was great. This time there were only about 4-5 tables occupied and the service and food were really not up to standard. Only saw our waitress about 4 times the whole time we were there and I...More

Thank 234beatrice
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Wow! I was blown away by this venue, what a beautiful setting. It is a quaint old house, with an awesome vibe, very tastefully done and exudes a magic aura!! The food was outstanding, I had their Sunday Roast which was amazing and the price...More

1  Thank BevCJohannesburg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Pizza, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Queen Street | Kensington, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 616 4776
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Indoor and Outdoor seating, Pizza Oven, cheese and ploughmans platters, Home Cooked South African Cuisine, Rustic, Delicious Cakes. LIVE MUSIC
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