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Bar, International, Pub
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1A 11th Avenue, Rivonia 2191, South Africa
12:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

When we stay at nearby Rivonia b&b we come here for supper. Their steaks are amazing!!! Really love this place!

Thank Slie G
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I am prepared to fully support any organisation that is trying to raise money for Rhino Conservation so I feel slightly churlish being critical Fuel for Rhino's Bistro which has replaced Rocket Restaurant in Rivonia. The restaurant has retained the previous layout and has added a few Rhino symbols but seems to have lost its way completely. The menu has... More 

Thank Nick E
Lingolsheim, France
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Good food, great service... background music maybe a little too loud but one man's meat... Its a nice Friday night hangout.

Thank tapiwamafara
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Food was very good the Rocket pizza was one of my favourites good times having dinner with the wife or having a few cold ones with friends and enjoying the chilled relaxed vibes Rockets has to over. Definitely worth going and again and again

Thank Justin K
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Second visit to Rocket. First time we found a hair in our paty. The manager was called and explained it was the suppliers fault, need to mention that he actually brought the hair to the table while we were eating to prove that he had found it.. We reluctantly accepted the replacement patty. Came back today and was brought a... More 

Thank mike o
Johannesburg, South Africa
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104 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Six of us went to Rocket, Rivonia, on Tuesday for dinner - it was absolutely shocking and we will never visit again. On entering, we were a little surprised that the waiters were wearing camo trousers? All the chairs at our table were damaged and in disrepair, with the foam falling out, as well as several of them being rickety.... More 

Thank 996christinen
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

This is our local and we love it. Full but we generally get a spot, outside smoking for the party-goers, and casual. At last a new wine list... waiting for the revamped menu too!

Thank NixWellTravelled
Harare, Zimbabwe
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a great relaxed dinner on a Tuesday night. Great friendly service from all the staff. The food was excellent, will recommend in the future.

Thank rickinzim
Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

I drove past Rocket before 1000 times on my way to the office and never bothered to stop. Big Mistake. A friend of mine invited me for a business lunch and I was blown away. The food quality is outstanding with stake as one of my favorites. If you want a quality steak and you do not want to go... More 

Thank Michael G
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Have never been disappointed with an evening at Rocket!! Staff friendly, great vibe and amazing food!! Definitely need to have the calamari starter wth the lemon butter sauce... Is to die for!! Try come through on a Thursday evening to see the Rocketeers... A definite must see!! Will definitely be back for many more great evenings here!

Thank 23felicitym

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, International, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1A 11th Avenue, Rivonia 2191, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Rivonia

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?