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Welcome to Il Giardino

Welcome to il Giardino, here you can sit under the olive trees or in The Room and enjoy delectable meals and friendly faces. We are the venue of choice for city weddings, corporate and private functions and weekends our eclectic live music fills the courtyard and The Room.

Voted as one of the top ten Italian restaurants in Johannesburg by Eat Out Magazine il Giardino strive to provide the best service, fresh food and a lovely atmosphere all year round.


  • About Il Giardino

    Il Giardino Introduction

    When you take a seat at Il Giardino in the lively 44 Stanley complex you could just as well be anywhere in Italy, relaxing in an olive grove next to a soothing dam with braziers to warm you when the weather turns chilly.

    il Giardino offers patrons delectable food and friendly staff.

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  • Our Menu

    Il Giardino Food

    Il Giardino’s takes great pride giving you food made with love.

    Our dedicated team sources the best and freshest products in town and our variety of food ranges from the best pizza’s to delicious gourmet meat, fish and poultry dishes.

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  • Special Events

    Il Giardino Events

    The Room is the perfect venue for your business or private function. In The Room you will be away from the hustle and bustle of the city, but 44 Stanley is centrally located and easy to access.

    Even enjoy a wedding celebration in the city with a difference.

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Thyme 'n Lime Events - "Yummie food, yummie people, This one is worth a visit. Tasty food, good wine selection with a fantastic ambience under the olive trees, set in a courtyard full of character. Well done Grieta and team this one is a winner."

Theuns and Mark