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Forti Grill and Bar

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Italian
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Attributes

  • Romantic
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Sunsets
  • Gourmet Guide Rated 2019

Forti Grill and Bar is the dream of well known SA celebrity chef Fortunato Mazzone. After 22 very successful years at SA icon restaurant Ritrovo, Forti (as he is known) is creating a flagship restaurant to a truly international standard. Forti Grill and Bar is an upmarket restaurant with an Italian flair and a true emphasis on hospitality and exceptional food. It will cater for Sun International VIP clientele, diplomats, high profile businessmen, socialites and Fortis favourite – his loyal regulars with a beautifully and luxuriously appointed dining room and showpiece kitchen offering service and cuisine of a superior standard. The restaurant seats 180 and includes 2 private rooms and a full temperature controlled wine cellar / private room and an elegant bar serving some of the most exclusive drinks in SA. There is an outdoor terrace featuring screened off pergolas with private tables, outdoor tables, communal seating at raised tables and lounge seating for those who just want to relax. The most exclusive rooftop terrace in SA offering fine dining under the stars.

Our service team boasts SAs most experienced front of house managers and no less than 3 culinary springboks in the kitchen under the leadership of famed culinary molecular artist Edward Clegg as well as pastry whizz Jean-Mari Hanekom. Our famous Ritrovo team of Niki Pouris and Quinton Russell are on the floor with Francesco and the whole team is all bound together under the watchful eye and guidance of Forti.

Reviews (522)

4.6 out of 5.0
Food 4.5
Value 4.4
Service 4.6
Ambience 4.6
  • NOSIHLE Dined: 3 days ago
    4.5
    Food 4.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 4.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sun 25 Sep 22
    Had a great time celebrating my birthday. Great food and beautiful venue.

  • Mitchelle Dined: 3 days ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sun 25 Sep 22
    Food was superb and service was on point, my daughter loved her 21st dinner

  • Eloise S. Dined: 4 days ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sat 24 Sep 22
    Fantastic experience!!! Definitely coming back.

  • Adele B. Dined: 6 days ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Thu 22 Sep 22
    The best pasta I have EVER had! A 5 star experience. Super friendly staff - extremely professional.

  • Nokhutula M. Dined: 1 week ago
    3.8
    Food 3.0
    Value 3.0
    Service 4.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Tue 20 Sep 22
    I found it a bit spectacle that we had to provide our IDs.

  • Nolwethu M. Dined: 1 week ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sun 18 Sep 22
    Thank you for great service!

  • Anusha Dined: 1 week ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sat 17 Sep 22
    Excellent food and service

  • JOHAN Dined: 1 week ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0
  • Sharon Dined: 2 weeks ago
    3.8
    Food 3.0
    Value 3.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 4.0

    Reviewed on: Wed 14 Sep 22
    Good

  • Siyasanga G. Dined: 2 weeks ago
    4
    Food 5.0
    Value 3.0
    Service 4.0
    Ambience 4.0

    Reviewed on: Tue 13 Sep 22
    Loved it. The food was great

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Opening Hours

  • Monday 11h45 - 21h00
  • Tuesday 11h45 - 21h00
  • Wednesday 11h45 - 21h00
  • Thursday 11h45 - 21h00
  • Friday 11h45 - 22h30
  • Saturday 11h45 - 22h30
  • Sunday 11h45 - 21h00
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