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Chef and the Fatman

Plot 4 Witkoppen Road | Northriding, North Riding, South Africa
+27 11 029 4820
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  • Excellent0%
  • Very good32%
  • Average28%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible24%
31 Aug 2016
“Great food, good atmosphere”
22 Nov 2015
“Nephews 40th birtday”
Open Now
8:00 am - 10:30 pm Hours
Steakhouse, Healthy
$$ - $$$
Plot 4 Witkoppen Road | Northriding, North Riding, South Africa
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Went there on a family outing. Impressed with the layout and the pleasant atmosphere. The food was good, but a little pricey. Enjoyed the evening.

Thank Y99AH
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Food was cold and service was one of the worst we have experienced. It will really take a lot for me to return. Very dissapointing.

Thank D2913NImarkr
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

We came for breakfast with my parents and what a disappointing experience, the service is slow, they brought us the menu's which were sticky and filthy, we order the farmhouse breakfast which includes sausages and 10minutes after we ordered we were told they don't have...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Went with a Groupn vocher. were promised a spectacular menu then told this was a mistake and that that menu belong to another Restaurant , Checking on the internet the menu really belong to them and that some shady deal was being offered.

1  Thank Bernard283
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Once upon a time this restuarant lived in The Buzz centre and was excellent. Alas no longer. It moved and everything went wrong. Service almost non existant, food mwdiocre and attention by management to solving anything not what it used to be . I'm afraid...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

We were greeted at the entrance by a waitress who seated us. She brought us our drinks quickly. Their espresso is a sorry excuse for coffee. Service levels went completely down hill as the place for busier. Battered fish and chips were average with no...More

1  Thank terencetobin
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

We went to Chef and the Fatman for Mothersday lunch and after 15 minutes wait we received our drinks. We realized that the service is incredibly slow and decided to order immediately. We were 7 people and after taking our order, the waitress's came back...More

1  Thank Drixziets
Reviewed 23 April 2015

I'm not a big meat eater, but I must say the steaks from Chef & the Fatman are sublime! Apart from the steaks, the service has dropped drastically since they were at the Buzz. New place is nice - lots of outdoor space and a...More

Thank radlegend
Reviewed 10 March 2015

We eat here when we were visiting family in Johannesburg. There was over 20 off us and we had a great time. The food all came together. The kids played on the park. I particularly liked the jalapeños stuffed with cheese in batter. Lovely.

Thank stevenrobinso
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Nice place, but was constantly bothered by an inebriated guy asking how things were (realised it was the owner eventually). Steaks are good and there is lots of room for kiddies to run around during the day. Average in general

Thank Julie G
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plot 4 Witkoppen Road | Northriding, North Riding, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  North Riding
  • Phone Number: +27 11 029 4820
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