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85, 4th Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
+27 11 482 2900
Tue - Fri 09:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 20:00
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Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All good. We enjoyed the vibe. Fair service. Fair pricing. Awesome pizza. Scrumptious lemon meringue

Thank JoeDuPlessis
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A super fun place for the kids and super good food to boot. Nike - just do it and visit this job....

Thank John D
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly and courteous staff. Good food in a nice relaxed setting. A definite for family eat outs. A lovely children play sections with caring staff while grownups can relax and enjoy. The wire sculpture with balloon in hand adds to the welcoming atmosphere

Thank 664fredk
Reigate, United Kingdom
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273 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an absolutely marvellous place if you have children. I visited with my smallest grandson - of 9 months and he loved it. The soft play area is at the back - that's the area that suited my toddler best - however there are numerous other areas to explore if you've got slightly older children. I can't praise the... More 

Thank Intrepidtravellers_8
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first time ever we could have a meal relaxed knowing that our 2year old was well taken care of by the many friendly babysitters available at the restaurant.The food was great, great play area.Will definitely go again.Great service.

Thank Lucy M
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This venue was an absolute dream for us when we visited with my 1 and very energetic 3 year old. There are plenty activities to keep the kids busy and active while giving the adults time to have a chat. Loved the extra security of only being able to leave the venue with your kids after you have presented the... More 

Thank Kate S
Johannesburg, South Africa
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140 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Such a pitty, this restaurant has such a nice facility and concept to accommodate kids. The menu looked promising until we've ordered and the food arrived. My husband went to go buy a burger from another place after finishing breakfast here. Skimped even on the cottage cheese on the bread, not even to mention that we had to search for... More 

Thank anri_bester
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

It was lovely having a business lunch in a place where you could bring your kids, knowing that they are safe

1 Thank Musawenkosi N
Johannesburg, South Africa
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Bambanani has it all, children entertainers, playground, games, Jungle Gym,sand-art,games,dolls, kids library, dolls house,create their own pizza,which get baked in a real wood-oven.Place for birthday parties, children's parties. Eat on wooden outside deck, or in the spacious restaurant, disco evenings for the kids,... too many to mention... Good cuisine and friendly staff. in short ... definitely recommended.

Thank 259marcvogels
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

what a fantastic idea, great food a nice atmosphere and the kids are safe and entertained! Except the food is not great and the service is sloooow. Hopefully they were just having an off day and it will be improved. Kids were very happy though.

Thank Thandi V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85, 4th Avenue | Melville, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 482 2900

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