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DW 11-13

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Corner Bompass and Jan Smuts avenue | Dunkeld West, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 341 0663
12:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting our daughter and son in law who is working temporarily in Johannesburg and went to this top rated restaurant We had the six course vegetarian tasting menu with wine pairings It was heaven ! I am sure all the food is great The ambience is fab Staff attentive and knowledgeable and one is not rushed at all... More 

Thank adamcaplin
Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought this would be the perfect place to celebrate an anniversary with my wife. Our booking was for 19:30. At 19:00 we called ahead to say we would be 20 minutes late due to something serious and unforseen. The restaurant was unwilling to still serve the tasting menu, the chef refused to come out and listen to our explanation.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent an evening with a number of people at the restaurant. The restaurant appeared to only do one seating for each table, which help explain the roughly one month lead time for a booking on a weekend, the other reason for the lead time....the food and service. We did the tasting menu with wine pairing...the degustation menu. There were 8... More 

Thank AndzLSA
South Africa
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

We've been eating quite regularly at this restaurant since it opened - the waiting staff have always been experienced/knowledgeable on all fronts. But we have always left talking about the food but remarking on negative experiences with the attitude and lack of sharpness of the front of house. Things move on and we tried again for my birthday lunch this... More 

Thank intrepid_dup
Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

What an experience to dine at this restaurant. A gem in Johannesburg that all visitors to South Africa should consider.

Thank zdasilva1
Pretoria, South africa
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We decided to tick down one of our bucket list items and have our anniversary dinner at DW Eleven–13. The only thing we are disappointed with is that we waited so long to make a booking, but it was by far worth the wait. The food is exceptional and the service was outstanding, our waiter Zack made our evening even... More 

Thank MarkWagner
Pretoria, South Africa
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We enjoyed the tasting menu with the wine pairings. After placing this order the waitperson asked if we have any dietary requirements, and those that we raised were taken into account through all 5 courses of the subsequent meal. We are typically picky eaters, so we specifically did not look at the menu descriptions of the meals before they were... More 

Thank JanRap
Johannesburg, South Africa
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83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Listen! If you're a meat and potatoes man, don't do this restaurant. You're not going to enjoy the pretty palette of daubs and dots; the pointillist masterpiece of carefully contrasting colours and flavours that is presented on your plate. But It's up there with the best. Went for a Xmas party of 35. Choice of 2 for each course: fried... More 

Thank Jill M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

This is an annual pilgrimage we make and again it was sublime. If the breads do not win you over nothing will. We decided on the degustation menu. There is a choice of alcohol or non alcohol pairing. Star dishes was Confit Duck Cannelloni and the Kale with Cauliflower Espuma. The service is refined. Not a new kid on the... More 

Thank Globaltrotter74
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166 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Had dinner here on a Wednesday night a few weeks ago and thoroughly loved it. We ate at Cube Tasting Kitchen the next night and on balance we both preferred DW11-13, although Cube was excellent too. Firstly I loved that it was tucked away in quite an ordinary shopping centre and I didn't mind the décor at all - its... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
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: Corner Bompass and Jan Smuts avenue | Dunkeld West, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 341 0663

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