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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 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
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86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I visited the restaurant last night and had my doubts about the food. Often fine dining can leave you wanting. Many have mentioned the location, not the best, but the interior of the restaurant is smart, and looks good. I enjoyed all the courses on the Dégustation menu. Each dish was superbly presented, and the mixture of flavours and textures... More 

Thank Piets
Johannesburg, South Africa
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81 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Went to DW 11-13 to celebrate my boyfriends birthday. The decor is stunning and the atmosphere is very relaxed. The food is impeccable! Each dish was beautifully presented and full of flavour. We had the degustation menu with non alcoholic drinks pairing. I could not fault any course. All the dishes and drinks were unique. Truly enjoyable experience, lovely waiters... More 

Thank Fifi_Mothei
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Each course just for more in decedent in taste and presentation at this incredible restaurant. We couldnt find fault in a single dish. Incredible chefs, and a restaurant worth every cent spent

Thank lereato25paleesa
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

In 2015 I came 3 times. I returned today with a friend and it was as good as ever. The chef's menu is Superb and is on par (if not more creative) than Michelin star restaurants in Europe that I have been to. It is pricey but you get an experience - not only a meal. Look out for the... More 

Thank AshTri
Johannesburg, South Africa
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This restaurant just keeps on delivering. It's certainly amongst the best in Jozi for food. It's a good experience from the moment you arrive, with all staff very well trained.Had the 4 course menu. The confit chicken was fabulous, the Bonsmara sirloin succulent and tasty, while the Basil Sago is original and a piece of art. Loved almost everything (one... More 

Thank MartinP1974
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Seems great for business lunches to impress clients. The service is excellent and the food is high end. But, I did not find the food so exceptionally great to justify the cost. Perhaps my tastes are more simple.

Thank Imraan H
Johannesburg, South Africa
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156 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Johannesburg does not have many tasting restaurants . I have been to few tasting kitchen around the globe and I must say this was my least favorite . Restaurant was half empty so I guess it does not get too busy during the week . It felt like mass production of tasting menu not a bite sized flavorful dishes ,... More 

Thank RParbhoo
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293 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We are lucky to be able to book a table in the afternoon for that night. I had dinner here was 3 colleagues and it was an amazing experience. Different tastes, smells and textures, and served in an attractive way made this is feast for all senses. My local colleagues will return with their partners.

Thank Geerlings
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 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
Reviewed 9 January 2017

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 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?