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Shop 1, Douglasdale Village | Leslie Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 704 6982
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Absolutely love this place, Grant Murphy and his team put on an awesome chilled vibe for a Sunday Arvin, definitely recommend trying it you won't be sorry!!

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Thank marco r
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Throbbing Strawberry is my favorite restaurant in JHB. A few of us decided to spend Easter Monday there having drinks an awesome food as always. We got there just after 1pm and was seated immediately. Our waiter brought our menus and took or drink order. Drinks arrived and then we were ignored for 20 min. Eventually we got his attention... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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68 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are a fan of meaningless duff duff music as background to your meal this is the place! Pizza was really thin crust and tasty as was the starter salmon stack. The starter salmon salad was very average. Far too much lettuce and not enough salmon. Lasagne was well prepared. The ambience was destroyed by the background noise but... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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142 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a refreshing surprise in JHB, the menu was innovative along with the normal classics. I had the wrapped rump from their signature menu and I was definitely not disappointed. They have a good wine menu as well, also enjoyed the chef interacting and recommending some whisky/bourbon later in the evening. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank devilliers
South Africa
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always eat there the food and service are very good. The sushi is very tasty if you are a sushi lover order the Salmon platter.

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Thank ramzibk
Rustenburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying over in a guesthouse, and this was actually one of the restaurants they recommend cause it's so close by. Do go there for drinks and a good atmosphere, it is amazing. Then comes the sad part. The food is so well described that you can't make up your mind cause everything looks so good. Then you do... More 

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Lusaka Province, Zambia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely dinner and was very impressed with the speed of service. It was a Friday night, and we didn't have a reservation but we were offered a table none the less, but with a time limit. Hence we were very pleasantly surprised when within 10 mins of ordering, our food was on the table. Impressive portions and simply... More 

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Thank tan1115
Century City, South Africa
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

One of my favourite spots when I'm in Joburg! Excellent sushi, great pizzas and an amazing vibe. Went there today and was extremely disappointed by the service. Our server Phoebe was far from pleasant. She didn't great us or introduce herself. After she brought our food we didn't see her until the meal was over and she didn't ask us... More 

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Thank kambeezy
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Good food, great vibes and awesome service. Great place for lunch but in the evening is where this place rocks. Great for drinks and dinner before a night out.

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White River, South Africa
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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

This was my 2nd visit to Throbbing Strawberry again for a business dinner with colleagues. A great menu with an Italian "flavour" including fabulous steaks, some super seafood dishes including a prawn curry and some fun desserts. can definitely recommend this spot and probably best to book even mid-week as its been full each time I have been here. Service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 16
Cuisine
Pizza, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1, Douglasdale Village | Leslie Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 704 6982

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