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shop MM51, Hyde park corner | cnr Jan Smuts and william nicol roads, Johannesburg, South Africa
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:00 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Cannon Rocks, South Africa
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a pleasant family meal here, which included two fairly fussy eaters, and all walked away feeling replete and content. Our meals varied from sushi to salads and each seemed to have been well prepared. Two gripes were that the wasabi seemed to have been wet somehow and was mushy, secondly our waitron seemed to be a little arrogant... More 

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Woodstock, Georgia
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144 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Good menu choices at reasonable prices in the mall next to the Southern Sun Hyde Park Hotel. Several of us dining together ordered different items and all were pleased with their meals

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Thank Joe R
Johannesburg, South Africa
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I have always enjoyed this restaurant as it has a American flavor. I really used to enjoy the Mexican style food. I had a nice fajita but my guests were a bit disappointed with their food, not really the greatest. The fish was a bit dry and was more batter than fish and the stir fry was more sauce that... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is my 2nd time eating here and because we were a group of 16 I was concerned that the service would be not up to scratch. I was wrong, last night we had good food, good wine and good conversation>>>>> It's rare to get all 3 in one night. The waiters were friendly and ready for any request.The starters... More 

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Thank Mongezi17
Johannesburg, South Africa
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250 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Had 2 business meetings with clients,ordered food,good,not very good,but I'm forced to rate very good,but they are only good. Good coffee,good service,very very noisy,not a very good venue for business meetings.

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Thank coen_12
Johannesburg, South Africa
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

JB Rivers serves most dishes, from sushi through hamburgers and even serves banting food, with a comprehensive menu to suit the demanding tastes of its haut geborn clientele. Good serivice, comfortable seating, great vibe.

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Thank sunrevel
Johannesburg, South Africa
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124 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

JB RIVERS in Hyde Park is and has been a great restaurant serving very good and fresh food without fail. The service is efficient, the restaurant is easy to get to, but the tables are now too close to each other, with guests and especially the waiters walking into and bumping your chair all the time while trying to move... More 

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Thank Maureen E
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137 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here while waiting for a client. I had a halloumi salad. It was huge and full of fresh veggies. Great! I would like to go back for the sushi!

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Thank Princessetami
Johannesburg, South Africa
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93 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Expansive menu. After much contemplation, I ordered the Chicken Marscapone with Tagliatelle. The full portion was massive. The pasta was drowned in the sauce. The dish just looked sloppy. Taste was average. Was told by the waiter that the usual cook/chef was not in that day. Inexcusable in this industry. All round consistency is key and sets the best from... More 

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Thank finesse1
Roodepoort, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

Service slow despite relatively empty restaurant. Toast thin and dry. Friend had kipper which had the texture of blitong! Bacon overcooked. Manner in which is bill is itemised according to components and not according to menu prices confusing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 13:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: shop MM51, Hyde park corner | cnr Jan Smuts and william nicol roads, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg

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