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The Big Mouth

| Nelson Mandela Square, Johannesburg 2146, South Africa
+27 63 293 8869
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (163 reviews)
“lobster roll” (9 reviews)
“steak” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
Sushi, Grill, Japanese, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
LOCATION
| Nelson Mandela Square, Johannesburg 2146, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 322 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

In the warmer months this is a great spot to sit, relax, eat and watch the world go by. The staff were attentive without being overbearing and the menu had a bit more variety than some of the other choices locally. That said nothing we...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good place for sushi , nice big portions our favourite was the crispy rice very tasty 👍🏽 Wine menu 👍🏽 the service was good. On warm evenings it is just perfect to sit here outside. On the square my second fav. Place to go 👍🏽

Thank Rob S
Jade C, Public Relations Manager at The Big Mouth, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Rob S, Many thanks for your visit and for the wonderful review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your food and are happy to hear your positive feedback. Thank you again. We hope to welcome you back soon. Warm regards, TMB

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was so excited to have lunch as part of a farewell for a colleague, there were 16 of us and the service was very good and very attentive, the atmosphere at this restaurant is amazing, it is indoor/outdoor and looks onto the famous Nelson Madela...More

Thank ANTHEASMITH
Jade C, Public Relations Manager at The Big Mouth, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Anthea, It is so lovely to hear about your recent visit. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope that you will be back again soon. Your positive feedback will be shared with the rest of the team. They will...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had dinner here with a work colleague and liked it so much, we went back the next night as well. The peri peri, blue salad, prawn bisque, and king prawns are fantastic - as are the desserts. Very friendly and professional staff. Especially George...More

Thank Marco D
Jade C, Public Relations Manager at The Big Mouth, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Marco D, Thank you for your recommendation on George and your wonderful review! We are thrilled you enjoyed your meal so much that you came back the next night! Your patronage is important to us, and we eagerly anticipate your next visit. Best Wishes,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and service. Very happy and attentive waitresses and a Manager who cared. A buzzy atmosphere.

Thank 28hannah2017
Jade C, Public Relations Manager at The Big Mouth, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear 28hannah2017 , Thank you for the great review. I look forward to you joining us again soon. Best Wishes, TBM

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been to the Big Mouth many times and is consistently good. Interesting starters like Tempura Biltong is really worth trying. The lobster rolls are certainly nothing like you would get in Philadelphia or New England but none the less still the best I've have...More

Thank T L
Jade C, Public Relations Manager at The Big Mouth, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear T L, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. Your continued support is greatly appreciated. Best Wishes, TBM

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the fact that the Big Mouth is situated in the Mandela Square at Sandton City makes it ideal for some dinner. We had a pleasant experience and awesome Sushi. There is an inside and Outside seating area which are both nice. You cannot skip the...More

Thank Bernadette T
Jade C, Public Relations Manager at The Big Mouth, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Bernadette T, Thank you for the great review. We look forward to you joining us again soon. Best Wishes, TBM

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Top notch MultiChoice restaurant in Nelson Mandela square.huge selection at average prices. Not to be missed as it is a johannesburg gem.book to avoid disappointment

Thank Joe I
Jade C, Public Relations Manager at The Big Mouth, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Joe, Thank you for choosing to dine at The Big Mouth. Reading your review was an absolute pleasure, and we eagerly anticipate your return. With Gratitude, TBM

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant's food is a revelation! It's a big restaurant and we did not expect to get food that was of this kind of quality! The helpings are so generous that we could actually have stopped at the first course. We shared sushi, boerewors, calamari...More

Thank Rochelle K
Jade C, Public Relations Manager at The Big Mouth, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Rochelle K, It is so lovely to hear about your recent visit. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope that you will be back again soon. Your positive feedback will be shared with the rest of the team. They...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff is nice and friendly. Food was correct for the price. The decoration of the restaurant is basic a taste of America in Sa.

Thank Pierre S
Jade C, Public Relations Manager at The Big Mouth, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Pierre S, Thank you for your review. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best Wishes, TBM

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zayaandawood
15 August 2017|
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Response from Waynesworld1983 | Property representative |
Hi! We try to accommodate Halaal as best we can. We do not have any pork on our menu or alcohol in our sauces and we do offer a Halaal Soy sauce upon request. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Nelson Mandela Square, Johannesburg 2146, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 63 293 8869
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Description
The Big Mouth is a contemporary take on the classic diner infused with culinary influences and ingredients from around the globe.
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