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Eatery JHB

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Victoria Avenue cnr 11th Street | Parkmore, Sandton 2196, South Africa
+27 11 783 1570
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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231 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited as part of restaurant week and unfortunately the service was average at best. Bread was served and we had to ask for butter - the waiter promptly gave us the leftover butter from previous diners; no side plates for the bread (had to ask). Lack of attention to basic service let Eatery down. The restaurant itself is tucked... More 

Thank Rya-Mari M
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We had a birthday last year was lovely and this year came back with a less than average meals. Beef ribs so oily felt ill and the pasta was so over cooked wasn't even pasta. The bread on table was so stale couldn't eat it rather not have it on table at all. The service was bizarre delivered the cutlery... More 

Thank F4745GValexc
Benoni, South Africa
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Since my first review of The Eatery, we have become regulars there and always manage to spoil some friends to without a doubt the best place for a fine dining experience in Johannesburg. The food continues to surprise even the most sophisticated of diners. The owners are still there to great regulars by name. My only advise is book long... More 

Thank Robin_Clare-Talbot
Sandton, South Africa
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

What a stunning location with tables on the pavement giving a great ambience. The waiters were good in general but the young manageress is clearly hired for her looks and not etiquette or adequate table demeanor. She rushed us to order and rushed us to get out of there at 9pm..."the kitchen closes at 9"....?! The menu is very limited... More 

Thank EasyGoing1204
Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We had dinner at the eatery and there was nothing to fault. Starter was great, mains were delicious, the desert was superb. There is a selection of wine to suit all tastes. The only problem is that I am physically incapable of eating all of the dishes on the menu in one sitting. The food was so good I would... More 

Thank douge992
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is in a side route of the 11th street which is not a real attractive street. The tables are laid with silver and glasses which makes every table looks nice. I was there on a Tuesday evening and the restaurant was frequented but not full. Bread, salt and olive oil (which was good) was served while I ordered.... More 

Thank Stefan B
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Very good restaurant in Benmore where you can find à great menu (the butternut gnocchi are amazing). The ambiance is modern and intimate and the spot is close to some nice bars to enjoy the rest of the night! The only negative thing is that the kitchen close very early, at 9pm!

Thank Léa G
Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
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10 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The food and its presentation was a bit disappointing, I decided on the calamari starter it was tasteless, the menu is plain and did not provide a variety of choice. Staff was friendly and helpful, but that's a about it.

Thank Mentia
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Local knowledge always helps but on this occasion it was a real eyeopener. We went for dinner at this rather simply decorated restaurant where the firework really happened on the plate and in the glass. The food was absolutely world class; an amazing mix of fresh local ingredients, French inspired African cuisine. The wine was fantastic. We will be back.

Thank MWG24
Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

An average Wednesday evening became a cacophony of laughter as we joined at Eatery Jhb for dinner. The salt and black pepper calamari became a firm favourite in presentation and artistry! Absolutely mouth-wateringly delicious! The fillet steak followed by chocolate fondant is to be recommended! Would our supper club return? Oh yes, yes, yes!

Thank KimA50

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 11
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Avenue cnr 11th Street | Parkmore, Sandton 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 783 1570
A reclaimed car workshop is the setting for this atmospheric 40-seater restaurant just off Parkmore’s main drag. The decor is edgy yet soothing, the menu small (but regularly-changing) and the location offers a refreshing tranquillity being off the central road.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?