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Luce Restaurant

1st Road | Hyde Park, Southern Sun Hotel, Sandton 2024, South Africa
+27 11 341 8080
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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“sushi” (7 reviews)
“tagliatelle” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Sushi
1st Road | Hyde Park, Southern Sun Hotel, Sandton 2024, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited for my birthday. The soup was so good that I didn't even need to have a main course! Good food and desserts, gorgeous view from the bar. Looking forward to visiting again.

Thank Nisaa D
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The restaurant at the Southern Sun was once a branch of the New York Bice chain. With changes of chefs over the past couple of years and a change of franchise it has maintained a good, while not outstanding menu, which changes little. I eat...More

Thank Geoffrey B
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Part of Luce's concept is that they offer food on platters from which patrons help themselves, thus creating a family style experience. We had their Italian style lunches (part of the business meetings) as well as the dinner and it added nicely to the team...More

Thank Heidi F
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I stayed at the hotel for some weeks and ate here on several occasions. They serve some excellent Italian and Japanese food. The Japanese food is prepared in the dining room. They serve some fine priced wines.

Thank Filip D
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I had booked a table to celebrate my husbands birthday, I requested a birthday surprise cake and was told by the reservation lady that it will be arranged, calling it a "Birthday Surprise" to cut a long story short, get to the restaurant, see the...More

Thank shaneybux
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This restaurant is listed at the wrong address and is actually in the Hyde Park Southern Sun next to the mall. I had my first meal here because I was late and staying at the hotel, but returned a couple of time (which is unusual...More

Thank Geerlings
Reviewed 13 June 2016

An Italian and Japanese dining restaurant. There is a Japaneses chef who provides proper sushi and other Japanese food. On the Italian side you will enjoy a full line up of pasta, pizza and grill. The view is good and used it for business dinner....More

Thank T012933
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Our Restaurant Week dinner at Luce was our first time there and we thoroughly enjoyed it! We booked on a Wednesday night and there were only 5 other tables - so the place was wonderfully quiet. Our server, Simphiwe, was terrific - very attentive to...More

Thank africanaddict
Reviewed 3 April 2016

The restaurant is conveniently located inside the Southern Sun hotel in Sandton, next to the Mall. It's airy and has a nice, clean setting. Service from the ladies was also good and hospitable. However, the food outside the Italian bread was terrible. Worst t-bone I've...More

Thank bulgenes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

I are every day here for a week, partly for convenience but mostly because I loved it! The menu includes italian and Japanese specialties. Absolutely delicious. Fresh ingredients, wonderful flavours and served by a warm and friendly team. It has a lovely view across the...More

Thank JaniceChopsticks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1st Road | Hyde Park, Southern Sun Hotel, Sandton 2024, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 341 8080
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