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Pappas on the Square

) #2 of 182 Restaurants in Sandton $$ - $$$ Greek, Mediterranean,
Nelson Mandela Square, Shop 120B, Level 1 | Corner 5th street and Alice street, Sandton 2000, South Africa
+27 11 884 9991
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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11:30 - 22:00All hours
Greek, Mediterranean, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Nelson Mandela Square, Shop 120B, Level 1 | Corner 5th street and Alice street, Sandton 2000, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I have been here before. The number of people attending was around 80. They created a separate area for us. Even with such a big crowd, the food and drinks came within the time expected. Had the lamb neck and many others had the same....More

Thank Gr1970Gr
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We spotted Pappas while shopping as it has great view being on the second floor. The Greek food is very good. The service was fantastic and the staff was very helpful in the selection of wine. Anyone looking for great Greek food this place to...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Spent our 9th anniversary here, and absolutely LOVED it. The food was amazing, views are beautiful, and service was superb. Thank you for a great evening out!

Thank Danette K
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant overlooking Mandela Square. Prices reasonable, good level of staffing. Very good choice of Greek food. The chocolate mousse desert was amazing. Would happily visit again

Thank robinjn1
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I had not visited this level of Nelson Mandella Square previously but was pleasantly surprised with Pappas. I lunched there Saturday after missing my Friday evening flight home. I had a table on the balcony overlooking the square and enjoyed excellent service from my young...More

Thank Geoffrey B
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I have been here twice - the portion sizes are excellent, the menu is extensive and lots of vegetarian options (I had vegetarian mousakka) and the cocktails are good value. The service was v good and obviously the location overlooking the square is fantastic. Will...More

Thank Anne-Marie C
Reviewed 1 March 2017

A very enjoyable restaurant indeed. Options to sit out on a covered balcony or, relax inside. Spacious yet cosy. Very pleasant and helpful staff who went out of their way to help and, add a bit of humour. Very tasty food with plenty of choice...More

Thank WalkingPoint
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Was in Sandton for a 2 week conference and had a few meals here. Always yummy, always great service! Loved the meat and salad and the haloumi. Wonderful atmosphere. Would love to visit again.

Thank MarieSmALDIVES
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Yet another successful visit to Pappas. If you haven't been please give it a try if you feeling for Greek/Mediterranean. Plenty of seating options. Suitable for vegetarians as well.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Only had one dinner here with colleagues but everyone's meal was excellent and very reasonably priced. Very nice wine selection at reasonable prices. Excellent waiter.

Thank Justin S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
The Address and driving directions to Pappas on the square from 8th street
4 November 2016|
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Response from foodierushni_za | Reviewed this property |
Good Day, Park in the Sandton City Mall or in Nelson Mandela Square and ask anyone where the Nelson Mandela Stature on the square is located. The restaurant is located up the stairs from the stature. Kind regards Rushni
Are children allowed?
30 March 2016|
Response from Jade H | Property representative |
Yes, absolutely!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nelson Mandela Square, Shop 120B, Level 1 | Corner 5th street and Alice street, Sandton 2000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 884 9991
  • E-mail
For more than two decades, Pappas has been dishing out Mediterranean taste sensations and memorable dining experiences. Pappas has been in the family since the 80s and is now run by the second generation of restaurateurs.We are conveniently situated in the heart of Sandton on Nelson Mandela Square, a hop, skip and jump away from the Sandton Gautrain station. Our extensive menu consists of delicious Mediterranean fare combined with traditional Greek tastes and flavours that will take you on a culinary journey fit for royalty. All our meals are homemade daily to ensure the freshness and quality you deserve and expect. We look forward to welcoming you and your guests to Pappas so you may enjoy every generosity our restaurant and experienced staff have to offer.
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