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The Secret Garden

40 High Road, Benoni 1501, South Africa
+27 11 967 1520
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good21%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“quiche” (3 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
40 High Road, Benoni 1501, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to Secret Garden a couple of times because of a few reasons: - Dog friendly - Very good food - Vegetarian and Vegan options for meals - Good and friendly service You can either sit inside (or outside with your dog). At...More

Thank pixie1505
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the first restaurant where i could order something off the menu without having to make extensive changes. They have options for meat lovers, vegetarians and vegans, and what a great variety for those options. This is definitely a secret I want to share...More

Thank 329halinav
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From my first visit to SA some 10 years ago my cousin brought me here and she swears she won’t go here with anyone else. The food is amazing! Always he most usual things, homemade, beautifully presented but in a little corner of heaven tucked...More

Thank CazMold
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Had an awesome lunch here with and old friend. Where i had a german sausage meal and my lady friend had a salad of some sort with a strange name. If you a vegan then this is the place to be as they are all...More

Thank Jacques B
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We frequently visit the shops at Uncle Tim's where this Secret Garden is situated. Seating inside and outside. Tranquil gardens. Pleasant people. Even the staff in the shops. Every 1st Sunday of the month they host a flee market. The menu caters for vegan, vegetarian...More

Thank Charles P
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We've twice had coffee and cake in the outside section of the restaurant under the trees. The atmosphere is gentle and casual. Quaint shops offer interesting browsing, and many weekends a huge flea or arts and crafts market extends across the spacious grounds. Many families...More

Thank MarinaPearson
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Pricing was a huge shock when I asked for MEDIUM 1x glass of orange juice I had to fork out R40 extra.

Reviewed 21 May 2017

A very relaxing indoor and outdoor option. We chose outdoor because it was a beautiful winters day. Fairly large menu. A lot of vegetarian choices. A few very chilled cats to bond with. Great service.

Thank jenniferj24
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is one of South Africa's best kept secrets. The food is simply amazing. The seating area outside is quaint and in keeping with a secret garden, there is lots to catch your eye and the sound of running water is so soothing. As good...More

Thank elliotintheuk
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Absolutely love the hidden away-ness of this place and the fact that it is far from the hustle and the bustle. The menu has been revised and its just lovely. Lots of good , hearty coffee shop food plus lovely cakes. The only downer was...More

Thank Liepollo Leboha... P
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23 January 2017|
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Response from Eeyore707 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have vegan options and I am sure as a group they would even make you something special if you book in advance. The presentation is always beautiful!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 High Road, Benoni 1501, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Benoni
  • Phone Number: +27 11 967 1520
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