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1 Central Place | Cnr Jeppe and Henry Nxumalo, Newtown, Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good14%
  • Average37%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible14%
6 May 2015
“Average restaurant with poor service”
18 Mar 2015
“Steak @ Sophiatown, Midrand”
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1 Central Place | Cnr Jeppe and Henry Nxumalo, Newtown, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 May 2015

The restaurant location is very good in Newtown, next to Museum Africa with nice outside terrace. There is no toilet on the premises, you have to go to the building around the back and past a security guard. The service was very poor and the...More

1  Thank Sead J
Reviewed 18 March 2015

it was a Monday evening and the restaurant was VERY quiet, which suited me perfectly. The waiter (Tino) was friendly and eager to serve. I had some beverages and ordered the sirloin - medium rare. i'm quite full of nonsense when it comes to my...More

Thank colletd74
Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

Sophiatown in Newtown and Midrand alike are my favorite restaurant in Johannesburg. Often with live music or various other forms of entertainment in the evenings. The food is always so good, and the atmosphere so friendly and upbeat. Great for tourists looking to tast some...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Attending an early show at Market Theatre and needed to eat. Options in this area are currently very limited. Came across Sophiatown Bar & Lounge. Time was limited so we had a honey chicken salad and roast beef salad. Portions nothing to shout about and...More

1  Thank StephenXXXXX
Reviewed 3 October 2014 via mobile

Went with friends for dinner before Vodacom concert. Ordered chicken wraps and most ingredients were missing. When we complained to the manager, he insisted that all ingredients were put in. Missing roasted peppers, guacamole, cheddar cheese, sour cream and salsa. All we got was a...More

1  Thank GlobeTrotingPora
Reviewed 28 October 2013

Could've been much much better. Food was average. Service not the best. And it was too noisy, from the music and the large crowds.

Thank Tshegofatso1
Reviewed 3 September 2013

We had a large group of over 70 guests dine there recently and the experience was nothing short of appalling. The waiter service was dreadful and the group leaders had to serve drinks and clear plates. There was not enough food on the buffet for...More

1  Thank SMoss101
Reviewed 28 July 2013

We were a very large group and visited Sophiatown for dinner. We had already pre-selected most of our meals choices, but they still took a very long time to arrive. The waiters were not too attentive in taking and refilling drinks order too. But the...More

Thank ShareKhan4
Reviewed 7 July 2013

Having been to its sister restaurant in Melville, I expected more from this one. It felt cold and empty, but maybe it's because we went there on a public holiday and the area was quiet. The food was ok, nothing spectacular. In fact, I don't...More

Thank Des1963
Reviewed 1 June 2013

Sirloin was tough, kingklip undercooked, calamari ok, lamb curry all bones, baby chicken was good, free wifi though :)

Thank Stumpedforscreenname
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Open Hours
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
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  • Address: 1 Central Place | Cnr Jeppe and Henry Nxumalo, Newtown, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
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