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Licorish Bistro

) #5 of 1,036 Restaurants in Johannesburg $$ - $$$ European, International,
432 Nicolway | Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
+27 11 706 0991
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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09:00 - 22:30All hours
European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
432 Nicolway | Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited many times over the years and the service and food is always great. You should make a reservation. Varied menu.

Thank 401Jenny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have experienced many thoroughly enjoyable lunches and dinners at Licorish bistro, and it has easy access off the highway at 4 ways. The menu is varied and the specials excellent. The wine list is very good with a few unique wines and they have...More

Thank DennisRogers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for dinner with a friedn. We enjoyed the meals and drinks, the lamb platter is not recommended though, they fall short on delivery of the lamb. We ordered the cheescake, it was bad, tasted off. The manager gave us a new dessert- deconstructed Berry......More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent, service was good! Great experience overall!!! Will definitely go back! Will recommend!

Thank Anton G
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

From the moment you sit down to the time you leave the place has a warm ambiance. The service is fantastic from the waiters, the food is brilliant, the wine selection is prime, the prices are affordable too. I would eat there if unsure of...More

Thank tadiwa t
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I was there with 6ladies at lunch time. All of us enjoyed salads and light meals. They also have good selections of drinks. Fresh squeezed carrot juice was good!

Thank Doglovers_Key
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I have eaten here half a dozen times or so over the past 12 months and I have to say that the unfortunate change of ownership has not bode badly for them at all. Food is excellent, some dishes ahead of others but the good...More

Thank Reviewer4477
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I had a kingklip grilled, which was not so nice, due to it being overdone. Also I didn't enjoy the dressing which covers the entire meal. Restaurant is a middle range.

1  Thank Ralph P
Reviewed 3 June 2017

So we were told that this restaurant (Bistro) was a place to dine, so we decided to book for Saturday evening. In some way, I was expecting a more fine dining experience, not a food mall atmosphere. So we arrived and were seated efficiently at...More

1  Thank Silliusmillius53
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I return not only for the romantic ambience and friendly service but for the mouth-watering lamb shank. Never take this off the menu.

1  Thank Candice M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 432 Nicolway | Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 706 0991
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We merge the classic and the contemporary to create fusion between food and culture for a new South African palate. We're at the Nicolway Shopping Centre, Bryanston
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