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Off William Nichol Drive | Monticasino, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 511 1986
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Singapore, Singapore
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53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great people good service - appetisers were wonderful however mains not so fantastic. Good wine selection and kids enjoyed Zero wifi which we asked 4 times to get to work . Staff great in the end and reduced bill due to poor food for mains Maybe a bad night as it was a great looking place and deserves better food... More 

Thank Bigjim8282
Hoedspruit, Limpopo
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have review this Restaurant before and visited it again recently and found their menu selection and their wine list to be varied and exciting. The meals we had here were still superb and their wine prices do not break the bank. On Fridays and over the weekends there is often musicians preforming on the sidewalk near to the Jacaranda... More 

Thank HappyChappie2010
Potchefstroom, South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favorite restaurants at Monte Casino, but twice we went to eat there after a show, and the all the staff is in clean up mode and you wait so much longer, I feel for a Casino of there size and popularity they can rather have a set closing time, then clean up the place, rather then making... More 

Thank Igmar M
Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

I had the seafood pasta and it was amazing. Flavorsome, full of prawn, calamari and mussels in a delicious creamy sauce. Great service and pleasant atmosphere. If you get the opportunity it is well worth it.

Thank CCBeach1211
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Gosh dissapointed Not good value for money. Seafood platter for 1 very mediocre not worth the money ....who serves crab sticks on a platter I swapped them for prawns (small &overcooked) my husbands lamb chops overcooked and tiny. We don't have a problem with paying but we expect quality. I feel this restaurant is overpriced for what they promise. However... More 

Thank swazi50
Bloemfontein, South Africa
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64 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Enjoyed a wonderful dinner. The waiter was friendly, the service good and the food fantastic. I would recommend the lamb shank.

Thank CRT1977
Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Some great Italian food to be had, whether it be pasta or pizza. The restaurant is well situated and the ambiance adds to the experience. Good value for a family dinner out.

Thank Wade V P
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Just has one if the best steaks ever, service was first class, wine excellent and food top class. Would recommend this place, one if the best in the complex.

1 Thank Martin W
Johannesburg, South Africa
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I've been to a lot of restaurants and none of them were this terrible. I've never not finished a steak since I'm a meat lover, but I couldn't at the restaurant, neither could my husband finish his pasta and we had taken him out for his birthday. I a m certainly never going there again

Thank thabile m
Cinderford, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Vast menu, happy, helpful, friendly staff, great value. The food was simply wonderful. One of those places I stumbled across by accident (hadn't read any reviews) but I know I'll go back when next in Joberg. Highly recommended.

Thank Ash B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Off William Nichol Drive | Monticasino, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 511 1986

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?