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Moyo Market Theatre

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129 Bree Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 646 0058
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Nairobi, Kenya
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102 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Authentic signature cuisines from around Africa and African-centric - decor, plus live band performance.

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Thank hikwam
Johannesburg, South Africa
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

The Food and service exceeded our expectations. The Staff were very attentive and friendly and they delivered the meal efficiently. Sitting outside on the patio was very comfortable and it was lovely watching the Children playing outside.

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Thank Tony_Rubin
Oud-Turnhout, Belgium
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2015

... returning isn't such a good idea. There is great effort to create an "African Atmosphere' - including the somewhat ridicilous washing of hands before one is served - but is remains rather superficial. We were on an early Friday night and the service was OK but unfortunately, the main course came right after the starters. Red wine was as... More 

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171 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2014 via mobile

Great atmosphere, live music, excellent service. Food needs improvement. I ordered a lamb shank and it was really greasy. They need to do something with the lightening as you eat in the darkness.

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Thank LuisBricksoul
Johannesburg, South Africa
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2013

African-themed restaurant with average-tasting food. I'd go for the home-fried chips with tomato sauce n the theatre cafe instead.

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Thank solofood
Johannesburg , South Africa
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82 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2012

Great for before or after theatre performance .Food is good - positive experience - real feel of "older" Johannesburg.

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Thank Bathawk
Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 February 2012

I like this Moyo because it combines my l ove of theatre with really good food and drinks.. Get there early so you can have a good meal before the show

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Thank Jacq B
Cape Town
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2012

A marvelous testament to the cultural; musical and theatrical talent of South Africa. The Newtoen precint has been brilliantly restored and serves a melting pot of South Africancultural growth.

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Thank FErnestCapeTown
Johannesburg, South Africa
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2012

excellent ambience, centrally located to newton and market theatre

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Thank Silvanm796
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2012

This restaurant like the other's in the chain has good food and great entertainment which includes the hand washing ceremony, face painting and dancing

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Thank SarahSouth

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Cuisine
African
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Bree Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 646 0058

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