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The Big Mouth

| Nelson Mandela Square, Johannesburg 2146, South Africa
+27 63 293 8869
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (215 reviews)
“lobster roll” (11 reviews)
“churros” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Sushi, Grill, Japanese, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Nelson Mandela Square, Johannesburg 2146, South Africa
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Reviewed today

We went before going to a play at the Theater on the Square - nice spot by the way. It was a Thursday night, so i thought it would be quiet - WRONG. It was packed and heaving and some really fascinating looking people there...More

Thank Roddy P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Sunday lunch at the Big Mouth was excellent, the staff were fantastic and the selection awesome. As always we order too much and stay until we had finished. If possible get a table close to the square.

Thank chris c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From sushi to grills this place was a wide variety of well prepared delicious food as well as decadent and unusual desserts. Loved the vibey atmosphere but if u the kind of person looking for a quite evening out this place is not for u....More

Thank Kubashni07
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best sushi I've had in Johannesburg. Their Philadelphia roll is to die for. Very attentive wait stuff. Worth the trip

Thank Venika N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a spur-of-the-moment dinner without prior reservation. The place was absolutely packed, but we were seated within 20 mins, and the wait was definitely worth it. My husband and I both opted for sushi. I tried a salmon poké bowl for the first time,...More

Thank AshiraRheeders
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All I can say is The Big Mouth is truly worth a visit! The food is delicious especially the sushi and calamari! The service is outstanding and very welcoming! It is a bit pricy but otherwise absolutely outstanding...

Thank Ashlyn V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, possibly the best salmon I’ve ever had. My partner had the steak, which I don’t eat but he couldn’t say enough about! Service was friendly and attentive. If you’re in the area then you simply must go. If you’re not, then you better...More

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, atmosphere, quality food and amazing service. The Salmon poke was delicious, so was the BBQ chicken dimsum. The cocktails were great too. Must visit for anyone who loves Japanese cuisine

Thank Calvin Rion N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here on my birthday, The restaurant is situated at the Mandela's square in Sandton. There is outdoor as well as indoor seating. The menu had a lot of variety and sushi was innovative. We ordered the salmon and prawn sushi, as well...More

Thank SHDD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great ambience, service by knowledgeable and helpful staff. Best dishes ordered were pregos, glazed chicken - both terrific quality, taste and value. Also, the rib-eye steaks were good and grilled to perfection. Want to visit again and again - so has become a new favorite.

Thank DimiMou
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Questions & Answers
6 February 2018|
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Response from Waynesworld1983 | Property representative |
Hi there. It depends on what you are in the mood for. The glass box in front has a vibey atmosphere and has great views of Nelson Mandela Square. The cafe section in the mall is more intimate and quiet. Hope that helps.
15 August 2017|
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Response from Waynesworld1983 | Property representative |
Hi! We try to accommodate Halaal as best we can. We do not have any pork on our menu or alcohol in our sauces and we do offer a Halaal Soy sauce upon request. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Nelson Mandela Square, Johannesburg 2146, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 63 293 8869
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The Big Mouth is a contemporary take on the classic diner infused with culinary influences and ingredients from around the globe.
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