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The Orient Hotel | Elandsfontein, Crocodile River Valley, Gauteng, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
+27 12 371 2903
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The Orient Hotel | Elandsfontein, Crocodile River Valley, Gauteng, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's often a challenge to find a truly special food experience in the greater Joburg area. Mosaic under chef Chantel Dartall is an absolute gem - a fine dining experience second to none. We opted for the Grande Degustation menu, mine paired with wine. Course...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for my birthday and Fathers Day and decided to go ALL OUT: we spent the night and had the 7 course dinner with wine pairing. Just a note for people wanting to spend less you could do a 5 course lunch and have...More

Thank sirensash
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mosaic never fails to impress, from the sublime food, the biggest wine cellar in Africa, the decor and the staff. As you approach the Orient hotel from the dusty surrounds you get a clue as to the uniqueness you are about to enjoy. A Moroccan...More

Thank 820rosies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We diverted our trip from the Cape to the Kruger Park area to stay at the Orient and have dinner at the Mosaic! And it was well worth it! Excellent attention to detail. The service was friendly and efficient. We had the extended tasting menu...More

Thank Johann S
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Exceptional, Marvelous, Exciting!! One of the best restaurants I've dine at in the country. A fine dining and wine lovers dream. Chef Chantel Dartnall comes personally to each table to greet you and explain her amazing dishes. The food is extraordinary and the wine selection...More

1  Thank JannemanPot
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We went to celebrate our wedding anniversary. From the moment we arrived it was spectacular. The total opulence of the restaurant and hotel is breathtaking. The food prepared by Chef Chantel is a master piece. Some of the best, most interesting flavour combinations . I...More

Thank Karien P
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Food was wonderful but the presentation is just over the moon. Even when I thought I can not eat any more but when the next dish had arrived I just could not resist and before I blink the food just gone 😆😆😆 I like to...More

Thank Nuna W
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic Saturday evening spend with my family. A true fine dining experience. One do not need to wonder why this is the best rated restaurant in Pretoria!!

1  Thank viclom
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

There are truly no words to describe the experience. Mosaic (and the orient ) is a little piece of heaven We celebrated our twentieth wedding anniversary - and our meal was truly the best and most creative meal we have ever had. Chantel and Mari...More

Thank nicci h
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The attention to detail at Mosaic is astounding. Worth the travel. The goose liver pate was amazing. What a great place. You will not be dissapointec.

1  Thank Albertonvernon
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maria b
28 April 2017|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
No very fine dining tasting menu
23 November 2016|
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Response from Graeme S | Reviewed this property |
That's the start time. Depending on your menu choice, the meal will be 2 to 4 hours. Check their website for prices
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$53 - US$82
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
19:00 - 20:30
19:00 - 20:30
19:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Orient Hotel | Elandsfontein, Crocodile River Valley, Gauteng, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 371 2903
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Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient Private Hotel is this country’s finest destination restaurant and private hotel. Award-winning South African Chef Chantel Dartnall is known for presenting the art of nature on her plates through her botanical cuisine to take you on a culinary tour of pure indulgence. Bask in the sophisticated atmosphere of exotic spaces; an Oriental style oasis set in lush and tranquil 280h of the Francolin Conservancy. The Mosaic cellar is unparalleled in this country with some of the most exceptional and rare wines from both South Africa and internationally.
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