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Carvers Restaurant

51 Mountainview Avenue | Darrenwood, Randburg 2194, South Africa
+27 11 678 5417
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good49%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (5 reviews)
“yellow rice” (2 reviews)
“filet” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, International
$$ - $$$
51 Mountainview Avenue | Darrenwood, Randburg 2194, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Carvers on a Wednesday evening to celebrate my birthday. The bar was jam-packed, but we were the only guests in the restaurant for quite a while. The waitress was very friendly and efficient and the oxtail excellent. Although we were disappointed that...More

Thank 45ella
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Went to Carvers last night for a function, how very awful. From uncomfortable 😣 chairs, to bad service to really horrible food 🥘. The only food that was okay was the pumpkin soup. The pudding was shocking, ice cream 🍦 serviced out of the plastic...More

Thank Ursula v
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Went for a Sunday lunch for my mom in laws birthday. The carvery has not changed in 30 years but if you are after a good old fashioned roast it is still worth it. With a group of fussy eaters everyone could have what they...More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We went for the buffet with the family. The buffet offers a good variety of meats prepared in different ways as well as 3 types of roasts. The beef roast was a bit dry. There are some very nice soups as well, which I enjoyed...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We visited with a group of friends for Sunday buffet, with high expectations. Disappointing experience. The soup of the day was tasteless and under seasoned, you battled to find any meat in the lamb curry (but bones galore !), the fish was like leather, the...More

Thank Claudie267
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I just went for a drink after hours. The service was average. I expected a different vibe. I suppose it depends on when you visit.

Thank Wim_traveler
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Buffet type restaurant with salads, soups, mains and dessert. The food is good but not as varied as you would think for a buffet or for the amount you pay. The staff are quite friendly but expect a bit of a wait if there are...More

Thank zbrentano
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

If you like good wholesome family type food in an eat from a carvery type fashion, then this is the place for you. An amazing pub attached with a good beer selection. Service was good and the venue is a nice old style house that...More

Thank Big_GWP
Reviewed 22 September 2016

As other people have noted - lovely Cape Dutch building (although, since I'm originally from the Cape we look down our noses at this type of architecture poaching ;-) Atmosphere inside... A bit sombre - probably because of all the wooden panelling. Wine list =...More

Thank suzannevaneeden
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Firstly, the premises is beautiful. It is a lovely setting. There is a more informal bar and outdoor area, and a more formal restaurant which does a great buffet. The menu is very well priced for the quality. They also have a small selection of...More

Thank Chandré B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Mountainview Avenue | Darrenwood, Randburg 2194, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Randburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 678 5417
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