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The Orient Hotel | Elandsfontein, Crocodile River Valley, Gauteng, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
+27 12 371 2903
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  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
The Orient Hotel | Elandsfontein, Crocodile River Valley, Gauteng, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit to the restaurant Mosaic and the food is just as amazing as the first time. We went for lunch and I still believe this is the best option unless you're a night owl - we arrived at 12 noon, had...More

1  Thank Linda K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were once again blown away by the amazing new menu Chef Chantel Dartnall has just launched. The service was superb. The wine pairing absolutely out of this world. Thank you to Mari; Chantel; Germain; Moses; Surprise; Millicent and Sophie for making our lunch so...More

1  Thank TandiRosenbrock
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd rather skip all mediocre restaurants and keep my money for here. It never, ever disappointments and caters for all needs. I took lots of photos. Its not just the food, the decor, the private 1930s cinema, art and the gallery, game walk and then...More

2  Thank laylapretoria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From firstly entering our room with the four-poster king-size bed in my view and the rugs( I think Gabbeh or Baluch) leading to the supersized bathroom displaying the luxury snow-white towels I knew this was the place for me. After relaxing and taking a heavenly...More

2  Thank Bunnyhuggers
Reviewed 20 April 2017

My husband and I celebrated our 25th anniversary at Mosaic and also slept over at the Orient hotel 4 April 2017. For us the best dining experience and service ever (dinner and breakfast). Not only did chef Chantel Dartnall took our breath away with her...More

2  Thank Ester V
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

There aren't many restaurants that you can visit 5 times and continue to be amazed at the whole dining experience. The staff are absolutely amazing! The setting and ambiance are stunning! But the food... Well Chantel and her team are something very special. The dishes...More

2  Thank martinuksa
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Dining at Mosaic is a real experience, fine dining in the most unique setting. It is so refreshing to dine at a restaurant were everyone is on the project. The food was sublime the attention to detail was really impressive and each dish was a...More

2  Thank David G
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I booked here a few months in advance for Sunday lunch. The restaurant had been on my bucket list for a while. The service here is so professional from the friendly responses when I booked, the guy directing you to a parking space, the sommelier...More

3  Thank lisasplaces
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maria b
Is your lunch a buffet
28 April 2017|
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Response from 969tommyr | Reviewed this property |
No. They have a sepcific seasonal menu. Go online to check it out.
I would like to book a table for 4 on Wednesday 29th March 2017. It is my husband's 65th birthday. The opening hours state 7:00 to 8:30. Surely one needs more than an hour and a half to enjoy the evening, or is this just the start time for the evening dinner? Also, could we please have the prices for the various tasting menus as well as the wine pairings. Many thanks.
22 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
Mobile unfriendly website? In 2016?
25 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 50 - US$ 78
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, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
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.