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Gia's on Montrose

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Vegetarian Friendly
66b South Road | Morningside, Sandton 2196, South Africa
+27 11 326 5074
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
66b South Road | Morningside, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were so looking forward to enjoying a spring breakfast in the gardens. Unfortunately we were very disappointed. Ordered scrambled eggs, salmon,mushrooms, tomato, halloumi. Not too complicated. To start with, the service was terrible. We (and several tables around us) waited a very long time...More

Thank Nadsacel
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Read a few reviews and walked in to have breakfast, firstly the venue is right next to a busy road and takes away the garden setting that is being created. Service is attentive and cappuccino was good, ordered salmon and scrambled eggs which was expensive...More

Thank Jacques M
Michelle G, Owner at Gia's on Montrose, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Hi Jacques, thanks for taking the time to review Gia's and for the kind words regarding our service and cappuccino. Please note that salmon is expensive which in turn will affect my prices. The enormous slices of toast come from artisan bread which we order...More

Reviewed 21 February 2017

Great place to sit outside in the garden for a leisurely breakfast. Good service and tasty breakfast served here. One can wander around the garden and the nursery.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I met a friend for brunch yesterday at Gia's. We had a wonderful waiter, Thomas, who kept us entertained while giving us brilliant service. We both opted for the Nordic Sunrise breakfast. My friend asked for a slight change to the menu as she was...More

Thank Beverley R
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We went to this charmingly situated little restaurant/coffee shop for lunch on a Sunday in November 2016; main reason was to do some shopping in the nursery at the same time. First impressions not great. Paper menus a bit scruffy and badly stained; table wonky...More

Thank jsn_chiaro
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Going to Gia's is a little bit like playing food Russian Roulette. One day you can go there, get excellent service and have a great meal (although it's never cheap). On other days, like today, the service will be terrible, and the food disappointing. I...More

Thank Lolapalooza3006
Michelle G, Owner at Gia's on Montrose, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2016

Dear Lolapalooza3006, thanks for your review. We remember your table very clearly, and the orders that were placed. We will take into account what you have said and apply them with immediate effect. Thank you for your invaluable input into the running of our business....More

Reviewed 3 October 2016

We visit Gia's once every three months or so. The main attractions are the outdoor setting and service, plus the lack of urgency and general atmosphere. There are few places in Johannesburg where you can eat outdoors without gazing at a car park or other...More

Thank Anthony B
Michelle G, Owner at Gia's on Montrose, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2016

Dear Anthony B, what a wonderful review to start the day with! We are so happy that you enjoyed your time with your family here at Gia's and we look forward to hosting you again in the not so distant future. Thank you for taking...More

Reviewed 12 August 2016

We frequently go to Gia's for breakfasts and lunches - the food is always consistently delicious and fresh. There coffee's are great and their cocktails are tasty. Lovely outdoor setting under the tree's. Friendly staff. Great spot.

Thank Carolyn H
Michelle G, Owner at Gia's on Montrose, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2016

Dear Carolyn H, this is the kind of review to brighten even the darkest day! Thank you so very much, kind regards Michelle

Reviewed 11 July 2016

We have a ladies lunch club that meets once a month for lunch on a Saturday. The theme for choosing the restaurant, is that it has to be in a garden setting - no parking lots or shopping malls. I google searched Gia's and we...More

Thank Lee-anne G
Michelle G, Owner at Gia's on Montrose, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2016

Dear Lee-Anne G, my apologies for the delayed response to your review which you took the time out to do. We remember your meal as we spoke about it in our management meeting when we read your review, and my manager remembered your meal. The...More

Reviewed 28 June 2016

A good breakfast with warm and friendly service. The setting in this tranquil nursery is relaxing and rewarding. A little on the expensive side.

Thank Gerald D
Michelle G, Owner at Gia's on Montrose, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2016

Dear Gerald D, glad you enjoyed your breakfast and that you were well looked after. Have a wonderful day, Michelle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 16:45
Monday
07:00 - 16:45
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:45
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:45
Thursday
07:00 - 16:45
Friday
07:00 - 16:45
Saturday
07:00 - 16:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66b South Road | Morningside, Sandton 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 326 5074
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