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Victoria Avenue cnr 11th Street | Parkmore, Sandton 2196, South Africa
+27 11 783 1570
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12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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Benoni, South Africa
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Since my first review of The Eatery, we have become regulars there and always manage to spoil some friends to without a doubt the best place for a fine dining experience in Johannesburg. The food continues to surprise even the most sophisticated of diners. The owners are still there to great regulars by name. My only advise is book long... More 

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Sandton, South Africa
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

What a stunning location with tables on the pavement giving a great ambience. The waiters were good in general but the young manageress is clearly hired for her looks and not etiquette or adequate table demeanor. She rushed us to order and rushed us to get out of there at 9pm..."the kitchen closes at 9"....?! The menu is very limited... More 

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Thank EasyGoing1204
Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We had dinner at the eatery and there was nothing to fault. Starter was great, mains were delicious, the desert was superb. There is a selection of wine to suit all tastes. The only problem is that I am physically incapable of eating all of the dishes on the menu in one sitting. The food was so good I would... More 

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Thank douge992
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is in a side route of the 11th street which is not a real attractive street. The tables are laid with silver and glasses which makes every table looks nice. I was there on a Tuesday evening and the restaurant was frequented but not full. Bread, salt and olive oil (which was good) was served while I ordered.... More 

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Thank Stefan B
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Very good restaurant in Benmore where you can find à great menu (the butternut gnocchi are amazing). The ambiance is modern and intimate and the spot is close to some nice bars to enjoy the rest of the night! The only negative thing is that the kitchen close very early, at 9pm!

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Thank Léa G
Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
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10 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The food and its presentation was a bit disappointing, I decided on the calamari starter it was tasteless, the menu is plain and did not provide a variety of choice. Staff was friendly and helpful, but that's a about it.

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Local knowledge always helps but on this occasion it was a real eyeopener. We went for dinner at this rather simply decorated restaurant where the firework really happened on the plate and in the glass. The food was absolutely world class; an amazing mix of fresh local ingredients, French inspired African cuisine. The wine was fantastic. We will be back.

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Thank MWG24
Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

An average Wednesday evening became a cacophony of laughter as we joined at Eatery Jhb for dinner. The salt and black pepper calamari became a firm favourite in presentation and artistry! Absolutely mouth-wateringly delicious! The fillet steak followed by chocolate fondant is to be recommended! Would our supper club return? Oh yes, yes, yes!

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Thank KimA50
Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Lovely character and feel to the whole place, could so easily have been in a typical small restaurant in Tuscany (even down to the half-finished feel of the decoration)! Had three courses, all exquisite. I have ticked 'fine-dining' below against 'how expensive', but by international standards it is 'mid-range'.

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91 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Not typical south african cuisine, the meals are more sophisticated. Not a large choice, but it is a sign of quality. The kitchen is opened and you can see your meal being prepared. Good service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 11
Cuisine
International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Avenue cnr 11th Street | Parkmore, Sandton 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 783 1570
Description
A reclaimed car workshop is the setting for this atmospheric 40-seater restaurant just off Parkmore’s main drag. The decor is edgy yet soothing, the menu small (but regularly-changing) and the location offers a refreshing tranquillity being off the central road.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?