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Piccolo Mondo

135 West Street | Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton 2196, South Africa
+27 11 282 7000
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“eggs benedict” (5 reviews)
“pasta” (16 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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LOCATION
135 West Street | Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 418 reviews

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Simply an amazing dinner on our short visit to Joburg from Australia. Our group had an array of dishes from lamb and chicken curry, salmon, lamb cutlets, chicken alfredo. All excellent dishes and so well presented. Great comfortable setting and waiters very attentive. Very impressed....More

Thank 668craigw
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Dear Craig W, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Michelangelo Hotel...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

It's fine dining at its best. Not only if you are having dinner or lunch but breakfast as well. I ordered the egg benedict it's to die for simply amazing.More

Thank AskTheRazz
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Dear AskTheRazz, Thank you for taking the time to review Piccolo Mondo Restaurant. We are pleased to see you enjoyed your experience with us and thank you for all your lovely compliments! We would love to have you join us here us at The Michelangelo...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We are always welcomed like family, the staff know your name but treat you like a celebrity. Divine breakfast and champs! Mom was also spoiled this time for her birthday with a smoking dessert! See you next sunday, as we always do for our special...More

Thank aliciampotgieter
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Dear aliciampotgieter, Thank you for your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your visit. We are happy to hear you had a wonderful experience with us and hope to welcome you back again very soon to...More

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Great selection, outstanding value for money, and prompt & friendly service. Does get busy so come slightly early, or book and request a table to be reserved.More

Thank 340akashs
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Dear 340akashs, Thank you for your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your visit. We are happy to hear you had a wonderful experiences with us and hope to welcome you back again very soon to...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018

The staff were very friendly and efficient. We were a bit early for lunch but they invited us to be seated and attended to us immediately. Compliments to the chef, the chicken curry was delicious. Everyone enjoyed their meals, the milkshakes delicious and creamy.More

Thank Sakiwi04
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Dear Sakiwi04, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Michelangelo Hotel and...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018

We stayed at the hotel and had breakfast at the Piccolo Mondo everyday. The range of food in the buffet is good and the cooked breakfast is massive. This breakfast can keep you going all day.More

Thank Bob0510
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Dear Bob0510, Thank you for your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your visit. We are happy to hear you thoroughly enjoyed our delicious breakfast offering and hope to welcome you back again very soon for...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This is a very elegant, formal restaurant which sets it apart from the loud, crowded establishments that are around Nelson Square. If you’re uncomfortable with professional wait staff and an upscale experience, perhaps this isn’t the place for you. The food is amazing. Complex flavors...More

Thank TheDogAteMyHomework
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Dear TheDogAteMyHomework, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Michelangelo Hotel and...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Its always not easy to find great Vegan food. Thank you to Trevor Boyd for a creative and tasty potato “Vegan Potato Omelette” – there I gave it a name. My first review on Trip Advisor. PreggieMore

Thank Preggie2018
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Dear Preggie2018, Thank you for taking the time to review Piccolo Mondo Restaurant. We are pleased to see you enjoyed your experience with us and thank you for all your lovely compliments! We would love to have you join us here us at The Michelangelo...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Dinner was a sumptuous affair , the restuarant was relatively quiet which enabled us to talk around our table , The service was very professional with Bheki attending to us , The food was delicious and well presented with comprehensive wine pairings - worth a...More

Thank adamschris
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Dear adamschris, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Michelangelo Hotel and...More

Reviewed 19 July 2018

What an awesome experience. Booked a table of 10 for my team. The Executive Chef Kalpesh, and Senior Chef Mercedes delighted us with their culinary skills. All the 5 courses were excellent! The wine selection was also Excellent, our sommelier Newman also great. In general,...More

1  Thank AubreyNaniki
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Dear AubreyNaniki, Thank you for your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your visit. We are happy to hear you had a wonderful experiences with us and hope to welcome you back again very soon to...More

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Liezel B
12 June 2018|
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Response from CptChris | Property representative |
Dear Liezel B, Yes, the Michelangelo High Tea is child friendly. Our standard price is R325.00 for adults, R162.50 for children 6-12 years old & children under 6 years old are at no charge. Regards, The Piccolo Mondo... More
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Mark M
9 June 2016|
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Dear Mark M, The Dress Code is smart casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 West Street | Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton 2196, South Africa (Formerly Michelangelo's Piccolo Mondo)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 282 7000
  • E-mail
Description
True to its name, the Piccolo Mondo really is “a world in one”, combined with superb food, excellent wine and a sophisticated ambience. The Piccolo Mondo instantly turns your visit into a distinctive culinary experience.Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served seven days a week in this magnificent restaurant, which overlooks the Nelson Mandela Square.
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