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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
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (16 reviews)
“pork belly” (6 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM 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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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank AubreyNaniki
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Trying to book, was given wrong information. Told it started at 11.30 queried this but was assured correct. Price given was wrong. After re phoning was told started it 2h30 and price was 90 rand more. Quoted R205. Was R295 BOOKING FOR 16 Tea and...More

Thank Loraine D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spend a lot of time in Sandton for meetings and my favorite place to arrange a business lunch is Piccolo Mondo. Good coffee, central location and the creme brûlée is delicious. Staff are helpful and friendly.More

Thank Worldly-Expat
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Worldly-Expat, 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 26 May 2018

The epitome of high tea. Beautiful setting, fine china and the most delightful little treats. The dessert table was groaning with gastronomic treats and it was difficult to choose without looking like a little piglet. Our waiter, Dumisani, was excellent.More

Thank Tracy-AnnRalphs
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Dear Tracy-AnnRalphs, 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 May 2018 via mobile

The restaurant exemplifies the hotel's status in the city. We really enjoyed the dish section of the breakfast buffet. The three-course dinner also displays the quality and service.More

Thank wonsukma
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Dear wonsukma, 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 27 April 2018

What a lovely dinner we had here. The service was great, our server made some good suggestions for both the wine and our meals. Food came out super fast yet we never felt rushed.More

Thank Chris S
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Dear Chris S, 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 30 March 2018

I met a friend from Cape Town for dinner at this restaurant. We really enjoyed their interesting cocktails and loving gin both went for a cocktail that included gin. It was worth the steep price. The food was also very good except that the waitress...More

Thank Lucette B
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Dear Lucette B, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor & for all the praise. 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...More

Reviewed 14 March 2018

I am a firm believer in giving credit where it is due and this is definitely on of those times. I have been to a couple of the Gourmet dinner evenings at Piccolo Mondo and have never been disappointed. This is definitely one of those...More

Thank angeliquefonline
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Dear angeliquefonline, 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 25 February 2018 via mobile

We were quite excited for the occasion. Reservations were made for six people at the restaurant. On arrival we had found that Ellen had cancelled our booking without informing us, this was quite disappointing and not expected from a prestigious hotel. The staff at the...More

Thank Resfeber13
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Dear Wanderlust T, 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 5 February 2018

The restaurant has a great choice on the menu - the seafood in particular is of a very high standard. the service is first rate - all in all very worth a visitMore

Thank march117
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Dear march117, 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

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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, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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
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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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