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“Fantastic Lunch!”
Review of Mythos

Mythos
Ranked #99 of 1,309 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

We booked a table at a restaurant for New Year's lunch. Upon arrival, we found the restaurant closed! So off we went to Montecasino expecting it to be very busy and hoping to find a restaurant that would take pity on four hungry people done out of a good lunch. After driving around in circles for ages looking for a parking and then almost getting lost in the maze of passages and stairwells that punctuate Montecasino, we finally found the entrance and there we also found Mythos. What attracted us was the beautiful decor and the fact that the restaurant was practically empty. As we walked in, we saw the Mythos deli downstairs with its array of mouthwatering goodies and that is when we knew, 'this is going to be a good one.' Service was efficient and friendly and the food was yummy. For starters I recommend the cheese croquettes and the calamari. Both to die for. The salmon salad was declared delicious as well but be warned the portion is huge. For mains, we had steaks which were divine and the Bifteki burger. My only complaint was that I asked for the burger patty to be well done and it was slightly underdone but still delicious. For desserts, we had the ice cream and bar one sauce and the Baklava - the best you have ever tasted, literally oozing with syrup The portion is large so if you are feeling stuffed, maybe share it with someone special:) A disappointment was that they did not have Loukoumades available. I think whatever is on your menu needs to be available for diners. All in all, a lovely eating experience. I recommend that you ask to be seated upstairs on the balcony where you can watch the world go by. We were treated to lovely music from a jazz band playing downstairs in the casino which drifted up to where we were seated. Mythos is not cheap but also not crazily expensive - for four of us the bill came to R1000 [with drinks].

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner at Mythos. Definitely the best restaurant in Johannesburg. Service was excellent. Waitress (Sandra) was efficient and friendly. My husband ordered the lamb shank. It was delicious. I had the beef skewer and was extremely pleased with my food.

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

We had lunch at Mythos before going to see a show. Firstly, they lost our reservation as they forgot to carry over the bookings! Luckily we were early and found another table. We shared the meze platter for 2 among 6 of us which was excellent. Our main courses consisted of the bikteki burger (served cold), the biftekia (undercooked), calamari (very good), lamb chops (excellent) and the prawn pasta (great). Service was slow and we poured our own wine several times. Décor and atmosphere are great.

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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

The food and service was very good. It was not spicy, like a lot of food in South Africa, and what I ordered also tasted authentic. The salad was nice and crisp and there was lots of feta cheese in it. Overall a good visit

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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Monte Casino has a lot of restaurants and one expects the restaurants to be quite pricey. This was very good value for money.

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