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Thomas Maxwell

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140 11th Street, | Parkmore, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
011 784 1575
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tuesday night delight

What a lovely place and buzzing on a cold Tuesday winter's night! Charming staff and nice eclectic decor. The food was lovely especially the lobster pasta which my husband had. We shared a heavenly fondant with some good coffee. The madeleines that came with the bill were super crap and should be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Morne M
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

What a lovely place and buzzing on a cold Tuesday winter's night! Charming staff and nice eclectic decor. The food was lovely especially the lobster pasta which my husband had. We shared a heavenly fondant with some good coffee. The madeleines that came with the bill were super crap and should be banned from being consumed by anyone or anything... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

An over-extensive menu and a wine list that'll take a year to work through. Thoroughly forgettable and somewhat dated, unfortunately.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

My family and I went to this restaurant for my birthday. It was one of the worse experiences I have ever experienced at a restaurant. We arrived at 8 and we were basically rushed from the very beginning to order our food. Being told that the kitchen closes at 9:30 and was told "That's the way we run things here".... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Nice touch with the chef sharing the specials with us...coming from PE everything in Jozi is a bit pricy, but the food was amazing...although I think for a classy restaurant like them there chips could be done better and not McDonald style. I had the de - shelled queen prawn pasta with Basil pesto and nuts...delicious. The Green Thai curry... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This restaurant is one of our favorites. The menu is fairly concise but gives sufficient choice, with a few special dishes. The wine list is very extensive. The restaurant comprises several rooms which make each area cosy and private and an ideal spot for a romantic meal. We like the third room where you get a view of the wine... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Hidden gem. You won't find this one by accident. Super service, great menu and plenty of specials. Large enough for bigger groups too.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

First time to this Restuarant and what a great experience. Firstly the layout and energy of the place is great - log fires help as well. The chef comes and shares the specials for the evening which was a great touch. The brilliant food : Starters: mussels and chips in the garlic sauce was great Mains: I tried the rabbit... More 

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Roodepoort, South Africa
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Fantastic restaurant. Food is delicious, beautifully presented and different. The whole atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable. It is busy but not rushy.To me the fullness created atmosphere. A worthwhile restaurant to visit.

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Mauritius
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Nice place good food and quick service. Like the warm atmosphere. I highly recommend for all above. Wine choice is also great

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Quirky and interesting menu, excellent execution, beautifully presented, staff very welcoming.....we will be back

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Address: 140 11th Street, | Parkmore, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Phone Number: 011 784 1575
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
Cuisine: International

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  • Address: 140 11th Street, | Parkmore, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: 011 784 1575

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

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