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Licorish Bistro

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Contemporary, Continental
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Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive | 26`03`1005``S 28`01`1333``E, Johannesburg 2194, South Africa
011 706 0991
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9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: It is at the new Nicolway Mall at Bryanston...
It is at the new Nicolway Mall at Bryanston. http://www.nicolwaybryanston.co.za/location.htm
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A tasteful place to try!!!

Very attentive staff, good wine and wonderful food. You should try the Day Specials, a 3 different fillet course it's my favorite!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Very attentive staff, good wine and wonderful food. You should try the Day Specials, a 3 different fillet course it's my favorite!!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I live down the road from Licorish however never even took a look at it until I was invited there for a client dinner. I had the game tasting plate (not a fan of game but thought to give it a try). The kudu, warthog and ostrich was cooked perfect with amazing ingredients paired with it. The surprise was the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I love eating here, never fails to impress, tantalize my taste buds and offers great customer service. The atmosphere is great, lovely chatty vibe, great lighting and this chef offers out of the ordinary fare - which is such a treat, in addition they are open to slightly modify you meal to best suit your palette. Happy to return anytime!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Our waiter seemed non existent after serving our dessert - Strawberry cumble with Licorish ice cream, the best!! Havent enjoyed a dessert in a while! Atmosphere was cosy and comfortable

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Johannesburg
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

People! This place is as good as any other in this complex. You do not have to que and service is excellent. Be bold and try something different. At Tashers, the place was full at 915am plus a line of hopeful patrons with old fuddy duddies, hearing aides and trolley dolley( trophy wives or desperate) on their doddery arm(sic)!!! Eish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We wanted to invite our familly for the last dinner in SA we were looking for a modern place with traditional food our friends reccomened the place (thank you for that=)). For me food was so tasty that i visited all the plates on our table, couldn't stop myself, even our family as locals that often can taste SA traditional... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I have eaten here around 8 times in the past 3 years or so, and have always found the food to be outstanding, and the service good. Today was no exception. The menu offers ample choice for vegetarians. Today I had the potato croquettes for main, and the chick pea balls to start. My companion had the beef tasting plate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Had a dinner out with friends, and we all agreed it was one of the best dining experiences we had in a long time. the food was delicious, the service remarkable, and all done in a very relaxed atmosphere. So many JHB restaurants with this quality of service and food become pretentious and stuck up - Licorish gives you top... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Yup, you can opt for ostrich instead of beef on the tasting plates and it makes an exceptional dish even more amazing. One of jhbs best places to eat - consistently. With great wait staff too

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I have never been disappointed with this venue - from the slick operation of bus boys and waiters, to the knowledge of the waiters, the food and wine pairings on offer, tasting plates to delight your senses....this is one place you can really count on to impress.

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Additional Information about Licorish Bistro

Address: Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive | 26`03`1005``S 28`01`1333``E, Johannesburg 2194, South Africa
Phone Number: 011 706 0991
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Contemporary, Continental

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive | 26`03`1005``S 28`01`1333``E, Johannesburg 2194, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: 011 706 0991

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary, Continental

Description

It is at the new Nicolway Mall at Bryanston. http://www.nicolwaybryanston.co.za/location.htm
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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