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Licorish Bistro

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International, Contemporary
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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: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, 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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  • 82
    Very good
  • 19
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  • 2
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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They have a variety of delicious Chef's Plates for all taste buds. The detail that goes into the Chef's Plates can not only be seen but tasted. The flavours are bright and distinct. The staff are very attentive and know exactly what they are serving should you have any questions. Nice ambiance... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Carmen W
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

They have a variety of delicious Chef's Plates for all taste buds. The detail that goes into the Chef's Plates can not only be seen but tasted. The flavours are bright and distinct. The staff are very attentive and know exactly what they are serving should you have any questions. Nice ambiance. I do think the Chef's Plate is worth... More 

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Sandton, South Africa
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Lunch with a customer for his birthday was arranged at Licorish. The service and food was good. Good sommelier to go through the wines options . Interesting options on the menu , and very tasty . I would certainly recommend restaurant.

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Port Eliabeth
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

In July we went to dinner at Licorish, we have been a few times already and just cant help going back over and over again. THe Trio of fillet is amazing, the cocktails sublime and the service fantastic. Wonderful establishment!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Service was quick and informative had the ribeye it was tender and very tasty all round great place with fantastic food

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Licorish serves a super variety of food with each dish served being gull of flavour. The starters are tasty and generous and the mains well prepared and appetising. The trio of desserts in the tasting platter was awesome - nice concept so the palate doesn't get bored. My personal favourite is the Lemon Meringue Martini. It is so nice, I... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A lovely little restaurant located at Nicolway on William Nicol in Bryanston, Sandton. Overall the decor is pretty and the staff are good. The food was very average for the prices they cost. The selection of dishes was very below average as there wasn't items that made you think wow I want to try this. And honestly we could have... More 

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Dubai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I went to this restaurant with my colleagues and we all liked the food. The service was quick and the staff were friendly. The food was delicious. Definitely recommended for an evening meal.

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Sandton, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I have often eaten at the assortment of restaurants on offer at the Nicolway mall, however never having tried Licorish. I’m not sure why as their name preceded them and I love trying good restaurants. Tonight I order the seafood pilau and was unsure what pilau meant. The waiter explained that it was a mixture of seafood that is clearly... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We went to Licorish with friends and had a lovely time. The menu, whilst not extensive in volume, had a great range of choices. I had the Seafood Pilau which was great. The crab was overdone, but everything else in the dish was fabulous. We also had a delightful Pinot Noir which complimented the meal nicely. Great service. This restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Everyone in the Johannesburg area should pay Licorish a visit. Food was excellent and service was brilliant. Chef's specials with wine pairing is a must. We'll definitely be back there again soon.

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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: International, Contemporary

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Restaurant Details

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: International, Contemporary

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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