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Walnut Grove

Sandton | Sandton City, Johannesburg, South Africa
0117836111
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Ranked #59 of 735 restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Mediterranean, Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner
Description: An exciting new eating concept in the heart of Sandton City. Come and dine under the shade of our family tree and one of Africa's largest chandeliers.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner
Description: An exciting new eating concept in the heart of Sandton City. Come and dine under the shade of our family tree and one of Africa's largest chandeliers.
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English first
Spokane, Washington
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Walnut Grove is my absolute favorite place to grab a coffee after an afternoon of shopping. Last night I decided to try out something to eat on the menu! The house white wine is pretty decent and the wraps are really good too. Waiters are friendly and the venue also has free WiFi

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Great cakes, superb atmosphere, excellent coffee, food is served in the most exceptional way with eye blowing designs... Management is of top level, staff are fast and adequate always willing to attend to needs and customer requirements not many places like this around well done to guys, thank you to my waiter Roy and the Manager Andreas You made my... More

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Sandton
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We used to be regulars at Walnut Grove, but with their literally bad food and don't-care attitude regarding customer complaints, we will NEVER eat there again and we will be sure to tell everyone we know to stay away. We were a party of 4 and waited over 40 minutes for our food to arrive even though it was a... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I was here with my colleague for a peaceful ambience to discuss work,work and only work. Though I did have some initial problem connecting to the free wifi.Everything else seem to be very well organised.I had a glass of hot chocolate, and it came with a freebie-yummy tiny velvet cupcake. I love the ambience of the place.Very well done interior... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We’re been there a few times, and each time the portions seem to be getting bigger and bigger. There is sometimes a small cue, but they quickly arrange a seat for you which is great. The staff are friendly, never seen the management, not entirely a bad thing though.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Walnut Grove was actually our second choice when it came to picking a restaurant, we had originally wanted to go to JB's but they tried to squeeze 5 of us into a tiny 4-seater table so we decided to try something else. Walnut Grove was option 2 and in the end we were actually thankful we hadn't stayed at the... More

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St. Louis
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14 reviews 14 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Great ambience, perfect place for a break when shopping. I had a fancy hot chocolate, my husband had a cappuccino, and it was a great way to recharge.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The Walnut Grove is a feast for all senses! For the eye: beautiful, uncluttered decor, attention to details and stunning dishes presentation. The cakes table is amazing! For the mouth: fresh tasting dishes, with just the right combination of ingredients. The cakes are to die for. For the nose: no kitchen smell and very clean toilets. For the soul: prompt... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We were up in Johannesburg for the weekend and stumbled across the Walnut Grove. For any lover of cake, this is the place to go. The cakes are enormous, the variety is good and they are very, very fresh. We had the carrot cake and the cheesecake and both were amazing! The cheesecake was my favourite, one of the best... More

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Walnut Grove is such a cool little place in Sandton City. On the decor side, they have some amazing interior style. From old Victorian style chairs to domes over some tables, cool translucent chairs and an all round air of sophistication. This is THE place to grab some coffee, cake and a bite to eat with friends after a day... More

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