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Walnut Grove

Sandton | Sandton City, Johannesburg, South Africa
0117836111
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Ranked #38 of 728 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
Johannesburg, South Africa
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW

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
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65 reviews 65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
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8 reviews 8 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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Columbus, Ohio
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Overall a very nice stop for lunch the food was nice and the menu has tons of options. The service was prompt and pleasant.

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Polokwane, South Africa
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Quaint coffee shop and restaurant in Sandton City. Delicious cakes! Lovely light meals and more substantial menu items, but I only popped in for tea and cake so cannot report on the food other than to say presentation looked great.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I'm always tempted to stop in, whether it's for a meal or something lighter. The service is excellent and the atmosphere is great, even though the decor is not my style. Also a nice variety of drinks and fun for people watching.

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Johannesburg
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We were greeted by two exceptionally friendly faces when walking up the stairs where the cakes were placed very strategically :-). The cappuccinos, although a bit more pricey than other restaurants, come with the most quaint red velvet cupcake. The venue is so tastefully decorated and is really just so interesting. The staff are well mannered and pay just the... More

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