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Sandton | Sandton City, Johannesburg, South Africa
0117836111
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Coffee & Tea, Late Night
Description: An exciting new eating concept in the heart of Sandton City. Come and dine...
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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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great shopping break

This multi-level eatery in the middle of Sandton City Shopping Mall is a great place to stop and have lunch whilst doing your shopping. They have loads of choices, from salads, to sandwiches, to burgers and more and I have always found the food to be fresh. Service is also attentive and timely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Mary_Kassam
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Blantyre, Blantyre, Malawi
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The bakery and desserts look extremely appetizing and the atmosphere created is cute unique and friendly. However there is one small detail that is lacking - the food. The food is very basic and is rarely executed well.

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Blantyre, Blantyre, Malawi
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This multi-level eatery in the middle of Sandton City Shopping Mall is a great place to stop and have lunch whilst doing your shopping. They have loads of choices, from salads, to sandwiches, to burgers and more and I have always found the food to be fresh. Service is also attentive and timely. I would also highly recommend the ridiculously... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Ordered a sweet chilli chicken salad but I didn't realise the chicken strips would be served cold !! The rest of the salad was just average and I would not order again. Awesome ceaser salad in the raddison blu was 100 times better.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Coffee was good Amazing lemon meringue OK oreo cheescake. Service was good the first time but not so much the second.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I had always seen the walnut grove at sandton city everytime we go there as it is located in the heart of the passage close to the escalators that go down to the cinema level. It looked rather prestigious and very unique so we decided to try it out. I had an ice coffee and the eggs... More 

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Toulouse, France
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I have been coming to the Walnut Grove for the last three years. The venue is great. The staff are friendly, the cake display amazing but the food is really bland. I guess that the chef does not sample the food that is prepared and the staff go not eat here. The Spur or Wimpy has much tastier food and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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49 reviews 49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Greeted by an amazing display of delicious looking cakes as I walked in, my expectations for dinner was set very high. Their menu is expansive, ranging from gourmet and toasted sandwiches, tramezzinis, salads, pizzas and pastas to main dishes that include chicken, beef, ribs, lamb, fish and prawns. Having seen some of the dishes that were served at other tables... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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69 reviews 69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Having come through here for a good few years and been consistently and constantly underwhelmed, such that this is my first visit in a good long long while, I was quite amazed at how great our food was. The decor has been updated giving the restaurant a great contemporary feel. The restaurant is well divided into dining and more "chilled"... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The food and beverage at Walnut Grove is outstanding. The little touches like the mini red velvet cupcake which accompanies your cappuccino make all the difference. Make no mistake, you can have some very hearty meals here as well if you are more hungry, and all the food is great. The atmosphere and attention of the staff round off an... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Walnut Grove's menu covers everything from Norwegian salmon towers to salads and pizza. I had a very nice Asian inspired chicken burger. The service is good and the decor is lovely. There is free wifi (although it requires signing up and only lasts a limited time period) and some power outlets for charging. My only complaint is that they did... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sandton | Sandton City, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: 0117836111

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Coffee Shop, Mediterranean, Bakeries

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?