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Pappas on the Square

Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton, South Africa
+27 88 499 91
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Ranked #12 of 118 Restaurants in Sandton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $20
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Greek, Seafood, Grill
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Gaborone, South-East, Botswana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

When in Sandton, as hard as we try we find it quite impossible not to go to Pappas on the Square for lunch; this visit was no different; why? Because the food is excellent, the service is very good and the relaxed atmosphere in this frenetic centre of upmarket shopping is so welcome at lunch on Saturday. From the moment... More

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Durban, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

We visited this legendary establishment on a busy Friday evening with no reservation. Commonly in Sandton this can result in you being rudely turned away, but our hosts at Pappas did no such thing, instead directing us to their waiting area and taking our drinks order. After a ten minute wait we were seated and enjoyed a wonderful meal. The... More

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Was recommended by someone living in Joburgh. Went on a Friday evening when there was a whisky fest near by. I was pleasantly surprised to get a table before the late and many revellers came in. There was a dedicated waiter for our table who met our every need. The food was fresh with generous portions and I opted for... More

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Sandton, South Africa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Pappas on the Square remains one of our favourite restaurants in the expensive tourist area of Sandton Square. If you are looking for good Greek food at reasonable prices with good service and a lively atmosphere, this is the place to go. Would recommend in summer to get a table on the patio which opens on the square.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I have visited this restaurant many times over the last 20 years and it continues to provide great food and service. Today's lunch time was packed with tourists and business people yet the service was fast and efficient. We ate the trout which was excellent as was our guest's baby chicken. Highly recommended and we'll definitly be back!

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Liverpool
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120 reviews 120 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

What a great place this is. Lovely location, friendly staff, good menu and fantastic food. Would recommend the sirloin, it wad lovely, especially in the pepper crust with cheese sauce!

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San Jose
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140 reviews 140 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We were staying at a hotel in the complex so it was just a short walk to Pappas. It is Greek food with some other accents. The Greek salad for the table was excellent, large and more than the four of us could finish. We had a variety of mains and they were all good. The baklava for desert was... More

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Rustenburg
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Service and food was excellent on a busy Friday night. The Kingklip on the bone my wife and daughter had was perfect. Wine list contained interesting wines, showing thought and knowledge went into compiling it. If I could fault one thing, and it may be a personal dislike. The pumpkin accompanying the Kleftiko was overly sweet. It tasted of nothing... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Recently spent a saturday night at Pappas and was delighted to enjoy there Greek dancing. Have eaten there before and loved the food with great friendly staff.

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south africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This is the 6th time we have been to Pappas. The food is consistently good : ) We had the lamb which was super tender. The veggies we also fresh and just divine.

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Additional Information about Pappas on the Square

Address: Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 88 499 91
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: Greek, Seafood, Grill

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