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“Always a winner” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Thomas Maxwell

Thomas Maxwell
140 11th Street, | Parkmore, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
011 784 1575
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Ranked #23 of 734 restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Johannesburg
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94 reviews 94 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Always a winner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

the food is appetising and well prepared - it does not disappoint. The wine list is refreshingly different with many new producers

Visited December 2012
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Great for a treat!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Attended a bday party here and was most impressed by food and service. Perhaps, not truly a french bistro but recommended nonetheless.

Visited September 2012
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Interesting food and great experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

We have been to TM a number of times and have always had a good experience. The food is excellent and always something diffferent or novel on the menu.

Parking is not great, but there are guards who can look after cars.

Also know that the owners have another resturant in Brysnston called Red Rabbit.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Disappointing”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Normally thomas and maxwells food is very enjoyable, i was very disappointed with my langoustines, they just werent how langoustines should taste.

Visited November 2012
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
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“A sure bet”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Thomas Maxwell honors its "family name" bistro...it's the closest thing to a French bistro you can find in JNB. The food is excellent (although sometimes a bit complex), the service is perfect and the ambiance great. When in need of a refined dinner in the gold city Thomas Maxwell is a sure bet.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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