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“Yum” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Del Sol

Cafe Del Sol
Olivedale Corner Centre | Pres.Fouche Drive. Randburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
011 704 6493
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Ranked #1 of 763 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Ubud, Indonesia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Yum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Amazing food wine and service well done guys you have done an amazing job the energy is amazing as well like love the decor

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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Outstanding”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

We were lucky to get a booking at short notice and had an memorable evening at this Italian restaurant out in the suburbs. Great maitre d', outstanding meals, reasonably priced, lovely ambience, interesting quotes on food & eating on the walls. Our waiter was serving a few tables at the same time - so he was not the most attentive that he could have been. Compares very well with Burrata in Cape Town.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Plain on the outside, everything but on the inside.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Wow! This was simply the best food experience I have had in a long time.
The décor is unusual, but works very well. You may find your mind drifting into the walls, as you journey through the inspiring and quirky quotes penned by a multitude of famous names. Your taste buds will soon drag your attention back to the table, as the culinary delights before you refuse to be ignored. Each dish unique and sculptured rather than cooked. Great service matched the quality of the food. Prices looked to be in line with signature restaurants, my wife and I were invited, so I am not sure what the final bill was.
I won't even get into the menu. Just go and try it, you will happily pay for it.....

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“AN ORDINARY NAME for an EXTRAORDINARY gastronomic experience.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

From management through chefs to waiters and cleaners they never miss a beat! Low background music, fascinating philosophical gems on the walls and the best Italian food in Johannesburg/Gauteng/South Africa. Every dish has a creative side, a top chef's cooking skills and an artist's presentation. It certainly costs more than the local pizza parlour, but prices are reasonable for food of this quality. I would recommend it to anybody looking for that bit extra, but unless it's lunchtime early in the week, you MUST book - the best recommendation for any restaurant.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Perfect venue and menu”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Last night we hosted a relaxed and fun year-end dinner for 70 people at Cafe del Sol. Everything was perfect, from the top-quality three-course menu and efficient service to the chic, under-stated decor and table settings. Chiara,Luciana and the rest of the team bent over backwards to ensure everything went off without a hitch.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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