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“One of my favourites” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Licorish Bistro

Licorish Bistro
Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive | 26`03`1005``S 28`01`1333``E, Johannesburg 2194, South Africa
011 706 0991
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Ranked #13 of 736 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: Continental, Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: It is at the new Nicolway Mall at Bryanston. http://www.nicolwaybryanston.co.za/location.htm
Johannesburg
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“One of my favourites”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I'm definitely planning on going again soon. Menu is creative and food is delicious. Staff are friendly and efficient. Good portions. Lots of new things to try.

  • Visited January 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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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Jhb
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“FantastiC lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013 via mobile

We had an amazing lunch. Great service, very tasty food. We all loved it. It is sophisticated and the food is different and innovative.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“So what?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Food sounded interesting and creative on the menu but could not keep the promise. Seared tuna starter was kind of fresh (never found in Jozi before), but only showed a very dominant chili taste. The duck nearly ran off my plate and was not medium at all, held only by some sort of gravy style sauce and mushy brinjal glue at the bottom. My husband's pork belly was both average and caused a runny tummy. The chocolate fondue (Belgian) was nice though, service very ambitioned and the wine list interesting and unusual. The noise level was quite high as in all mall restaurants, so do not go if you are up for conversation. Not worth going again, sorry.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Sandton, South Africa
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Excellent Bistro”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Managemant and staff at the restaurant were friendly and professional. There is no wine list - wine is selected from the wines on dislplay and the manager was there to give advice. The recommended lower price range wines were very good. The food was very tasty and reasonable portions except for the vegetarian Wellington which was on the small side. We will certainly go back.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Amazing amazing amazing!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

We love this place - the menu is innovative and the high quality consistent. We gave them a heads-up about a particular favourite one morning., and it was served in a personalised way that night when we visited. We live outside of South Africa, but visit Johannesburg once a month, and never miss the opportunity to have a meal there. Service is great, after 2 visits we were treated like old friends and treasured guests.

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