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“An adventurous taste bud experience for the spectic” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Licorish

Licorish
Corner William Nicol Drive and Wedgewood link, Bryanston, Sandton, 2012 | 26`03`1005``S 28`01`1333``E, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Ranked #8 of 693 restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: Continental
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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, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“An adventurous taste bud experience for the spectic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

This is such a nice place to take friends and experience a rich menu full of new dishes you would have never thought was good. I went with friends, taking up the challenge to find a place that is central in Johannesburg, has a nice vibe and is going to be fun. It was all that and more. I had the Harissa crusted Scottish salmon served with a coconut sesame samoosa and granadilla hollandaise for main, and a Belgium chocolate fondue with fresh fruit and vanilla sponge for desert, The others had other orders and at the end one of my friend said it was the best restaurant he visited for 2012. Do yourself a favour and go, be sure to book first; http://www.licorish.co.za/

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Johannesburg
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 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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Jhb
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
24 helpful votes 24 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
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
25 helpful votes 25 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 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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