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“pure indulgence” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Wombles

Wombles
17 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg, South Africa
0118802470
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Ranked #7 of 692 restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“pure indulgence”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

THe atmosphere, the service and the food and wine - the only down side was the dozen gas heaters... a bit of overkill :)

Visited May 2012
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Johannesburg
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great steaks”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

A cozy atmosphere in a beautifully decorated house. The meat was perfectly presented cooked exactly as ordered and the mashed potato was outstanding. Good wine selection and decent desserts. The service was very good and the place was not crowded. A great lunchtime venue for a special occasion. Prices a tad expensive but certainly worth the visit.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sandton, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Overrated”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Very expensive food and wines and our steaks were tough.
The restaurant has a very good ambience and a lovely outside sitting area but this did not compensate for the indifferent food.

Visited July 2012
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 restaurant reviews
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“Quality steaks, great ambience. Pricey”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

I enjoyed the quality steaks at Wombles. The ambience was very good and the service very good. Excellent wine selection to compliment your meal. A little on the pricey side, but worth it for special occasions. parking a bit of an issue.

Visited February 2012
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Lovely steaks and atmosphere. Very pricey.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

We had a lovely time here. Very good service. Not too crowded (buy ensure you are booked in advance). Steaks were done to perfection. Good wine selection. Price to match as well.

Visited February 2012
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