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“Fantastic Restaurant, settings and location! A must do in Johannesburg” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Michelangelos Piccolo Mondo

Michelangelos Piccolo Mondo
135 West Street | Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton 2196, South Africa (Formerly Michelangelo's Piccolo Mondo)
+ 27 (0) 11 282 7000
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Ranked #1 of 120 Restaurants in Sandton
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary, International
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: True to its name, the Piccolo Mondo really is “a world in one”, combined with superb food, excellent wine and a sophisticated ambience. The Piccolo Mondo instantly turns your visit into a distinctive culinary experience.Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served seven days a week in this magnificent restaurant, which overlooks the Nelson Mandela Square.
Johannesburg
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21 reviews 21 reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Fantastic Restaurant, settings and location! A must do in Johannesburg”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

a simply wonderful restaurant. Fantastic and throughly enjoyed it. Best restaurant i have been to in Johannesburg. very friendly staff and made us feel very special. Their deserts was simply awesome. Cannot fault this restaurant in any way. Not forgetting that the food was fantastic
Would definitely go back and advise everyone to do the same.

  • 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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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Best I've had in the Northern suburbs.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012 via mobile

Great restaurant with varied, interesting and tasty food. Not a very wide selection for vegetarians but the pasta I had was excellent. My wife had fillet and also said it was top class. Best desserts we have had in a long time. We went on a Wed night so it was not very full which made it a bit more private. I'm not sure what the ambience is like on a busy Saturday night.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Good Food- just not on New Year's Day!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

The food was good, and is well presented with associated service expectation.
I do not recommend it on New Year's day however, as the usual quality of food and service are lacking!

Visited November 2012
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Johannesburg
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Upmarket dining”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Upmarket (somewhat expensive) restaurant...interesting menu and professional service make it worthwhile.

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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85 restaurant reviews
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“Great late night meals”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

If you have never visited the Michelangelo lounge you are in for a surprise. Just take a seat, relax and don't worry about rushing off to get home. This place is very peaceful and the staff are very helpful. The menu has a late night section where you can have some lovely sandwiches which are accompanied by fries. Don't forget to have their fantastic hot chocolate or a lovely high tea snack. The prices here are reasonable and the quality of the food is consistent even at the wee hours of the morning. Best of all, there is sometimes a pianist who will play some relaxing music whilst you enjoy the company of your family or friends.

  • Visited August 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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