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“Absolutely fantastic food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of DW Eleven 13

DW Eleven 13
Dunkeld Shopping Centre, Cnr Jan Smuts Ave and Bompas Street | Dunkeld, Sandton, South Africa
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Ranked #3 of 114 Restaurants in Sandton
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Absolutely fantastic food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

This is a place for a special occasion as it is a little bit pricey. I suggest "going all out" if you are going to go to DW - have starters, mains and dessert as you won't regret it. The food is creative, interesting and mouth watering and the place is clearly run by a chef who knows what he's doing.

This is one of those places where they have delectable food, fabulous wine and perfect portion sizes. Top top quality, I can really recommend going there if you don't mind spending a bit more than usual.

Visited December 2012
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Excellent & interesting food, great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012 via mobile

We had dinner with some friends, most of whom hadn't been here before and there was unanimous agreement of the fantastic meal we had shared. The menu is perhaps a bit limited, but the options we had selected were all well prepared and provided for some interesting combinations. It would be difficult to recommend this restaurant for vegetarians though. Highlights were the dessert (strawberry Eton mess) & the starter (langoustines with quail).

The wine selection is well thought out, catering for varied tastes and prices. We found the service to be excellent, attentive without being overbearing. It's tough to find truly interesting restaurants in Johannesburg, and Dw Eleven 13 provides a refreshing alternative.

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Johannesburg
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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Deserving of best in Joburg title!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

The food is superb. I have been there on more than 1 occasion and am always delighted with the amazing combinations of dishes that are served. Friendly unobtrusive service and a great wine list makes this a firm favourite.

Visited December 2011
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Wilderness, South Africa
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76 reviews 76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Bit of a let down”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

I had been wanting to try DW eleven 13 for a long time, and a friend managed to get a booking for Sunday lunch. My friend had raved about it for a long time, so it was with great anticipation that I went along. We were greeted at the door by a young lady who looked as if she had just got out of bed, with her hair dishevelled, and not in keeping with the starched table cloths and overall ambiance of the place. She was obviously into the young guy assisting her, as she fondled his bum in full view of all the diners.
However, to the food. I chose the tasting menu, and while the food and presentation were excellent, I just felt that there was something lacking in the whole experience, and I left disappointed, not sure that I want to return.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Vanderbijlpark
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Sunday lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Well done! Four of us choose the Tasting menu and what a gastronomical feast. Service very good and prices for this very reasonable. So nice to have a fine dining experIence in Gauteng.

  • 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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