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DW 11-13

Corner Bompass and Jan Smuts avenue | Dunkeld West, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 341 0663
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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European, Vegetarian Friendly
Corner Bompass and Jan Smuts avenue | Dunkeld West, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a work dinner at the restaurant and were seated in the private dining area. The waitrons and service is outstanding and the wine selection is also very good. The food however is really over-rated. I expected so much more from the menu we...More

Thank Lutzie
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Visited with work colleagues (7) at the end of January. Quality decor in a comfortable setting welcomed us - I hate pretentious fine dining... and this most certainly was not like that. We decided not to go with the wine pairing option, but instead enjoyed...More

Thank ZA_Andre
Reviewed February 15, 2018

My wife and I had one of the best dinners here in a while. All the food was perfect, minor improvements required to truly make it oustanding. The interior is perfect, quiet and classy. The set menu offered options for my wife, who is pescatarian....More

Thank Hooggenoeg
Reviewed February 14, 2018

Maybe it was that I had too high expectations on DW, so it was not really up to par. Some dishes felt mushy and not Mise en place, like it was prepared a while before serving, and being an upmarket restaurant I do not find...More

Thank sokriw
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

Such a superb evening with friends, we were spoilt terribly with some incredible dishes. The service is outstanding, the food is seriously at the top of the fine dining scale.. we will certainly be back..

Thank Robin_Clare-Talbot
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is very understated when you arrive but the food is exceptional. Stunning Stunning Stunning!!! We chose the 4 course menu ( a small leek & potato soup makes it 5) without the pairing wines and every course was divine! This is definitely a...More

Thank Gavin O
Reviewed January 29, 2018

Out of this world experience, friendly and helpful staff that are on the ball all the time. Location might just put you off a bit, but once you are inside the restaurant, the setting, experience, food and staff are just brilliant. Food had all sorts...More

Thank SThotharam
Reviewed January 22, 2018

It was voted as one of the best restaurants in South Africa by Elle Magazine in 2016 and so I though it would be worth the visit. The food was decent but not spectacular as one would expect. Service was lacking somehow given it's apparent...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

DW 11-13 is consistently the best fine dining available in Johannesburg. The menu is always changing, and you can choose between the full 7 course degustation menu or the 4 course menu, that has so many add in’s that you will feel that you have...More

Thank lynnmurg
Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

I have been here about 5 times before and always found it to be very good. Today was outstanding. Food pairing menu consisted of smoked salmon tartare, quail, kabeljou and a stunning cheese dessert. The wines were exceptional but especially the "Jim" white. Service knowledgeable...More

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August 9, 2016|
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Response from Jeffrey L | Reviewed this property |
Preferably formal or you might feel out of place. But smart casual is also good
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner Bompass and Jan Smuts avenue | Dunkeld West, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 341 0663
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