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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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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting menu” (48 reviews)
“quail” (23 reviews)
“bread” (23 reviews)
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6:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
European, Vegetarian Friendly
Corner Bompass and Jan Smuts avenue | Dunkeld West, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at the restaurant based on various reviews on blogs and a recommendation. We had the tasting menu. Overall the menu was extremely disappointing. The flavours didn’t work at all. For example the cheese dish didn’t work and the dessert included lemon grass. Really...More

1  Thank Vegemitelover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good service however they do not cater for vegans and the head waitress tells me that cannot comprise as this is DW 😳.

Thank Mongezi17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As expected, the food was delicious - actually felt full at the end of the 4-course meal. The tasting menu would probably have been too much. The wine list is excellent, service was friendly and attentive - but not stuffy

Thank Angus B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An outstanding evening of delicious food, superb wine and top drawer service. We celebrated our anniversary with a visit to this tucked away restaurant in Dunkeld. From the moment we arrived, we were welcomed by the well trained and wonderful staff. Emily was phenomenal, but...More

Thank Peglegg
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Despite its perceived critical acclaim, the standard of cooking at this restaurant was very disappointing. Service was good, and we enjoyed an excellent bottle of Ken Forrester FMC Chenin Blanc. Sadly, this was the best part of the meal. Waiters were practically gasping for breath...More

Thank Ben B
Reviewed March 23, 2018

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

2  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

1  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
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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
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
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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