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DW 11-13

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Corner Bompass and Jan Smuts avenue | Dunkeld West, Johannesburg, South Africa
011 341 0663
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Jozi ZA
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're looking to impress or for a culinary experience in Johannesburg this is by far and away the best without being over the top pretentious on the African-Chic decor. Everything is tasteful, and the food is incredible. Kale even tastes good here! Go all out and have the wine pairing menu if you dare.

Thank AnnieZA
Pretoria, South Africa
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a table as we heard they were doing several dishes with black truffle......Can't beat that. We had a wonderful meal, the highlight being the pappardelle with black truffle which was insanely good. All dishes however were creative, interesting and well balanced. Behind every mouthful there was a surprise, an interesting texture or flavour. Well done Marthinus! Superb!

Thank mauricevh
United States
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182 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit hard to find but absolutely worth the search, this place is a truly wonderful find. The food is delicious and creative, and the service is genuinely welcoming and very professional. Beautiful interior space and even more beautiful food, DW 11-13 is a must for anyone who wants outstanding food that combines European and African elements.

Thank galaxy1
College Station, Texas
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574 reviews
399 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 339 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far the best meal I have had in the JNB area. It is clear that the chef understands flavors, temperature gradients and textures. Every dish was perfectly seasoned, appealing to the eye and absolutely delicious. Starting with the bread and ending with the delicious desserst (form which I tried every single one). The wine list is well... More 

1 Thank Helmut K
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although this must be the restaurant with the least creative name, this has been one of our most delightful food experiences in Joburg so far. The interior is quite informal, no table cloths bistro style and laid back. Service was impeccable. We were there on a Tuesday night and it was almost fully booked so make sure you have reservations.... More 

Thank Ilse020
Pretoria, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some of the best food I have eaten in Jo'burg. Mario is an exceptionally knowledgeable sommelier. Went for both a private dinner and hosted a large business function and the food on both occasions was excellent. Tasting menu is superb.

Thank JWT-1964
Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited there for a special occasion and had a full 3-course meal. Couples with drinks etc. the bill came to around R 550 / head. Was it worth it ? Absolutely. From the hospitable reception to the fantastic and very attentive staff to the personal recommendations ...it was absolutely fantastic. The food itself was to die for, starters, mains and... More 

Thank Khawaja Abdulla... S
Johannesburg, South Africa
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293 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

DW11-13 is a great place for a romantic date or a good night out. They have a wine pairing menu or a la Carte. There is no average dish on the menu. Every starter, every main is a well thought out masterpiece. To start the send home made bread with two different butters. After wards they send home made sweets... More 

Thank Grennie47
Johannesburg, South Africa
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88 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is truly a wonderful restaurant in which to spoil yourself and have a great meal. We had a set menu of 4 courses with wine tasting associated and each course was fantastic. The food is a taste sensation and each mouthful needs to be savoured. Martinus is a great chef. The restaurant itself has a relaxing atmosphere and there... More 

1 Thank Fred S
San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

The food and wine were outstanding. Wildebeast pasta, polenta starter (out of this word). Truly wonderful S. African red wine. My colleagues felt the same about theirs. The decor is a little spartan and cafeteria like.

Thank Joanna S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 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: 011 341 0663

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?