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Licorish Bistro

432 Nicolway | Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
+27 11 706 0991
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tasting plate” (83 reviews)
“lamb” (42 reviews)
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European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
432 Nicolway | Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I return not only for the romantic ambience and friendly service but for the mouth-watering lamb shank. Never take this off the menu.

1  Thank Candice M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stand out restaurant, consistently amazing food and service, cocktails are heavenly and the salt and pepper squid is delicious

1  Thank MelanieMackinnon
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Whilst the food was good it was just to noisy to enjoy. You feel like you're sitting in a railway station and there's this constant noisey chatter and busyness!

1  Thank Lubun
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent food, constructed imaginatively, good wine, attentive service!! Would definitely go back again.

1  Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Having visited several times we have never been disappointed EVER!. One of teh TOP restaurants in JHB. delicious food, absolutely delicious, unique, different and a total gastronomic experience. Excellent service to boot. last meal was lunch - we ended up leaving post dinner!. fantastic!

Thank Leonilda K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely evening! The food was fantastic and although it may seem pricey, it is well worth it! Beef and Lamb tasting plates are a must! There was also a great selection of cocktails.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Time and again the service here is phenomenal. Wonderful waiters, fantastic managers, magnificent food. One of our absolute favourite restaurants as a family ❤️

Thank Theodora T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've enjoyed a few good meals at Licorish. The menu is interesting & unique. I especially enjoy the seafood tasting platter.....so many delicious flavours!

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointing experience at Licorish today. Went there expecting so much more. Had the plum and vanilla martini which was really good. For starters we had the chilli salt squid which was just okay. Had the lamb burgers for main, nothing special about the burger....More

Thank newbie_explorer777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Donors my anniversary, took my wife for dinner, the main course arrived before the starter. Had rib eye, it was bland to say the least. There ha e to be better places to eat.

Thank Russell B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $40
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 432 Nicolway | Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 706 0991
  • E-mail
We merge the classic and the contemporary to create fusion between food and culture for a new South African palate. We're at the Nicolway Shopping Centre, Bryanston