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Licorish Bistro

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432 Nicolway | Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
27117060991
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8:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Possibly the best breakfast I have had at a Johannesburg restaurant. Service was friendly and efficient. Menu was extensive and innovative.

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Thank devonc439
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovely menu and friendly staff. Comfortable seats for relaxing. Good wine selection, nice decor. A little noisy.

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Thank MarcelS724
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last week, I finally got around to tasting their food. Yes, it did blow my mind! Licorish Bistro describes itself as a restaurant that merges classic and contemporary dishes for the South African palate, which they successfully did with the meal I ordered. This deconstructed breyani dish consisted of brinjal, mansoor lentils and snow peas breyani with butter beans, hummus,... More 

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Thank Siraajcassiem
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, good vibe, good energy. The wine selection was interesting, as they don't present a wine list - you go and personally select from a wine rack that has every bottle priced. The pork belly eaten by my friend could have been cooked for longer and been more tender. The beef taste plate was delish. Next time I'll try... More 

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Thank Peta H
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't been to Licorish in a while and returned last night for a business dinner. I was not disappointed. It was great to see that the quality of the meals was still excellent, along with excellent service. They have a very small menu with some really interesting combinations, like oxtail samoosa, butter chicken with mango chutney. For starters we... More 

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Thank 862mandyh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though Licorish is inside a shopping centre, when you are there you hardly notice. The ambiance and food were lovely.

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Thank Andi K
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From breakfast through to dinner, great meals! You really need to leave some space for a dessert in the evenings...

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Thank Brendan K
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good for breakfast, lunch and dinner but dinner reservation is required! Nice atmosphere to hang out with friends! The fillet on the bed of spinach is a must try! All the finger foods are tasty to share with friends.

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Thank Yawen_kuo
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sure, this restaurant is not cheap, but you definitely get what you pay for and it is superb! The taster platters are a definite winner but if you're not feeling adventurous, the other mains are just as good. The amount of food is just right too, so if you do fit in a starter or pudding, you will leave stuffed.... More 

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Thank Sarah U
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast in good ambiente. Friendly service. Great food with attention to detail. Very tasty, well cooked and presented elegantly. Will definitely go back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $40
Cuisine
International, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free
Meals
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, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
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: 27117060991
Description
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

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