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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting plate” (85 reviews)
“lamb” (44 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
432 Nicolway | Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is of excellent quality. The service is superb. Our ambassador Teddy was very attentive without being intrusive. I would come back here often. The kingklip lamb shank and bunny chow were delectable. Will definitely be back.

Thank Sunil N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot recommend enough! Martinis were to die for - the lemon meringue certainly floated my boat! I has the veg stir fry - probably the best meal I’ve had this year let alone in Johannesburg... Can’t wait to go back ...

Thank Jacqui W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I like this restaurant. I like their interesting menu,great food, well priced and good wines. Interesting breakfast and lunch menu and excellent dinner. Great restaurant.

Thank Magatho M
Reviewed December 12, 2017

Creative menu with a multitude of flavours, imaginative combinations that don't disappoint. Excellent and friendly service, in the best Johannesburg tradition. The Beef trio is excellent, I just want to go back to try the other 2! The only down side is that this is...More

Thank m-at-the-w-SX
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Good! Fair offer of dishes.Scottish salmon was good. For dessert toffee apple crumble tasty. Nice service. Easy payed parking. 18-23€/pax. Give it a try.

Thank Jose B
Reviewed December 2, 2017

Licorish offers a good selection of food with good service and a variety of tables. We had a table at the edge of the restaurant and it offered enough privacy, combined with consistently good service. I had the lamb burger and trio of dessert as...More

Thank Rya-Mari M
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

Went early to choose a table for a special occasion. Waiter reserved it with a small sign. When I went back for lunch someone else was sitting at the table I had chosen. Very disappointing. The waiters apologised profusely but we ending up sitting elsewhere...More

Thank AshTri
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

We ha four anniversary dinner meal at licorish. Service by Moses was excellent - attention to detail and food was exquisite. Well done

Thank renellerampersad
Reviewed November 6, 2017

The dinner menu is delicious and I love going to dinner here. But their lunch menu is "street food" inspired and the bunny chow is amazing! It's a more sophisticated take on a bunny and it is one of my favourite dishes in Joburg. Everything...More

Thank jessicakO3221XV
Reviewed October 23, 2017

One of our favourite restaurants (and we have a few). We have been going to Licorish since it opened in 2012. In fact, we followed (then, as he tragically passed away) chef Jacques from the Green Peppercorn to his new venture at the Nicolway Shopping...More

Thank MarcStruik
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$30 - $40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 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
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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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