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Licorish Bistro

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432 Nicolway | Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
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All 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

Some of the most amazing South African wines on offer and food that is out of this world, this is a restaurant everyone should visit when in Johannesburg. Helpful and friendly staff adds to the whole experience. Wonderful!

Thank Sarah B
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant as its name suggests, somehow manages to include licorish in many of its signature dishes. I experienced great food accompanied by attentive service. Try the roast pork belly for a piece of heavenly perfection. They also do a great chocolate fondue dessert which is great for sharing. If you go in a group of 7 or 8 book... More 

Thank Nic B
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lunch at Licorish Bistro. It was a chilly day, so we felt like something wholesome. My husband asked for a pepper crusted steak...he is fussy....meat was incredible!!! I

Thank rose h
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They have a very good variety of dishes for we vegetarians. All food very beautifully presented. Staff very attentive. Good location

Thank susan v
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Master Chef type meal, top class, and I guess that's why it is expensive. Had Fillet steak, 3 different types, that was it. Could have done with a bit of salad and maybe chips or potato.

Thank Tony P
Sandton, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife had the Chef's special of three lamb dishes, served on one platter. Each was a separate cut of lamb, with its unique sauce and base. I had the same special, but mine was the beef. Both were excellent, and we had very attentive service from Bongi. For dessert, we shared an 'apple strudel, with a chocolate mousse and... More 

Thank 138colinf
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome experience. Loved the tasting platters. Found the combinations exciting and very well planned.

Thank 75cathyj
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was spectacular. The ambiance was relaxed and the service was excellent. We had starters, Mains and desserts. Every bite was delicious and unique. I highly recommend this place.

Thank Karen V
Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this restaurant in the middle of the week with a few friends. The restaurant was full and very vibey. We got four starters for the price of three which we shared amongst six of us. The mussel starter portion was very big, and left you wanting more! The four starters were enough for the six of us. Our... More 

Thank DomThom1
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

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

Thank devonc439

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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
Average prices
$30 - $40
International, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free
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
Special occasions, Business meetings, Large groups, Families with children
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: 27117060991
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?