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Qunu Restaurant

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36 Saxon Road, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 11 292 6000
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Istanbul, Turkey
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214 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice atmosphere but can not avoid the hotel feeling too much. Food very good but not exceptional. Wine list excellent and the wine expert is a knowledgable, kind lady. Very good, overall.

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London, United Kingdom
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296 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here. Really good service. Didn't particularly like the hotel's decor. Food was good, not outstanding but good. I had oven baked chicken breast, my husband had some game steak and our son had pasta. Also ordered desert, crepes, they were just ok, nothing spectacular. Also, insead of bringing them hot at mu table, they were actually tepid.They have... More 

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Thank obsessedbytravelling
GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Qunu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Obsessedbytravel, Thank you so much for your review of your recent dining experience at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa. I do appreciate you bringing your concerns to my attention and we will take the relevant action. It is only with the help of constructive criticism such as this that we can continue to better the experience of valued guests... More 

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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent staff. Good food. We order beef filet. It was excellent : Good cook, good test. Just ask the sauce separate. Very good wine. and the service is quick. The buffet for the breakfast was excellent with fresh oysters. Just perfect.

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Thank fabio l
GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Qunu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Fabio, Thank you for the review of your meal at Qunu Restaurant, I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your experiences with us! We look forward to welcoming you back soon, perhaps even to stay with us. Kind Regards, George Cohen More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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200 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

As the title of my review suggests, we stayed at The Saxon for two nights and chose to eat at Qunu on both occasions. Their regular menu is good but the specials are delicious, as is the wine list! Definitely worth the journey to eat in this rather special location, feels nothing like a "hotel restaurant" and more of a... More 

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Thank vedev
GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Qunu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear vedev, Thank you for the review of your meal at Qunu Restaurant, I am thrilled to hear that my team looked after you! We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind Regards, George Cohen More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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419 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

We were taken here by friends and it was amazing. Service was excellent as was the food both in terms of presentation and taste. I can't wait to go back, we may even stay at the hotel next time.

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Thank Swisswifey
GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Qunu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Swisswifey, Thank you for the review of your meal at Qunu Restaurant, I am thrilled to hear that my team looked after you! We look forward to welcoming you back soon, perhaps even to stay with us. Kind Regards, George Cohen More 

India
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We celebrated my daughters bday in Qunu and they made sure it was special. Even as vegetarians we found enough on the menu for us.

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Thank Vandana S
GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Qunu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Vandana S, Thank you for the review of your meal at Qunu Restaurant, I am thrilled to hear that my team looked after you and that you chose to spend your Daughter's Birthday with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind Regards, George Cohen More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Yes, spoiled brat me. This is supposedly one of the better restaurants in Joburg and it certainly has the price tag for it, but I simply did not like anything on my plate. The portions all seemed unbalanced, with way too much carbs stacked on the plate (tasteless puree, pap), not enough vegetables and very, very dry tasteless duck. The... More 

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Thank Ilse020
GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Qunu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Ilse020, Thank you so much for your review of your recent visit to Qunu Restaurant. Could I please ask you to contact me on managingdirector@saxon.co.za as I would like to discuss your recent experience further and to investigate where we went wrong and how best to ensure that it does not happen again. Kind Regards, George Cohen More 

Randburg, South Africa
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86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Excellent Venue, Excellent staff and Waiters. We were really spoiled with the service and every one very happy with the food except the Rib Eye steak ( we ordered 2 off) was tasteless and a big disappointment

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Thank alwyn1_12
GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Qunu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear alwyn1_12, Thank you for your review of Qunu Restaurant at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa. I am very happy to read that our team took very good care of you. Thank you also for bringing the disappointment you experienced with the Rib Eye steak that you ordered, I will most certainly pass this on to Chef Werner Snoek to... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Went with client for lunch. Great experience which made both of us excited. You will need a reservation to even go in. Various kind of menu an option of beef, pork, seafood, chicken and vegetarian. We had some meat which was great. Great service which keeps you comfort. One thing is time. It took almost an hour from order to... More 

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Thank T012933
GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Qunu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear T012933, Thank you for the review of your lunch at Qunu Restauran, I am thrilled to hear that my team looked after you, we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind Regards, George Cohen More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We had a great experience at this restaurant. The food was exceptional in terms of taste and presentation. The service from the waiters and sommelier was awesome and they all knew what they were talking about. The vibe and decor is very upmarket and comfortable. I would highly recommend the steak Dianne which was prepared right in front of us... More 

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Thank Tashin G
GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Qunu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Tashin G, Thank you for your review of Qunu Restaurant. I will most certainly pass your comments on to our team. We hope to welcome you back soon! Kind Regards, George Cohen More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, African, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Saxon Road, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 292 6000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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