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The Orient Hotel | Elandsfontein, Crocodile River Valley, Gauteng, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
+27 12 371 2903
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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
The Orient Hotel | Elandsfontein, Crocodile River Valley, Gauteng, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
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Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

This is without a doubt the best meal we have ever had. We had the full 9 courses with wine pairing. From the beautiful, fresh bread selection, to the frog legs (!!!), quail, eggs in a nest, langoustine and desserts, it was an absolutely magical...More

Thank Travel0rus
Reviewed January 23, 2017

estaurant Mosaic at the Orient hotel, located near Pretoria in South Africa, is anything but ordinary. From the moment you arrive on their premises you are transported to a place where it feels like, fairy tales come alive. In the architecture of the hotel there...More

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Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Lunch with business friends and family in a private room. Everything just perfect. The food excellence, the presentation perfect and the wine divine. Need to make it a regular experience. Need to figure out transport there and back from home

Thank Johmal2
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Diners could be excused for thinking that they had stumbled into a scene from a performance of Midsummer Night's Dream at the Orient Hotel's Mosaic Restaurant. Like Titania, Chef Chantelle emerges to talk each guest though the menu for the day -- individual items of...More

Thank lammienor
Reviewed January 16, 2017

Excellent everything. The restaurant ambiance, the service, the Bible of a wine list reads like none other in South Africa. Everything local and international the heart desires. I had a de ja vu moment thinking I was in a Michelin star restaurant in Europe! Everything...More

Thank Ernie_Wilken
Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

I loved the experience, the passion of chef Chantel when explaining her dishes, the non-alcoholic drink pairing (which was a very innovative option to suit drivers), the custom made plates and some of the most amazing flavours I have had the pleasure of experiencing. We...More

Thank dubj2015
Reviewed January 6, 2017

Attended a wedding, had the opportunity to sleep over. Fantastic fantastic meal and non-alcoholic pairing. Fantastic rooms and attention to detail. Awesome breakfast. Well done and thank you!

Thank Marelize_Schoeman
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

This beautiful restaurant is probably the only reason I visit the west of Pretoria. This gorgeous family run hotel and restaurant is so beautiful and is the only restaurant in Pretoria to have made it consecutively to the eat out guide top 20 restaurants in...More

Thank Divine R
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

I visited Mosaic with my wife and children for dinner. The evening reminded me of my assessment of New York City: everything they say about this place is true. We all partook of the Grande Dégustation menu and had as many views as persons around...More

Thank Albertus L
Reviewed December 26, 2016

On my last visit I stated that perfection cannot be surpassed. The difficulty is then to maintain these standards and Mosaic have managed to achieve this with flying colours. The staff, the food, the wine and the lovely rooms of The Orient Hotel are just...More

Thank AlanPretoria
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maria b
April 27, 2017|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
No very fine dining tasting menu
November 22, 2016|
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Response from Graeme S | Reviewed this property |
That's the start time. Depending on your menu choice, the meal will be 2 to 4 hours. Check their website for prices
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$53 - $82
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Orient Hotel | Elandsfontein, Crocodile River Valley, Gauteng, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 371 2903
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Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient Private Hotel is this country’s finest destination restaurant and private hotel. Award-winning South African Chef Chantel Dartnall is known for presenting the art of nature on her plates through her botanical cuisine to take you on a culinary tour of pure indulgence. Bask in the sophisticated atmosphere of exotic spaces; an Oriental style oasis set in lush and tranquil 280h of the Francolin Conservancy. The Mosaic cellar is unparalleled in this country with some of the most exceptional and rare wines from both South Africa and internationally.
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