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Hemingways Restaurant & Wine Cellar

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French, European, Contemporary
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245 End Street | Leriba Hotel, Centurion 0157, South Africa
+27 12 660 3300
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Pretoria, South Africa
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43 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was average and a bit expensive. Many white wines on the list were not available but this was due to a large event earlier in the day. The restaurant is warm and inviting inside and the service is good. There are private dinning rooms for small groups that offer good privacy.

Thank WendyvdbSA
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful ambience especially in winter with the 2 cozy fire places. Food excellent. Staff friendly and very helpful and efficient. Food was incredible - especially the blue cheese steak! Try and include a visit to the spa too.

Thank tamPretoria
Centurion, South Africa
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended a Beyerskloof wine pairing supper at Hemmingways which was memorable. The venue was close to fine dining standard and the three courses absolutely a culinary explosion. Truter Beyers was in attendance and introduced the wines and the Chef introduced the food and how each dish was prepped, made and plated. It was a gourmet experience of note and... More 

1 Thank JanBou56
Centurion, South Africa
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

The food, the ambience, the wine, and the Waitor!!!!! I'm always happy and impressed with hemmingsway! For an evening to spoil yourself and loved ones or a special occasion, I will always be coming back for more!

Thank NeerekaMahabir
Centurion, South Africa
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78 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

The waiters are friendly and extremely helpful. The location is excellent for a business lunch. I was not that impressed with the quality of the food. I had the calamari and spicy chicken. I found the calamari tubes not to my liking but the chicken was cooked tenderly. I thought the spice on the chicken was a bit too much... More 

Thank Rishen K
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Hemingways is a very nice resaurant, nice atmosphere. Drinks area at the bar is a bit small. The food was very good, not the best I've had. But the time to serve was slow. But when served it was done with style and professionalism. I'll go back again.

Thank Bryan K
Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

A wet, cold and rainy night turned into a delight at Hemingways. We were warmly welcomed despite the inclement weather and the restaurant which was quite quiet probably given the weather. The excellent 2013 Saronsberg Shiraz helped us to warm up and the novel Amuse Bouche was a great lead in to a delightful potato and leek soup and a... More 

1 Thank Ernestjdt
Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This is my all-time favourite restaurant. Beautiful, intimate, and wonderfully nostalgic with French music in the background and portraits and books of Hemingway everywhere you look. The food is SUPERB. The service - unparalleled.

1 Thank SalomienRudolph
LeribaHotelGroup, Manager at Hemingways Restaurant & Wine Cellar, responded to this review

Good day Salome, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We pride ourselves on good services and we are happy to hear that that is what you experienced. We hope to welcome you back for more soon. More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

The food was of high quality. A restaurant to visit for a special occation you will not be dissapointed

Thank rtaroon
LeribaHotelGroup, Manager at Hemingways Restaurant & Wine Cellar, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliment! We hope to welcome you back for more soon. More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

I always order the beef wrap, it is light, tasty and always well presented. The consistent staff members remember regulars and are always serving with a happy face. Meetings at this restaurant always drag longer than planned because of the pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Mama Reabetswe

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
French, European, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 End Street | Leriba Hotel, Centurion 0157, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Centurion
  • Phone Number: +27 12 660 3300
Hemingway's Restaurant and Wine Cellar is located at Leriba Hotel and Spa, the award winning 4 and 5 Star Hotel in Centurion. The restaurant is tastefully decorated with understated minimalistic elegance and the ambience reminds of a classic French cafe with splashes of contemporary Provencal style. The indigenous gardens create a perfect backdrop for the sun soaked terrace. The menu revolves around the seasons and is fresh, tasteful and honest. The carefully selected wine collection represents the gems of South African wines to compliment the sumptuous culinary journey with excellent paring suggestions. A feast to awaken your senses.

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