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Review of Thomas Maxwell

Thomas Maxwell
Ranked #42 of 1,122 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Johannesburg
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189 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Always a winner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2013

the food is appetising and well prepared - it does not disappoint. The wine list is refreshingly different with many new producers

Visited December 2012
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    Food
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    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great for a treat!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013

Attended a bday party here and was most impressed by food and service. Perhaps, not truly a french bistro but recommended nonetheless.

Visited September 2012
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
141 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Interesting food and great experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2013

We have been to TM a number of times and have always had a good experience. The food is excellent and always something diffferent or novel on the menu.

Parking is not great, but there are guards who can look after cars.

Also know that the owners have another resturant in Brysnston called Red Rabbit.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Disappointing”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2013

Normally thomas and maxwells food is very enjoyable, i was very disappointed with my langoustines, they just werent how langoustines should taste.

Visited November 2012
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Thank caladoc
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Bogota, Colombia
Level Contributor
24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“A sure bet”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2012

Thomas Maxwell honors its "family name" bistro...it's the closest thing to a French bistro you can find in JNB. The food is excellent (although sometimes a bit complex), the service is perfect and the ambiance great. When in need of a refined dinner in the gold city Thomas Maxwell is a sure bet.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Beltran S
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