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“Beautiful heritage house, terrible service & run down...”

Emoyeni Conference Centre
Ranked #336 of 1,304 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: African
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: We invite you to step inside and relive the splendour of yesteryear at this spectacular 1905 Edwardian masterpiece. A venue for all occasions, boasting one of the best views in Johannesburg! Emoyeni, the 'Place in the Air' in Nguni, is located on the highest point, of the highest ridge in Parktown. Built for the Honorable Henry Hull to host lavish parties for the Rand Lords of the day, Emoyeni has recreated the grandeur of its yesteryear hospitality in their conference, function and dining offering. Enjoy the elegance and timeless luxury of this English Renaissance beauty, taking you back to the turn of the century as you unwind and see for yourself why Johannesburg is the the world's largest man made forest. Emoyeni offers a venue for all occassions. Depending on the nature of your event and seating requirements, Emoyeni offers you a choice of excellent venues to host your event.
Reviewed February 5, 2013

This is a lovely venue, has great potential. Unfortunately it is also very badly managed. We had a meeting here today, the meeting room was run down, peeling paint, etc.

The reception was the worst, Mpho at reception is very rude and unhelpful, the rest of the staff tried their best to make up. But we still had to even ask for milk for our coffee! The lunch was quite good, friendly service as well.

This venue is best avoided, it needs management, such wasted potential.

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Reviewed January 25, 2013

This is a wonderful setting and could be so good! Went there fo Sunday brunch with good friends and had a lovely time together! However the food was awful! It was a buffet and it wasn't good! I can't think of anything good to say about the food - school dinners springs to mind ! When we arrived we were given a lovely glass of sparkling wine and that was a lovely touch. Good wine list. Lovely friendly staff but food .....awful! Amazing view, amazing venue so such a pity they didn't get the food right! Live entertainment was wonderful! Great way to spend a Sunday morning!

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