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“Came here for my 23th Birthday”
Review of moyo Zoo Lake

moyo Zoo Lake
Ranked #18 of 1,303 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $34
Cuisines: African
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: moyo Zoo Lake is a tranquil retreat from the urban hustle and bustle of Joburg. By day moyo offers a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere; as the African sun sets, cocktails on the deck and fabulous live music set the tone for an extraordinary evening of fine-dining and soulful vibes. moyo Magic gives new meaning to birthday parties and workshops.
Reviewed June 28, 2014

Beautiful place, in Joburg, the best I've seen to date.
the food was great. (buffet).
near the lake, the place was packed and the environment was perfect.
Really enjoyed my time here.. would love to return.

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moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2017

Dear Guest, sorry we missed your valuable review! We are delighted to inform you that we are now fully active on Tripadvisor and are responding to all customer feedback on this platform. We look forward to hearing from you again soon!

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Team moyo

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Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

I used to really enjoy Moyos Zoo Lake. All the added elements of hand washing and face painters was so lovely. The food was never amazing but the experience was always good. Having visited again recently I was shocked at the poor service. Over 20 waitrons standing around doing nothing but when you needed one...they had evaporated. The food was below standard as well. Cant say I will be going back until management shakes it up and puts the venue back on track.

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3  Thank Lutzie
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moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2017

Dear Guest, sorry we missed your valuable review! We are delighted to inform you that we are now fully active on Tripadvisor and are responding to all customer feedback on this platform. We look forward to hearing from you again soon!

Warm regards,
Team moyo

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Reviewed May 29, 2014

We heard of the Buffet on Sundays and decided to try it out.
I think that it s a nice variety for R89. Really worth it.
The breakfast was nice - I enjoyed the food and options.
The fact that you can take your pet as well - is a nice difference. Pets allowed - Only for sitting outside. But they give you blankets as well to keep warm.
I think for the winter - they need to light up some Bomas for the morning - this will make a huge difference.

Thank HolidayDreamer23
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moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2017

Dear Guest, sorry we missed your valuable review! We are delighted to inform you that we are now fully active on Tripadvisor and are responding to all customer feedback on this platform. We look forward to hearing from you again soon!

Warm regards,
Team moyo

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Reviewed May 28, 2014

Although the concept is unique and original, the service is erratic and inconsistent. Our first visit was amazing and we were treated like royalty. However, our second visit left a sour taste in our mouths as the service was lacklustre at best. With hindsight, it is clear that the foreigners enjoy better service than the local folk...our first visit included three guests from the UK! The food and the setting however is good.

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Thank Monadevi
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moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2017

Dear Guest, sorry we missed your valuable review! We are delighted to inform you that we are now fully active on Tripadvisor and are responding to all customer feedback on this platform. We look forward to hearing from you again soon!

Warm regards,
Team moyo

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Reviewed May 28, 2014

This place is not worth visiting, it is clearly aimed at large corporate groups with a low budget. The food is really bad, pots of horrible, oily chicken and lamb chops. Lots of people who have been drinking too much beer, quite depressing.

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Thank Hooggenoeg
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moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2017

Dear Guest, sorry we missed your valuable review! We are delighted to inform you that we are now fully active on Tripadvisor and are responding to all customer feedback on this platform. We look forward to hearing from you again soon!

Warm regards,
Team moyo

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