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“attentive service and nice decor”
Review of Walnut Grove

Walnut Grove
Ranked #56 of 1,315 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Cafe
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: An exciting new eating concept in the heart of Sandton City. Come and dine under the shade of our family tree and one of Africa's largest chandeliers.
Reviewed January 20, 2013

waiters were professional and attentive, food good and wide selection, well situated in sandton city ... and nice to take a breather in the calm ambiance from the hustle and bustel

Thank Nicky19995
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WalnutGroveSA, Owner at Walnut Grove, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2013

Thanks so much for the lovely and encouraging words. We are working hard on the decor and ambience of Walnut Grove and are really pleased that our staff were attentive. We hope you visit us again soon.

All the best
Team Walnut Grove

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Reviewed January 7, 2013 via mobile

What a fabulous spot! Beautifully decorated, good food and excellent service.

The waitstaff are to be commended. Our waitress was excellent, she thought carefully about where to seat us explaining that it was a comy spot but a little chilly - exactly what we needed after a long hot day.

The menu is large - a common feature in Johannesburg restuarants. The food was good and well presented.

Highly recommend.

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Thank daisy111Sydney
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WalnutGroveSA, Owner at Walnut Grove, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2013

We would like to thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a wonderful and positive review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the atmosphere and presentation as well as the good service. We hope you visit us and South Africa again.

All the best
Team Walnut Grove

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Reviewed December 11, 2012

As children of the 90's, my friends and I have always yearned for that one coffee shop that be the equivalent of our Central Perk. At long last we seem to have found this in Walnut Grove. The cosy yet classy set up provides you with an atmosphere in which you can relax with friends and family without feeling as if the waiters cannot wait for you to leave (as I have experienced in other resaurants and coffee shops). It is spacious so that you do not have to smell what your neighbour is having for lunch or hear a couple next to you crooning about how much they would catch a grenade for each other. As far as pricing goes, it is on the slightly more expensive side. The desserts and drinks are definitely value for money. I have personally not been too impressed with the value for money with the meals. With the exception of this downfall, this is an excellent set up and a place to chill out with your friends. It makes you so comfortable that you half expect Chandler or Joey to walk through the door.

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Thank singhnat22
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WalnutGroveSA, Owner at Walnut Grove, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2012

Thank you for your wonderful words. We are huge fans of the TV Show Friends so this was an especially wonderful review for us, we thoroughly enjoyed reading it! We hope to maintain the ambience and atmosphere you have mentioned and enjoyed. We will definitely take all your comments on board and work towards the perfect place both with atmosphere and with value for money. We hope to host you and your 'friends' soon, especially with our new and exciting menu in 2013. All the best
Team Walnut Grove

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Reviewed November 28, 2012

What an amazing contrast between old and new! The new walnut Grove in Sandton city has definitely upped their game with a more than just a world class makeover. This restaurant is not only rich in family history but it is modern and contemporary and they offer a wide range of arguably the best cakes and fresh breads.
With one of the only places in Sandton City to offer uncapped Wi-Fi it is the perfect spot to have a business meeting, take someone on a date or enjoy drinks with family and friends. Their coffee is of the highest standard and they have something to suit every palette. So whether you want a gourmet homemade burger, a wrap or something light and healthy try out a delicious salad or tender grilled chicken breasts.
It’s also a great opportunity to meet and great the owners who are always around!
Keep up the great work!!!

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Thank Brendon U
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WalnutGroveSA, Owner at Walnut Grove, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2012

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are striving to maintain a superior level of service and quality. We look forward to seeing you in the future. Regards Team Walnut Grove

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Reviewed October 22, 2012

excellent service and presentation of meals. variety to choose since i am vegeatarian and seafood eater. the waiter was polite and very friendly. definitely must return for different selection. delicious cakes to choose from . muffins dispayed in little potplant pots. bill is presented in treasure chest.

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Thank H0lidaytrip
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WalnutGroveSA, Owner at Walnut Grove, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2012

Thanks so much for the wonderful review of our new and improved Walnut Grove. These kind words mean so much to us and we really look forward to hosting you in the future. All the best, Team Walnut Grove.

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