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“New owners. = awful”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Central Grill Cocktail House - CLOSED

Central Grill Cocktail House
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Outdoor Seating
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“New owners. = awful”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

This once much loved trendy eating spot has had a change of owners. Saw new manager coming out bathroom scratching himself. 'Nuff said. Never going back

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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Nervous Central”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2012

It was pretty busy for a Monday. That's great, but never good. Mondays are normally a quiet night out for dinner, Central Grill was almost full, I hardly saw the staff. We had a groupon for steaks, no starters were offered and we got them within 10 minutes of ordering. I did enjoy my steak. Because of the lack of service, I had to get up and try and find someone to give us salad dressing. overall dissapponting!

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Gauteng
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77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Not again”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2012

It seems we went on the wrong night, waiter after 20min of entering apologies, all waiters did not pitch. It were a long night of waiting for everything, from cancelling a coffee, to waiting for a hot chocalate after not receiving it for about 25min, by waiting for the bill.

The ambiance seems nice, and liked the decor set-up, but unfortunately they will not see me again.

  • Visited April 2012
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Over priced for what it is, but not bad.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2012

The vibe is so so, but the alcohol is over priced, the service isn't to bad. The place seems to have a lot identity, rather just a big over sized restaurant with a half backed effort for cocktail lounge lusher overlooking a parking lot. I wouldn't mind if it was cheap but it's not.

The sushi special isn't bad and attracts people as it comes wit a cocktail, however to go and just have drinks here as i said you'll need a small loan.

  • Visited December 2011
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1 Thank Faye D
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