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“My favourite restaurant in Jozi”
Review of Eatery JHB

Eatery JHB
Ranked #73 of 243 Restaurants in Sandton
Price range: $9 - $12
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: A reclaimed car workshop is the setting for this atmospheric 40-seater restaurant just off Parkmore’s main drag. The decor is edgy yet soothing, the menu small (but regularly-changing) and the location offers a refreshing tranquillity being off the central road.
Reviewed March 9, 2013

This is really a great place, lovely rustic premises and unique approach to their menu. Unlike all those hundreds of normal restaurants which source their favours from the same restaurant suppliers, that they all melt into one they create a seasonal menu which is unique and special and they do it really well - the menu is short but quality and amazing.

I have honestly never had a bad meal here.

The wine list is good and the selection of 'craft' beer is great too.

Go back time after time.

Highly recommended

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Thank Walter P
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Reviewed February 19, 2013

I was taken to the little establishment just off 11th, went up the spiral staircase to sample the trendy thing of SA micro breweries and have something to eat, within 30 seconds I wasn't ordering anything beyond the starters. Fantastic, light and very reasonably priced add a bottle of Sav/blanc and jobs a gooden. Will defiantly utilising the close proxcimity to home

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Thank SA_Seagull
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Reviewed February 11, 2013

Reading the many 5 star "positive" reviews we were surprised to find a tiny scruffy little place tucked away off the main road in a dodgy part of Parkmore leaving us the impression that some reviews posted may NOT match expectations and were fake. As a result we a bit taken aback that the premises were actually a bit of a dive, with seriously sprucing up needed. On arrival the one & only employee / waiter was trying hard to find us a place less exposed to the constantly billowing cigarette smoke pouring in through the entrance from the four smoking tables along the verandah polluting the entire inside area. Positives: the hake on polenta was very tasty and at R75 was OK value. Negatives: menu very limited to 3 items for mains, portions medium. Be aware reviews may not match reality. The young owner who spent most of the time on his laptop (writing reviews????) could spend time sprucing up the premises as we believe it does have potential. Don't think it's worth a return visit for us as it isn't up to snuff

Thank GerryGiraffe
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Reviewed February 3, 2013

A bit secluded and just by surprise i discovered this place while driving in the area of benmore shopping mall. Ground floor of restaurant not realy atractive but first floor is realy nice with its fine large leather chairs and exclusive lightening. Food in this restaurant is nothing to talk abouth , proschiotto and chicken as apetiser was near tasteless , steak was decent but not from the quality i am used to receive in other restaurants in jnb , french frys where obviously frozen kind reminded me of fast food restaurants and not fryd enough. On a positive note wines by the bottle are interesting but i choose for one of the many local beers coming from brewerys i had never heared off before such as dam wolff brewery with its yellow eyes beer and many other beers from local micro brewerys. Conclsuion this place is realy nice for a drink after work buth food served here is in need of improvement. Last but not least this place is very expensive compared to many other restaurants in the Johannesburg .

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Thank Charles W
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Reviewed November 22, 2012 via mobile

Enthousiastic owners, with a passion for wines and good food for a reasonable price. Limited menu, 2-3 starters, mains, sides and deserts, but all with good produce, daring and fun. Nice industrial looking set-up, where I would opt to sit on the upper floor. Really close to downtown Sandton, but you need to know this place as it is not in plain view. Definitely try this restaurant.

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Thank LorJaz2011
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