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“Stunning restaurant”
Review of Piccolo Mondo

Piccolo Mondo
Ranked #4 of 210 Restaurants in Sandton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, International, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: True to its name, the Piccolo Mondo really is “a world in one”, combined with superb food, excellent wine and a sophisticated ambience. The Piccolo Mondo instantly turns your visit into a distinctive culinary experience.Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served seven days a week in this magnificent restaurant, which overlooks the Nelson Mandela Square.
Johannesburg, South Africa
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280 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
“Stunning restaurant”
Reviewed September 16, 2013

Piccolo Mondo is really one of Johannesburg's top restaurants. Personally run by the owner, who treats you as if you are the best client he has ever had.
It's food, especially seafood, is superb and the service outstanding.
It is pricey but definitely worth the visit.

Visited June 2013
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Thank Clive V
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TopSommSA, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this review, September 17, 2013
Dear Clive V

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your very positive review on Trip Advisor myself and the team here are really motivated and pleased that you had a great experience at
Piccolo Mondo.

Now that you have experienced what we are all about, we look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

Thanks for your support.

Kind regards

Jeff Lopes

Restaurant Manager
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Cymru
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86 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Very good meal at the Piccolo Mondo.”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

A very decent meal enjoyed here recently on a Saturday evening with work colleagues. Not your conventional Italian, but some fine meals on offer and I enjoyed some great lamb, accompanying red wine and to finish the best Crème brûlée I’ve ever tried – presented with some dramatic effect!
Very reasonably priced considering the quality of food served. Excellent service and the chef coming out at the end to greet diners and check that everything satisfactory a very nice touch.
If I was being critical, I’d suggest that the environment could perhaps have been a little more inviting (some background music maybe?). However, all in all a great experience and highly recommended if you’re in the Sandton area.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank AlWilbury
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TopSommSA, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this review, September 14, 2013
Dear AlWilbury

Thank you very much for your positive review on Trip Advisor.

It is only through trusted customer feedback that we improve and enhance what we here at Piccolo Mondo offer our guests. I am so happy that you enjoyed your experience with us and I look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Thanks for your support.

Your comments regarding the ambience in the restaurant are valuable to us and have been noted, we are working hard to improve this.

Kind Regards

Jeff Lopes

Restaurant Manager
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Tanzania
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149 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“fancy and delicious”
Reviewed September 10, 2013

very beautiful place, with great service, nice presented food and good wine selection.
make sure you come with deep pocket :)

Visited August 2013
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Thank Shay M
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TopSommSA, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this review, September 14, 2013
Dear Shiko_m

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor we truely value your positve comments and I am thrilled that you enjoyed your experience with us.

Our chefs and service professionals are passionate about what they do, and are very motivated and encouraged by your comments so thanks again.

Please visit us again soon.

Kind Regards

Jeff Lopes

Restaurant Manager
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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Excellent Restaurant”
Reviewed September 4, 2013

I have been to Piccolo Mondo a few times and the food and service there is always amazing. Highly recommended.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank MarkS1985
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TopSommSA, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this review, September 14, 2013
Dear MarkS1985

Thank you for your review of Piccolo Mondo on Trip Advisor, we value your feedback.

Thank you for your compliments and continued support of Piccolo Mondo and The Michelangelo Hotel we look forward to welcoming you back.

Kind Regards

Jeff Lopes

Restaurant Manager
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fantastic Food! Service with a smile :)”
Reviewed August 13, 2013

Enjoyed a leisurely business lunch. Waiters were friendly, helpful and nothing was too much trouble. They were willing to accomodate me as I could not order anything from the menu and it wasn't an issue for them to prepare something special for me. Really awesome. Tasted so good! Will return again and again :)

  • Visited August 2013
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TopSommSA, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this review, August 16, 2013
Dear Santoori

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor.

Your positive comments on both the food and service are very encouraging to my team and I, I am thrilled you enjoyed the meal from our new exciting menu, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Piccolo Mondo for another meal with us.

Kind Regards

Jeff Lopes

Restaurant Manager
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