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Le Canard - CLOSED

163 Rivonia Road | Morningside, South Africa
+27 11 884 4597
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  • Very good5%
  • Average20%
  • Poor20%
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11 Mar 2014
“Class in Johannesburg”
7 Dec 2013
“Avoid this restaurant. Food below average. Overpriced and woman Owner and staff absolutely nasty, disrespectful and rude.”
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163 Rivonia Road | Morningside, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 March 2014

My wife and I have spent many an important occasion at Le Canard and every time we have been rewarded by a wonderful experience. The dish of the house is of course "Duck ala Orange" and is equal to any anywhere in the world.

2  Thank Fred S
Reviewed 7 December 2013

Had dinner for my only night in Johannesburg. Book a table through the concierge at my hotel. Arrived on time and got a cold shoulder welcome from the Lady owner. The waiter tried to sell us two glasses of Champagne that were in fact sparkling....More

5  Thank Bordot
Reviewed 14 September 2013

This was one of the best meals I have eaten in south Africa ,perfection from the lobster bisque to the duck absolutely superb food ,great ambiance and one could have been in a Michelin restaurantanywhere in the world.service friendly owner present andatention to detail excellent.great...More

Thank michaelhilton
Reviewed 26 July 2013

Having attended a few dinner functions at Le Canard in the past I decided to host a dinner for 15 of my friends during July 2013 as a special occasion. I have travelled extensively throughout the world during the last 30 years and I have...More

6  Thank Howard P
Reviewed 17 July 2013

Their signature dish is duck, which was overcooked and the fat on the skin was not rendered properly. Ordered gluten free meal, but meal was not gluten free as I was sick afterwards. Waiters were not properly trained and one dropped a dirty knife on...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 10 June 2013

When we arrived they still needed to set the table. As a warm welcome of the house, we received potato crisps on a coffee saucer as an amuse bouche; really?! The waiters are friendly but as far as professionalism goes, you'll find a better level...More

1  Thank Luk810
Reviewed 11 March 2013

My husband took me to Le Canard for my birthday as he had been told it was one of the most exclusive and best restaurants if not the most exclusive and best restaurant in Johannesburg. We were not met at the door but had to...More

3  Thank TwiggsWillis_12
Reviewed 8 March 2013

We had the most delicious meal at Le Canard. They serve the best Duck and Lobster Bisque available in Johannesburg. No other restaurant in Gauteng has a patch on their quality. You will never be disappointed and you can go there for a romantic dinner,...More

1  Thank ChintaSouthAfrica
Reviewed 16 February 2013

We booked at this restaurant for Valentines day because apparently their special events were one of a kind. To my dissappointment, it was a waste of perfectly good evening. We received an extremely unfriendly welcome from Freda, who is supposedly a wonderful host. The service...More

5  Thank reona
Reviewed 30 December 2012

What I enjoy most about this restaurant, with the exception of the extraordinary food of course, are the special event evenings that are hosted. One such example, which is one of the evenings we have attended for Valentine's, was their "Final dinner aboard the Titanic"....More

4  Thank JacquesMonica
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Rivonia Road | Morningside, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 884 4597
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