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Licorish Bistro

€€ - €€€European, International,
432 Nicolway | Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
+27 11 706 0991
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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432 Nicolway | Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely food, had the Cajun chicken salad. It was a delight! Their fruit juices are also wonderful, definitely recommend the Mango, orange, banana and peach!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 190kyleighg
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a spectacular dinner for our third visit to Licorish. The starters are always a highlight, and the bobotie spring rolls and veggie samoosas a winner. I loved my truffle steak, but had a bite of a friend’s seared tuna... which I think was the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank jandre2018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is one of the many restaurants in the restaurant area of Nicolway Bryanston shopping mall. The competition there is high but Licorish stands out with its great menu and good food. Even though it is located on a verandah facing the parking lot of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank MarioForjazSecca
Reviewed 17 October 2018

My partner and I were the only people there, which was great and meant we got all the attention we needed. The food was lovely, a bit on the expensive but very tasty.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Curious821571
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This is definitely one of my new favourite restaurants around Johannesburg. The team are excellent and happy to help with your requests. The selection of starters were amazing and I really loved the bobotie spring rolls. Main course choices are amazing with a diverse selection....More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 392michaelz
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The only restaurant I know of that serves true authentic South African cuisine. I thoroughly enjoyed by Harissa Salmon, and the Rooibos Smoked Ostrich. The beef tasting plate also looked amazing and the portions are big enough to fill you.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Lorraine J
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Went for my birthday lunch treat and was totally chuffed. The ambiance was great and so was the food. Licorish doesn’t disappoint and will definitely go back again. My fillet was done to perfection. Chocolate Dessert was decadent. Downside was that it was a bit...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank maryO2897YI
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We had Bobotie Spring rolls, Oxtail Samoosas Fresh Mussels Crab soup All in all everything was just great, fresh and tasty... Great restaurant....

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank EmmaBwa
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We were running late and informed the restaurant duly and the response was "we look forward to taking care of you". This was a first! We had high expectations as my husband had eaten at Licorish Bistro previously. It was Father's Day and we were...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Shanitha_RB
Reviewed 11 June 2018

This is a very special restaurant, although it is situated inside a mall with plenty of restaurants around, it's a totally different level than the restaurants around it. The starters and the main platters are so unique and tasty. A must try! Dont forget to...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank charbs1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 432 Nicolway | Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 706 0991
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We merge the classic and the contemporary to create fusion between food and culture for a new South African palate. We're at the Nicolway Shopping Centre, Bryanston
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