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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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“tasting plate” (85 reviews)
“lamb” (44 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:30 Hours
European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
432 Nicolway | Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 578 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago 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

1  Thank Michael Z
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.

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

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....

1  Thank Emma B
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

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

1  Thank charbs1
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Great food and great service. The simplicity of the menu and the willingness of the waiters to answer your questions and make recommendations makes it a winner. I have eaten here since they opened and never once had a problem.

1  Thank SN666
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Took my kids for a quick weekend breakfast. The fresh juices were great. We ordered three different breakfasts and all of them were slightly unusual and tasted excellent!

1  Thank athollt
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Went for our daughter's birthday dinner because she was craving their chocolate Fondue. It was on their online menu still but unfortunately when we got there, we discovered that it was no longer offered. They were so accommodating and still made her a special belgian...More

1  Thank Laila S
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

A nice restaurant that offers something different. We have been here for breakfast, lunch and dinner and we have not left disappointed. The service can be slow though. The food is good and very well presented.

1  Thank Peter T
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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
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, 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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