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Licorish Bistro

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432 Nicolway | Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
+27 11 706 0991
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Today
09:00 - 22:30
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Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 22:30
Sat 09:00 - 22:30
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Illovo
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I return not only for the romantic ambience and friendly service but for the mouth-watering lamb shank. Never take this off the menu.

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1 Thank Candice M
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stand out restaurant, consistently amazing food and service, cocktails are heavenly and the salt and pepper squid is delicious

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1 Thank MelanieMackinnon
Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Whilst the food was good it was just to noisy to enjoy. You feel like you're sitting in a railway station and there's this constant noisey chatter and busyness!

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1 Thank Lubun
Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food, constructed imaginatively, good wine, attentive service!! Would definitely go back again.

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1 Thank Margaret C
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having visited several times we have never been disappointed EVER!. One of teh TOP restaurants in JHB. delicious food, absolutely delicious, unique, different and a total gastronomic experience. Excellent service to boot. last meal was lunch - we ended up leaving post dinner!. fantastic!

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Thank Leonilda K
Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely evening! The food was fantastic and although it may seem pricey, it is well worth it! Beef and Lamb tasting plates are a must! There was also a great selection of cocktails.

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Thank Andrew H
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Time and again the service here is phenomenal. Wonderful waiters, fantastic managers, magnificent food. One of our absolute favourite restaurants as a family ❤️

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Thank Theodora T
Johannesburg, South Africa
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've enjoyed a few good meals at Licorish. The menu is interesting & unique. I especially enjoy the seafood tasting platter.....so many delicious flavours!

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Thank Karen S
Durban, South Africa
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointing experience at Licorish today. Went there expecting so much more. Had the plum and vanilla martini which was really good. For starters we had the chilli salt squid which was just okay. Had the lamb burgers for main, nothing special about the burger. When we received the bill we didnt get any sweets with it. Im not sure... More 

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Thank newbie_explorer777
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Donors my anniversary, took my wife for dinner, the main course arrived before the starter. Had rib eye, it was bland to say the least. There ha e to be better places to eat.

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Thank Russell B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Cuisine
European, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:30
Thursday
08:00 - 22:30
Friday
08:00 - 22:30
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?