We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Plaka Restaurant Cresta

Shop U224, Entrance 12, Cresta Shopping Centre, Beyers Naude Dr, Northcliff, Johannesburg 2194, South Africa
+27 11 478 0392
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dip platter” (5 reviews)
“sardines” (6 reviews)
“dolmades” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Shop U224, Entrance 12, Cresta Shopping Centre, Beyers Naude Dr, Northcliff, Johannesburg 2194, South Africa
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (191)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 190 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

What a warm welcoming reception when entering the restaurant, with the fires glowing and flickering almost as if it were calling you, so to are the staff. We enjoyed the food but I think the attraction are the staff and the atmosphere.

Thank 504cliveg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been coming to Plaka for years now and I insist on having dinner there whenever I'm in Johannesburg. The food is absolutely amazing, it exceeds my expectations every visit. The staff are incredibly friendly and the service is exceptional. I highly recommend it

1  Thank Meghan K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful experience at Plaka. The ambiance was pleasant with the fires going on a cold night, we ordered mostly meze type meals to snack on and all were really good and the waiters were all very attentive. We would recommend Plaka to...More

1  Thank Biancavdm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are regular at the Plaka. Love the food Service excellent Thanks Nishan for going the extra mile Plaka Cresta

1  Thank Pria M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reluctantly my wife convinced me to have dinner at Plaka on Friday night - very good food and excellent service provided by Beatrice and the rest of the staff, was the best I have experienced in a very long time. Well done - will definitely...More

1  Thank Peter T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We reserved a table for 4 for my Mom's birthday dinner. From the second we arrived we were greeted with exceptionally friendly service! The food was beautiful! We had several Meze options to share and everything ordered was so tasty and well prepared. Our waiter,...More

2  Thank Claire T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing food, the baby chicken is too die for. And great service. Will definitely be back

3  Thank charne760
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious fish and chips served by a very attentive and friendly Zaza, after our shopping spree. Will be back😊

3  Thank Corne1302
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing friendly and super fast service. Knowledgeable staff, good food, great wine, ambiance..... Feels like the Greek isles

3  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A few colleagues (also good friends for many years) got together after work. What a pleasure to be in such a beautiful environment after a hard day's work! Plaka always make me feel as if I am on holiday. The friendly staff made us feel...More

3  Thank Lianie Meyer D
Nearby Restaurants
Thundergun Steakhouse
230 reviews
.52 km away
Food Restaurant
18 reviews
.70 km away
Sitar Indian Restaurant
9 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby Attractions
Northcliff Ridge Ecopark
26 reviews
1.72 km away
Life Ballooning
17 reviews
3.63 km away
Fusionista Beauty and Spa
15 reviews
2.73 km away
Inkosi Africa Tours and Safaris- Day Tours
10 reviews
2.31 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Plaka Restaurant Cresta staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop U224, Entrance 12, Cresta Shopping Centre, Beyers Naude Dr, Northcliff, Johannesburg 2194, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 478 0392
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing