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Pappas on the Square

€€ - €€€Greek, Mediterranean,
Nelson Mandela Square, Shop 120B, Level 1 | Corner 5th street and Alice street, Sandton 2000, South Africa
+27 11 884 9991
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Greek, Mediterranean, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Nelson Mandela Square, Shop 120B, Level 1 | Corner 5th street and Alice street, Sandton 2000, South Africa
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

definitely recommended we shared three starters,( aubergine, haloumi, zucchini fritters) absolutely delicious! definitely recommend Pappas. The service was superb and had about of humor as well well done guys!

Thank Chantel E
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We visited Pappas on a Saturday Night. This is a Greek restaurant with traditional Greek food on the menu. We were quite a large group so they had us seated on 2 long tables inside the main restaurant. When we got there our tables were...More

Thank Naushina M
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant serves fairly good meals but I come here mostly for the beautiful views of the Mandela Square. Make sure you get a table on one of their perfect spots.

Thank Phakama M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

At Pappas I enjoyed myself fully. The meal was out of this world. I wish I could visit the place frequently

Thank menethoko
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is my go to restaurant for Lamb Kleftico. It is the absolute best. I wish the service would be better though.

Thank RionaArjoon
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great food and service very friendly service staff will be back for more soon ...I quite liked the ambiance and service

Thank RamsaySh
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at Pappas with two colleagues and found good dishes and a kind staff. We all have different kind of meals such as steaks and salads. The steak was OK but not as tender and soft as one might expect. Also the service...More

Thank kevinvives
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Immaculate African restaurant with dishes and world variety. Will come back here anyday, the place looks modern and have top looks.

1  Thank GarySib
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Pappas is a favorite restaurant for me and many friends of mine. Steaks and mezes are very tasty and service is high quality.

Thank Yasin Ç
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We were looking for something a bit different for dinner for our first night in Joberg. We decided on Pappas and although we did enjoy the meal overall it was nothing special. The service was acceptable and the food was flavorful but it was just...More

Thank ADKtraveller
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3 November 2016|
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Response from foodierushni_za | Reviewed this property |
Good Day, Park in the Sandton City Mall or in Nelson Mandela Square and ask anyone where the Nelson Mandela Stature on the square is located. The restaurant is located up the stairs from the stature. Kind regards Rushni
30 March 2016|
Response from Jade H | Property representative |
Yes, absolutely!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nelson Mandela Square, Shop 120B, Level 1 | Corner 5th street and Alice street, Sandton 2000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 884 9991
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For more than two decades, Pappas has been dishing out Mediterranean taste sensations and memorable dining experiences. Pappas has been in the family since the 80s and is now run by the second generation of restaurateurs.We are conveniently situated in the heart of Sandton on Nelson Mandela Square, a hop, skip and jump away from the Sandton Gautrain station. Our extensive menu consists of delicious Mediterranean fare combined with traditional Greek tastes and flavours that will take you on a culinary journey fit for royalty. All our meals are homemade daily to ensure the freshness and quality you deserve and expect. We look forward to welcoming you and your guests to Pappas so you may enjoy every generosity our restaurant and experienced staff have to offer.
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