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Lacuna Bistro & Bar

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Corner Grayston & Rivonia Road, Sandton 2031, South Africa
+27 10 226 4600
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06:30 - 22:30
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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349 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lacuna is close to our office and it's a logical place to stop for drinks. But that's not the only reason - Lacuna is set is spectacular gardens and has a fantastic vibe. Great views, ambiance, service and food. On Tuesday we were lucky to be there during a late - afternoon high-veld storm - awesome !

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Thank Beechman1
Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked in advance to celebrate my birthday. Hostess on arrival not friendly or helpful at all. I ordered a fillet steak with a Cafe de Paris butter. Only a small bit of the butter on the steak. I requested more of the butter as the steak was dry. Waited such a long time and had to ask for it again.... More 

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Thank _christelle765
melany_vaughan, Customer Relations Executive at Lacuna Bistro & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are so sorry to hear that your Birthday dinner was not what you had expected, and what you deserved as one of our valued diners. We certainly normally do a little something special for birthdays, so it is concerning as to why this was not done on this... More 

Oak Ridge
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335 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

You want to know who's who in Sandton, hang out here for a while. The service and the bartenders are world class and the drinks very, very well made. The best time I had at the hotel was in the bar...

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Thank Panzerguy
melany_vaughan, Customer Relations Executive at Lacuna Bistro & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. The team will be delighted with your comments. We hope that you will be back to enjoy yourself soon. Kind Regards, Melany Vaughan, Customer Relations Executive More 

Durban, South Africa
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Been at the maslow for business but decided to bring the family to enjoy the gardens and lacuna bar over the weekend. Awesome set up and sparkling pool to enjoy dipping your legs into.

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Thank Avikz s
melany_vaughan, Customer Relations Executive at Lacuna Bistro & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your feedback. We are so pleased to hear that you decided to enjoy the leisurely side of the Maslow as well as the business side. We hope that you will be back to join us again soon. Happy holidays and safe travels. Kind Regards, Melany Vaughan, Customer Relations Executive More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I was very excited to be spending my afternoon at The Maslow that I've heard so much about. Hosting the bridal shower, I chose this venue as I thought it would be unforgettable and special. The booking process was great, the lady very friendly and even called closer to the date to confirm. The email confirmation sent out though was... More 

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melany_vaughan, Customer Relations Executive at Lacuna Bistro & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are disappointed to hear that you didn't feel confident with the process on the day. This is absolutely not the kind of experience we set out to create, and we will be looking into how we can improve on this for our future bookings. We hope that you... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

My company Sable International hosted a high profile event and before we arrived a thunderstorm managed to make its presence felt and so we had to move the outside venue option to an inside plan B. Peterson the manager was awesome and so were his team. They looked after 30 of us from 6 pm until around 10 pm. Once... More 

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Thank Andrew R
melany_vaughan, Customer Relations Executive at Lacuna Bistro & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted to hear that all went well with your event, and time spent with us in Lacuna. We hope that you will be back to join us again soon! Kind Regards, Melany Vaughan, Customer Relations Executive More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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102 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

I booked out the private dining room for my 40th birthday high tea. The hotel is in a great location, and the private room looks out onto the gardens (with some outdoor furniture to use if you need an alternative to the inside seating). The service was really good and there was a nice variety of snacks at the buffet... More 

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Thank PurdyFamily
melany_vaughan, Customer Relations Executive at Lacuna Bistro & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your feedback, and more importantly, thank you for sharing such a special occasion with us! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your celebrations, and that you will be back again soon. We look forward to seeing you then! Kind Regards, Melany Vaughan, Customer Relations Executive More 

Durban, South Africa
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Lacuna bar and umai is an awesome product. Best sushi I had in a long time. The menu have a back ground bio on chef Erik, who mastered the touch. The bar opens into a lush garden setting and sparkling pool. This really sets the mood. As for the service excellent is an understatement. Well done will always be back.

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Thank Avikz s
melany_vaughan, Customer Relations Executive at Lacuna Bistro & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are delighted to hear that you enjoy our U-Mai product, and Erik our Sushi Chef! He will be so pleased with your comments. We hope that you will be back to join us in Lacuna Bar again soon. Kind Regards, Melany Vaughan, Customer Relations Executive More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
349 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is perfectly positioned in the heart of Sandton and in a superb setting - it is set overlooking the magnificent gardens of this hotel. I did not have a good meal here about a year ago which was not normal but it has been turned around again and the food was fantastic and the service was attentive. Good... More 

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Thank Beechman1
melany_vaughan, Customer Relations Executive at Lacuna Bistro & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, What wonderful feedback! Thank you for sharing this with us. We are so thrilled to hear that you think we are the best place to spend an evening out, especially with this lovely weather, and we do tend to have this nearly all year round! We hope that you will be back to join us again soon!... More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Good to see hotel and restaurant so busy during breakfast, compared to other hotels in johannesburg. I have now visited the bistro on two seperate occasions and I have left the restaurant knowing that I will be back again each time. Well done bistro.

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1 Thank corne_1987
melany_vaughan, Customer Relations Executive at Lacuna Bistro & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoy coming to Lacuna Bistro for breakfast, and we are looking forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind Regards, Melany Vaughan, Customer Relations Executive More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 22:30
Monday
06:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:30
Thursday
06:30 - 22:30
Friday
06:30 - 22:30
Saturday
06:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner Grayston & Rivonia Road, Sandton 2031, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 10 226 4600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?