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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
08:00 - 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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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I both had big birthdays in December and as we were in SA for two weeks my sister in law took us there to celebrate our birthdays Had and amazing meal. Great atmosphere and excellent food,with attentive staff

Thank ingiec2016
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A busy restaurant with a good choice of dishes. The seating area is easy lactic with the option of a chef's table for a sampling menu. Very varied wine list. Ample safe parking close to the restaurant. Worth a visit.

Thank Barry L
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome food, fantastic friendly service and waiters. Really a first class place to go for a great night out. The trio of beef is especially good!!!

Thank 144brendanf
Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A table was arranged for us at short notice. The variety and the food was excellent and my Steak was done to perfection. But I would prefer having a wine list rather than having to go and select a wine. We had Pork belly, the Tasting Plates and Rib Eye all highly recommended

Thank Detlev B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Different food and different menu in great Nicolway Centre. Good service and choice of menu is exciting.

1 Thank Sharon M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had our anniversary dinner on a Monday night. We loved the creative menu and the chef created a vegan dish for me. I was expecting the artichokes to be cooked and not pickled tho! Still a good experience .

1 Thank kiokov
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1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The taster main course which has 3 different preparations of the meat/game/poultry or fish is always delicious and innovative. Having the sweet tasting plate to share or eat all by yourself is also a winner. The acoustics not great so can be quite noisy.

Thank Alison B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Innovative menu. Strawberry crumble and liquorish ice-cream sublime. Very consistent quality food . Tasting plates worth the while!

Thank Miracles_d0_Happen
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

It was good to have a menu that is different. The service was good, the food tasty and ambience nice. Only negative is that it is quite pricey.

Thank charliebean44
Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Good service. Comfortable. Quality food. Limited wine menu (prices not clearly marked). Easy parking. Salt and pepper squid is very good.

Thank caj531211

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
European, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 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
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?