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shop MM51, Hyde park corner | cnr Jan Smuts and william nicol roads, Johannesburg, South Africa
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:00 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I confess I am not a huge steak eater but when I am in Johannesburg there are so many meat restaurants that I feel tempted to try them. However, irrespective of their reputations I use the JB Rivers as the benchmark and all of them fall short. JB Rivers offers a range of dishes and, from memory, only about 3... More 

Thank Geoffrey B
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217 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

JB Rivers offers a varied menu, from sushi to steak and more; well prepared with good portion sizes. The seating arrangements has a typical Hyde Park feel to it. Service is friendly and efficient.

Thank Rya-Mari M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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374 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We had lunch after being to the movies - the restaurant has been refurbished and it is looking great. The menu has been updated and, in addition to a wide range of choices ( including a Banting section which has been redone ) the revised sushi menu is superb ( including daily specials). Will definitely be giving one or two... More 

Thank Beechman1
Johannesburg, South Africa
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102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We decided to give your place a try out ,as we had time to kill before our movie started. Well i know its Hyde park ,and the prices of food is really inflated .But saying as your expected to pay a high premium ,you expect good service.We where there on Christmas eve maybe our waiter was sad to be working... More 

Thank graham a
Johannesburg, South Africa
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Atmosphere is beautiful , food is nice but takes extremely long ... busy place but worth the wait nice place for family

Thank Ahmed J
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Great coffee and excellent service. Food was pretty good. Can recommend the steak - was perfectly done.

Thank Aelwen H
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Friendly, efficient service. Good burger well presented and tasty pasta. Reasonably priced. Well done!

Thank vDyk
Cannon Rocks, South Africa
Level Contributor
81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a pleasant family meal here, which included two fairly fussy eaters, and all walked away feeling replete and content. Our meals varied from sushi to salads and each seemed to have been well prepared. Two gripes were that the wasabi seemed to have been wet somehow and was mushy, secondly our waitron seemed to be a little arrogant... More 

Thank Travellinggypsey63
Woodstock, Georgia
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159 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Good menu choices at reasonable prices in the mall next to the Southern Sun Hyde Park Hotel. Several of us dining together ordered different items and all were pleased with their meals

Thank Joe R
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I have always enjoyed this restaurant as it has a American flavor. I really used to enjoy the Mexican style food. I had a nice fajita but my guests were a bit disappointed with their food, not really the greatest. The fish was a bit dry and was more batter than fish and the stir fry was more sauce that... More 

Thank 859iainh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 13:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: shop MM51, Hyde park corner | cnr Jan Smuts and william nicol roads, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg

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