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Emoyeni Conference Centre

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15 Jubilee Road | Parktown, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 11 544 6900
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Benoni, South Africa
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208 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great Sunday brunch experience! Lovely setting with great views of Johannesburg. Great variety of food - tasty and well prepared. A true colonial decadent meal! And a great way to spend a Sunday morning. Service is not the best and staff could do with some training but it does not distract from the experience. Highly recommended!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We had brunch on a Sunday with friends and family. The food is amazing, the view even better - what better place to see the surrounding areas, than up there. Unfortunately the live music, which was very good, was at times too load. Highly recommended all in all

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Welkom, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Went to the brunch and when I had to pay the bill the waiter tried to score the lunch buffet money by insisting that I should "e-wallet" send him the 1,5k as it was initially omitted on their bill. If they do that to everyone surely it will kill the business ! Great place but the outside dining area needs... More 

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2 Thank Iampearlm
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

A brand known world wide for its luxury and elegance Cartier held a press launch for the launch of its L'envol De Cartier fragrance at Emoyeni Estate and as always, the venue along with its service received outstanding reviews. The ever so efficient and helpful staff ensured the conference space was ready and clean, the sound was prepared and tested... More 

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Thank Mbali M
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I'd like to thank Emoyeni for the excellent service we had for our strategy session. When we arrived at 08h45 for our 09h00 start everything was ready. The food when we arrived, for the tea breaks and lunch was ready on time. Wow, the food was excellent. Compliments to the Chef. The service was excellent at all times, thank you... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 October 2016

A wonderful conf venue in a superb old building beautifully restored. Easy to access and lots of parking

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1 Thank Sagie P
Johannesburg, South Africa
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105 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Enjoyed a great brunch at Emoyeni - beautiful location with great views (Terrace). Even inside nice atmosphere with views on terrace and up to Sandton City. Food was delicious with great variety. Service very friendly... Some great Live Jazz, Soul Music...

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Thank miracolimuc
Johannesburg, South Africa
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

Merle Jacobs and I have visited this beautifully restored home of the Hon. Henry Hull several times to take our various guests to see how the Randlords lived during the Golden Era of early Johannesburg. Today we decided to partake of the buffet Brunch/Lunch. This was a 5* treat. Firstly the view of northern Johannesburg all the way through to... More 

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1 Thank KannsTours
Johannesburg, South Africa
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657 reviews
369 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We gathered on a Sunday for a brunch accompanied by some superb jazz artists, a million dollar view over the tree tops of Johannesburg and a stellar array of food! We were warmly welcomed with a glass of bubbly and escorted to enjoy the panoramic vistas over the lush tree tops of Johannesburg’s suburbs. Soon we were escorted to our... More 

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1 Thank Kardoesie
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

We were invited here by close friends and were thrilled to have found this priceless gem of a venue. The setting overlooking Johannesburg's leafy suburbs made for a perfect al fresco luncheon. The buffet luncheon was spectacular and the service attentive though not intrusive. We will definitely return in 2016.

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Thank Eric L
Natalieinmotion, Public Relations Manager at Emoyeni Conference Centre, responded to this review

Dear Eric, We appreciate you taking the time to review Emoyeni and are truly delighted that you had a great lunch. It indeed is "a priceless gem of a venue" as you indicated and we hope that more people visit to experience this. We look forward to your return in 2016! Do keep an eye out on Emoyeni's website for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Jubilee Road | Parktown, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 544 6900
Description
We invite you to step inside and relive the splendour of yesteryear at this spectacular 1905 Edwardian masterpiece. A venue for all occasions, boasting one of the best views in Johannesburg!

Emoyeni, the 'Place in the Air' in Nguni, is located on the highest point, of the highest ridge in Parktown. Built for the Honorable Henry Hull to host lavish parties for the Rand Lords of the day, Emoyeni has recreated the grandeur of its yesteryear hospitality in their conference, function and dining offering.

Enjoy the elegance and timeless luxury of this English Renaissance beauty, taking you back to the turn of the century as you unwind and see for yourself why Johannesburg is the the world's largest man made forest.

Emoyeni offers a venue for all occassions. Depending on the nature of your event and seating requirements, Emoyeni offers you a choice of excellent venues to host your event.

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