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Sel et Poivre

$$ - $$$, European
The Quartermaine Hotel, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
+27 11 884 9037
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  • Excellent0%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible23%
22 Apr 2017
“Very disappointing ”
30 Jan 2017
“Shockingly poor meal”
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Belgian, European
$$ - $$$
The Quartermaine Hotel, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We came here for restaurant week and what a disappointment it was. Everything about this restaurant is to be said: good idea, but... Restaurant is done in old colonial style and has its ambiance, I should admit. But the dimmed lights didn't work properly, so...More

1  Thank KirillOussov
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We had 18 people eat at the "buffet" and it was one of the worst meals any of us have ever consumed. R300+ per head for rubbery sirloin and indeterminate chicken that wouldn't be out of place in a hospital cafeteria.

1  Thank Mark I
Reviewed 30 January 2017

x2 Tables booked 1 month in advance & confirmation done within the week. When we got here we waited for 2 hours because they "missed" the booking? Service was horrible - We didn't have a waiter literally for the whole night! Menu had only 3...More

1  Thank nonsuku
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We were at the hotel for three nights, and enjoyed breakfast and dinner each day of our stay. The buffet breakfast was extensive, with quite a variety of tropical fruits and juices, as well as eggs, sausage, mushrooms, bacon. The coffee was excellent and the...More

Thank maryf55
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to this restaurant and we were immediately impressed by the layout and decor. The menu, while not extensive, offered a good variety of dishes but without vegetarian options for main course. This could probably be arranged when you book though....More

Thank martinuksa
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We ate at Sel et Poivre during our meetings and workshops being held at Quatermain. The food was good. The lamb was my favourite. The service is efficient and we left here satisfied. The restaurant staff are friendly and quick and we always foresee ourselves...More

Thank 922kudan
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here many times and am never disappointed. The chef does a wonderful job. Love most of the dishes but my absolute fave is the ostrich! Always cooked to perfection. The restaurant staff is extremely helpful and the epitome of professional. Will always come...More

Thank Ms B
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We waited over 30 minutes for a table while the restaurant was empty. Our table cloth was dirty, no cutlery or serviettes. Slow service. Not a great experience.

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Thank Marli O
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Having looked forward so much to dine at this restaurant for a long time, what was our utter disappointment to experience it at last. Only four tables occupied, we actually had to ask for menus. The rest of the service was slow, not particularly friendly....More

1  Thank ljkilian777
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

Food was good and staff were friendly. Restaurant was a bit quiet but a good evening out. We would go back again as menu has some interesting options

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Restaurant Details

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Belgian, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quartermaine Hotel, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 884 9037
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