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Qunu Restaurant

36 Saxon Road, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 11 292 6000
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (23 reviews)
“oysters” (21 reviews)
“steak diane” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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36 Saxon Road, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

YOU HAVE TO ORDER THE STEAK DIANE!!!!! its the greatest experience ever from the moment they wheel the cart over and grill it at the table, so so so good

Thank Ivona S
GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Qunu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Ivona S, We are delighted that you enjoyed your dinner in Qunu - in particular the Steak Diane. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, George Cohen

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, what an awesome experience we had last night for our wedding anniversary. The food was incredible, the decor eligent and the staff extremely friendly and professional. The menu short, however still incredibly difficult too choose. Unfortunately not the type of place you can go...More

Thank smarriss
GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Qunu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Smarriss, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Qunu and also for choosing to spend your wedding anniversary with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the experience and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love coming to this restaurant at least twice a year for special moments. From the entrance in the Saxon Hotel premises everything is perfectly set-up. Service is attentive, dedicated and professional. Atmosphere is warm and relaxed with piano and/or sax playing in the proximity...More

Thank Antonino S
GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Qunu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Antonino S, Thank you for your lovely review of your experience at Qunu. It is always such a pleasure to hear this kind of feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Best regards, George Cohen

Reviewed 3 April 2017

I love this hotel and especially its spa, and while I have had several meals at the hotel, I had brunch there this past sunday and was very disappointed. While the food was good, the service was poor (even for a lazy sunday brunch) and...More

Thank globalcitzen
GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Qunu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Globalcitizen, Thank you for your review of your experience at brunch at the hotel and your kind words about the spa. We are disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your experience. Would you please contact us at managingdirector@saxon.co.za to discuss this further?...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Dining here was an absolute treat, impeccable service, amazing food, gorgeous presentation and such a luxurious setting. The waiter was very knowledgeable about the dishes. The food was superb however the only draw back was with the steak Diane, which was something different. However it...More

Thank Q-Raisha
GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Qunu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Q-Raisha, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at Qunu Restaurant. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience and found the waiter to be knowledgeable. We do appreciate your comments on the Steak Diane, however this has...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Love the menu here. Authentically South African and flavorful yet non-intimidating. Excellent choice for breakfast as well.

Thank GinaSamarotto
GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Qunu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear GinaSamarotto, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Qunu Restaurant! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the visit and love the menu. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, George Cohen

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel and had the memorable breakfast which we enjoyed very much. Oysters and champagne very delicious. The best benedict eggs I ever had. The service was excellent , professional and friendly. We will try the dinner soon.More

Thank grean523
GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Qunu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Grean523, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit to Qunu Restaurant. It is wonderful to hear you enjoyed your breakfast and it is a great compliment to receive regarding the eggs benedict and the service. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 11 March 2017

Lovely place to have dinner. They don't serve a set menu, only for bigger groups. I had the fish and it was a little bit too dry, but they made a nice compensation for that. They prepare the meat at your table, really nice. The...More

Thank de-san
GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Qunu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear de-san, Thank you for your review of your recent meal at Qunu. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed it, although the fish was not to your liking. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, George Cohen

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The food was good but the samp & beans was a bit dry but the meat with a little gravy made up for it. Perfect romantic dinner setup. It's the little things that countMore

Thank Phakama M
GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Qunu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Phakama M, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Qunu. We are delighted that you enjoyed romantic dinner setup. Sorry to hear you found the samp & beans dry but glad the meat and gravy made up for it. We...More

Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

One of Johannesburg's greatest ..., good food and a lovely ambience with live jazz band. Food is cosmopolitan and would suit most palettes ....

Thank Amanda C
GeorgeCohen, General Manager at Qunu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Amanda C, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Qunu. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience, in particular the music. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, George Cohen

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Cherylswroth
Why does the manager reply the same to all the reviews even those that are critical?
20 February 2017|
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Response from GeorgeCohen | Property representative |
Hi Cheryl, Thank you for your comment and your concern. There is a standard reply that is given, thanking guests for taking the time to review their experience, with effort being made to refer to something specific from... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Saxon Road, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 292 6000
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