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moyo Zoo Lake

1 Prince of Wales Drive | Zoo Lake Park, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 11 646 0058
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (9 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
“face painting” (54 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Contemporary, African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 Prince of Wales Drive | Zoo Lake Park, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 636 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent experience. Lovely location to spend an autumn afternoon. Phenomenal 5 star service from Snikiwe!

Thank Margaux T
Lovemoyo, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Margaux, Thank you for the awesome review! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards,, The moyo team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner booked at Moyo’s for my Birthday Dinner yesterday.....we arrived at Sunset and so had sundowner Cocktails (Happy Hour!🍹)overlooking Zoo Lake,whilst our faces were painted - Faith was lovely and skilled at this, and she explained the Khoisan to Xhosa traditions and symbols of...More

Thank NardiaZ
Lovemoyo, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nardia, Thank you for the great feedback! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards, The moyo team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to try something different and new, so we booked for my daughter's birthday. What a lovely evening. A little pricey but worth it. Good portions and tasty. The face paints and hand washing was cool. Very friendly service. With the lights all lit up...More

Thank Bell6408
Lovemoyo, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for the great 5 star review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards, The moyo team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was not crowded for a Friday night. Authentic family style food and live music. Great gift shop down stairs.

Thank Heather T
Lovemoyo, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Heather, Thank you for the review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards, The moyo team

Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Really interesting menu with plenty to choose from and options to suit everyone. I had the lamb tagine and the flavours were amazing. If you can go when its daylight you will get a really great view of the lake but we visited after dark....More

1  Thank Heather T
Lovemoyo, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

Hi Heather, Thank you fro the great review! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards, The moyo team

Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

The vibe and cocktails at Moyo are really great! It's such a relaxing atmosphere, a little gem hidden in the city!

Thank Kyleigh G
Lovemoyo, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Hi Kyleigh, Thank you for the great review! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards, The moyo team

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Fantastic restaurant, the vibe is awesome...cocktails even better.. Also, loved browsing the curio shop on the way in...

Thank kelley_heslop74
Lovemoyo, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Hi Kelley, Thank you for the awesome 5 star review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards, The moyo team

Reviewed August 20, 2018

African music, African culture, and the friendly staff make the experience even better. A must go to experience our African culture!

2  Thank Delone J
Lovemoyo, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Hi Delone, Thank you for the 5 star review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards, The moyo team

Reviewed August 19, 2018

Nice atmosphere. particularly enjoy going on a Saturday or Sunday. Menu has a wide selection and is very good. Location and service is great.

2  Thank 993Don1981
Lovemoyo, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Hi there, Thank you for the review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards, The moyo team

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Been to this venue twice with friends just for drinks and to chill. It’s great venue and staff are super friendly. The decor is great and so is the location. Great to go for a stroll around the lake and park. Drinks are good and...More

3  Thank Lordkruger1
Lovemoyo, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

Hi there, Thank you for the 5 star review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards, The moyo team

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Ann W
March 25, 2017|
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Response from Martin A | Reviewed this property |
The walk isn't long and if the weather is kind, it will be a very pleasant and scenic walk.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$34
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Prince of Wales Drive | Zoo Lake Park, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 646 0058
  • E-mail
Description
moyo Zoo Lake is a tranquil retreat from the urban hustle and bustle of Joburg. By day moyo offers a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere; as the African sun sets, cocktails on the deck and fabulous live music set the tone for an extraordinary evening of fine-dining and soulful vibes. moyo Magic gives new meaning to birthday parties and workshops.
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