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The Big Mouth

| Nelson Mandela Square, Johannesburg 2146, South Africa
+27 63 293 8869
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (197 reviews)
“lobster roll” (11 reviews)
“crispy rice” (4 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Sushi, Grill, Japanese, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Nelson Mandela Square, Johannesburg 2146, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An exceptionally ciomprehensive menu with a catering for all types of eaters. I researched I was feeling for good quality fish and good quality fish it turned out to be. Melt in the mouth calamari with a little ( not so little ) tin pail...More

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for lunch.... Kids got fish and chips—-EXCELLENT, wife got sushi and she reported it was great, and i got the Panko chicken..... I have to admit, my chicken was fairly plain, but the size of the helping more than made up for...More

Thank StrangeTripper
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was certainly the best meal of my life. And my daughter's! We were served with courtesy and we had an out-of-this-world lobster, giant shrimps (Mozambique) and tasty sauce to dip! Plus, the servers were really attentive and always smiling.

Thank André M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with a few friends on our layover in Jo'burg. I had seen this place before but never ventured inside, until recently. The service was very good, the waiter was very knowledgable about his menu and had no problems explaining or recommending dishes. The food...More

Thank Sharif A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Big Mouth is a firm favourite of mine. The overall menu is great, but what we're really there for is the wonderful sushi selection. The service from the waiters is good and friendly and the location remains one of the best things about The...More

Thank Sunshine0789
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ambience is really great with a clear view of Mandela Square. Staff were very friendly and efficient. Meals were really good but don't be fooled into buying a litre of bottled water. At R53 this is ridiculously overpriced.

Thank firstnamexyz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant´s food caught me by surprise.. I always felt curious about trying it so in my last trip to Sandton I went there. I was alone so I wanted a table with a view and the staff member whose name I cant remember just...More

Thank iClaude3000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located at the Nelson Mandela square this restaurant is well known for its excellent sea food to gourmet burgers and to a selection of world class sushi. A well equipped bar serving some of the finest wines, beer and spirits. They boast of their world...More

2  Thank apintolobo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great restaurant in Sandton Mall, I love it especially for its sushi (my favorite is SUV Load) and super tasty poke bowls. Great, busy atmosphere and great wine selection.

Thank CemileH_2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They specialise with a large fish menu, but i had a steak sirloin on the bone it was really good Really good location over looking Mandela square

Thank Mike H
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15 August 2017|
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Response from Waynesworld1983 | Property representative |
Hi! We try to accommodate Halaal as best we can. We do not have any pork on our menu or alcohol in our sauces and we do offer a Halaal Soy sauce upon request. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Nelson Mandela Square, Johannesburg 2146, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 63 293 8869
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The Big Mouth is a contemporary take on the classic diner infused with culinary influences and ingredients from around the globe.
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