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AtholPlace Restaurant

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European, Fusion, International, Contemporary
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90 Pretoria Avenue | Johannesburg, Sandton 2196, South Africa
+27 11 783 3410
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Nakuru, Kenya
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

AtholPlace food looks and tastes exceptional with an incredible team serving you. We had breakfasts and dinner here, both exceptional and very reasonable priced.

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Thank ChaniaTSC
Crete
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86 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was excellent and my fish at lunchtime one of the best meals I had in South Africa. I recommend this restaurant most highly.

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Thank clival
Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at AtholPlace Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear clival, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent experience at AtholPlace Restaurant! We are very happy to read your comments and thank you for your recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kindest regards, Rinse More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to have a romantic evening dinner, just the two of us! And our experience at AtholPlace was above and beyond our expectations! Excellent service Spectacular setting Exquisite cuisine A hidden gem Thank you! We will definitely be coming back!

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Thank 352garil
Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at AtholPlace Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear 352garil, Thank you very much for taking the time to post this very nice review of your recent dinner at AtholPlace Restaurant. We are very happy that we managed to exceed expectations and that you really appreciated the setting and the cuisine. We look forward to welcoming you back! Warmest regards on behalf of the entire team, Rinse More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been hearing rave about this place and I finally took the plunge and booked for a friends 40th dinner....what a disappointment. Firstly, they didn't have our booking and after some exchange, it was sorted out. I truly wished we had worked away cause what followed was beyond ridiculous for any restaurant, let alone a supposedly fine dining place.... More 

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Thank Phindi M
Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at AtholPlace Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Phindi M, We are truly sorry to read about your experience and would like to discuss this with you personally. We have been trying to contact you, but sadly we could not get hold of you. Could we ask you to please contact the hotel and ask for the GM, who would like to discuss the matter with you... More 

Surrey
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49 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at the hotel when we had dinner and the food was delicious and couldn't be faulted. Beautiful presentation and quality.

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Thank RustySurrey
Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at AtholPlace Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear RustySurrey, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback on TripAdvisor! We really appreciate your kind comments and we are very happy that you enjoyed dinner with us. We look forward to welcoming you back at AtholPlace Restaurant. Warmest regards on behalf of the Chef and his team, Rinse More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The menu choice was incredible, and the meals my wife and I chose were just stunning in their quality, preparation, presentation and service.The restaurant is an absolute credit to its owners and staff. Heartily recommended to anyone.

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1 Thank R D
Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at AtholPlace Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear R D, On behalf of Chef Willie and his team I would like to thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent meal at AtholPlace Restaurant. We are truly pleased to read that you enjoyed the menu, the quality, preparation, presentation and service. We look forward to welcoming you back. Warmest regards on behalf of... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I found this restaurant on Eat Out - and wanted to try something different on Friday night. The whole experience was simply superb. The venue, the staff, the service and most importantly, the food was spectacular. My partner and I were blown away and we will most certainly love to visit again. Hopefully next time we can stay over.

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1 Thank Nicqi_m
Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at AtholPlace Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Nicqi_m, Thank you very much for this very kind review of your dinner experience at AtholPlace Restaurant recently! We are very happy to read that you liked the venue, the staff and the food and that we managed to exceed expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back and you are more then welcome to spend a night at... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Very elegant ambiance, romantic, the food was superb, 5 courses, the service was impeccable. This was a great fine dining experience, and they catered well for my wife who is a vegetarian, will definitely go back there again soon.

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1 Thank pshah99
Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at AtholPlace Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear pshah99, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your dinner with us at AtholPlace Restaurant! We are very happy to read your comments and we do hope to welcome you back soon. Warmest regards, Rinse More 

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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

Breakfast was excellent. Very delicious. Not a lot of choice but it came with the room. The dinner was also excellent. Four-course meal that was a lot better than CUBE.

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1 Thank Kim L
Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at AtholPlace Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Kim L, Thank you very much for reviewing your experience at AtholPlace Restaurant! We really appreciate your feedback and we hope to welcome you back soon. Kindest regards, Rinse More 

Thornhill, Canada
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226 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

It’s at times like this that I wish TripAdvisor would provide us with star selections from 1 to 10, as I would give this restaurant a 9. We had dinner and breakfast on two occasions, about 10 days apart. Everything the second time was consistent with the first time. Menu selections are fine, dishes are beautifully presented and the service... More 

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1 Thank Zippy22
Rinse W, Guest Relations Manager at AtholPlace Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Zippy22, Thank you so much for your very kind words and for taking the time to review your meals at AtholPlace Restaurant. It is always nice to see people return and then being able to offer the same quality and service throughout. We do appreciate your comments about the quiet calm ambiance and the view from the deck to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$32 - US$43
Cuisine
European, Fusion, International, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Pretoria Avenue | Johannesburg, Sandton 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 783 3410
Description
AtholPlace Restaurant re-opened in December 2014 with a totally fresh new look. We have added a large covered outside dining area (verandah)with a view of our garden and pool area. You can start by getting your taste buds tingling in our intimate bar and library where delicious canapes await you. Choose one of the wines from our extensive wine cellar to suit all tastes, or try a popular craft beer, brewed locally. Your waiter will then escort you to the restaurant with it's relaxing ambiance. Here timeless elegance and classic contemporary design set the mood for the culinary joys that await. Once seated, the Chef will take you on a culinary journey by presenting an a-la-carte three course dining menu. The carefully crafted menu changes seasonally, making every experience at AtholPlace Restaurant exciting and unique. Chef Willie Malherbe utilises his experience and his passion for food to create dishes of varied influence and a true expression of flavour. Adopting Relais & Chateaux ethics in sustainability, AtholPlace Restaurant sources local fresh produce where possible. AtholPlace Restaurant also has a wonderful breakfast and lunch menu that changes seasonally.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?