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Piccolo Mondo

) #6 of 192 Restaurants in Sandton $$$$ European, International,
135 West Street | Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton 2196, South Africa
+27 11 282 7000
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
European, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
135 West Street | Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 387 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and excellent staff! In the midst of Michelangelo hotel is this excellent restaurant. I had the searlion and a bottle of red "Buitenverwachting"; it was simply the best! So, strongly recommended.

Thank AlexisDeVliegher
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is lovely! When visiting I always choose the specials menu. The food is cooked very well and I have never been disappointed. The staff are very attentive and due to the service and decoration the restaurant offers old school charm - a...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to try out one of the upmarket restaurants in sandton and picked this one. Firstly, the food is far from great! We had steaks, but it was as dry as they could come. And note that we ordered medium steaks. Even with the...More

Thank Gary A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is the restaurant inside the Michelangelo hotel. its is luxurious and we had a lovely breakfast here. staff were friendly

Thank samawimaui
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

What a peaceful haven after a very busy day. Great for deep conversations. Very cosy and accessible. Efficient and friendly with an old-world elegance. The presentation of the food is brilliant, however, it lacked a little taste at times. The portions are quite small, but...More

Thank hannetjiee
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Dear hannetjiee, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Michelangelo Hotel and...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

We had an amazing dining experience! The food is delicious and fine dining at its best! I would recommend the "springbok" under signature dishes, it was to die for!More

Thank Mwansa L
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Dear Mwansa L, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Michelangelo Hotel...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I chose this restaurant for an upmarket birthday dinner, but came away disappointed and assured that I wouldn't visit it again. High prices were expected but so was a better culinary experience. The establishment is clearly aimed at overseas visitors staying at the 5-star Michaelangelo...More

Thank 125bernardc
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Dear 125bernardc, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor, we welcome all feedback. Please accept our sincerest apologies for Piccolo Mondo not living up to your expectations on the day. This is certainly not the standard we adhere to and usually strive for faultless...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

We recently booked for the Sunday afternoon high tea at the Piccolo Mondo. There was a large and varied selection of both savoury and sweet treats. The quality of the food was excellent and we really enjoyed it. Compliments to the chef! However on the...More

Thank Eileen R
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Dear Eileen R, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Michelangelo Hotel...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

We were staying at the hotel so elected to go here for dinner. Decent food and wine selection - food was quite good but nothing "amazing". The waiter whilst very pleasant came to the table far too often - either checking if everything was ok,...More

Thank Scott G
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Dear Scott G, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Michelangelo Hotel...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017

Have been doing the food and wine paring at this restaurant, whereby they host wines from The western cape throughout the year , when possible my husband and I attend, Sometimes with friends and sometimes as a couple, it's a fabulous display of hospitality From...More

Thank rene c
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Dear rene c, Thank you for your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your visit. We are happy to hear you had a wonderful experience with us and hope to welcome you back again very soon...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Monday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Thursday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Friday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Saturday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 West Street | Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton 2196, South Africa (Formerly Michelangelo's Piccolo Mondo)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 282 7000
  • E-mail
Description
True to its name, the Piccolo Mondo really is “a world in one”, combined with superb food, excellent wine and a sophisticated ambience. The Piccolo Mondo instantly turns your visit into a distinctive culinary experience.Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served seven days a week in this magnificent restaurant, which overlooks the Nelson Mandela Square.
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