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Central One Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
International, Contemporary
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Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel | Cnr Rivonia Road & West Street, Sandton, Sandton 2196, South Africa
+27 11 286 1000
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Hong Kong
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462 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The quality of the food, service, preparation, delivery are all excellent. The wines nicely match the food - I recommend the paired Ostrich and Springbok steaks with the house Shiraz. However, the actual portion sizes were quite small - more vegetables could usefully be added. Also the noise levels were really too high for a nice restaurant. I can't say... More 

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london
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Honestly one of the worst "top end" restaurants experienced. Overpriced, over cooked , no atmosphere, no taste and poor service.I ordered Risotto for a starter, Seared (more over cooked) tuna as a main and what was supposed to be a creme brule as a desert. Was so revolting I sent it back and got pavlova which was also just average... More 

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Thank zazoo
Penrith, Australia
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744 reviews
380 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Really nice place to eat. Excellent breakfast choices. Great service. The Central one bar is also wort a try for beers and bar snacks.

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Thank Chris C
Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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116 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This being a restaurant in a five star hotel, i expected more really. The food was not nice, the lunch buffet was lacking in many areas and the food was average. The breakfast did not have a wide selection of fruits The only thing that impressed me was how they make their omelettes. It's an art i tell you, they... More 

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Thank Miano D
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Recently stayed at The Radisson Gautrain in Jan. Breakfast was great ! a huge selection to choose from, It's definitely why they call it the Super Breakfast. The restaurant was fairly busy when I went down for breakfast. Service was the only down side of my overall breakfast , I had request coffee numerous times all though I never received... More 

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Thank ColAht
New York City, New York
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100 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I always enjoy my time at the Radisson Blu Gautrain. Its like a little home away from home. The hospitality is excellent at the restaurant to match its service at the hotel. I never worry about missing a meal during the hectic day of working through the day. i know i will get a good meal right downstairs when i... More 

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Thank Ron F
Tweed Heads, Australia
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285 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Service was Central One was polite and efficient and prices, for a city hotel, were reasonable. I ordered soup and catch of the day, which came with a choice of french fries or rice and a side salad or vegetable. I opted for the fries and salad. The food was delicious and very nicely presented. Everything was really hot and... More 

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Thank Richard A
Phoenix, Arizona
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97 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

I ate in the Central One Restaurant multiple times during my three-night stay in the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel. I really enjoyed the breakfast buffet here. There is a large variety, and I was always filled up when my breakfast was finished. One evening, I ate dinner here rather late, and I enjoyed that experience as well. The menu was... More 

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Thank singapurastan
Toms River, New Jersey
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Great breakfast and lunch service. Service is ok but makes up with the great food. Reasonably priced

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Thank domega79
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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

I have been staying at the Radisson Gautrain on numerous occasions, but have not had dinner in this restaurant for about 2 years. I decided to try it again. Service was friendly and fast. Ordered the rump steak - it was unfortunately very average. Not a great cut, not medium rare as requested and seemingly pan fried. Side salad was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
International, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel | Cnr Rivonia Road & West Street, Sandton, Sandton 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 286 1000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?