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Lekgotla - CLOSED

5 Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton 2196, South Africa
+27 11 884 9555
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
30 Jun 2014
“Closed. No longer in Nelson Mandela Square”
22 Feb 2014
“Closed Closed Closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
5 Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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Reviewed 7 September 2011

I ate here with a work colleague as we were interested in trying some 'local' cuisine. The restaurant atmosphere was good, with resident drummers and musicians to add to it. There was intersting use of wooden poles and tenting to give a rustic appearance, and...More

Thank tripper99Marcoola
Reviewed 25 July 2011

Just like Moyo in Melrose, wide range of food but you can do better around the area. Service OK, food quality OK

Thank Vistaro
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Reviewed 28 May 2011

Right in the middle of Nelson Mandela Square at Sandton City, this restaurant has a killer location but the food really doesn't match up. The buffet is enormous with a very wide range of starters, mains and desserts but none of it is particularly good....More

Thank Smallgoat
Reviewed 3 May 2011

We stumbled upon this restaurant while visiting JoBurg S.A. on buffet night. I was originally discouraged as I'm not a big fan of the buffet line but was more than pleasantly surprised. The local cuisine was AMAZING and made me do what I like to...More

Thank Leelee_813
Reviewed 16 February 2011

A bit touristy, with prices a bit higher than its neighbors, but fun. Huge portions, wine list on the expensive side for SA. Dinner for two $US150, with a $US30 bottle of wine (one of cheaper selections). Was not very crowded for a Friday night.

Thank Wrldtvlr27
Reviewed 7 February 2011

My girlfriend and I decided to go to Lekgotla for lunch. What a mistake! We tried the buffet but we couldnt get past the starters. It was cold and old. It tasted like it was made ages ago. This is by far the worst african...More

Thank vhonani
Reviewed 9 January 2011

Enjoyed this place immensely. The decor & ambience along with the atmosphere are Africian themed and are perfect. The food selection is huge. The best meat I've ever tasted was the venison for my main - superb. It's a must go place. Loved eveything about...More

Thank avandane
Reviewed 28 September 2010

Had such a good dinner at Lekgotla that we returned for lunch the following day. Great food, great decor and atmosphere, great service and a menu that spoils you for choice. Not to be missed.

Thank SalisburyMoonraker
Reviewed 20 July 2010

We went with a group during the 4occer World Cup and were horrified at the price oif the buffet - R399 per person! How can you annoy your locals so much at the cost of making a killing during this time. Service was shocking and...More

Thank safarigirlsafari
Reviewed 17 July 2010

Lekgotla is an African style restaurant in the heart of Sandton, located under the watchful eyes of the Nelson Mandela statue on the Nelson Mandela Square. Start with a drink at the comfy bar in front of the fireplace, then take your table in the...More

Thank doc_dance
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 884 9555
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