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Review of Orient

Orient
Ranked #30 of 1,310 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$100
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The buzzing place to see and be seen in fashionable Melrose Arch. With its rich décor in colours of silver, purple and copper, Orient is all glitz and glamour with its glass crystals dangling from the ceiling. The interior certainly makes an unforgettable statement and whether you love it or hate it, the attention to detail is simply superb. Offering contemporary Asian cuisine which is beautifully presented, Orient is a big hit with sushi lovers and Johannesburg fashionistas.Owned by Thai Africa restaurants, the group that launched other fashionable favourite Asian restaurants - Wangthai, Oyo and So Yum, the décor at Orient makes a radical departure from the more traditional Asian-style interiors one is accustomed to. It is thanks to designer Anton de Kock's interpretation of the "yin and yang" theme that all the elements of the interior compliment one another so successfully.With authentic Asian Chefs in charge of the kitchen, you can be sure you're eating the real thing. Try the Asian-style oven roast duck, or the steamed fish with a soy and ginger sauce, or select from the range of Chinese dim sum, sushi, Thai or Vietnamese dishes on offer in this trendsetting, slick, modern restaurant. The Peking Duck which is the signature dish is highly recommended. Orient has been graded as one of South Africa's select 5-star venues.
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Superb, upmarket
Service was great
Menu was fantastic and there was nothing on the menu that wasn't delicious

Thank Charlene J
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Always a treat, both as a lunchtime venue (when its quite relaxed) and as a dinner restaurant (when it seems more sophisticated and romantic). The food is good, the menu interesting, and the wine list well-chosen. Must try the spinach and cream dim sums.

1  Thank KevinHopkins_ZA
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Been here many times - a great selection of food and well prepared and presented. Service and can a bit on the slow side but relax and you will enjoy it.
One of the few places we keep returning to when we are in Johannesburg.

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

we are both of found of asian cuisine and have been there several times ( thailand, vietnam, bali, ... ). we started with dim sum, very good and home made. then we choose peking duck and evrything was so good inclunding the pancakes , steamed. we concluded pad thai which as good as in thailand.
we went to wang thai at mandela square but this one is much better quality.
2 glasses of white wines to top it.
super

Thank anouar
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Besides having decor that rubs shoulders in the top levels of the most glamorous kind of places that you may recall, this marvelous restaurant comes without all the pretense that one usually associate with the kind of restaurants commonly found in decor and fashionable coffee table magazines. The menu reminds me of the kind of hot spots that foodies love in places like Sydney or Vancouver. A fabulous fusion of flavours makes the menu a most embracing experience. Dim sum, sushi and steak blends an unusual alliance of creative culinary inspiration. Consequently I find myself returning all the time. Consistency has been uncompromising and the setting is great.

Thank RubinVanNiekerk
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