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Punchinello's Restaurant

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Montecasino Boulevard | Cnr William Nicol Drive & Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways 2055, South Africa
+27 11 367 4367
06:30 - 10:30
18:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 10:30
18:30 - 22:30
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The cake was great & the coffee was good. we enjoyed the evening there. Punchinello's Restuarant is a pleasant restuarant

Thank F8558VMvictorm
Christina Lake, Canada
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84 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went over in person to book a table for 10 people for dinner. The waiter took the booking then later ran after me to come back to the restaurant and speak to manager. Seriously unprofessional. The manager then told me for groups of ten they only do set menu. What utter nonsense! Luckily there are so many other choices... More 

Thank Casper V
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The sizzle of grilling meats and the clanging of pots, dishes and utensils remind me that this is real life and not some gastronomic fantasy. Never mind the picture of the dining room is empty. I'm early-extremely early for dinner at a casino resort in the largest populated city in ZA. This place will be "standing room only" in a... More 

Thank 168WC
Durban, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We loved the vibe, the service and the food was excellent. Great value for money, highly recommended.

Thank rajeshrees2016
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The food is excellent. The service is great. Friendly staff. Well priced options. Something for everyone. Highly recommended.

Thank Annalien d
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

It is simply the best food we have ever had. Every single plate of food is prepared with so much thought and care. The wine selection is excellent. The service from the staff is out of this world. They have a deck outside with beautiful views. The open kitchen is a welcome surprise. The elevator music is appropriate and soothing.... More 

Thank Willie M
Parys, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent service and the food was delicious. They went out of there way for me with my disability. Friendly and competent wIters.

Thank tokkie100
loire valley
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116 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Best steak I have had in many a year. Open kitchen is a great idea and chefs are truly there to ensure you have a great experience. Service staff are second to none. The whole concept is refreshing and pleasant to experience. Congratulations to Chef Jade and his team.

Thank lecalabash
Navi Mumbai, India
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184 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Being my maiden trip to Johannesburg, was worried on veg food. This has been my best experience as every chef and steward paying good attention to the guests. Chef on eggs section is worth special mention - multi handling the tasks of variants - omlette, sunny side, masala choice and vow. The spread of salads, fruits and nuts are too... More 

Thank VASUDEVAN1532344
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132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 344 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We still rate as the best in the Montecasino complex. The staff are always friendly and attentive, nothing is too much, especially on a quite Friday evening when you want a romantic dinner for two. The menu had changed from our last visit, but still has a has a wide selection Mediterranean and local foods. I had the Springbok and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 10:30
18:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 10:30
18:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 10:30
18:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 10:30
18:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 10:30
18:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 10:30
18:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 10:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Montecasino Boulevard | Cnr William Nicol Drive & Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways 2055, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Fourways
  • Phone Number: +27 11 367 4367
Punchinello’s Restaurant offers Venetian cuisine and a variety of wonderful dishes using the flavours of the Mediterranean as the inspiration with an emphasis on freshness of ingredients and simplicity in the recipe preparation and presentation.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?