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Throbbing Strawberry

Shop 1, Douglasdale Village | Leslie Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 704 6982
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“mille feuille” (4 reviews)
“sushi” (14 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Pizza, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 1, Douglasdale Village | Leslie Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Back again but who needs an excuse of a birthday to come here. I just love this place. Always excellent food and service. They do gin cocktails now.. yum yum. Long island's can't be beaten. Wine list was low though this time as we ordered...More

Thank johnscrafton2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The loud repetitive rave style music that hasn’t changed for three weeks spoils the ambiance despite my numerous protests over the past few weeks. But at last good news, Cassie has heard my protests and put in a new CD. Pity the management don’t have...More

Thank johnmarcgo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great Friday afternoon function. The food was great, the starters good quality and great tasting. Good service and a nice venue. Had Steak it was well prepared and tasty.

Thank sydneytfoster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time was dinner and it was good, even if a little pricy. Second meal was lunch and a really good meal. The salmon and tuna sushi was fresh and outstanding. Main course steaks were perfect and the sides were excellent. Well definitely go back...More

Thank Simon K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Never been although I've passed it many times. Food, vibe, service were excellent. We shared a number of starters and salads - all were innovative and delicious. Highly recommend.

Thank AshTri
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A nice restaurant with good food at fair prices. It can be quite noisy and we had to ask them to turn the music down a bit so we could just hear each other talk. Very good wine list and the food was tasty and...More

Thank PretoriaTravelfreak
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Haven't been since they revamped and so glad to see the amazing transformation. Absolutely incredible atmosphere, wonderful menu and the setting so convenient and comfortable. Parking not an issue and the service a bit slow but not being in a rush it was rather more...More

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Throbbing strawberry is my old time favorite restaurant. The vibe and atmosphere is always on point. Customer service excellent. I was a bit dissatisfied with my main meal (duck) it was overcooked and as a results not tasty. Try and not overcook it cause it...More

Thank silindilec
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Delicious fiery prawn pasta dish then the most gorgeous Mille Feuille.... will definitely go back Bustly atmosphere - friendly staff

Thank spagsone
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We're new to JHB and went to Throbbing Strawberry on recommendation of friends after seeing it while at Hogs Head. The food and vibe is excellent but the service was pathetic. The hostess seated us at an unlaid table (despite having a reserved sign on...More

Thank Princessetami
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1, Douglasdale Village | Leslie Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 704 6982
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