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Licorish Bistro

432 Nicolway | Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
+27 11 706 0991
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting plate” (85 reviews)
“lamb” (44 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
432 Nicolway | Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 564 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful variations on the breakfast theme, with a local slant. Delightful juice flavours and boboti spring rolls to name just a few. Will have to experience their lunches and suppers too!

Thank hannetjiee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible vibe and venue! The food was incredible and the service outstanding!! Best Tuna i’ve had! Their wine selection is outstanding!! Can highly recommend a visit!!

Thank Chantelle T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

great street food style concept with out of the mind tasty food ,perfect ambience and hospitable staff makes the place better

Thank kanganetej
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a restaurant world where most competition is all about doing similar things to the establishment next door, just somewhat better (not a bad strategy!), Licorish takes a route less traveled: something very different! They do a whole lot of the usual really well, but...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a couple of girlfriends who had a great time, good food, great wine-list and fantastic service.

1  Thank Louisa B
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

The food is of excellent quality. The service is superb. Our ambassador Teddy was very attentive without being intrusive. I would come back here often. The kingklip lamb shank and bunny chow were delectable. Will definitely be back.

Thank Sunil N
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Cannot recommend enough! Martinis were to die for - the lemon meringue certainly floated my boat! I has the veg stir fry - probably the best meal I’ve had this year let alone in Johannesburg... Can’t wait to go back ...

Thank Jacqui W
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I like this restaurant. I like their interesting menu,great food, well priced and good wines. Interesting breakfast and lunch menu and excellent dinner. Great restaurant.

Thank Magatho M
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Creative menu with a multitude of flavours, imaginative combinations that don't disappoint. Excellent and friendly service, in the best Johannesburg tradition. The Beef trio is excellent, I just want to go back to try the other 2! The only down side is that this is...More

Thank m-at-the-w-SX
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Good! Fair offer of dishes.Scottish salmon was good. For dessert toffee apple crumble tasty. Nice service. Easy payed parking. 18-23€/pax. Give it a try.

Thank Jose B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 432 Nicolway | Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 706 0991
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We merge the classic and the contemporary to create fusion between food and culture for a new South African palate. We're at the Nicolway Shopping Centre, Bryanston
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