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J.B. Rivers

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40 6th Road, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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615 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Great location of this popular franchise. Same menu as the Sandton City location, friendly staff, good food, Decent prices.

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Thank TravelOften1968
Johannesburg, South Africa
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238 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Sorry this is not for me. There are many options so why choose this one? The food is OK but cant say the same for anything else!

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Thank Stan K
Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We visit that place at least once a month. The food is good even if it is not special. The service is quick and super friendly. Typically that is our restaurant of choice when we go to the cinemas.

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Thank Michael G
Nelspruit, South Africa
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195 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

J&B rivers kitchen closes little later than all the other restaurants in Hyde Park that makes it perfect for a quick light meal after your 8pm movie

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Thank Zahraa M
Bloemfontein, South Africa
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Food average, but good size portions - very pricey. Ordered half portion chicken liver pasta, not to be repeated. Kids loved Ferrero Rocher milkshakes

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Thank Rose2Namib
Brisbane, Australia
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Great cosmopolitan food to choose from Mexican to the best cake and desserts. Very relaxed meals and good restaurant to meet up with friends. Beautiful atmosphere.

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Thank Rina C
London United Kingdom
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Was scared I would die of dehydration waiting to place an order. I was a massive regular here and sadly not been here since April 2014. Now.... Sadly couldn't go there again :(

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Thank John C
Pleasant Valley, New York
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Stayed at Southern Sun Hyde Park for 3 nights and ate here twice. The selection is wonderful, service is excellent. But the star is the carmelized onions. They are beyond delicious. Whatever you do....pick something with them. In the Tramezzini section we had the "Grilled Steak, rocket, basil pesto, ..." sandwich. It was brilliant The steak melts in your mouth... More 

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Thank SaltedPoint
Durban, South Africa
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Had a really good hamburger here. The restaurant serves good food at good prices. Using Chalmar beef which is halal certfified

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Thank A K
Durban, South Africa
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105 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Good selection, great quality and good wines. Casual yet upmarket. We needed to book for about 15 for a RWC rugby match and they were extremely helpful. Their service was outstanding. Well done! We ended up going back there twice more. Great banting additions if that's what you want.

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Thank Dbn_Trekker

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 6th Road, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?