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LM in the East

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Shop No. 6 , Cnr Rosemary & Diana Street | Lynnwood, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
+27 12 348 3359
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Indio, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I used to go to this restaurant before we immigrated to the USA. THEIR CHICHEN LIVERS PERI-PERI is still a dish I crave after 32 years!!! I have tried to emulate it but have not succeeded. We paid a visit last year and were not disappointed. If you haven't tasted it you should go there. It's always... More 

Thank jennymcc2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With friends we spend two nights in Pretoria on arrival before heading off to the Kruger Park, as always I like to visit LM in the East whenever I am in town. We enjoyed a great meal with seamless service and excellent wine. Always delivers.

Thank Amos123london
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Great value for money, great service, George is great and is willing to speak Afrikaans and knows his specials, wine glass always full, of course the prawns stole the show. To be a new local for prawns.

Thank Greg H
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Thanks to Don and his team at LM in the East. Has been a long time favorite and still is. One of the few restaurants with a pub style bar.

Thank Stefan G
Pretoria, South Africa
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We were referred to by a friend and what a surprize. I t is not a big restaurant but was packed fully. The waiters have been there for a while and all of them know what they are doing. They are professional yet very warm and friendly. That restaurant operates like a well oiled machine! We had a starter of... More 

Thank lily_botha
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160 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

We took our Australian friends there for dinner. We often take overseas guests to this traditional restaurant. We thorougly enjoyed it. We like the good selection of seafood and meat dishes. The ambience and service is good.

Thank Erwin M
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147 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Enormous tasty portions at this institution, attentive service - you feel like you're in one of those old Portuguese cafes - nice

Thank Michael W
South Africa
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

old waiter spits saliva out when he talks ...and seems to be angry ranting "what do you want!".. this is on father day..disgusting

Thank mjs040
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

We've been to this restaurant a couple of times & have never been disappointed. Their chicken & seafood is most probably the best in Pretoria

Thank Francois d
Modimolle (Nylstroom), South Africa
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

We went there for dinner and had an excellent time. The staff was friendly, the service was very good and we had an excellent meal!

Thank Janus_tuinplaas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Portuguese, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop No. 6 , Cnr Rosemary & Diana Street | Lynnwood, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 348 3359

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