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Pappas on the Square

Nelson Mandela Square, Shop 120B, Level 1 | Corner 5th street and Alice street, Sandton 2000, South Africa
+27 11 884 9991
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Greek, Mediterranean, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Nelson Mandela Square, Shop 120B, Level 1 | Corner 5th street and Alice street, Sandton 2000, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We like this place because it's centric and not as crowded as other restaurants in Sandton Mall. It has a view to Mandela square, it's elegant and perfect to celebrate any occasion, the food and the service are great. The prices are in the same...More

Thank Adriana C
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Great selection of Greek style foods. Food all round was very tasty and food portions adequate, such that ones feels you have not overeaten. All round service from the waiters and manager very good.

Thank blen155
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Every time I visit, I pop in for a good meal. Never disappointing. Good service, friendly staff and delicious food.

Thank suyenneb
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Nr1 they have a pretty cool kids menu. The ambiance was great and the Long Island pretty strong( like i wanted it). The specials was great two of our table of 6 enjoyed it and the Ribs was plenty full

Thank Andrieslouisean... H
Reviewed 21 July 2017

It was year end,needed a place to have a place to have lunch and celebrate the year that was coming to a close,we went to Pappa's on the Square,food excellent,service on point,overall exception

Thank Natasha G
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Pappas on the Square still serves good food. The pricing is a bit higher than average priced for what you get but I guess everywhere in Sandton is on the pricier side. The service was very good and waitrons and management friendly and accommodating. The...More

Thank Stephanie_Moss
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Pappa's is nice when you don't necessarily want to sit down for hours but eat healthy food. I love Greek cuisine and that one may not be the best but I found it convenient for business lunches. I would classify it Good, not average, but...More

Thank Serge R
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Not only does the restaurant have a good view over the square, but it also serves of the best meals on the square. The menu is largely Greek and the Mediterranean swing added to the meat dishes really works. We had two of their specialty...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

Great food, attentive service in an unhurried and friendly setting. Spotless , affordable and high quality, nothing is to much trouble. For chilli lovers try their famous Papas sauce.

Thank James H
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Perfectly located at the corner of Mandela square, Pappas is a Greek concept restaurant. Try the chef's lamb and the Greek yoghurt desert! The service is very good and the staff is very friendly. Unfortunately the presentation of the appetitives is very average and the...More

Thank SpiceNsweet
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4 November 2016|
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Response from foodierushni_za | Reviewed this property |
Good Day, Park in the Sandton City Mall or in Nelson Mandela Square and ask anyone where the Nelson Mandela Stature on the square is located. The restaurant is located up the stairs from the stature. Kind regards Rushni
30 March 2016|
Response from Jade H | Property representative |
Yes, absolutely!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nelson Mandela Square, Shop 120B, Level 1 | Corner 5th street and Alice street, Sandton 2000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 884 9991
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For more than two decades, Pappas has been dishing out Mediterranean taste sensations and memorable dining experiences. Pappas has been in the family since the 80s and is now run by the second generation of restaurateurs.We are conveniently situated in the heart of Sandton on Nelson Mandela Square, a hop, skip and jump away from the Sandton Gautrain station. Our extensive menu consists of delicious Mediterranean fare combined with traditional Greek tastes and flavours that will take you on a culinary journey fit for royalty. All our meals are homemade daily to ensure the freshness and quality you deserve and expect. We look forward to welcoming you and your guests to Pappas so you may enjoy every generosity our restaurant and experienced staff have to offer.
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