We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Antonnio's Italian Kitchen - let down by poor service”
Review of Let's Meat

Let's Meat
Ranked #968 of 1,315 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Antonnio's has it all - great location, nice vibe, great play area and a nice place for the family to hang out.

But the service is terrible. Slow and frustrating.

Staff don't make eye contact so we battled to get anyone's attention. The food took ages to come out of the kitchen, and it was cold when it arrived. We ordered spaghetti bolognese for our toddler which was cold. We then ordered a sausage starter as a replacement and that took longer than 30 minutes. While we waited, and in order to distract her, we asked for crayons. We're still waiting for the crayons.

Eventually we threatened to leave because our daughter was getting grumpy and hungry. The food magically arrived, but only two of the 3 meals. So we still had to wait.

My wife wanted her curry to be extra spicy. So the waitress brought a side order of chillies, but only half way through the meal. And she charged us for a double portion of chillies.

All in all, a disappointing outing, saved only by the fact that there was a play area. We won't return.

Thank Brent B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a ReviewReviews (54)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

9 - 13 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 23 June 2016

The original Let's Meat was a great place to visit, but since the expansion the service has declined and the wait for food and drinks soared. If you want a pizza you HAVE to sit in the kids' section, they will not bring it upstairs. The food itself is ok, also not as good as it was.

1  Thank KirstenLM11
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Antonnio's is part of Let's Meat. A venue downstairs from the restaurant. Wonderful setting alongside the Lonehill dam. There is a Brew house pub and a great kids play area too. A gate leads into the park for walks after a luncheon. The staff try very hard and are friendly and obliging.

The liver pasta and Moroccan lamb pasta was tasty but both a bit hot for a "hint" of chilli. Unfortunately Gnocchi ordered was not available and I ordered spaghetti and got Fettuccine. Supervision & training by a good Manager would improve service and not need us to request just about everything. Drinks were very slow in coming but we felt sorry for waiters who were trying. There is a problem in the kitchen & drinks areas. Could be a great place under the right leadership

Thank Bggl
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch. Think restaurant is too big and they trying to please all tastes. Waiter didn't understand us completely. Only 2 speed points in this huge restaurant. Food was very average. Husband liked the craft beer.

Thank elmien2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Neither service, neither quality of meat is acceptable. They suddenly do not know how to roast meat to the requested level. And this is in South Africa!

Thank Vaeringjar
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Let's Meat also viewed

Johannesburg, Greater Johannesburg
Johannesburg, Greater Johannesburg
 
Johannesburg, Greater Johannesburg
Johannesburg, Greater Johannesburg
 

Been to Let's Meat? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing