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88 Hobart Road | Shop G9 & G10, Hobart Grove Shopping Centre, Bryanston, Bryanston 2193, South Africa
+27 11 463 8558
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18:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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South Africa
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214 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2012

I have never had a bad meal here. The meat is superb and well hung and the vegetable selection most tasty. They have a large number of waiters for different purposes - drinks, food and one of the managers who comes to take the order. We generally have gone on cool evenings and only once sat indoors. The veranda caters... More 

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Johannesburg
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2012

Dining at Wombles has always been a pleasure. The restaurant is based in a hidden away old residential property and entirely looks out onto the small garden and 'boma' (fire area). Originating from 'Ol Rhodesia, it's not surprising that the speciality is red meat, especially steak. I can't recommend much beyond the bone marrows as starter and T-bone for main... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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103 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2012

The food is excellent and sitting on the "stoep" makes this an attractive venue.

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SANDTON
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2011

Great choice of authentic steak dishes and extended wine list. Great service. Expensive.

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Thank CALITZ
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2011

Good steakhouse and good atmosphere. Great wine list. Nice location and good layout. Always busy

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Thank IPMatthews
Johannesburg
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2011

I was taken here by my wife for my 40th Birthday....and what a treat it was. I have eaten at fine restaurants all over the world and Wombles is now up there with the best of them.......The service from the moment we walked in was out of this world, and that service lasted all the way through. The food and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2011

If you want to treat yourself to an exceptional steak, I can suggest better places in Johannesburg. Wombles is charming, if the weather is good and you are seated outside but other than that there isn't much more I could praise them for. I have been few times and I cannot confidently say that they are consistent, but they definitely... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2011

So we ambled across to Wombles for our Company's xmas lunch...just 8 of us, facing a set menu with 3 choices of starters, 3 main course choices but sadly, only one dessert choice. Delicious calamari tubes, grilled to near perfection for me, a scattering of grilled mushrooms and a few salads for the others, all met with good comments. The... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2011

Wombles is an institution in JHB; it is my old faithful place when I have guests from overseas or just want a special dinner out. The ambience feels like a luxury game reserve, it is fantastic in winter with a cosy fireplace blazing. The staff are superior in their food and wine knowledge; the service is exceptional. The food is... More 

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Thank Lori045
Johannesburg, South Africa
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2011

We were entertaining clients and they could only make a Monday lunchtime. Wombles was one of the establishments on our shortlist that was open. We had a table on the verandah overlooking the small patch of garden. A touch of greenery is always an agreeable vista. The restaurant was strangely quiet, because we know from experience that in the evenings... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
Steakhouse, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Hobart Road | Shop G9 & G10, Hobart Grove Shopping Centre, Bryanston, Bryanston 2193, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Bryanston
  • Phone Number: +27 11 463 8558
Description
Wombles is a destination restaurant which comfortably caters for corporate groups whilst simultaneously accommodating intimate diners.

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