John Dory's Lusaka

John Dory's Lusaka

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Hours
Mon
11:00 - 22:00
Tue
11:00 - 22:00
Wed
11:00 - 22:00
Thu
11:00 - 22:00
Fri
11:00 - 22:00
Sat
11:00 - 22:00
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Ratings and reviews
3.5
3.5 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
3.4 of 5 bubbles
Service
3.8 of 5 bubbles
Value
3.4 of 5 bubbles
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CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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About
John Dory’s specialises in great quality sustainable seafood, sushi and grills. We’re passionate about serving value for money meals as well as amazing weekday specials. Our vibe is always friendly, light-hearted and welcoming an ideal place for the whole family.
CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
3.5
3.5 of 5 bubbles61 reviews
Excellent
13
Very good
23
Average
19
Poor
3
Terrible
3
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

P H
2 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 none
The fish and chips was good but the rest of the food was disappointing. The fish tacos were actually veg and a tiny amount of fish wrapped in chapatis! And the chicken schnitzel very dry and very over done. I definitely wouldn’t go back unless specifically for the fish and chips
Written 23 February 2023
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KristenDw
Hi there H7118Mdph, Thank you so much for taking the time to send us your feedback. We're disappointed to hear that your meal was not up to the expected standard. If you would like to discuss this further please leave us your contact details along with a copy of this review via the link https://jd1zm.goreview.co.za/goreview-crm?revid=nfKPAK We hope to hear from you, soon. Kind regards, John Dory's
Written 27 February 2023
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justjaimie
1 contribution
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 none
I have visited the East Park location a couple of times for lunch and it was amazing. I got a shock when I tried the same restaurant for breakfast. It just seems like it is a different place. We asked for replacement for beacon on the menus, the waiter said we would be given more eggs in addition to the two that already came with those menu options. I thought that was just a one time thing, but when it happened today again, I was sure that is how things go. Patrons should be given more options and replacements should not come with additional costs. Also, the waiters must lighten up and get more customer service training. For a patron, the service is part of the experience.
Written 11 September 2019
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KristenDw
Hi Jaimiemwika, At John Dory's we are committed to service excellence so we are deeply disappointed to hear about your breakfast experience. Please, could you forward a copy of your review and contact details to customer-care@johndorys.co.za so that we can get in touch with you directly to resolve this? Kind regards, JDs Crew
Written 6 October 2019
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ashleytheblogger
Lusaka8 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 family
Recently visited John Dory's, the atmosphere is very family friendly. The staff was very nice and helpful. Had the chicken wings for the starter. I had prawns and calamari, it came with a very good dip. The calamari potions were quite small. Also had the lemon cheesecake with ice cream. Overall it was a great experience would visit again.
Written 12 August 2019
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KristenDw
Hello Ashleytheblogger, Thank you so much for your arrr-mazing review! We appreciate your feedback about the great service received by the JD's crew and our wide selection of meals- Seafood for the "sole". We look forward to having you back again, very soon! Kind regards, JDs Crew
Written 14 August 2019
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Destination742287
Lusaka1 contribution
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 couples
I came here with my partner one week night for dinner. The waitress who attended to us was very polite, and very heavily pregnant. I took my starting order and main course along with drinks. My partner took his orders too . After a while our drinks came. Our food took so long and came in about half an hour. To our surprise, the waitress only brought my order,and she didn't bring a single thing for my hubby. Just his drink. She hadn't taken his order. I don't know what happened there or if she zoned out lol but it was a sheer waste of an hour. After that, my partner re ordered and it came in 10 mins. Very undercooked. :( we didn't want to fight for our rights so we still paid our hefty bill and laughed about it. It could do better
Written 20 June 2020
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KristenDw
Hi there Mphatso Jere D, We're so sorry to hear that this was your experience. It is most certainly not the level of service we pride ourselves upon. Please send us your contact details, together with this review to our customer-care@johndorys.co.za so that we can get in touch with you. Hopefully, we can turn this around for you on your next visit. Kind regards, John Dory's
Written 1 July 2020
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Clarina E
Gaborone2033 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 family
John Dory’s - East Park Mall It has been a long time since we visited John Dory’s. What a huge variety of seafood, offered in the menu. We stuck to sushi …. the salmon platter and the family platter. We also had some Buffalo Prawn and fried calamari as starters. Each dish was done to perfection. Generous servings too. Service was excellent …. food came to our table promptly … a wonderful evening out.
Written 27 September 2022
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KristenDw
Hi Clarinae2018, Thank you for taking the time to review our fish, grill & sushi restaurant. We're thrilled that you enjoyed your food as we pride ourselves on excellent meals. We look forward to welcoming you on your next visit. Kind regards, JDs Crew
Written 3 October 2022
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sunnysunshine
Istanbul22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 family
We had sushi, which is unusual in Zambia. The food was very nice and the staff very kind and helpful. The place is clean, we will be back
Written 6 October 2023
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Tracey Wainstein
Ahoy Nomad44329480751, Thank you for taking the time to review John Dory's Lusaka. We're thrilled to hear that both the sushi & service from the team was a hit! We hope you sail by again, soon! ⛵️ Warm regards, JDs Crew
Written 9 October 2023
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Tom Papelo
Lusaka Province4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022 friends
Great ambiance, great customer service and great sea food options, highly recommend! Give it try and you won't be disappointed.
Written 16 January 2022
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KristenDw
Hi Tpapelo, Thank you so much your great review of John Dorys Lusaka. Delivering excellent food and service is what we live for - glad you experienced just that! Hope to "sea" you again soon. Thanks, John Dory's Crew
Written 17 January 2022
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Cindy WS
London18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 family
We were very happy with the service. The food was amazing. This is our second time to this restaurant and we think that there will be a third and the fourth as well. Compliments to Peter and Wezi and also the chefs!!
Written 2 August 2019
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KristenDw
Ahoy Cindy, Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. We appreciate your amazing review about the great service received by Peter, Wezi and the JD's crew and our wide selection of meals- Seafood for the "sole". We look forward to welcoming you again soon, Matey! Kind regards, John Dory's
Written 8 August 2019
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joeheath1948
Port St. Mary194 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 couples
Nice, relaxed lunch, surprisingly good. Served by charming staff and reasonably priced, considering there is little choice in this mall.
Written 17 July 2019
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KristenDw
Hello Joeheath1948, Thank you for taking the time to review our fish, grill & sushi restaurant. We are delighted that your experience was a positive We hope to offer you many more good experiences with us in the future! Kind regards, JDs Crew
Written 19 July 2019
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Ken C
Lusaka66 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 friends
Have visited twice in April and had the double Hake and spinach stack. Really tasty fish cooked perfectly and very fair price.
Written 28 April 2019
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KristenDw
Hi there Ken C, Thank you so much for your arrr-mazing review! We're so happy to hear that your food was a hit! We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards, John Dory's
Written 29 April 2019
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Keyur Panchal
Zambia294 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 family
The sushi was greats, reasonable priced ! not too satisfied with the prawns , did not look fresh at all,
Written 4 April 2019
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KristenDw
Hi there 259Keyurp, Thank you so much for taking the time to send us your feedback. While we are thrilled that you enjoyed your sushi, we are disappointed that the prawns were not a hit. If you wouldn't mind forwarding this review, as well as your contact details, to customer-care@johndorys.co.za. We look forward to hearing from you Sincerely, John Dory's
Written 4 April 2019
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Ryan Wesley Mulombwa
Lusaka6 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 family
The food there was absolutely amazing. It has a really good atmosphere to relax in. And the service was excellent. Kind people. But they can improve in storage of the food Lusaka is very far from the ocean and hence the food must always be fresh.
Written 7 March 2019
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KristenDw
Hi Mulombwawes, Thank you for taking the time to review John Dorys Lusaka. We are thrilled to know you enjoyed your experience with us. If you feel that there is anything we can improve upon, kindly send your feedback, together with your contact details, to customer-care@johndorys.co.za so that we can ensure any necessary changes are made. Warm regards, JDs Crew
Written 11 March 2019
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Terence T
21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2017 business
good food, great staff. parking just outside the restaurant make it easy to locate. the giant chessboard that are always in high demand in the centre next to the restaurant add a lovery aspect to the enviornment.
Written 14 August 2018
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Jennifer M
Lusaka27 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 none
John Dory is an excellent family restaurant. A cold spell has hit Lusaka and their mussel pot, was very welcome and tasty!
Written 9 July 2018
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KristenDw
Hi Jennifer, Thanks so much for taking the time to send us your feedback. We are thrilled to know you enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to "sea"- ing you again soon. Kind regards, John Dory's Crew
Written 19 July 2018
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Shimoka Lyoko G
Lusaka34 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 friends
I met up to catch up with some friends over a meal and a soccer match :). The food is was well done and the service from the staff was very good.
Written 5 July 2018
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KristenDw
Ahoy Shimoka, Thanks so much for taking the time to send us your feedback. Delivering excellent food and service is what we live for - glad you experienced just that! We hope to offer you many more good experiences with us in the future! Kind regards, John Dory's Crew
Written 19 July 2018
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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