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Urbanologi Restaurant

1 Fox Street, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
+27 11 492 1399
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (17 reviews)
“beef cheeks” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 16:00All hours
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 Fox Street, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The restaurant, situated inside the Mad Giant brewery, serves tapas-style Asian-fusion food. Although a brewery takes center stage, the wine list offers great wines. The services was great, the food exceptional and the ambiance excellent. The crowd (on a Thursday evening) was a mix of...More

Thank Alta_Jhb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Takes some Time to find but thanks to a skilifull taxi driver we made it. Food outstanding the atmosphere fun staff windfall We would go back anytime. The location is what seem a disfunctual industrial area.

Thank hanst9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband found this place in search of craft beer in Joburg. I was pleased to find a good selection of South African wines. The menu consists of small plates meant to be shared. Each item has suggested wine/beer pairings. The service is friendly and...More

Thank taraztravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food in an amazing place with fancy decoration! Very good service. Perfect for a family lunch or a dinner with friends. Save parking.

Thank Stephanie / Ant... D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It takes a lot of courage to create a full size fine dining restaurant in the middle of the Joburg CBD - Urbanologi took the risk and made it work with wonderful decor, a great craft brewery and imaginative flavorful food. You know you've had...More

Thank Jimboza
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I visit Urbanologi once a month, it is a welcome highlight from mediocre hotel food up the road. Since my 1st review a new chef has joined and a few dishes were changed on the menu. They have certainly not missed a beat. Service is...More

Thank Carl_yellowfever
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This is a trendy restaurant across the road from Johannesburg Police Station, formerly known as John Vorster Square - a place of horror and sorrow in the bad old days. The decor is factory trendy and at the back of the restaurant is a microbrewery...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is an ambitious restaurant with chefs who deliver on the menu's promise. I've eaten here three times and have been delighted each time by the beautifully prepared food. The place is large, modern and industrial. The menu is very well thought out. The presentation...More

Thank Indradl
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We went as a birthday outing mid week, so it was very quiet. I had though the place was a brew house, and it is, but as a food spot it was frankly amazing. The menu needs some explanation as it works on a "tapas"...More

Thank Roddy P
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

What a special spot Mad Giant has turned out to be , we enjoyed dinner on a Thursday night and the place was completely packed . The tapas style menu is great. The food is exceptionally tasty and craft beers a fantastic pairing opportunity ....More

Thank EONJoburg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
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12:00 - 16:00
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12:00 - 16:00
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12:00 - 16:00
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12:00 - 16:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Fox Street, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 492 1399
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