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1 Fox Street, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
+27 11 492 1399
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (19 reviews)
“pork belly” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 16:00 Hours
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 Fox Street, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 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 July 2017 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 25 June 2017

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
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I was treated by friend Michelle. Urbanologi is a wonderful space within the magnificent Mad Giant brewhouse. On arrival Michelle had a taste of the weiss beer and I had the ginger beer. I decided to stick with it for the chokka and it was...More

1  Thank Sue G
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Practically everything on the menu is so delicious. The sorbet's are fantastic - all made in their own kitchen. They also have their own brewery - not that I am a beer drinker - but apparently the beer is really good!!! there is a great...More

Thank joo541
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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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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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