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Licorish Bistro

432 Nicolway | Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
+27 11 706 0991
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting plate” (84 reviews)
“lamb” (44 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
432 Nicolway | Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went early to choose a table for a special occasion. Waiter reserved it with a small sign. When I went back for lunch someone else was sitting at the table I had chosen. Very disappointing. The waiters apologised profusely but we ending up sitting elsewhere...More

Thank AshTri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ha four anniversary dinner meal at licorish. Service by Moses was excellent - attention to detail and food was exquisite. Well done

Thank renellerampersad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The dinner menu is delicious and I love going to dinner here. But their lunch menu is "street food" inspired and the bunny chow is amazing! It's a more sophisticated take on a bunny and it is one of my favourite dishes in Joburg. Everything...More

Thank jessicakO3221XV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of our favourite restaurants (and we have a few). We have been going to Licorish since it opened in 2012. In fact, we followed (then, as he tragically passed away) chef Jacques from the Green Peppercorn to his new venture at the Nicolway Shopping...More

Thank MarcStruik
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We were in Jo’burg for just one night before heading to Zambia. We decided to dine somewhere other the restaurants located at Nelson Mandela Square, most of which we have visited repeatedly. We wanted something with Cape Malay influence and a modern South African flair....More

Thank SusanStrib
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This restaurant located along a shared passageway of the Nicolway Shopping centre has an assortment of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks and desserts to supplement the items on their main menu. Our group of three sampled the fish tasting tray, the salmon and the lamb...More

Thank Bhoops2011
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We hadn't been to Licorish for quite some time and were looking forward to eating there again. The service was still really good - fast, friendly and professional - but the food was rather disappointing although still beautifully presented. Somehow it didn't fit into the...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Great food and a special experience. However despite the awesome quality it is a bit expensive. So only for special events or if someone else is paying. 😀 But highly recommended for food and service as you will not be disappointed.

Thank Garth d
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The menu is fantastic. A really great variety, especially for vegetarians. The restaurant also has a good selection of wines. Its great place to go if you're out and about shopping (at the Nicolway). I guess that, because its in a busy shopping center, it...More

Thank KevinHopkins_ZA
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Came here for a business catch-up - lovely vibe, professional and open plan. Good service throughout - we all really enjoyed the food - my fish tasting plate offered three very different but delicious tastes - particularly enjoyed the kingklip. Recommended.

Thank Stenvoid
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 432 Nicolway | Cnr Wedgewood Link & William Nicol Drive, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 706 0991
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We merge the classic and the contemporary to create fusion between food and culture for a new South African palate. We're at the Nicolway Shopping Centre, Bryanston
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