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Flames Restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel

67 Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
+27 11 481 6190
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good27%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (33 reviews)
“oysters” (17 reviews)
“sea bass” (6 reviews)
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07:00 - 23:00All hours
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
67 Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband took me to Flames for our wedding anniversary. The view was spectacular. Make sure you request a table at the edge for the best view. Food and service were very good as one would expect from such an upper class restaurant.

1  Thank Bokkiekie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to go for the brunch on a Saturday afternoon with friends. Service was very slow, 3 out of 4 beers were not stock. Food below average and you pay an arm and a leg. Wine list is good. View is fantastic! Overall not worth...More

Thank mark h
mattbarber_FB2017, other at Flames Restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mark h, Thank you for joining us for brunch recently. We are pleased to hear you appreciated our selection of wine and of course the iconic view. We regret to read the level of service was below standard and will be addressing this concern. Our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to lunch at Flames Restaurant today. The setting is amazing but what really annoyed us was the fact that we were charged for 3 gins instead of 2 and for 4 glasses of wine instead of 3. We did get an apology from...More

Thank jw25001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We entertained an overseas business associate at Flame Restaurant one Friday night, and were not that impresses by the experience. Yes, the setting on a balmy highveld summer's evening with one of the best views of the Johannesburg forest - we could even see the...More

Thank 125bernardc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is top! A spectacular view over Joburg with the Zoo in the foreground. The hotel is one of the best in Joburg. The restaurant offer a good service, very kindly and fast. The food is ambivalent: If you take the cold food from...More

1  Thank frank_zillmann
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

You can’t ask for a better location for a leisurely Sunday brunch. You need to be really hungry as besides the extensive buffet which includes sushi, oysters, lovely salads, desserts and great cheeses, you can order hot breakfasts or lunch meals too! Food was really...More

Thank lynnmurg
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We visited Flames a few times before and were never impressed. Things are very different now. Thankfully. The staff are much friendlier and more polite (maybe happier too), the food was beautifully displayed on the lunch buffet, very lovely variety - something for everyone, well...More

1  Thank Gilda18
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

After many months of anticipation, I joined a business dinner scheduled at Flames. The short golf cart drive from reception past manicured gardens to the glass lift added to the expectation. Once you have ascended to the floor of the restaurant, one can sit either...More

Thank Jozi2Melb
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We went to the Flames with friends. The place was packed but nevertheless the service was good and the staff friendly. Excellent wines, good food. Fantastic views, great atmosphere and lots of activity. Recommended!

Thank Marc G
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Perfect for dinner with choices of burgers or more formal meals. Filled with families, over 65's as well as younger professional crowd. Generous portions and excellent service - just remember you are not on American high speed time and relax!

Thank obietraveler1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 481 6190
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