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moyo Zoo Lake Restaurant

) #12 of 1 046 Restaurants in Johannesburg RR - RRR , African, Vegetarian Friendly
1 Prince of Wales Drive | Zoo Lake Park, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 11 646 0058
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Contemporary, African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
1 Prince of Wales Drive | Zoo Lake Park, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A superb evening! The staff were wonderful and ensured that everything went smoothly. Loved the face-painting and hand washing. Our beef fillets were absolutely delicious.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your 5 star review and kind words! We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again next time. Warm regards, The moyo team.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to come back here as we had a good experience last time, we chose the buffet. The food was patchy availability, we had to visit again and again to see if items were ready, salads took long time to refill, etc. Our daughter...More

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moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, thank-you for your valuable feedback. We would love to hear more from you and would really appreciate an email addressed to our general manager at zoolake@moyo.com so we can use your feedback to improve on your experience. We look forward to hearing from...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is excellent and well priced considering what you get at their buffets. I love their location because I can take my children to feed the ducks or play at the zoo lake play area or take a boat ride etc in the same...More

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moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words and 5 star review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon! Warm regards, The moyo team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place. Good food and great vibe with reasonable prices!!the show put on by the staff was auesome

1  Thank Jean G
moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your 5 star review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon! Warm regards, The moyo team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was superb, we had a mussel pot with the most delicious sauce, and fresh mussels. The braaied chicken was done perfectly infused with peri-peri flavours, wide variety of salads and scrumptious desserts :) The setting is like a small wonderland with little paths...More

1  Thank Joanna A
moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank-you for the valuable review, we hope to see you again soon! Warm regards, The moyo team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has a beautiful surrounding and an African setting. Live band and fire artists make it great for a night out. Relaxing vibe. Good food and affordable prices!

1  Thank Pieter G
moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon! Warm regards, The moyo team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was there at night for a dinner and party with friends ! Food was just spectacular and ambiance perfect ! The music group ( I don't know if it the residents ) is excellent ! If you want to know a typical restaurant with...More

1  Thank Germancin1
moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your 5 star review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon! Warm regards, The moyo team

Reviewed 16 June 2017

Beautiful spot, attractive decor, inviting atmosphere. Live music (for both our recent evening visits) = great vibe. Staff very friendly. Food tasty! Selections from the Tagines & potjies section didn't disappoint - heartwarming fare! Ostrich fillet another standout!

1  Thank FanieFza
moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank-you for the magical feedback, we hope to see you again soon! Warm regards, The moyo team

Reviewed 12 June 2017

Loved the music. One of the most beautiful places I have ever visited. Absolutely stunning at night. Plus the most important thing, the toilets are super clean and the service, friendly and fast.

1  Thank Sonja P
moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank-you for the amazing review! We appreciate your 5 star feedback and hope you visit us again soon! Warm regards The moyo team

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The service at Moyo's is amazing, all the staff are so attentive, warm and friendly. Our waiter Jabu, was lovely. Such a pleasure.

1  Thank Belinda N
moyo2016, Guest Relations Manager at moyo Zoo Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Thank-you for your valuable review! Our team appreciate your 5 star feedback and hope to see you again soon! Warm regards, The moyo team

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Response from Martin A | Reviewed this property |
The walk isn't long and if the weather is kind, it will be a very pleasant and scenic walk.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$34
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Prince of Wales Drive | Zoo Lake Park, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 646 0058
  • E-mail
Description
moyo Zoo Lake is a tranquil retreat from the urban hustle and bustle of Joburg. By day moyo offers a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere; as the African sun sets, cocktails on the deck and fabulous live music set the tone for an extraordinary evening of fine-dining and soulful vibes. moyo Magic gives new meaning to birthday parties and workshops.
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