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The Big Mouth

| Nelson Mandela Square, Johannesburg 2146, South Africa
+27 63 293 8869
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (188 reviews)
“lobster roll” (11 reviews)
“crispy rice” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Sushi, Grill, Japanese, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
| Nelson Mandela Square, Johannesburg 2146, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was quite full on a Monday night but we promptly got a table for seven. The service is super fast and efficient. Alwis was our waiter for the night and he was excellent to say the least! He recommended I have my rib eye...More

Thank VCMO
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is 5 star. The family had sushi. I had a chicken curry. It was delicious. Brilliant service Will definately go again

Thank L2455HFkarenc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the best meal ever. Sushi was amazing as was the haloumi. Beautiful steak, chicken. Excellent service - staff so attentive. Really good time had by all

Thank Parentsofkids
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in Nelson Mandela Square Sandton City . It offers nice voews of Nelson Mandela Square and good ambiance .The establishment boasts good menu with speciality dishes on grills and sushi. The drinks menu also offer a wide variety of wines and beers. We ordered...More

Thank Sibs18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Big Mouth is a rather large restaurant on Mandela Square, A+ for location, and it offers a variety of foods from sushi to lobster, although one table ordered all the lobsters before we arrived. The pizza was really good and although we had 6...More

Thank Lew S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just got out of our cab at Sandton square and asked a gentleman for directions on restaurants and bars in the vicinity. He pointed us in the right direction and we were on our way. After seeing around we entered the big mouth and...More

Thank khushal p
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, excellent service, delicious sushi!. I love to come here whenever I'm in Johannesburg!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family enjoyed The Big Mouth. We only had a night in Jo'burg as we were flying from Zimbabwe to Mauritius and we decided to head to the Nelson Mandela Sq. We researched the local restaurants (my bf had already been to the Butchers Shop)...More

Thank kanddhanson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After being seated, I waited approximately 10 minutes without being served or even receiving any recognition. Eventually a waiter approached me, to tell me that I had been seated at a table that was already occupied. This could not have been true, as the table...More

Thank Brad S
Jade C, Public Relations Manager at The Big Mouth, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Brad S, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We take all our customers feedback very seriously, as we strive to always improve. We are terribly sorry to hear about your bad experience at The Big Mouth. The manager and relevant...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food for the value. The staff was very kindly and the platters came fast. It doesn’t have a huge wine list but it does have the very best of SA.

Thank Felipe M
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Questions & Answers
15 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Waynesworld1983 | Property representative |
Hi! We try to accommodate Halaal as best we can. We do not have any pork on our menu or alcohol in our sauces and we do offer a Halaal Soy sauce upon request. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Nelson Mandela Square, Johannesburg 2146, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 63 293 8869
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The Big Mouth is a contemporary take on the classic diner infused with culinary influences and ingredients from around the globe.
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