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The Big Mouth

| Nelson Mandela Square, Johannesburg 2146, South Africa
+27 63 293 8869
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (208 reviews)
“lobster roll” (11 reviews)
“crispy rice” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Sushi, Grill, Japanese, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
| Nelson Mandela Square, Johannesburg 2146, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 405 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Does what a restaurant should do - gives good quality food, lots of variety on the menu. Highly recommended

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

From the time we arrived at the Resturant till the time we left, the entire staff from the hostess, to the waitress to the manager were warm, engaging and efficient. We enjoyed fresh delicious Edamame with a spicy twist and moist calamari with a delectable...More

Thank moorgas_adrian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a delightful dinner here with colleagues. The service was good, albeit a wee bit slow (we were a big group, though). I had the tuna tacos - rare tuna slices on what would be better described as tostadas- but yummy nonetheless. Also had roasted...More

Thank PurePearl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were really happy with this restaurant plenty of different types of sushi, super busy but equally super service. Great atmosphere right on Nelson Mandela square. Slightly expensive but we did have imported Japenese beer and saki. Just about managed to finish everything! Highly recommended...More

Thank PeterCharon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cucumber boat was super tasty. Nice outdoor seating and great service. Sushi could be tastier but still fresh and generous portions.

Thank GypsyTraveller94
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Big Mouth is busy, the service is quick and the Sushi is excellent. The Duty Manager helped us make a selection, as we did not want a plate full of rice and avo... amazing, mouthwatering dinner

Thank SeasonsSA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place and brilliant food. It's got several cuisines from international to sushi but still does a very good job of serving top-notch food and the prices are not that expensive.

Thank AskTheRazz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Superlative service, from Amanda ensuring a great table on the same day booking to Ifrahims' knowledge and sensitivity to my VIP clients needs, from Muslim to Vegetarian he went the extra mile explaining the Halaal choices and subsequent recommendations. A varied menu, the Boerewors and...More

Thank Anthea C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here tonight. I had the blue cheese salad. It was so absolutely tasty! Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Terry M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Big Mouth on a Friday night, it was very busy so we only managed to book a seat inside- which was fine because my husband and I got a more intimate experience! Our waiter, Thabo, was superb- he recommended the most delicious food...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Questions & Answers
5 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Waynesworld1983 | Property representative |
Hi there. It depends on what you are in the mood for. The glass box in front has a vibey atmosphere and has great views of Nelson Mandela Square. The cafe section in the mall is more intimate and quiet. Hope that helps.
15 August 2017|
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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, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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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