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Plaka Restaurant Cresta

Shop U224, Entrance 12, Cresta Shopping Centre, Beyers Naude Dr, Northcliff, Johannesburg 2194, South Africa
+27 11 478 0392
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dip platter” (6 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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RR - RRR
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Shop U224, Entrance 12, Cresta Shopping Centre, Beyers Naude Dr, Northcliff, Johannesburg 2194, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I'm stingy with 5 star ratings, but Plaka certainly deserves it. Atmosphere perfect. Service perfect - a small mishap with the order was dealt with efficiently and professionally. We were three and ordered the family meal (kebabs), thinking they probably reckoned on two adults and...More

Thank Ewert B
PlakaMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Restaurant Cresta, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Ewert, thank you for your excellent feedback and great review, we really appreciate the 5 star rating! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the meals and service you recieved at Plaka and apologise for the mishap with your meals. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, first we were welcomed by friendly staff, and the food was So Devine from the starter right until to the desert.. Awesome👌👌👌

Thank nathacia m
PlakaMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Restaurant Cresta, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

thank you for your excellent feedback and great review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the meals and service you recieved at Plaka and look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was great, thank you Beatrice. The food was fresh and delicious, particularly the Kleftico, yum yum!

Thank Greer S
PlakaMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Restaurant Cresta, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, thank you for your excellent feedback and great review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the meals and service you recieved at Plaka and look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is awesome. We had a taste of their meze platters for starters. The main and desert did not disappoint at all.

Thank Chimonelr
PlakaMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Restaurant Cresta, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, thank you for your excellent feedback and great review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the meals you recieved at Plaka and look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Though the setting of the restaurant under Northcliff Hill resembles the Plaka under the Acropolis that is where it ends. There is nothing authentic about this place. Bland menu. Bland service. No effort whatsoever made to create a Greek atmosphere - playing American Jazz etc...More

Thank TJ B
PlakaMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Restaurant Cresta, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi TJ B, thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you were not satisfied with your experience at Plaka. Please could you send us your contact details so we can get in touch? Kind regards.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Celebrated our mothers on sunday afternoon . Thanks you for the magnificent meal and great services we received from Buhle.

1  Thank brown931
PlakaMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Restaurant Cresta, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for your review and great feedback!

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Whenever we have friends or family visiting, or just want a relaxed night out, this restaurant is a firm favourite. The food and service never disappoints. Thanks guys!

Thank LiezlZunckel
PlakaMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Restaurant Cresta, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Hi Liezl, thank you for your excellent feedback and great review. We're glad to hear that you continue to enjoy the meals and service you recieve at Plaka and are honored to be one of your favorites. We look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I ment Frank today, he is the friendliest waiter I’ve ever met. What a wonderful evening. Thank Plaka and Frank ❤️

1  Thank carlamsnyman
PlakaMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Restaurant Cresta, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Hi Carla, thank you for your review and great feedback! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the service you recieved from Frank and your overall experience at Plaka, we look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

The cool colours of ocean and sky welcomes you as you enter. Tables are available inside or outside depending on the weather Choose from a meze or main meal - from fish to meat or vegetarian options Food is well prepared and tasty A great...More

1  Thank Rya-Mari M
PlakaMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Restaurant Cresta, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Hi Rya-Mari, thank you for your review and great feedback! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at Plaka and look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 24 April 2018

One feels like they on holiday as you walk in the door. Plaka has a laid back feel, yet still gives you an elegant touch. The service from the time you walk in to the time you leave is incredible. Staff are not overbearing at...More

1  Thank George J
PlakaMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Restaurant Cresta, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Hi George, thank you for your excellent feedback and great review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the meals and service you recieved at Plaka and love the fact that you felt like you were on holiday, that's exactly the experience we want our...More

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William N
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Response from Rya-Mari M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Plaka is situated in Cresta mall so no pets are allowed, even in the outdoor seating area
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop U224, Entrance 12, Cresta Shopping Centre, Beyers Naude Dr, Northcliff, Johannesburg 2194, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 478 0392
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