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The Generator


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Bar, Pub
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Good location for a quick lunch or after work get together. They are known for their burgers and I wouldn’t try anything else as that appears to be their speciality.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 95tanyam
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We popped into the Generator for lunch the other day for a first time visit.The theme is very modern, funky and interesting but we found the chairs to be quite hard and uncomfortable and a little squashed. Our waitress was very sweet and very helpful...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank LouiseB4687
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I really liked the whole atmosphere both inside and on the veranda. Service was very pleasant. The price for a Windhoek Light beer was, however the highest that I paid for at any place in South Africa

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Wim_traveler
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

A few friends and I went for drinks at Generator. We really enjoyed it there, our waitress was good and visible throughout. It's on an increasingly trendy street in Parkmore. The music was in point, from acid jazz to deep house. For a lazy Saturday...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Sunshine0789
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The Generator is my favourite restaurant in Johannesburg not only for the high quality food but for the vibe that surrounds it. It is a symbol of the melting pot of cultures we have in South Africa and it's trendy, good natured atmosphere is nearly...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Emmaaaa1001
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

The Generator is close to our office and is situated on what is fast becoming a very trendy street with some really good quality restaurants including the perennial Thomas Maxwell and the new addition, the Eatalian. It has an " industrial vibe " and it...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Beechman1
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Great spot for after dinner drinks and a quick and easy bite to eat. Service is quick and friendly, food delish! Will be back

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Katielovestotravel
Reviewed 16 February 2016

The new craze hitting the scene is to make your own sandwiches and or burgers. This is a great concept as it gives the customer exactly what they want. The Generator certainly has all the toppings you would want; from vegetarian options, to meats such...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank David O
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We had dinner here with some friends when we were staying in Sandton. You put together your own meal which is fun until the waiter tells you that half your toppings they don't have. :-( When our food finally came it wasn't really hot. If...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank frenchi700
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Great concept. Realy nice decor / theme. The staff are friendly and interrested. It's now time for them to get their consistency right. On my last two visits, there was some issue with the draught beer dispensers... Just not good enough... I will continue to...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Colin M
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