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The Orient Hotel | Elandsfontein, Crocodile River Valley, Gauteng, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
+27 12 371 2903
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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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The Orient Hotel | Elandsfontein, Crocodile River Valley, Gauteng, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had dinner for my husband’s 50th on a Fri night and stayed over in the Orient. A truly amazing experience, almost beyond words. The staff are super friendly en helpful. They go out of their way to attend to your every need and make you...More

Thank 151lieslv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has the best food we have ever eaten - an adventurous culinary journey. The best of all however is, that chef Chantal greets every guest personally in the beginning and end of the meal, which is so special. Even though Chantel is world...More

Thank Andrea A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a wine talk followed by dinner. The talk was very informative. The dinner divine! Since our last visit Chantal the chef has been named top woman chef in the world and number 32 chef even above Heston Blumenthal. They don't have michelin...More

Thank laylapretoria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In my opinion, this is currently the best restaurant in the country. What an incredible experience all round, and it just keeps going with breakfast the next morning. Absolutely brilliant.

Thank Brett R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for the 10 plate tasting menu I am pescatarian and not easy to exclude meat and chicken and keep the menu different and appealing We also don't do wine so no wine pairing A tall order and I cannot fault one dish Have thought...More

Thank JuliaRibeiro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I treated each other for a special celebration with an overnight stay at the Orient Hotel and dinner at Mosaic restaurant. From the moment we arrived and drove through the massive carved gates, we felt relaxed, pampered and calm. Our sumptuous room...More

Thank Peglegg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this restaurant for date night because the chef won an award as best female chef in the world!! It did not disappoint! We decided to do the five course meal with the wine pairing. Every bite, every sip was a taste sensation. She...More

Thank caitlinemilyell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been lucky to travel around the world and have eaten in some fine restaurants, but Mosaic is up there with the best in the world, definitely in top 2 in SA, great food with an interesting story behind each dish, very creative and quite a...More

Thank Damian O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our meal was wonderful. We chose the full tasting menu, 10 courses with wine pairings! Everything was delicious and beautifully presented. Each course was tiny but full of flavour. I'm not one who takes photos of my food but I wish I had this time.

Thank FriendsofApie
Reviewed 17 January 2018

With 4 weeks to wait for an available table, I was quite excited to try out one of the best restaurants in South Africa, however I was quite disappointed. I felt that it was quite over priced for the quality of food given. Don't get...More

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ChefCMosaic, Owner at Mosaic, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear pooldiva2014 Thank you for creating an opportunity, not so much to answer your opinion of our restaurant, but to become involved in a more public debate about the choices made by patrons when they want to dine out. I have noticed from your profile...More

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Desre B
11 November 2017|
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Response from JannemanPot | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual/semi formal
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Response from Graeme S | Reviewed this property |
That's the start time. Depending on your menu choice, the meal will be 2 to 4 hours. Check their website for prices
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$55 - US$86
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 20:30
19:00 - 20:30
19:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Orient Hotel | Elandsfontein, Crocodile River Valley, Gauteng, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 371 2903
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Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient Private Hotel is this country’s finest destination restaurant and private hotel. Award-winning South African Chef Chantel Dartnall is known for presenting the art of nature on her plates through her botanical cuisine to take you on a culinary tour of pure indulgence. Bask in the sophisticated atmosphere of exotic spaces; an Oriental style oasis set in lush and tranquil 280h of the Francolin Conservancy. The Mosaic cellar is unparalleled in this country with some of the most exceptional and rare wines from both South Africa and internationally.
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