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Pappas on the Square Restaurant

) #2 of 182 Restaurants in Sandton RR - RRR Greek, Mediterranean,
Nelson Mandela Square, Shop 120B, Level 1 | Corner 5th street and Alice street, Sandton 2000, South Africa
+27 11 884 9991
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Greek, Mediterranean, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Nelson Mandela Square, Shop 120B, Level 1 | Corner 5th street and Alice street, Sandton 2000, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Not only does the restaurant have a good view over the square, but it also serves of the best meals on the square. The menu is largely Greek and the Mediterranean swing added to the meat dishes really works. We had two of their specialty...More

Thank MES196
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, attentive service in an unhurried and friendly setting. Spotless , affordable and high quality, nothing is to much trouble. For chilli lovers try their famous Papas sauce.

Thank James H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfectly located at the corner of Mandela square, Pappas is a Greek concept restaurant. Try the chef's lamb and the Greek yoghurt desert! The service is very good and the staff is very friendly. Unfortunately the presentation of the appetitives is very average and the...More

Thank SpiceNsweet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this restaurant. There are no surprises here. The service is great and the food is always good! I love to sit close to the window so I have a bird's eye view of the square below.

Thank MandzMoodley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They serve good food, the waiters give excellent service and I like the consistence every time I go there the service is nothing short of excellent.

Thank bongiwemantanga
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

definitely recommended we shared three starters,( aubergine, haloumi, zucchini fritters) absolutely delicious! definitely recommend Pappas. The service was superb and had about of humor as well well done guys!

Thank Chantel E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Pappas on a Saturday Night. This is a Greek restaurant with traditional Greek food on the menu. We were quite a large group so they had us seated on 2 long tables inside the main restaurant. When we got there our tables were...More

Thank Naushina M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant serves fairly good meals but I come here mostly for the beautiful views of the Mandela Square. Make sure you get a table on one of their perfect spots.

Thank Phakama M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At Pappas I enjoyed myself fully. The meal was out of this world. I wish I could visit the place frequently

Thank menethoko
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my go to restaurant for Lamb Kleftico. It is the absolute best. I wish the service would be better though.

Thank RionaArjoon
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The Address and driving directions to Pappas on the square from 8th street
3 November 2016|
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Response from foodierushni_za | Reviewed this property |
Good Day, Park in the Sandton City Mall or in Nelson Mandela Square and ask anyone where the Nelson Mandela Stature on the square is located. The restaurant is located up the stairs from the stature. Kind regards Rushni
Are children allowed?
30 March 2016|
Response from Jade H | Property representative |
Yes, absolutely!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nelson Mandela Square, Shop 120B, Level 1 | Corner 5th street and Alice street, Sandton 2000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 884 9991
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For more than two decades, Pappas has been dishing out Mediterranean taste sensations and memorable dining experiences. Pappas has been in the family since the 80s and is now run by the second generation of restaurateurs.We are conveniently situated in the heart of Sandton on Nelson Mandela Square, a hop, skip and jump away from the Sandton Gautrain station. Our extensive menu consists of delicious Mediterranean fare combined with traditional Greek tastes and flavours that will take you on a culinary journey fit for royalty. All our meals are homemade daily to ensure the freshness and quality you deserve and expect. We look forward to welcoming you and your guests to Pappas so you may enjoy every generosity our restaurant and experienced staff have to offer.
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