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Piccolo Mondo

135 West Street | Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton 2196, South Africa
+27 11 282 7000
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“creme brulee” (13 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (5 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 10:30All hours
CUISINES
Italian, European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
135 West Street | Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant has a great choice on the menu - the seafood in particular is of a very high standard. the service is first rate - all in all very worth a visitMore

Thank march117
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear march117, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Michelangelo Hotel and...More

Reviewed 9 December 2017

Ideal location and a very busy restaurant but I felt that the service was cold, and the food was a disappointmentMore

Thank Suren P
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Dear Suren P, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Michelangelo Hotel...More

Reviewed 8 December 2017

This upscale, traditionally decorated restaurant is located in the deservedly 5-star Michelangelo Hotel. As noted by other reviewers, it is apparently not a local favorite, since the night I dined there (Thursday) at 7:30 I was the only guest. Nevertheless, the food was outstanding! The...More

Thank PilotBocaRaton_FL
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Dear by PilotBocaRaton_FL, We would like to thank you for taking the time to write such an inspiring and positive review. Feedback like yours is what continuously motivates our staff to exceed and continuously provide an excellent service to our guests. We are very happy...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was empty, exept for 3 large and noisy tables of big groups. Ordred 2 course meal with cheese. The plates were too large and we decided not to have the cheese when the second course came, but the maneger told us that he...More

Thank Guilherme S
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Dear Guilherme S, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Michelangelo Hotel...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff ( almost too polite ) but excellent service. The food was wonderful and in the perfect "size"... not too much and not too little. The price is fair. I went for dinner and was not necessary do a reservation. The restaurant belongs...More

Thank Fernanda F
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Dear Fernanda F, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Michelangelo Hotel...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017

I am residing at Michelangelo hotel and this place never ceases to amaze me in terms of the level of service being provided. Food is great and tables are impeccably laid out.More

Thank Naresh G
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Dear Naresh G, Thank you for taking the time to review Piccolo Mondo Restaurant. We are pleased to see you enjoyed your experience with us and thank you for all your lovely compliments! We would love to have you join us here us at The...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017

The restaurant was quiet. We booked for 6:30pm only to be told to wait at the bar because they open at 7pm. Anyway, the restaurant is outdated. The furniture could do with a change. The food though... It was great. The service was good, the...More

Thank Refilwe K
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Dear Refilwe K, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Michelangelo Hotel...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

Had a dinner for two and had the wine pairing set menu. The food was beautiful and very delicious. The service from the waiters was really someone special. They treat you like old friends.More

Thank Pieter K
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Dear Pieter K, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Michelangelo Hotel...More

Reviewed 23 September 2017

A great venue and food is good and fancy. great to treat an important client or business associate. fine dinning at its bestMore

Thank Len D
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Dear Len D, Thank you for taking the time to review Piccolo Mondo Restaurant. We are pleased to see you enjoyed your experience with us and thank you for all your lovely compliments! We would love to have you join us here us at The...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

A very old style beautiful venue with no atmosphere almost nobody there last night (Saturday). We asked for the line fish which was the only fresh ( not frozen) fish but they wouldn't do it with their standard menu. So we left. Then we walked...More

Thank Jeremy J
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Dear Jeremy J, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Michelangelo Hotel...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Monday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Thursday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Friday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Saturday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 West Street | Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton 2196, South Africa (Formerly Michelangelo's Piccolo Mondo)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 282 7000
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Description
True to its name, the Piccolo Mondo really is “a world in one”, combined with superb food, excellent wine and a sophisticated ambience. The Piccolo Mondo instantly turns your visit into a distinctive culinary experience.Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served seven days a week in this magnificent restaurant, which overlooks the Nelson Mandela Square.
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