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Travellers' Choice2023
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R 129 - R 313
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Mexican, American, Diner, Southwestern, Bar
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place I used to take friends and family here,had good times until I witness the bouncers being physical on a customer,when we reported this to one of the managers it was war us against the bouncers ,till they waited for me to come by...myself and physically attacked me,I reported to management,it was never taken seriously,so I reported to the police and they lied and said the cameras weren't working, management was the reason being me being assaulted,and the company on its own supports GENDER BASED VIOLENCE..THE WORST RESTAURANT IN MANDELA SQUARE SANDTON !!! I wouldn't recommend it to my worst enemy!!!More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 17 March 2024 via mobile

Food was excellent although expensive for us locals. The burgers are delicious as well as the boneless chicken. The service and atmosphere was great. I will be back with international family.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Johannesburg HRC, Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2024

Good day LilianM1874, Thank you for the 5 star review! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the delicious food, especially the burgers and boneless chicken, despite the pricing. We strive to provide a great atmosphere and top-notch service to all our guests, whether local...More

Reviewed 3 February 2024

Yvonne was our waitress and she was friendly, on point with her service and I really think she made the atmosphere even better.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Johannesburg HRC, Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2024

Good day Freedom24688458720, thank you for the glowing 5-Star review! We're delighted to hear that Yvonne provided you with such excellent service during your visit to the Cafe! It's wonderful to know that she contributed to making your experience even better with her friendly and...More

Reviewed 13 October 2023 via mobile

Cocktails over here are awesome.... So a great work by the bar tender... I visit this place on all my JNB trip, and mainly for the Sheesha (Hooqah) and their LOVE 66 flavour is a thumbs up.....More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Johannesburg HRC, Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2024

Good day Aabhishekr, thank you for the 5-star review! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our cocktails and the Sheesha (Hookah). Our bartenders take pride in crafting delicious drinks, and it's fantastic to know that you appreciate their work. The LOVE 66 flavor sounds...More

Reviewed 19 August 2023

ThIs place has such an awesome vibe and Yvonne our waitress was amazing. Thank you for your phenomenal service, you are a super star. Guys if you ever in the area check out this place and ask foe Yvonne she is 👌More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Johannesburg HRC, Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2023

Good day Sanushkak, thank you for the 5-star review! We are delighted to hear that you had a great experience with Yvonne and that she was able to give you phenomenal service. We strive to provide the best service possible and we are glad that...More

Reviewed 18 August 2023 via mobile

Thank you Joseph for your suggestions and kind service. We needed to ask for allergens and you provided with the right information. We had such a great time!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Johannesburg HRC, Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2023

Good day, Sara thank you for the 5-star review! We are delighted to hear that you had a great time and that Joseph was able to provide you with the right information. We strive to provide the best customer service and we are glad that...More

Reviewed 27 June 2023

i was absolutely pleased with my experience at Hard Rock Cafe Sandton on the evening of the 23rd June. My friends and i were waited on by the amazing Yvonne who was absolutely attentive and helpful despite the restaurant being packed to the brim. i...highly applaud the management and staff for their service. the food was a value for the money and the ambience was perfect for a Friday night.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Johannesburg HRC, Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2023

Good day Daydream, Thank you for your 5 star review! We are delighted to hear that you had a great experience while visiting the café. We are so pleased that Yvonne was able to provide you with attentive and helpful service. We appreciate your feedback...More

Reviewed 27 June 2023 via mobile

Had an excellent meal at this Hard Rock Cafe right off Nelson Mandela Square. Our server Cleopas was awesome and we had a great time. The bacon cheeseburger reminded me of home.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Johannesburg HRC, Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2023

Good day Michael, Thank you for your 5 star review! We are so glad to hear that you had an excellent meal and that Cleopas was able to provide you with great service. We are also delighted that the bacon cheeseburger reminded you of home....More

Reviewed 22 June 2023 via mobile

Excellent service from Yvonne and Sydney. Great vibe Messi burger a must Fascinating memorabilia on the walls. Have a good time with your next visit.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Johannesburg HRC, Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2023

Good day Curious60503221939, thank you for the 5* review! We are delighted to hear that you had an excellent experience with Yvonne and Sydney. We are glad that you enjoyed the Messi burger and the fascinating memorabilia on the walls. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 22 May 2023 via mobile

Hard Rock Cafe, Sandton Such a happening place. Good music. A good vibe. And excellent service. Hard Rock Cafe, Sandton Such a happening place. Good music. A good vibe. And excellent service.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Johannesburg HRC, Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2023

Good day clarinae, Thank you for your 5* review! We are glad that you have enjoyed your time at the café and that music, vibe and service was to your standard. We strive to keep up the good vibes and happy environment for all of...More

Reviewed 19 May 2023

This is definitely a place to be , Hardrock is sructionally positioned, only Restuarant with a proper smoking section and it always provides hublies. I thouroughly enjoyed my visit. Thanks to my server Thami who was very pleasant and respectfulMore

Date of visit: May 2023
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Johannesburg HRC, Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2023

Good day Odyssey, Thank you for the 5 star review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and that you found the café a great place to be. We are also pleased to hear that you appreciated the service provided by Thami....More

Reviewed 19 May 2023

Lunch is always a blast at hardrock café Sandton, the food, the ambience and the service is always outstanding. Staff always go out of their way to make you welcomed and entertained. Kudys to Thami for the perfect serviceMore

Date of visit: May 2023
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Johannesburg HRC, Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2023

Good day Freedom, Thank you for your 5* review! We are delighted to hear that you had a great time while visiting the café. We strive to provide the best food, ambience and service to our customers and we are glad Thami could add the...More

Reviewed 11 May 2023 via mobile

The staff Thabani and Thani and Brightont — these guys are Rock stars . . They gave giving the most amazing service ever . Kind, thoughtful and professional. — 5 star service !! I would recommend this location to everyone!! They all need a raise...and. To be Promoted to a management position. They are an asset to the company and need to be rewarded ! Thanks! They were. Amazing !More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Johannesburg HRC, Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2023

Good day Lisa, Thank you for your 5* review! We are exstatic to hear that Thabani, Thani, and Brightont provided you with the most outstanding service possible. We completely agree that these guys are Rock stars and will make sure to pass on your kind...More

Reviewed 9 May 2023

Every night is definitely a different experience at hardrock Sandton. Visited their Mandela Square branch on Tuesday night not hoping for much but was surprisingly wowed by the atmosphere and , music and service. Thanks to Thami for making my visit worthwhile.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Johannesburg HRC, Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2023

Good day Explorer27066029198, Thank you for your 5* review! We are thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful time and that our atmosphere, music, and service exceeded your expectations and that the service from Thami made your visit worthwhile. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 6 May 2023

Awesome service and great music. Much thanks to Thami for taking care of us. The menu is also surprisingly affordable for a place situated in rhe heart of sandtonMore

Date of visit: April 2023
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Johannesburg HRC, Marketing at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2023

Good day Explore, Thank you for your 5* review. We are so delighted to hear that the music was great and you received great service from Thami. We take great pride in providing an enjoyable experience for our guests. We can't wait for your next...More

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Hi, we do have live entertainment every Saturday and we do not charge an entrance fee. Performances start at 20h00 pm.
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Hard Rock Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4