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cnr Gwen Lane & Fredman Drive | Shop #1, 24 Central, Sandton, South Africa
+27 11 784 2152
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (22 reviews)
“lamb shank” (6 reviews)
“salmon” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Grill, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
cnr Gwen Lane & Fredman Drive | Shop #1, 24 Central, Sandton, South Africa
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

Good menu, plenty of seating. Bustling place, often crowded at lunchtime. Food very good, service very average; just not fast enough

1  Thank oransome
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

We met with friends after work for a quick catch up. Allora offers guananteed good service and food. Centrally located in Sandton and a good choice if you are looking for a great meal and ambience.

Thank ZuZanna B
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

This is the place to eat it! Food, atmosphere and service all rolled into one. Remains one of Johannesburg finest and after all these years, an institution and not a fad. Another spectacular dish was the lamb shank for the meat eaters.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 11 August 2015

When we went for a "casual" business dinner the place was not busy as it was a holiday night. The restaurant has a great atmosphere and two Pizza ovens that look great and are used. We had Donald serving us and he was very friendly,...More

Thank TutinsPony
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

I'm a regular here and have never been disappointed! It is imperative to reserve a table for Friday lunchtime. All the staff are always friendly and efficient - leading to my only gripe - they sometimes remove my drink before I have taken the last...More

Thank Leon W
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Italian restaurant..... Mmmm... Not really. Of course great food compared to debbonairs pizza, but for the price... No. Wine list quite short, decent menu, however it looked more as a chain restaurant than a typical Italian restaurant where only there you can eat proper Italian....More

Thank Edobaldo84
Reviewed 25 June 2015

It is unfair to judge an Italian restaurant until you have tasted their pizza or pasta; but for my lunch there last week I decided to try one of their specials. Kingklip covered in a creamy sauce with prawns. On the side my waitress suggested...More

Thank Wonderboy1000
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

Once again, a wonderful dinner with friends, a pleasant surprise when we pitched up during loadshedding and all systems go!! Can't wait to get back for my best Irish coffee though

1  Thank Helene G
Reviewed 18 May 2015

we stopped by as a 'drop in' and we were quickly seated. great service and food. the win choice, was equally good and they had a few special wines on at a discount. Always worth asking.. we didn't have to wait long for service and...More

Thank Blighty-man
Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Had a very nice dining experience with some friends. It was a nice clean place with very friendly staff. They cook a lot of the food in a pizza oven. I did not like the oysters as I prefer smaller ones. My chicken was slightly...More

Thank Lucas M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: cnr Gwen Lane & Fredman Drive | Shop #1, 24 Central, Sandton, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 784 2152
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