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High Stakes Restaurant

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Emerald Casino | 777 Frikkie Meyer Boulevard, Vanderbijlpark 1911, South Africa
+27 16 982 8355
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Sasolburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best restaurants in the Vaal Triangle...cosy atmosphere with devine dishes and excellent service at all times.

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Thank kaliesham
Laurent P, Manager at High Stakes, responded to this review

Hello kaliesham Thank you for this complimentary review of High Stakes. I am pleased that you found everything to your liking and our normal high standards. It's always a pleasure to pass along your compliments to the management and staff. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

It has truly been a while since i have experienced such flawless service, food and atmosphere. i honestly loved the entire experience. I had the Bacon, gorgonzola and onion sauce rump fillet. It was beautifully cooked and i ate every bit of it. You guys deserve 10 thumbs up. Love it.

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Thank Vanessa_Motloung
Laurent P, Manager at High Stakes, responded to this review

Hello Vanessa_Motloung Thank you for this complimentary review of High Stakes. I am pleased that you found everything to your liking and our normal high standards. It's always a pleasure to pass along your compliments to the management and staff. People often rate our steaks the best and it is great that you have confirmed this. Should you enjoy seafood,... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Started with the mushrooms =then we had the fillet steak presentation good would not hesitate to recommend or go back

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Thank mairsrob
Laurent P, Manager at High Stakes, responded to this review

Hello mairsrob Thank you for your review and rating High Stakes the maximum 5 stars on TripAdvisor. High Stakes is one of our signature restaurants at the Resort and we pride ourselves on maintaining the highest standards in food and service. Thank you for your recommendations and affirming that this is the case. We look forward to having you back... More 

Montpellier, France
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Starters (biltong gnochi and duo of mushroom) were really too greasy and the mix of too many ingredients was tasteless in the end. seafood platter was more than disappointing: the texture of the mussels, prawns and calamari was that of bad quality frozen food...

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Thank OStG
Laurent P, Manager at High Stakes, responded to this review

Hello OStG Thank you for your review and providing feedback. I apologise that your experience at High Stakes did not deliver on your expectations. High Stakes has a wide variety to choose from, from succulent seafood to our famous steaks and caters for all tastes. As previously mentioned, could you please bring this to our attention immediately to enable us... More 

Meyerton, South Africa
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

To treat oneself to a meal delicately prepared, beautifully served...in an atmosphere of indulgence and great poise... What more does one need?

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Thank _ansies2
Laurent P, Manager at High Stakes, responded to this review

Hello _ansies2 Thank you so much for that glowing review! You summed it all up, High Stakes knows how to serve great food in a stunning atmosphere, I’m pleased you enjoyed your time there. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Thank you to Emerald Casino and 90.6 for a wonderful wine route prize which included a weekend at the hotel and a dinner voucher at High Stakes. The highlight of our stay was definitely dinner at High Stakes. A special thank you to Molefi and Chef Henry. The service was excellent, and the food was beyond delicious and very well... More 

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Thank lutch21
Laurent P, Manager at High Stakes, responded to this review

Hello lutch21 Thank you for a wonderful 5 star rating, we truly appreciate it. Both Molefi and Chef Henry are great assets to our Resort and to High Stakes as are all our team members. Thanks so much for the great feedback, we’ll be sure to pass it on, and we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Roodepoort, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We were the for a short while just for drinks and a light snack while my daughter was playing video games. The wige and I just took a small relaxing break away from the small one and we relax to a light finger snack and drinks. It was so cozy amd relaxing we could spent the whole night there. The... More 

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Thank nishen2016
Laurent P, Manager at High Stakes, responded to this review

Hello nishen2016 Thank you for rating High Stakes the maximum 5 stars on TripAdvisor. Thank you too for your exceptional review, we appreciate the feedback and the staff appreciate the compliments. High Stakes is our premier restaurant at Emerald Resort & Casino situated on the casino floor and is the ideal place to indulge in decadent food. The restaurant offers... More 

Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

What an amazing evening. A special thank you to our waiter Molefi for excellent service and to Chef Henry: who outdid himself with his mouthwatering dishes, which looked as good as it tasted! Sincerely, The Pillay Family

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Thank Keshalia P
Laurent P, Manager at High Stakes, responded to this review

Hello Keshalia P Thank you for your review and rating High Stakes the maximum 5 stars on TripAdvisor. Thank you too for making mention of Chef Henry and Molefi. I shall certainly pass your compliments on to them. It is said that diners eat with their eyes first and Chef Henry is renowned for putting together spectacular looking dishes that,... More 

Zollikon
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122 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

I ve eaten there around 6 times in the last two weeks and food was always very good and the staff superfriendly.

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Thank Markus H
Laurent P, Manager at High Stakes, responded to this review

Dear Markus H High Stakes is one of our signature restaurants at the Resort and we pride ourselves on maintaining the highest standards in food and service. Thank you for affirming that this is the case. We look forward to having you back soon. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Nestled inside of the casino, breeze right thru and head straight to this restaurant , absolutely the best mushroom soup , I have ever eaten. Lovely settings good service and good food.

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1 Thank rene c
Laurent P, Manager at High Stakes, responded to this review

Hello rene c Thank you for your review and the maximum rating of 5 stars for High Stakes. Did you know that High Stakes was recently awarded TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence? It is thanks to guests like you that we managed to achieve this award. I must concur with you, if you like mushrooms, then you are not likely to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emerald Casino | 777 Frikkie Meyer Boulevard, Vanderbijlpark 1911, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Vanderbijlpark
  • Phone Number: +27 16 982 8355

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?