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Hemingways Restaurant & Wine Cellar

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245 End Street | Leriba Hotel, Centurion 0157, South Africa
+27 12 660 3300
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Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Greeted at the door by friendly waiters, taken to our table and the chairs pulled out for us and napkins laid out on our laps. I ordered the Linefish of the Day, which happened to be Seabass - beautifully presented, fantastic aroma's - tasted awesome. Superb crisp white wine perfectly chilled. Attentive waiter, Nathi gave excellent service - thank you.... More 

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Thank Monika J
LeribaHotelGroup, Manager at Hemingways Restaurant & Wine Cellar, responded to this review

Thank you for your valued feedback. The Leriba Hotel Group takes pride in offering unequalled hospitality, prompt service and superior facilities. We are delighted to hear that this is what you have experienced Hemingway's Restaurant & Wine Cellar and we hope to welcome you back soon. More 

Kabul
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85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to this restaurant with great expectations. Friendly waiters, but lacking some training on wine presentation and menu. The presentation of the dishes were great, sadly the taste was not special at all and at best average. Sad to say i was disappointed in this restaurant ~ and my experience there.

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Thank Felix13Fell
LeribaHotelGroup, Manager at Hemingways Restaurant & Wine Cellar, responded to this review

The Leriba Hotel Group takes pride in offering unequalled hospitality, prompt service and superior facilities. It is for this reason that I would like to extend our sincerest apologies for the disappointment you experienced during your visit to Hemingway's Restaurant & Wine Cellar. As a hotel group, we strive to accommodate every guest’s needs and preferences, and the feedback received... More 

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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63 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

For the last three years we have held an annual event at the restaurant. We have a group of 24 who dine together. The starters and mains are always excellent. The amus bouche a delight. We eat sucrose free meals and provide the restaurant with agave a few days in advance. The deserts are done to perfection. the service is... More 

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Thank Anton N
LeribaHotelGroup, Manager at Hemingways Restaurant & Wine Cellar, responded to this review

Thank you for your valued feedback. The Leriba Hotel Group takes pride in offering unequalled hospitality, prompt service and superior facilities. We are delighted to hear that this is what you have experienced Hemingway's Restaurant & Wine Cellar and we hope to welcome you back soon. More 

Centurion
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I phoned and made a reservation to let Hemingways know its my partners birthday They did nothing special for him The food we ordered were raw and distasteful A person would imagine that if you pay so much that you will get good quality food. Very very disappointed We told the waiter we were unhappy They did nothing A very... More 

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Thank Name1234567223
LeribaHotelGroup, Manager at Hemingways Restaurant & Wine Cellar, responded to this review

Good day, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We take complaints very seriously and would like to investigate the matter. Kindly send an email to management@leriba.co.za with the date and time of your visit in order for us to investigate. More 

Kimberley, South Africa
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The location is very central and ample safe parking is close to the front door.The friendly waitpersons met us at the door and showed the way to the terrace outside and had some sun-downers and a cheese platter from the dessert menu for a early starter, very delicious. The rest of the starters were master chef style but the snoek... More 

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Thank Thinus H
LeribaHotelGroup, Manager at Hemingways Restaurant & Wine Cellar, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to welcome you back soon! Kind Regards Hemingway's Restaurant & Wine Cellar More 

Maputo, Mozambique
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The location is very nice. The food is of French influence - very well prepared and dished. The wince cellar is quite impressive. Service is excellent.

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Thank Paulo L
LeribaHotelGroup, Manager at Hemingways Restaurant & Wine Cellar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We thrive on knowing our guests enjoyed their time with us. We hope to welcome you back soon. More 

Victoria, BC
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91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

From the servers, to Head Chef Lindes De Jager, to the ambiance, and to the food - nothing but nothing disappointed us about this Hemmingways Restaurant & Wine Cellar. We visited on a gorgeous sunny noon hour to have lunch and were seated outside at a lovely table. It was a Friday and my wife and I were both surprised... More 

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Thank bytowntraveler
LeribaHotelGroup, Manager at Hemingways Restaurant & Wine Cellar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us, we really appreciate it. The Leriba Hotel Group takes pride in offering unequaled hospitality, prompt service and superior facilities. We hope to welcome you back to the award-winning Hemingway's Restaurant & Wine Cellar soon. More 

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The food at Hemingways is sublime. The best we had in South Africa. The service is very good but take notice that it is quite a fancy restaurant and you should dress a bit up to it. We (backpacking couple) felt a little underdressed and had to sit outside because my boyfriend wore shorts. Ofcourse when we saw the restaurant... More 

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Thank Maartje v
LeribaHotelGroup, Manager at Hemingways Restaurant & Wine Cellar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us, we really appreciate it. The Leriba Hotel Group takes pride in offering unequaled hospitality, prompt service and superior facilities. We hope to welcome you back to the award-winning Hemingway's Restaurant & Wine Cellar soon. More 

Centurion, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

What an awesome, romantic venue !!! I was surprised with chocolate mousse and decorated plate at the end of our meal.

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Thank 900heidiv
LeribaHotelGroup, Manager at Hemingways Restaurant & Wine Cellar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us, we really appreciate it. The Leriba Hotel Group takes pride in offering unequaled hospitality, prompt service and superior facilities. We hope to welcome you back to the award-winning Hemingway's Restaurant & Wine Cellar soon. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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93 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The food and service was great, we were celebrating our engagement. It was a cold winter evening and the fireplace was being stocked regularly. So regularly and so badly that we left asap without having dessert coffees because our eyes burnt that badly. Our hair and clothes smelled as if we went for a braai at Loftus...

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Thank Marelize_Schoeman
LeribaHotelGroup, Manager at Hemingways Restaurant & Wine Cellar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us, we really appreciate it. The Leriba Hotel Group takes pride in offering unequaled hospitality, prompt service and superior facilities. We are working on fixing the fireplace, to prevent future "smoky-experiences". We hope to welcome you back to the award-winning Hemingway's Restaurant & Wine Cellar soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 End Street | Leriba Hotel, Centurion 0157, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Centurion
  • Phone Number: +27 12 660 3300
Description
Hemingway's Restaurant and Wine Cellar is located at Leriba Hotel and Spa, the award winning 4 and 5 Star Hotel in Centurion. The restaurant is tastefully decorated with understated minimalistic elegance and the ambience reminds of a classic French cafe with splashes of contemporary Provencal style. The indigenous gardens create a perfect backdrop for the sun soaked terrace. The menu revolves around the seasons and is fresh, tasteful and honest. The carefully selected wine collection represents the gems of South African wines to compliment the sumptuous culinary journey with excellent paring suggestions. A feast to awaken your senses.

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