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“Consistently impressive ”

Wombles Steakhouse Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 46 Restaurants in Bryanston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$30
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Wombles is a destination restaurant which comfortably caters for corporate groups whilst simultaneously accommodating intimate diners.
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Consistently impressive ”
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Having recently visited the restaurant for a business dinner we ordered the fillet-on-the-bone with marrow sauce and all I can say is "wow".

Will definitely go back purely for this culinary delight

Highly recommended

Visited February 2017
Thank Rob G
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516 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
“Ambience, Service and Food are all AMAZING!”
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Three of us went here for dinner last week. It was my first time. OMG! It was the most amazing experience! First, the decor is relaxing and "colonial". It is a big restaurant but divided into small rooms giving it an intimate feel. The walls are busy with art and animals. We were seated immediately and our drink orders taken. We were also given warm bread with 3 types of butter. We were then given menus and told what the specials were. They don't take your order until your menus are closed! I had one of the specials which was a bone in fillet with a red wine and mushroom sauce. It was cooked perfectly! One friend had Scottish salmon and the other has rump steak. They both enjoyed their meals too. After dinner, there was whisky and coffee. We had a very leisurely dinner and were not pressured to hurry. I will go there again when I am in the area. It was not just a dinner but an experience.

Visited March 2017
Thank USExpat1nUK
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Level 6 Contributor
132 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Good Ambiance ”
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Invited a key customer for a business dinner at Wombles. Was not disappointed.
Good food, efficient service and great ambiance. The fillet steak on the bone was delicious and well prepared.
However the wine was not the greatest.
The first bottle was harsh and sour. The second was bland. Otherwise it was great dinner. Be sure to book in advance.

Visited March 2017
Thank Sewpersads
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London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Excellent again”
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Dined here for the second time in a month and the whole experience was once again faultless. I'd enjoyed what I'd ordered previously so much that I rather unadventurously chose the same again and didn't regret it.
Wombles is a real must visit if you're in Joburg and are looking for a quality restaurant - everything about the place is classy and worth the extra rand.
A special mention for the manager who is very friendly

  • Visited March 2017
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Thank Andrew H
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Seattle, USA
Level 6 Contributor
200 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
“Service excellent, wine perfect, setting excellent, but food lousy”
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We ate with another couple who live in the area and said this was the best restaurant in Sandton and one which requires reservation long in advance. We were so looking forward to a memorable evening. It started out well with an excellent bottle of wine sitting around an open fire in the courtyard. The menu looked like a carnivore delight and we selected the 700 gram prime rib cooked medium (pink in the middle). After another bottle of excellent wine we began eating our dinner. Disappointment was our first reaction. The prime rib was very tough and tasteless. Definitely not up to the quality of the meat meals we had at several meals in Nicolway. This may have been a off night but one that would make us question returning.

Visited February 2017
Thank Mountainmann
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