• Scrumptious food is at the core of great exploration. In Africa’s richest square mile, there are a number of restaurants that offer good food, excellent service and a memorable experience.

    Here are some of Sandton’s best eateries:

    San Deck Bar & Restaurant

    San Deck is undoubtedly one of the best restaurants in Sandton, and Johannesburg at large.

    It offers charming views of the city and is known for its statement cocktails. The food menu is reflective of quintessentially South African flavours. One can enjoy dishes such as freshly prepared meats, seafood, pasta, salads and soups.


    Gemelli’s Restaurant

    Gemeli is deserving of a spot at the top of every foodie’s list of must-visit restaurants.  Located in Bryanston, the eatery offers a contemporary Italian food menu.

    As such, the kitchen is always ready to explore innovative ways of paying homage to timeless flavour profiles and combinations.

    food from Gemellis
    Image: Gemelli’s Facebook

    AURUM Restaurant

    Housed at The Leonardo, AURUM is a go-to fine dining establishment which prides itself in serving modern European cuisine.  This cuisine is also matched by a local-focused and personally curated wine list.

    There are a number of menus fit for different occasions, and one can expect a bit of everything including burgers, wraps, pasta, pizza, meats and seafood.

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    Image: Aurum Facebook

    The Big Mouth

    Found in Nelson Mandela Square, The Big Mouth boasts a contemporary and versatile menu. The establishment offers a dining experience that one could easily find in a major city like New York or London.

    The menu is a harmonious mix of elements, offering various dishes which include gourmet burgers, fresh grilled seafood, sushi, tacos and more.

    food from The big mouth
    Image: The Big Mouth Facebook

    The Grillhouse Sandton

    The Grillhouse is a popular lunch spot among Jo’burgers and visitors alike. The restaurant is known and loved for its mouthwatering steaks and ribs. However, their menu also has delicious vegetarian options, as well as a variety of seafood, salads and chicken. Inside the restaurant, one can find an aesthetically pleasing and relaxing atmosphere, making it the place to go for those seeking an all-round fantastic dining experience.

    food from The Grill House
    Image: The Grill House Facebook

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    Article originally written and published by  Nomvelo Masango for Getaway 

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