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Hyde Park Mall, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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98 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Conveniently located - wide range of options on the menu from tapas, pasta, meat, fish, vegetarian - a choice for everyone. Laid back ambience. Friendly staff. Definitely worth a revisit.

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Thank Ilhaam38
Johannesburg, South Africa
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742 reviews
436 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

Life competes with Tasha's upstairs and does a good job at that. It is a lovely place for a quick light meal or a coffee and well worth a visit!

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Thank Hooggenoeg
Johannesburg, South Africa
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117 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

What a lovely spot in Hyde Park Corner. The decor is amazing and fresh. The food is always always always fantastic. And with the amazing salad bar there is great options and variety. Lovely for slow afternoon with friends and family.

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Thank Anandie K
Johannesburg, South Africa
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120 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

This is my pick for Hyde Park... the menu has something for everyone and every item I've tasted has been excellent...go there for coffee, breakfast, lunch or dinner... from specialty teas to wines to interesting cocktails there's something to complement the meal for every occasion...

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Thank Tonia J
Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Casual bistro style dining in an elegant and upmarket shopping mall, offering a wide variety and extensive choice and menu. Salad bar allows diners/patrons to select salad ingredients which are delicious, fresh with optional added side dishes (protein etc.) Sushi fresh and delicious. Lovely setting, warm and friendly service and hospitality, food beautifully presented. Always have a great meal and... More 

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Thank Lesedi
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

Always a good meal - fast and quick service. Enjoy a meal on a Saturday doing weekly shopping. Support lLife virtually monthly.

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Thank Tina P
Johannesburg, South Africa
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83 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

After reading a number of good reviews we decided to make a reservation at Life for a friends birthday however we were disappointed overall. We ordered the Ferrero cake and the red velvet cake both of which were dry and totally uneatable. The cakes were definitely stale yet they chose to serve them to us and they were quite expensive... More 

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Thank Fatima K
Durban
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173 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

Really enjoyed it. Quickly seated, Fast service, good food, good portions, relatively inexpensive...

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Thank SassySista
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

The cevice was so yummy. Service more personal than other popular venue in mall. Prices great too. Locals are friendly.

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Thank UrsulaRRZ
Johannesburg
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81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

With an unrivaled salad bar (the tempura zucchini are a MUST) and reliably good food, this is a regular haunt for me. Some of my favourites include the Artisan Dip Platter and the breakfasts are fantastic.

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Thank FussyOz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hyde Park Mall, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg

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