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Piccolo Mondo

135 West Street | Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton 2196, South Africa
+27 11 282 7000
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (16 reviews)
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 10:30 Hours
CUISINES
Italian, European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
135 West Street | Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection, outstanding value for money, and prompt & friendly service. Does get busy so come slightly early, or book and request a table to be reserved.More

Thank 340akashs
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 340akashs, Thank you for your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your visit. We are happy to hear you had a wonderful experiences with us and hope to welcome you back again very soon to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were very friendly and efficient. We were a bit early for lunch but they invited us to be seated and attended to us immediately. Compliments to the chef, the chicken curry was delicious. Everyone enjoyed their meals, the milkshakes delicious and creamy.More

Thank Sakiwi04
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sakiwi04, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Michelangelo Hotel and...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel and had breakfast at the Piccolo Mondo everyday. The range of food in the buffet is good and the cooked breakfast is massive. This breakfast can keep you going all day.More

Thank Bob0510
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Bob0510, Thank you for your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your visit. We are happy to hear you thoroughly enjoyed our delicious breakfast offering and hope to welcome you back again very soon for...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This is a very elegant, formal restaurant which sets it apart from the loud, crowded establishments that are around Nelson Square. If you’re uncomfortable with professional wait staff and an upscale experience, perhaps this isn’t the place for you. The food is amazing. Complex flavors...More

Thank TheDogAteMyHomework
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear TheDogAteMyHomework, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Michelangelo Hotel and...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Its always not easy to find great Vegan food. Thank you to Trevor Boyd for a creative and tasty potato “Vegan Potato Omelette” – there I gave it a name. My first review on Trip Advisor. PreggieMore

Thank Preggie2018
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Preggie2018, Thank you for taking the time to review Piccolo Mondo Restaurant. We are pleased to see you enjoyed your experience with us and thank you for all your lovely compliments! We would love to have you join us here us at The Michelangelo...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Dinner was a sumptuous affair , the restuarant was relatively quiet which enabled us to talk around our table , The service was very professional with Bheki attending to us , The food was delicious and well presented with comprehensive wine pairings - worth a...More

Thank adamschris
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Dear adamschris, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Michelangelo Hotel and...More

Reviewed 19 July 2018

What an awesome experience. Booked a table of 10 for my team. The Executive Chef Kalpesh, and Senior Chef Mercedes delighted us with their culinary skills. All the 5 courses were excellent! The wine selection was also Excellent, our sommelier Newman also great. In general,...More

1  Thank AubreyNaniki
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Dear AubreyNaniki, Thank you for your wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your visit. We are happy to hear you had a wonderful experiences with us and hope to welcome you back again very soon to...More

Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Trying to book, was given wrong information. Told it started at 11.30 queried this but was assured correct. Price given was wrong. After re phoning was told started it 2h30 and price was 90 rand more. Quoted R205. Was R295 BOOKING FOR 16 Tea and...More

Thank Loraine D
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Dear Loraine D, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor, we welcome all feedback. As discussed telephonically, please accept our sincerest apologies for Piccolo Mondo not living up to your expectations on the day. We are currently investigating the shortfalls mentioned above and will...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I spend a lot of time in Sandton for meetings and my favorite place to arrange a business lunch is Piccolo Mondo. Good coffee, central location and the creme brûlée is delicious. Staff are helpful and friendly.More

Thank Worldly-Expat
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Dear Worldly-Expat, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Michelangelo Hotel &...More

Reviewed 26 May 2018

The epitome of high tea. Beautiful setting, fine china and the most delightful little treats. The dessert table was groaning with gastronomic treats and it was difficult to choose without looking like a little piglet. Our waiter, Dumisani, was excellent.More

Thank Tracy-AnnRalphs
CptChris, Manager at Piccolo Mondo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Dear Tracy-AnnRalphs, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. As a 5 star establishment we are continuously striving to provide only the best service possible to ensure that our guests return home with fond memories of the Michelangelo Hotel and...More

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Liezel B
12 June 2018|
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Response from CptChris | Property representative |
Dear Liezel B, Yes, the Michelangelo High Tea is child friendly. Our standard price is R325.00 for adults, R162.50 for children 6-12 years old & children under 6 years old are at no charge. Regards, The Piccolo Mondo... More
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Mark M
9 June 2016|
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Dear Mark M, The Dress Code is smart casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Monday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Thursday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Friday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Saturday
06:30 - 10:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 West Street | Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton 2196, South Africa (Formerly Michelangelo's Piccolo Mondo)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 282 7000
  • E-mail
Description
True to its name, the Piccolo Mondo really is “a world in one”, combined with superb food, excellent wine and a sophisticated ambience. The Piccolo Mondo instantly turns your visit into a distinctive culinary experience.Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served seven days a week in this magnificent restaurant, which overlooks the Nelson Mandela Square.
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