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Allora

) #32 of 182 Restaurants in Sandton ££ - £££ Italian, Mediterranean,
Cnr Gwen Lane & Fredman Drive | Shop #1, 24 Central, Sandton, South Africa
+27 11 784 2152
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (21 reviews)
“lamb shank” (6 reviews)
“kingklip” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Grill, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Cnr Gwen Lane & Fredman Drive | Shop #1, 24 Central, Sandton, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 133 reviews

Reviewed 12 May 2017

We were looking for a good Italian experience. Alloa provided just that. Comprehensive menu complimented with a diverse wine list. Service very good.

Thank Ozzie149
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The restaurant is beautiful, the manager was very well informed and helpful. My boyfriend and I are vegans and so we have the continuous question of whether or not food has dairy in it. The waiter had no knowledge of this, telling me pesto has...More

Thank kirsten875
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This restaurant is surrounded by numerous financial institutions in Sandton. I had lunch here with two financial mathematicians. The restaurant was very busy with a businesslike atmosphere. The staff were efficient, helpful and friendly. Italian type dishes were on offer on the menu and the...More

3  Thank Coenraad L
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We took a client for a late lunch and popped in to Allora which is close to our office. I have not been for a while and was again impressed by the food and service. It has a great seating area on the wooden deck....More

Thank Beechman1
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Lunch for 3. Atypical of an authentic Italian restaurant.Sweet buns. Pre- cooked vegetables . Snapper fresh but overcooked.Mediocre service. Not convincing.

Thank aldor737
Reviewed 1 March 2017

A limited menu with most dishes being "fusion" as opposed to traditional Italian fare. The food was pleasant, the wine good and, the service attentive and knowledgeable. If you are going for something you recognise then, this isn't the place. if you fancy something alternative...More

Thank WalkingPoint
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Have been here umpteen times over the last 8 years. The standard is still high, have some really great menu items like the Moscovita pasta and occasionally superb venison steaks (depending on availability). The welcome is always great, feels like the owners take a lot...More

Thank MartinP1974
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Went here with business colleagues. Not very busy for a Thursday evening. We shared the antipasto which was nice. I had one of the specials - sesame coated salmon. The salmon was delicious, although there was no sign of sesame seeds! A colleague had the...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Wonderful service, lovely atmosphere and delicious food. I had the lamb shank and found the portion of the mash to be a little to small and did not enjoy the al dente vegetables. Apparently that is how people like it. Perhaps they could ask how...More

Thank secreyme1
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Feb 13 dinner: An impromptu dinner since no mood to cook. Since was at Wolfpack few days back, decided to come here for some Italian food. The place is quite big - inside as well as outside. They have a nice wine selection. If you...More

Thank Maulin_Parekh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Gwen Lane & Fredman Drive | Shop #1, 24 Central, Sandton, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 784 2152
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