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John Dory's Golden Horse Casino

45 New England Rd | Golden Horse Casino Complex, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
+27 33 342 0995
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good19%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible23%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (3 reviews)
“calamari” (2 reviews)
“golden horse” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi, Japanese, Grill
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
45 New England Rd | Golden Horse Casino Complex, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 26 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

1 Star is being kind. One of the worst dining experiences of my life. I am surprised this franchise is still allowed to operate. Very disappointed.

Thank Antony C
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The food at John Dory was good, the service was friendly and they knew the menu and were able to answer all the questions. Price was not bad. I will certainly be going back again.

Thank Jimmy H
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Golden Horse Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Dear Jimmy H, Thanks so much for taking the time to send us your feedback. Delivering excellent food and service is what we live for - glad you experienced just that! Hope you pop in again soon! Kind regards, John Dory's

Reviewed 2 February 2017

5 of us arrived at 06:50 we were shown to our booked table straight away. We were not offered drinks or given menu's. After 10 minutes I managed to call a waiter over to take our drinks order. We still did not have menus and...More

Thank Warwick W
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Golden Horse Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Dear Warwick W, Thank you for taking the time to review John Dory's Golden Horse Casino seafood restaurant. We're so sorry to hear that this was your experience. That certainly doesn't sound like the level of service we pride ourselves on. We would like to...More

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Situated in Golden Horse Casino in Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg, this seafood restaurant offers decent sushi and other seafood. Staff are always pleasant and meal wait times are decent.

Thank Kyle R
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Golden Horse Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Dear Kyle R, Thanks so much for taking the time to send us your feedback. We are thrilled to know you enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to having you back again, soon! Kind regards, JD's Crew

Reviewed 13 December 2016

Visited to have some sushi. To my utter disgust wasabi and ginger were both served from a jar. Obviously the same jar was used by previous customers as the ginger had traces of wasabi!!! Definitely not on!! Really gross!! This means someone else's chop sticks...More

Thank Henriëtte P
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Golden Horse Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

Dear Henriëtte P, Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. We are sorry to hear that this was your experience. We'll certainly inform management to ensure that any necessary changes are made. If you would like to discuss this further please...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

The new look of John Dory's is very impressive. The staff super friendly and patient. The location is great, spacious, clean and comfortable. But best of all is the great menu. Food is fresh and delicious. The Specials is an added bonus.More

Thank MarleyAoki
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Golden Horse Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2016

Dear MarleyAoki, Thank you so much for the great rating and review of John Dory's Golden Horse Casino! We are thrilled that all the waiters had their hands on deck & that you received fresh and delicious food! "Sea" you soon! Kind Regards, John Dory's...More

Reviewed 25 May 2016

They have great specials on a Tuesday but we have not been for a while as they have been renovating. At first glance it looks good with new tables and chairs, etc. Practically it is a disaster as they have tried to cram too many...More

Thank Warwick W
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Golden Horse Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2016

Dear Warwick W, Thank you for the review of John Dory's Horse Casino! We appreciate the feedback. If you would like to take this further,we would like an opportunity to contact you and address these concerns. Please email us a copy of this review as...More

Reviewed 11 May 2016

JD's has been a long time preferred favourite, but this store disappointed. The starter of chourico and calamari was all burn, no flavour (and I love hot stuff!). The breadroll was soft and wet underneath - a portuguese roll is meant to be crispy. My...More

Thank penny n
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Golden Horse Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2016

Dear penny n, Thank you for the review of John Dory's Golden Horse Casino! We are extremely disappointed to hear about the level of service and food you experienced. We would like an opportunity to contact you and address these concerns. Please email us a...More

Reviewed 22 April 2016

On 21 April at 20:00 my wife and I went to the Midlands Mall restaurant and the reception was warm and inviting as we expected. I had a quarter chicken, hake and chips. My wife had canjun chicken with creamy spinach. Unfortunately our celebration was...More

Thank sharperimage4u
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Golden Horse Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2016

Dear sharperimage4u, Thank you for the review of John Dory's Golden Horse Casino. We are extremely disappointed to hear about the quality of food you experienced. We would like an opportunity to contact you and address these concerns. Please email us a copy of this...More

Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We walked in looking for a table for four. We were seated and there were still other people in the restaurant. After being seated at 21h25 we expected someone to come and take our drinks order. Instead they came and told us they were closed!...More

Thank Voyager249
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Golden Horse Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2016

Dear Voyager249, Thank you for the review of John Dory's Golden Horse Casino! We are extremely disappointed about your experience. We would like an opportunity to contact you and address these concerns. Please send us a copy of this review as well as your contact...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 New England Rd | Golden Horse Casino Complex, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Pietermaritzburg
  • Phone Number: +27 33 342 0995
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Description
John Dory's is a family Seafood, Sushi and Grill restaurant.
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