Situated in the heart of Sandton, Epicure Restaurant boasts 160 seats including terraced tables, a 40-seater private dining room and a walled, lush, lawn perfect for picnics. Epic Bar and Cure Deli compliment the culinary chic. Exquisite décor, superb service and fine food accompany breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night African street food tastes.
Firstly, menus change according to the chef’s inclination but consistently offer a taste of our time and space. Coconut-basted crabs pay homage to the wonders of West African seafood. However, slow-cooked Nguni oxtail serve southern African comfort and luxury. Magnificent mabele (sorghum) topped with wild mushrooms include vegan, low GI and gluten intolerants in the gastronomic journey..
Secondly, Epicure has a space to match each and every mood. Therefore, the private dining room is ideal for discrete business discussions. Thirdly and most importantly, the garden is great for starlit romantic rendezvous. Sociable cocktail sessions bubble at the bar. From first aperitif to last petit four indulgence and ease combine with safe parking and superb service to make Epicure Johannesburg’s destination du jour..
Wines at Epicure Restaurant
Epicure’s exceptional wine collection includes South African, French and New World gems. Moreover, Chef Coco and the team of sommeliers are on hand to offer food-wine pairing advice. Begin with ginger smoked beef and lush, seductive Viognier. End in the honey-hued glories of Constantia.
Epic Bar’s rum focus brings the African Diaspora home in style. Oak aged excellence abounds. However, Cocktail adjacent gourmet gaps can be soothed and satisfied with a blissful bar menu. And above all what is life without bubbly? Epicure offers a sparkling selection second to none. Laurent Perrier Special Cuvee and Champagne Salon for the Champagnophiles and Ace of Spades Armand de Brignac for the fashionistas.
Epicure also offers one of the finest cigar selections in the city. Our state of the art humidor features the likes of Hoyo de Monterrey Épicure #2, Opus X and La Glorian Cubana Serie R.
Multi award-winning chef Coco Reinarhz is African epicurean elegance personified. World citizen and son of our soil, his food philosophy always engages with what it means to be African in a global gourmet context.
With a childhood spent at his mother’s side in her restaurant in Kinshasa and a formal training at the Ecole Hotelière de Namur in Belgium, Coco is uniquely qualified to lead the new wave of South African cuisine. Under his careful stewardship, modern French flair and exquisite African innovation consistently make respectful and compatible culinary companions. First at Ma Passion in Greenside and more recently at Morningside’s Sel et Poivre, the Johannesburg food scene has enthusiastically embraced this signature style.