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South Africa Tourism Awards

Type: Restaurant
Category: Unique Experience

Motivation for award: We strive to provide an unforgettable dining experience without the pretense. Our walls feature as a ‘gallery space’ to showcase young local artists. We took an absolute leap when we opened in November 2020- mid global pandemic! We are exceptionally proud to be able to say we were able to stay open and keep all staff employed in a really devastating time for our industry. Our restaurant has not only survived but thrived and we believe this is a testament not only to our offering but to our team. We consider ourselves a family and the whole team is really proud to have been nominated for this award!

Region: Gauteng / Sandton

Embarc Restaurant


We are a restaurant situated on 4th Avenue Parkhurst. We specialize in high end, contemporary dining, in a relaxed and unpretentious environment. We strive to provide an unforgettable food and wine experience.

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Neil Macaskill – 31.05.2022
The food, creativity, service and atmosphere at Embarc are truly phenomenal. All combine to make a truly delicious experience!

Thuli Magubane – 31.05.2022
Embarc deserves to win this award

Jon – 31.05.2022
The Best!

Kirsten McCormick – 31.05.2022
By far the best food and meal my husband and I have ever had! Truly something to experience and will definitely do so again!

Aneesa Gaffoor – 31.05.2022
Vote for embarc

Alex Webber – 31.05.2022
Best in JHB!

Sarah – 31.05.2022
Embarc! The best food!

Courtney Campling – 31.05.2022

Jeremy – 31.05.2022
Embarc it is for me. Dining at Embarc is an exquisite culinary journey coupled with impeccable service.

Jeremy – 31.05.2022
Embarc it is for me. Dining at Embarc is an exquisite culinary journey coupled with impeccable service.

Jessica – 31.05.2022
Embarc restaurant is absolutely amazing, exceptional food and impeccable service

Robyn Heaney – 31.05.2022
Modern yet elegant restaurant, offering exciting, beautifully crafted food.

Robyn Heaney – 31.05.2022
Modern yet elegant restaurant, offering exciting, beautifully crafted food.

Roxy Kelly – 31.05.2022
Absolutely worth the vote! Divine food and restaurant

Selemeng Ngcobo – 31.05.2022
Great food

Christine Dignon – 31.05.2022
This restaurant provides an amazing experience with the addition of the most amazing food you will ever eat.

Mike Formo – 31.05.2022
Food that’s easy on the eye and tastes even better. Love this spot

Claudia Mela – 31.05.2022
Beyond excellent! Thank you for being consistently delicious

Anna Rita Strydom – 31.05.2022
Well constructed dishes, friendly staff and amazing atmosphere.

Aleasha Govender – 31.05.2022

Ashley Wood – 31.05.2022
Just do it

Natasha – 31.05.2022
The most incredible food and ambience. Embarc is a foodie experience without being over the top

Gayle Bartlett – 31.05.2022
Amazing dining experience

Amy Anderson – 31.05.2022
Embarc is a must when going to the big smoke! It’s found in the thriving little suburb of Parkhurst and DOES NOT disappoint. If you think the food is good, the vibe, atmosphere and staff are EVEN better.

Helenka Fourie – 31.05.2022
Hands down the best spot in Johannesburg, the experience, the flavours, the presentation, it’s utterly transportive. My favourite part is how often they change the menu and the foods they use! Utterly 10/10!

Sanelisiwe Balfour – 31.05.2022
Obsessed with the food!

Leana Lucouw – 31.05.2022
Love the food and the vibe!

Dylan de Gouveia – 31.05.2022
Amazing restaurant! Well done!

Lefa Masiuana – 31.05.2022
Been a great establishment from inception.

Michelle Sutcliffe – 31.05.2022
Love Embark!!!!!!

Kerusha Govender – 31.05.2022
Embarc represents true South African culinary experience. Delicious food made with fresh, seasonal ingredients and impeccable service.

Rea Modibedi – 31.05.2022
It’s my birthday in July and this voucher would go a loooòoong way I’ve booked to come have lunch on Sunday 3rd July and after always finding it fully booked I’m so excited I finally got a reservation!! Just can’t wait to be here!

Sarah Clowes – 31.05.2022
Embarc is by far the most exceptional restaurant in Johannesburg!

Kaylee Folster – 31.05.2022
One of my absolute favourite dining spots!

Vuyokazi Qabaka – 31.05.2022
We love Embarc

Kopano – 31.05.2022
Embarc is a stunning restaurant! The food never disappoints and the waiting staff make you feel like you’re the centre of the world. Can’t wait to go again.

Grace O’Donovan – 31.05.2022
Best restaurant in SA! ❤️

Lumé Morrow – 31.05.2022
Amazing place, amazing food. Higly recommended!!!!

Midjadji Sharon Manyike – 31.05.2022
I highly recommend Embarc. One of the best restaurants i have been to

S’celo – 31.05.2022

Hlengiwe Dludla – 31.05.2022
Well deserved had my Birthday Dinner there two weeks back and it was amazing

Hlumelo Williams – 31.05.2022
Embarc has the most incredible food and service. They treat not only their customers but their staff very well. They have incredible attention to detail and has an amazing ambiance. Embarc is truly one of the best restaurants to infiltrate the industry in JHB.

Kajal Singh – 31.05.2022
Amazing food

Inga Sindane – 31.05.2022
Embarc Restaurant

Stefanie Senke – 31.05.2022
My favourite restaurant in Johannesburg! Exceptional in all aspects!

Rachel Mulondo – 31.05.2022
Great food

Oratile Marks – 31.05.2022
The vibe and the food is simply amazing! It’s perfect

Adrielle Pillay – 31.05.2022
Embarc Restaurant is one of the best restaurants in Gauteng! Their food is delicious, wholesome and perfectly plated, always!

Lindokuhle – 31.05.2022
Cozy and intimate space, impeccable food and service!

Siveshnee – 31.05.2022
Simply the best!

Sjibbolet van der Watt – 31.05.2022
Embarc is one of those places thats fit for every occasion. Intimate vibe with a stunning menu to choose from. Super friendly staff that makes you feel welcome from the first moment you arrive. Amazing food created with passion and detail. Highly recommend.

Kim de Villiers – 31.05.2022

Anusha – 31.05.2022
I’ve been here many times and I’ve always had the most incredible meals! Well done to the Embarc team on being consistent with their service and food.

Candice – 31.05.2022
The restaurant is beautiful and the food is exquisite!

Matsatsi Diale – 31.05.2022
The food and ambiance at Embarc is always great , prices are worth each cent

Lucille Kistiah – 31.05.2022
Simply stunning

Victoria Dreyer – 31.05.2022
Embarc all the way!

Thoko Ngendane Mkhize – 31.05.2022
I love the food and the wine collection. I was introduced to a “cheap and cheerful” Usana there. I love their chicken dish. The staff is knowledgeable and attentive!

Chris W – 31.05.2022
Great experience every time!

Miruthini Naiker – 31.05.2022
Embarc has the most amazing food with a good variety of food options and wine

Flavia Da Silva – 31.05.2022
Unforgettable food indeed! Fine dining without arrogance! Too good!

Tebogo Makama – 31.05.2022
The best restaurant in parktown. Exquisite food, wine and staff

Madula Ngwasheng – 31.05.2022
Absolutely love Embarc, the food is always a good delight. Hoping to check them out soon :)

Olivia Marmouget – 31.05.2022
Love Embarc Restaurant!!

Kayleigh van Wyk – 31.05.2022
Embarc is truly such a fantastic culinary experience. It’s been a personal favourite of mine and my fiancé, with great food, great service and an amazing vibe. I’m honoured to vote for them.

Jessica Hamman – 31.05.2022
Embarc Restaurant!

Kiran – 31.05.2022
A landmark on the Joburg culinary circuit

Yolisa Zeka – 31.05.2022
The food at Embarc is delicious and very thought through. I love how small and cozy the restaurant is. Amazing service and beautiful aesthetics

Ashlynne Crawford – 31.05.2022
Embarc is one of JHBs top culinary experiences . The team is professional and passionate. The establishment is beyond worthy of a win in any category!

Stephanie Le Roy – 31.05.2022
An incredible restaurant and one of my absolute favourite spots in Johannesburg!

Keyuri Chibba – 31.05.2022
Embarc is my current favorite restaurant!!

Maddy – 31.05.2022

Lesedi Maphisa – 31.05.2022
Top tier experience and the food is glorious

Nikita Abrahams – 31.05.2022
Best restaurant in South Africa for sure.

Motheba Makhetha – 31.05.2022
Embarc is honestly one of my favourite spots in Johannesburg, so knowing that in one months time I’ll be moving to Stellies and leaving embarc breaks my heart. Just thinking of the truffle fries already

Lize Sartor – 31.05.2022
The food and Service at Embarc is always top notch and their Truffle Fries is my husband’s absolute favorite

Victoria Johnstone – 31.05.2022
Took my dad here in December for his birthday and he absolutely loved it! Such a wonderful restaurant with great atmosphere, staff and the food is incredible.

Saige Wiggill – 31.05.2022
Embarc is amazing!

Isabella Polkinghorne – 31.05.2022
I absolutely love Embarc! It is one of my all time favourites in Johannesburg. So authentic and so delish. Never fails to disappoint.

Thebe Montse – 29.05.2022
Fantastic restaurant! I’ve always had a lovely experience with them!

Gill Ridge – 14.04.2022
Excellent food, Service & Ambience

Gordon Brodie – 06.04.2022
Unsurpassable food and service.

Renetta Moonsamy – 05.04.2022
Absolutely beautiful

nomsa Dube – 13.03.2022
my favorite restaurant,the food and ambience connects ,service is always on point,they jus never disappoint ,also affordable,10/10

Chamaine Zulu – 13.03.2022
A great restaurant with great food at an affordable price.The atmosphere and ambiance is very good excellent service at all time a good 10 /10

Arthur Stamatis – 13.03.2022
The best restaurant I have eaten in !

Peggy Oosthuizen – 13.03.2022
Well done Embarc!

Robin Saidi – 13.03.2022
Great food , great service marvelous experience

Mike – 13.03.2022
Great food and vibe. Always a win.

Kallenbach Michael – 13.03.2022
Since it opened I have been a customer of Embarc as I also live in Parkhurst I was there last Friday for dinner and have never had a bad meal or experience there. It is one of the best if not the best spots in Iohannesburg. Keep going !

Andre Oosthuizen – 13.03.2022
Our much preferred restaurant!

Jenny – 13.03.2022
Embarc … delicious food… best restaurant experience!

Greg Bath – 13.03.2022
Amazing Food!

Margie – 13.03.2022
Embarc is the best food and experience I have ever had!

siphesihle Mtshali – 13.03.2022
A night to remember

Nkosana Masuku – 13.03.2022
Amazing experience-great vibe, excellent food, friendly service!

Matthew – 13.03.2022
Embarc for the win!!

Brett Thomson – 13.03.2022
Embarc for the win!

Nadine – 11.03.2022
Best restaurant ever!!! Definitely a culinary experience.

Fritz Pohl – 10.03.2022
Most amazing restaurant. Enjoyed every second

Thabiso Luna – 10.03.2022
One of the best restaurants, where you don’t actually come for food only but you also come for an experience.

Courtney Lindsay – 10.03.2022
BEST RESTAURANT. Wonderful food and always great service.

Chanae Pohl – 10.03.2022
Most beautiful restaurant and amazing food!

Julia de Beer – 10.03.2022
Best restaurant!

Dyllan de klerk – 10.03.2022
Thank you for letting me be a part of this

Linda Ellison – 08.03.2022
Wonderful food and great service

Priscilla – 07.03.2022
Best food ever

Kelly O’Donovan – 07.03.2022
Best restaurant in Jozi!

Zandile Zondi – 07.03.2022
Best service, good food and relaxed environment.

Zandile Zondi – 07.03.2022
Best service, good food and relaxed environment.

Patience Nkwate – 07.03.2022
Exploring and discovering new exciting place is worthwhile . I like traveling

Thubelihle Sally Dube – 07.03.2022
This is really a vibe

Slyvia Ngwenya – 07.03.2022
Best restaurant service and the food is so tasty.

Penelope – 07.03.2022

Marie – 07.03.2022
Great Chef and deserves great things

inganathi – 07.03.2022
Lovely food and the best customer service

Velile Dube – 07.03.2022
Great service and best meals ever!

Lucia Madamombe – 07.03.2022
Excellent service, good food and environment very accommodative and welcoming

Kholiwe – 07.03.2022
Best food

Kholiwe – 07.03.2022
Best food ever

Linda – 07.03.2022
Good food; with the best customer service.

Blessing – 07.03.2022
Best restuarant

Gracious Xolani – 07.03.2022
Embarc Restuarant Best customer service Best food

Taboka – 07.03.2022
I love embarc

Gracious Xolani – 07.03.2022
Embarc Restuarant.. Good food Good customer service

sasha jane lee – 07.03.2022
Embarc is amazing! Best restaurant experience by far!

Sandy – 07.03.2022
We loved Embarc!

Blessing – 07.03.2022
Embarc ❤️

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