When we opened our doors just under 3 years ago we set our sites on becoming Bryanston’s Favourite Bistro. Great tasing wholesome food, personal and responsive service, and a relaxed environment where our guests could escape from the hustle and bustle of their busy lives and enjoy an incredible meal.

We selected TripAdvisor as a means to measure our progress. There are many platforms that allow people to rate their experience, and we selected TripAdvisor for the following reasons:

  • It’s international
  • It requires more effort to leave a review than most other platforms
  • It’s TripAdvisor

Being primarily a neighbourhood focussed Bistro we registered ourselves in Bryanston, and started at the back of the queue. 54 out of 54 restaurants. We slowly began to move up the ranking, and just before our 2nd birthday we’d reached number one in Bryanston.


A week ago, while looking through TripAdvisors top restaurants around us, we discovered we’d become the top rated restaurant in Sandton. We’re uncertain as to how we were added into the Sandton area category, and we’re grateful to be number one amongst some incredible restaurants in Sandton.

As always, the biggest possible thank you to everyone who has taken the time to review us.

It’s been an incredible team effort, every single day, as each member of the team does everything they can to make sure our guests experience everything that Lanser’s on Main stands for. Great food, personal attention in a relaxed and laid-back environment.

Thank you once again. We’re looking forward to welcoming you to Sandton and Bryanston favourite Bistro.