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Venetian Cuisine at Punchinello’s

'Johannesburg’s Favourite Italian Restaurant’

Dine in style at Punchinello’s Italian Restaurant in Fourways, Johannesburg. Located in Southern Sun Montecasino, Punchinello’s is a Venice-inspired restaurant that displays undeniable culinary flair. Chef Jade Sullaphen has garnered praise from icons like Sting, Prince Charles and Bill Clinton, having worked at a number of five-star establishments in South Africa as well as internationally.

Here, you can enjoy Venetian cuisine and a variety of wonderful dishes that use the flavours of the Mediterranean as the inspiration. Meals place an emphasis on freshness of ingredients and simplicity in the recipe preparation and presentation, ensuring a taste experience that caters to all palates.

There are a number of culinary events at Punchinello's, which include 'Chefs of Distinction' as well as our legendary Sunday Lunch. With live entertainment and a host of menu highlights, it’s no surprise our Sunday Lunch is regarded as one of the best in Fourways! These events are popular favourites, so booking is essential.

Punchinello's is a participating auction wines restaurant, for a full list of these fine wines, please click here.

Tsogo Sun showcased culinary diversity at the Tsogo Sun Tasting Table, view Executive Chef Jade Sullaphen’s contribution to the menu.


Chef Profile - Jade Sullaphen, Executive Chef

Jade Sullaphen has garnered praise from icons like Sting, Prince Charles, Bill Clinton, and others - evidence of the fact that this master chef is accustomed to performing at the very highest level of his intricate and demanding art. Jade has not only worked at five-star establishments in South Africa, but has also gained an amazing level of insight and experience in fields as far-flung as Ireland and China. Speed, discipline, hygiene and teamwork are the pillars of his approach, and the results speak for themselves. As a master who plies his craft at one of South Africa's premier luxury hospitality destinations, Jade combines rigid standards of excellence with evolutionary creativity - and produces stunning results.

Rewards Discount Terms and Conditions:

  1. The discount is available to Black, Platinum and Gold Rewards cardholders only
  2. The discount applies to the total food and beverage bill for the Rewards cardholder and 7 guests
  3. The cardholder must present his/her Rewards card in person when paying the bill to qualify for the discount
  4. The cardholder must have a valid Rewards card with an active status to qualify for the discount
  5. The benefit is automatically open to Rewards cardholders from Blackrock, Emnotweni, Garden Route Casino, Golden Horse, Goldfields Casino, Gold Reef City, Hemingways, Montecasino, Mykonos, Silverstar, Suncoast, The Caledon and The Ridge as well as Tsogo Sun Hotel Rewards cardholders
  6. The discount can be redeemed 7-days a week, but may exclude special celebrations and public holidays as per the outlet’s discretion
  7. The discount cannot be combined with any other discount, voucher, special offer or promotion including but not limited to pensioner discounts
  8. There may be a  24-hour delay between the time of joining the Rewards Programme and being able to use the Rewards card to claim the discount
  9. The discount cannot be sold or transferred
  10. ID confirmation may be required
  11. Outlet terms and conditions apply
  12. Café Cru at Montecasino is excluded from this offer