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Wangthai Restaurant

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Nelson Mandela Bridge | Shop 120 1st Floor, Sandton Central, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
+27 11 784 8484
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in on a Sunday lunchtime. Given a nice table overlooking Mandela square from a elevated position. Both wife and I enjoyed our food. I had Kingclip with rice and some salad. Fortunately for me the green chilli sauce came in a separate pot, so it did not smother the taste of the fish. All well presented and the service... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined here with friends for the second time in a month. The restaurant interior is, as you would expect for an eateries in the Square, very comfortable. We sat on the terrace which sadly meant we had to endure the racket from Pappas next door but that aside it was perfect on a warm evening. The food again was perfectly... More 

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Thank Andrew H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Romantic atmosphere in a good location. Good quality food. Lovely place. Service is quick and helpful

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Wangthai for a late lunch and at that time the restaurant was not busy so service was fast and good. The food tasted as expected and was well prepared.

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Thank Anders L
Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

My lovely wife and I had dinner at Wangthai on a Saturday evening. The restaurant was busy. We had reserved a quiet table and were quickly shown to it. We decided to skip a starter and each have the seafood platter for one. The platters were reasonably generous, but the seafood was sadly overcooked. The prawns stuck to their shells,... More 

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Thank Les P
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I travel to Sandton frequently. This is the third time I've tried to go to this restaurant. If you are travelling alone, this is not the place to go to. They had seating outside but would not let me sit there because I was alone. Instead they try to make you sit inside at the back of the restaurant near... More 

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Thank Deborah X
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

There is a good selection of food and it is well presented. The service is okay, although staff members could be a little bit more friendly.

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Thank UKMassive
Benoni, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Arrived at Wangthai and was greeted by the typical Thai tradition of smiles and bows with hands together. We were as requested taken to a table in a quiet area of the restaurant where our waiter introduced himself and made sure we were well looked after - his service throughout the night was impeccable. He offered to bring us a... More 

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Thank Dawn H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Four of us, business colleagues, went to Wangthai for dinner. I am fairly particular about service and wasn't impressed. We were shown to our table and then sat around for ages waiting for someone to take our drinks order. The same thing happened every time we wanted anything. We waited so long for someone to bring a credit card machine... More 

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Thank Henry S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

The only problem with this restaurant is, that it is really hard to find. It's inside the complex, on the first floor of the shopping centre. Close to the da Vinci hotel. The easiest way to find it is to ask the security guards. The place itself is very pleasant. Nice light, enough space between the tables, polite staff. But... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nelson Mandela Bridge | Shop 120 1st Floor, Sandton Central, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 784 8484
Description
The flagship of the Thai Africa Group is undoubtedly Wangthai Sandton which overlooks the prestigious Nelson Mandela Square. The most authentic Thai restaurant outside of Thailand.

Wangthai Sandtonalso serves the DIY dining experience: sensational Thai Suki Hot Pot. A culinary concept which dates back over 1 000 years in Asian history, Thai Suki Hot Pot today - continues to tantalise the pallet and tease the senses with its fragrant oriental flavours.
Best enjoyed as a group affair; the Thai Suki Hot Pot sees an aromatic broth, brimming with flavourful Eastern ingredients, placed in a pot, and atop an induction stove - within the centre of the table. This simmers away throughout the evening, while guests gentle poach their favourite selection of fresh ingredients.

There is very little effort involved, other than to indulge, at leisure, in the refreshingly light tastes of Thailand. Wangthai, invites both businessmen and women, as well as the social sect, to sample this ancient cooking tradition, to which it has added a unique measure of contemporary stylishness.

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