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Gwefey Redefined Asian Cuisine

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3 Lower Road | Sandton, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 11 784 2283
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09:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 23:00
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Sat 09:00 - 12:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

Went to Gwefey for Mothers Day as previously enjoyed a good experience. Fans and extractors in restaurant were not working and place was smokey with many other patrons complaining. Waiters confused as to who was serving us, so long wait for drinks. Ordered starters and they came very late each in 10 min intervals!! Finally just cancelled my starter when... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

We were looking forward a an enjoyable evening of good Asian Cuisine but were left very disappointed. Our reservation was for 7:30pm. After our arrival we were constantly asked for our order as if being rushed. We ordered our Dim Sum and starters. The food arrived in fairly good time but half of our order wasn't brought to the table.... More 

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Thank GarthMuratori
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73 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2015

Two words: TERRIBLE SERVICE Being of chinese origin, I was looking forward to some authentic food. We went for a quick weekday lunch to the Sandton GweFey. What a let down. I'd say the only relatively authentic dish are the Beef Noodles. Avoid drinks such as fruit juices and green tea cappuccinos - they are horrific. We ordered a "berry... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

If you're after westernised Asian cuisine, this is not for you. If you appreciate the flavour combinations of authentic Asian cuisine, great presentation and have an afinity for dimsum or yumcha then this is the place to go. We thoroughly enjoyed the food here, stopping in for a quick snack, we ended up ordering a fair few things on the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2015

I have just eaten here for the last time. For R480, we got barely enough food for two people and the quality of it was lacking. We got a lamb dish that was R188 and most of the meal was bone. Not big bones that could be eaten around, but small shards of bone that made eating it rather unpleasant.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2015 via mobile

Very seldom do I find no redeeming quality in a restuarant, don't even feel well, food I had was inedible and a total waste of money

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014 via mobile

I have been to many places just to explore the mouth melting Delicious Dimsums . The best by far was in Shanghai China . The dimsum we had in Gwefey in Sandton was good . Something I was looking to find in Joburg for a while. I am glad At least now I can pop into Sandton for the best... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014

I visited an outlet of this restaurant that recently opened in the Sandton City shopping mall. To those that know the Sandton City shopping mall - it is located on the mezzanine level near the Checkers. I particularly like the Asian decor and styling of this venue. Unlike some of the other venues in Sandton - service was top notch.... More 

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Gaborone, Botswana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

Went for breakfast with a friend whilst on a business trip, beautiful setup, different themes incorporated in one place. The starters were out of this world & big enough to fill up empty tummies, we had our main dishes packaged as we were now full. Service was good and a very scenic view.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2014

My fiance found the details of Gwefey on the web this week and said that it had won so many accolades as a new restaurant... so we gave it a try! BIG mistake! Thursday night is a very busy night for restaurants in Jhb. When we walked in, there were only 4 tables with guests. Not a good sign, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Lower Road | Sandton, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 784 2283

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?