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The Red Chamber

Hyde Park Shopping Centre, Jan Smuts Ave, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 325 6048
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“peking duck” (19 reviews)
“pot stickers” (8 reviews)
Opens in 15 min
All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hyde Park Shopping Centre, Jan Smuts Ave, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As always the Red Chamber is magnificent. I have never had a bad meal there, service is consistently excellent and the food is superb. I had the veg pot stickers, the tiger salad, the thin spring onion pastry and a bow-tie. My partner shared the...More

Thank 99julesm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant set in the Hyde Park shopping centre. Was here on a Monday night and had a good number of tables occupied, so always a good sign. Had for a starter the fried tofu with a good spicy sauce and as a main the...More

Thank Niels B
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I have eaten here several times before heading to the movies. Food in general is ok - not the best Chinese food I have had but it is one of the best in Joburg. Service is very attentive and speedy, food comes out at a...More

Thank Rhys O
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here several times alone and with my wife. In general food is ok - not the best Chinese food i have had but it is some of the best in Joburg. Service is always very attentive and friendly.

Thank Rhys O
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

A friend and I went for dinner, ate the dragon salad which is to be feared and veggie potstickers for starters. She had the beef in black bean sauce which she loved, we shared rice an Noodled - the noodles are to die for, hand...More

Thank 99julesm
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Do not go to this restaurant. We have travelled the world over and for both of us this was the worst Chinese food we have ever come across.

1  Thank HarrietRobinson
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I have been a regular at Red Chamber since the first started back in Rosebank many years ago. Today located in Hyde Park they bring Real Chinese Cuisine with consistent service and quality day in and day out. The menu is very diverse offering to...More

Thank Hasslefree2014
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Dining at The Red Chamber with my family for birthday celebrations was a memorable occasion. The menu with its variety of dishes from the outset, were impressive. The variety makes selection even more difficult. Nevertheless, each dish that was ordered was a feast. Fresh ingredients...More

Thank Redsox773
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

7pm on Valentine's Day and I decide I don't feel like cooking. I'm laughed at on the 1st two tries. Third time lucky - I phone Red Chamber. I know proprietor Emma. We go to the same writing group. Did you know she's a published...More

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

It is always a treat to go to the red chamber. Emma has not lost her touch in all these years. Tiger salad is to be feared but is still and all time favourite as are the pot stickers and bow ties.

Thank 99julesm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hyde Park Shopping Centre, Jan Smuts Ave, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 325 6048
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