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“Yummy Thai” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Wangthai Restaurant

Wangthai Restaurant
Nelson Mandela Square Mall | Shop 120 1st Floor, Sandton Central, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Ranked #108 of 728 restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Yummy Thai”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Eat here every trip to J'burg - and it's always good. A favourite - good selection of dishes. Service can be a little slow on a busy night but nothing a glass of wine looking out across the Square doesn't fix.

Visited December 2012
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English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Solid but slightly over priced Thai food.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

This restaurant fails to disappoint. You know exactly what you are getting. I have my favorites and seldom order anything else.
The Meang Khum, (Craft your own unique spinach cones from a selection of ingredients: Peanuts, roasted coconut, chilli, lemon pieces, fresh ginger, onions and lemongrass, finished with a drizzle of sweet palm sugar syrup) or Tom Yum Goong soup (with prawns) or Tom Kha Gai soup (chicken in a lemongrass and coconut base) are my favorite starters.
I almost always have the "Angry Duck" as a main, but I joke now and ask if I can have "Slightly Cross" Duck. I like spicy but this is really hot, so if you can't handle it order something else.
This is situated on "Mandela Square", ask for a table on the balcony overlooking the square.
If you are meeting someone or want to do something after, there is one of most comprehensive Exclusive Books almost next door.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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114 reviews 114 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 79 cities Reviews in 79 cities
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
“Fantastic service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

This restaurants is one of two upstairs in the Sandton center. We tried both - the are nect to each other. Food is tasty - service quick and a 3 course meal with a bottle of wine and coffee + tips - will set you R600 back - that is awfull cheap

Visited November 2012
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Bodrum City, Turkey
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“Good, not sure about the patrons”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

i love this place, but the frequents are a little pretentious, either way, book this place you are surely in for a good evening!

Visited November 2012
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Johannesburg
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Food always authentic and good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012 via mobile

We have eaten here many times, and the food is always good authentic Thai. The service is average but the view over the square is lovely. Drinks are pretty expensive so watch out. We will definitely go back...

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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