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Wangthai Restaurant

Nelson Mandela Bridge | Shop 120 1st Floor, Sandton Central, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
+27 11 784 8484
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“thai food” (54 reviews)
“duck” (17 reviews)
“rice” (16 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Nelson Mandela Bridge | Shop 120 1st Floor, Sandton Central, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered Garlic and Black Pepper Prawns with egg fried rice for an Uber Eats delivery today. The mean was a complete disappointment!! The egg fried rice had big chunks of egg in it, and the garlic and black pepper sauce was tasteless!! So sad...More

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner at your restaurant last night & it was a total shocker! I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone. We were looking forward to a wonderful evening. Unfortunately this was spoilt by a large table of about 20 guests who totally dominated the entire...More

Thank adeleb628
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Hung out with friends. Had a very nice fish meal. Lovely Mohito. My friends had nice bottles of wine.

Thank Debola S
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

Really good atmosphere. Fantastic Thai food and well priced for both food and drinks. As a bonus you can get a head and shoulder massage at the table.

Thank Mick N
Reviewed October 29, 2017

Fabulous Thai menu on Mandela Square, amazing flavours, options, variety. Service prompt and portions a good size. Would definitely visit again!

Thank africanadventurist
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

My husband & I love Thailand & Thai food. We recently went to Thailand on holiday and ate authentic Thai food to our heart’s content. So while visiting Sandton we went to Wangthai for dinner after craving Thai. The flavours are spot on. We ordered...More

Thank MischkeLC
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Fantastic food, location and atmosphere. Many thanks to Mr. Trust for his superb levels of service!!

Thank mattdubai2017
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Very high ranked Thai place made a reservation before so we could have an outside table overlooking the square. Very nice atmosphere, nice menu with lots of choice, good wine menu. The starters where good and richly filled both main courses very good , specially...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

We were very impressed with the service and the signature dishes- the spinach cones and angry duck. Plus there was an excellent tamarind prawn.

Thank Susanhilary1313
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Dined here on quite a few occasions. Was always good Thai mixed food. Seems to be a little tardy in quality of late. Past 2 times the food has been tasteless. We had the prawn dishes lately and the prawns were tough and rubbery. Fried...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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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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