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“mmmmmm......just not sure”
Review of Wimpy

Wimpy
Ranked #831 of 1,250 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Cuisines: Fast Food
Description: Tel: +27-11-390-3394
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Description: Tel: +27-11-390-3394
Reviewed June 24, 2013

So I understand that most travellers want to eat as quickly as possible and ensure their flight is not missed, so do I but I'm not sure about the super fast service versus freshness. Any way, the burgers are not bad and neither is the coffee, I don't particularly enjoy the hot chips though because I get the impression and taste of "frozen chips" that are defrosted in the oven through the cooking process - not so nice. They do however, make really quick yummy toasted sandwiches so I have limited my choices to "on - the - go" toasted sandwiches or any of the burgers but without the chips. I get the "no play area" bit being inside an airport building but it would be really nice if they offered kids stuff to do like colouring in papers/crayons like some of the other Wimpy branches do or better still - a reading area for kids would be so cool, especially when us adults have the option of reading a book or newspaper and our youngest kid has no options.

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Reviewed December 12, 2012

Great family restaurant. One of my favorite fast food places to take the family too. Food is tasty, staff are friendly, service was sweet.

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Thank RealRadrev
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Reviewed September 29, 2012

Wimpy in general has dropped in quality since I was a kid. But it is a unique diner experiennce that reminds you of your child hood. The food is very predictable but the prices aere still the best in the country when it conmes to breakfast. No matter what! We all have good memories at wimpy!

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Thank SRsimonroberts
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Reviewed June 13, 2012

The Wimpy fast food sit down restaurant is on the land-side of the airport between terminal A (International) and B (Domestic). Their breakfasts used to be good so upon arrival and clearing customs I headed to the Wimpy.

Service was slow and lacking. They normally have a manned entrance so you can be shown to your table and the load distributed among the waiters. I had to wait until someone ambled from one end of the restaurant to the entrance section. My order was taken quickly and accurately. There was no free Wifi but Wifi service provider options were available if I wished to enter my credit card information (I did not). It was a long wait to be served a very simple breakfast and coffee, most waiters seemed to have congregated in the kitchen rather than the seating area where the customers were located. Food quality and quantity were mediocre at best. Bill was accurate and correct.

Service, food quality and quantity all need to improve and it will be a long time before I try this particular establishment again but I have had very positive experiences at other Wimpys. I would most likely try an adjacent establishment such as Mugg and Bean the next time at this airport.

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Thank private1_90732
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Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile
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