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Swallows Inn Chinese Restaurant

6 Commissioner Street, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
+27 11 838 2946
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
3 Mar 2018
“Good tasty meals in Old China Town”
29 Apr 2018
“Cantonese foidcat it’s best”
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6 Commissioner Street, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Very few restaurants can boost to be around for almost 70 years . Travelled all over the world and a great lover of Chinese food . This restaurant got full marks for both atmosphere of an original Little Chinese restaurant with food equally as good...More

Thank Mumbai2
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The meals are good.Large portions.You can pay with CC.The main entrance is locked in the evening so you need to ring on the door.The restaurant is small inside.The service was good.

Thank Kvolkova
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My family and I have been going to Swallows Inn for as long as I can remember. It's is popular amongst the local Chinese community (and patrons have been eating here for many generations). Its an old restaurant that has not refurbished itself for many...More

1  Thank ssford2711
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

I went to Swallows Inn for the first time with my parents for Sunday Lunch on the 17th April 2016. The food was good, yet the ambience of the restaurant was actually not great at all and seemed very sloppy indeed. It did not personally...More

Thank Fienberg
Reviewed 21 January 2016

I was taken here for the first time with a fried, his mother brought him here for the first time about 35years ago, even though this is in old town Joburg, its worth the drive and adventure, They defnitly make the best Chinese in Joburg,...More

1  Thank MarthinusvdM
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I have abounding fond memories feasting at this historical prominent restaurant growing up - celebrating birthdays, weddings and many, many family meals. The interior space and decor both upstairs and downstairs of the restaurant is very basic and dated. But let this not deter you...More

Thank Vanessa L
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

This traditional Chinese restaurant in old China town down town Johannesburg will remind you of the 1960 and 1970. The reasons are simple in that nothing has changed. The quality of the food is true and original, the prices are very very cheep, The sad...More

Thank EONJoburg
Reviewed 28 December 2012

We have been patronizing this restaurant since I was a child. I am now 33. The chicken and beef chow mein and chop suey are my favorite in the world. The sweet corn soup is marvellous. Everything is served quickly and efficiently.

Thank malabarcaves
Reviewed 22 September 2012

This is my favourite Chinese restaurant in Johannesburg, not so much because of the decor (there isn't any), but rather because of the high quality of the food, the history and authenticity of the restaurant, and the exterior - which, for a split second, might...More

3  Thank Golda135
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  • Address: 6 Commissioner Street, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 838 2946
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