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The Foundry

RR - RRR, Pizza,
Parktown Quarter, 3rd Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 11 447 5828
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good53%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Bar, Pizza, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Parktown Quarter, 3rd Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 253 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A welcomed lovely waterhole away from the buzz of downtown Parktown 4th Ave. They have a good selection of light meals to full on mains and a limited dessert menu, however the fondant chocolate dessert thing with berry compote makes up for limited choice. It...More

Thank Ayanda N
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We were really impressed with the selection on the menu. Tapas-style squidheads to bonemarrow delights really did the trick. Great place for meetings or a date night out.

Thank DonPackett
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Like the vibe and atmosphere of the restaurant. Good service. Quality of food: good pizza. Can also do beer tasting at this restaurant.

Thank DDR1234
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We popped in on Friday night after a horrible experience at La Boqueria and we loved it. We hadn't been in quite a while and were very pleased to see that the standards of service and the quality of the food were even better than...More

Thank T-Africa2000
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Found the vibe to be nice. Food is ok but really really expensive. Had a burger. Have to order chips/ salad additional. Average burger on its own already >R90. I will give it a skip next time!

Thank MaddyZA
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I realise this fine Restaurant has been advised before but I only recently visited and was so astounded that I believe it fairly deserves another write-up. The ambience is alluring and comforting, the service outstanding. I went with a business Partner who had a pork...More

Thank 42markbriggs
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I have spent countless hours (alone and with friends) at The Foundry's bar watching football and tennis. The bartenders are, by far, my favorites in Johannesburg. I'm a total sucker for good service and a friendly vibe. The Foundry provides an enormous amount of both.

Thank Fronterista
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The Foundry is a great spot for a casual dining, either sharing one of their boards and some tapas plates or digging in to one of their delicious single meals. It has a great street cafe vibe, with the restaurant opening on to the road....More

Thank Blommie1509
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

My partner and I stopped by here for a quick late lunch mid-afternoon on a Friday after having heard that they serve very good pub food (grub). It still being early on a Friday, the restaurant was not too packed and so noise levels were...More

Thank lopsidedsmiler
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The Foundry is a combination bar and sit down restaurant with the coziness needed for evening dining in winter in Johannesburg. We had a lovely meal with family during the week. The staff were attentive and swift and the food interesting. The beer looks good...More

Thank Roddy P
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Michael L
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Response from Nicole K | Reviewed this property |
Casual to smart Casual - a real mix. But it's Joburg so people tend to dress up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pizza, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parktown Quarter, 3rd Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 447 5828
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