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The Foundry Restaurant

RR - RRR, , Vegetarian Friendly
Parktown Quarter, 3rd Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 11 447 5828
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good54%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (37 reviews)
“fritters” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Parktown Quarter, 3rd Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I love the mural - yes I know this is about food, but had to say it. Food is good and this is an easy dining place. Just very noisy on the inside - no furnishings to absorb sound. If you want to talk and...More

Thank lcrause
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The Foundary offers fabulous food, craft beers and beautifully thought out cocktail drinks. Quality of presentation all round great for casual dining experience. Location centrally situated within Johannesburg. Not cheap but worth every penny. Presentation of dishes lovely and well thought out.

Thank Anthea Memory A
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I've found this place in a ranking as one of the best places to drink craft beers in Joburg. After a short visit and a couple of beers I completely agree, the place is very cozy, the staff were excellent and they really have a...More

Thank Alexandre J
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Very pleasant bar, with excellent outdoor seating, and an extensive range of local and imported beers, plus some outstanding cocktails.

Thank AmosJoel
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Michael L
2 August 2016|
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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
  • Value
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
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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