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Reviewed 5 January 2023 via mobile

Atrocious service. Asian management (owners husband wife type) very arrogant & rude. Shouldn't be in tourism sector. Hair in our coffee we sent it back. The owner sent it right back saying "no hair". Didn't bother sending out a fresh new one. One of the...dishes noodles with a curry ..noodles super tiny portions can barely fit in my palm. No baby changing area in toilets was told to change on toilet floor. Ended up changing in car. My mum asked waitress for an extra sweet with bill ...was told off. Not to ask cause owners don't allow it. Very unfriendly people did not make you feel welcome at all. Don't recommend this place at all. Couldn't wait to leave.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 9 August 2021 via mobile

The food, atmosphere and service is always great here. I live in the area, so we pop in regularly. I especially love their dried chilli snack. Totally addictive 😊

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 17 March 2021

The food here is ALWAYS awesome! never had a less than FAB experience. The crispy duck is highly recommended.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 13 December 2020

Spring rolls were well made, crispy,very well filled but flavourless. And accompanied by off the shelf sweet chilli sauce. Cucumber salad was ok but not special (papaya salad was unavailable). Phad Thai was totally flavourless. No Thai flavours at all. Massaman curry was pedestrian. Needed...more heat. They provided chillies on request that helped. Service was good and very attentive. Very pleasant environment.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 5 December 2020

I heard a review of this place on Radio 702 by chance & being an enthusiast of Thai food decided to give it a try. Although it is a 40 minute drive from Pretoria the road is good & following Google maps we had no...problem finding it. Most of the staff are Thai & the owner Far prepares all the food. We had a basket of a few different dishes for the table as a starter which was superb & although we sat outside under the trees it was hot when served. This is the first Thai restaurant that had a green papaya salad on the menu & although not as good as the ones you get in Thailand it still satisfied my yearning to get back to Thailand. All our mains were good. The only strange thing was that the noodles were served in a separate little dish? They have a small selection of wines & a bonus they had Singha beer. This establishment is definitely a new "go to " place!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 17 September 2020 via mobile

I had not been to Harties for a while during the lockdown and in any event restaurants were closed. Post-Covid it has grown with more seating space outside and has absolutely lovely sushi as well now. I always call as I approach Harties when going...to my holiday home for the weekend,and collect as takeaway.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 20 February 2019

Good food, good service, and cute little place for little ones to run around. Nice decor, and the friendliest staff

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

I have visited Hong Far Garden on multiple occassions and can say each one was superb. The food is delicious. The service is outstanding and the utter joy and relaxation is fantastic. The curries are amazing and the starters are tantilizing. It is an amazing...place for a relaxing lunch or dinner. Try the authentic Thai beers and enjoy the bliss of peace and quiet. Worth the drive.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely friendly host & waitress. Veg nice and crispy. The owner is always around and interacting but clients. They tried to use true Thai decor & influences at cosy place. Rustic feeling and totally different from other restaurants. Orders do take bit longer but worth...it.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Having spotted this restaurant on the side of the road on the way to my Holiday home in the area, I decided to look them up here on trip advisor. There were not too many reviewers and one was particularly negative about it being cold...due to same being tented. I decided to try it out myself and am happy I did...the lemongrass salad starter is an absolute must!! I will go back just for that!More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Maybe this garden environment works on a nice summer's day but on cool autumn evening in an LPG smelling tent it doesn't. The Tent, named the Bamboo House, is located some walking distance from the kitchen along a garden path. Upon entering the LPG smell...from the gas fire is distinctive. We all went for stir fry - 2 Crispy Pork and 2 Duck. The food arrived on cold plates and were tepid in temperature. All the noodles were cold. Maybe the walk in the open air along the garden path contributed to this. On complaint, further bowls of noodles were delivered together with an offer to heat up the main courses. This was turned down as the noodles seemed like they had been reheated in a microwave and had the texture of hot shoelaces. A most disappointing expensive evening in a Tent.More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

What a great hidden gem! The food was absolutely delicious and I would love to come back more often!

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Fantastic and real authentic Thai food. Also very nice to get a shoulder massage while enjoying your meal. Far runs the place amazingly.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Authentic, tasty dishes - we had springrolls (very good), wonton (good), green curry (great) and a fried rice dish (very good). Friendly cheerful atmosphere, good, attentive service, good quality-price relation, extensive, but not overfilled menu, all dishes freshly prepared. A nice surprise at the end...was a massage offer (neck and shoulder) at the table (given by two well trained Thai ladies) - just great, better than a dessert! Choice of seating in little pavillons (east asian style), at laid-out tables under big tents or rustic wooden tables on grass. Also for take away. We‘ll come back soon.More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

If you enjoy Thai food, Hong Far Garden Restaurant is highly recommended! Far's food seems to have gotten even better and this very special - and beautiful - woman is always looking for ways to improve even further. Her lemongrass salad with prawns is utterly...delicious; another favourite is her crispy pork or duck stir-fry. The curries too are brilliant examples of Thai cuisine. Light, fragrant and crammed with veggies. Probably not a good choice for someone who prefers lots of meat or boerewors though! Can't wait for mango season to try her sticky rice and mango!More

Date of visit: September 2017
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4