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“Great Thai food on the square”

Wangthai Restaurant
Ranked #39 of 1 304 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Thai
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The flagship of the Thai Africa Group is undoubtedly Wangthai Sandton which overlooks the prestigious Nelson Mandela Square. The most authentic Thai restaurant outside of Thailand. Wangthai Sandtonalso serves the DIY dining experience: sensational Thai Suki Hot Pot. A culinary concept which dates back over 1 000 years in Asian history, Thai Suki Hot Pot today - continues to tantalise the pallet and tease the senses with its fragrant oriental flavours. Best enjoyed as a group affair; the Thai Suki Hot Pot sees an aromatic broth, brimming with flavourful Eastern ingredients, placed in a pot, and atop an induction stove - within the centre of the table. This simmers away throughout the evening, while guests gentle poach their favourite selection of fresh ingredients. There is very little effort involved, other than to indulge, at leisure, in the refreshingly light tastes of Thailand. Wangthai, invites both businessmen and women, as well as the social sect, to sample this ancient cooking tradition, to which it has added a unique measure of contemporary stylishness.
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Fabulous Thai menu on Mandela Square, amazing flavours, options, variety. Service prompt and portions a good size. Would definitely visit again!

Thank africanadventurist
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

My husband & I love Thailand & Thai food. We recently went to Thailand on holiday and ate authentic Thai food to our heart’s content.

So while visiting Sandton we went to Wangthai for dinner after craving Thai. The flavours are spot on. We ordered Tom Yum soup for starters (extra hot) and it was better than the ones we had in Thailand. My husband enjoyed the Wok Beef (sizzling beef) for mains & I enjoyed a traditional Phad Thai with chicken.

Aftet enquiring we learned that the chefs at the restaurant are Thai hence the true authentic flavours.

The atmosphere is that not of a typical Thai restaurant, instead its a fine dining establishment with amazing views over Nelson Mandela Square.

Not as cheap as the Thai food in Thailand, but definitely worth it.

They also serve sushi & dim sum.

Thank MischkeLC
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Fantastic food, location and atmosphere. Many thanks to Mr. Trust for his superb levels of service!!

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Thank mattdubai2017
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Very high ranked Thai place made a reservation before so we could have an outside table overlooking the square.
Very nice atmosphere, nice menu with lots of choice, good wine menu.
The starters where good and richly filled both main courses very good , specially the meat cubes on sizzling plate very tender.
small dessert of icecream also ok.
Our waittress was nice but a bit grumpy

Thank Rob S
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We were very impressed with the service and the signature dishes- the spinach cones and angry duck. Plus there was an excellent tamarind prawn.

Thank Susanhilary1313
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