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Sandton Square, Johannesburg, South Africa
011-784-8484
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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283 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Wang Thai with work colleagues after a hiatus of a couple of years. Food was reasonable, ticking the boxes of expected Thai classics, but nothing spectacular. Service was also efficient, although perhaps a little rushed. Portion sizes were rather small though at the price point (prawn curry for example had 5 small prawns in a bowl of sauce for... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I'm not sure how authentic this is because I've never actually been to Thailand. I've eaten at plenty of Thai restaurants though and this one is pretty good! I've been twice actually, once with a friend and then once as part of a large group and the service has been spot-on both times. Tasty food, good wine too.

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Thank DavidLNewcastle
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food great service appalling! My daughter loves this place but we were so let down. Drinks had to call waitron to take order. Waited for two starters prawn spring rolls and meong khum. Then waited for main course had to ask for card to be returned and for coconut ice! We were all shocked at level of service. Ignored for... More 

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Thank Rosalie M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Haven't been to this restaurant for a while (don't go to Sandton that often), but will definitely change that way of thinking just to go back soon! It's one of the restaurants that maintains its quality & superb food! We ordered several main dishes to share & my favorite was the crispy duck! Wow!! Service was very good & the... More 

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Thank Tica1956
New Delhi, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Amazing thai food in Johanessburg..It was finger licking good!! The ambience was beautiful, service is excellent too. We dined here one day and wanted to come again the next day!! Its a must go restaurant for anyone who loves Thai food. Oh and their sorbets were out of the world too !!!

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Thank nivriti15985
Johannesburg
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144 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Excellent service and knowledgeable waiters and it was a pleasure to be well attended to. for a business lunch it is ideal and fast service. wonderful atmosphere. I truly recommend this venue if the interest is for Thai food

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Thank RuiFragoso
South Africa
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I can't fault the food at Wang Thai. I love their food and had not been there for a while (I'm talking years). So to go back and have the angry duck, was a fitting start to a horrible end. I brought a bottle of bubbly with me as we were in a celebratory mood. Maybe the waiter thought I... More 

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Perth, Australia
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103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Had a business dinner here. The atmosphere was great, the outlook pleasant , the food good and the service very good.

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Thank Paul N
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100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

You can actually smell Thailand as you walk into this lovely restaurant. Varied menu, nice wine list, great setting, and attendant staff

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Thank Michael W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is another great spot on Mandela Square, up high giving great views of the square. I don't often venture into Asian eateries outside of Asia and Australia, mainly because the quality I'm used to is high and I'm so often disappointed by what most overseas places pass off as Asian fare. I had a hankering for Thai though on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sandton Square, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: 011-784-8484

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?