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The Foundry

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, , Vegetarian Friendly
Parktown Quarter, 3rd Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 11 447 5828
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good53%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (41 reviews)
“fritters” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Parktown Quarter, 3rd Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Casual supper. Great tasting pizza, not shy in toppings. Despite seemingly promoting them, craft beer selection left much to be desired. Efficient staff.

Thank GaryvE
Reviewed 6 days ago

Love to meet here for lunch to grab decent meal and few drinks in a great atmosphere good service. Wife likes their cocktails and I enjoy my beers

Thank bradsmitmail
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and good menu. We only stayed for drinks and we found the beer and spirits list extensive. If you’re into wines though the ‘by the glass’ choices are pretty limited. Service was friendly but slow.

Thank Bianca L
Reviewed 27 February 2018

I loved the atmosphere at the Foundry. It feels very trendy and lively but still comfortable. The outdoor seating is very pleasant. They had a great beer selection and we both enjoyed our choices. We started with the pumpkin fritters, which were really delicious. I...More

Thank Sidra B
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

The Foundry provides an upmarket pub experience. The food is good and the service suitable. The cocktails are well done. A favourite hang for the hip and cool. Dont miss it.

Thank Albertonvernon
Reviewed 4 February 2018

I met friends for drinks after work. I loved the “Cup of Tea” served – a luxury gin & tonic. Although the outside patio was packed, service was attentive and friendly. Ideal for a drinks.

Thank Kardoesie
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Love the mussels at The Foundry, definitely the best I have tasted in Johannesburg. So fat and meaty, served with delicious light and crunchy french fries.

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Great ambiance , great food , great staff ! Beautifully designed in prime position , filled with life !

Thank Aliasof
Reviewed 22 December 2017

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
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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
  • 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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