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Fong Mei Restaurant

18C Derrick Avenue | Cyrildene, Johannesburg 2198, South Africa
+27 11 615 1384
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good53%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“crispy beef” (7 reviews)
“cantonese” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
18C Derrick Avenue | Cyrildene, Johannesburg 2198, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

This is a brother and sister team ( brother's branch in Derrick Ave and sister has her branch in Rivonia Ave ) and I have been to both places. Basically Rivonia Ave is a much bigger place and the food is also better. We have...More

Thank Ianfung
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here for a good 8 years. The garlic veggies are nice. Also when in season there is a crab dish with butter and cheese it's worth the taste. Be careful not to eat your fingers at the same time.

Thank arzu u
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Enjoyed the food, fresh and unassuming, the Calamari in Black Bean Sauce was off the menu and they accommodated us by preparing a great dish with strong hint of ginger, it was really good.

Thank ACHajee
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

In the heart of the Johannesburg Chinese community a very small and unassuming restaurant is an absolute treasure. Absolutely delicious food, the noodles and vegetables combinations divine with the lazy susan working overtime. Order a wide variety of dishes and enjoy each. For starters the...More

Thank Linky B
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Best food this side of the Limpopo! Try the crispy beef, wow! Ok here is our standard: pok choi, vegetable fried rice, crispy beef. You can't beat that.

Thank Merel Jeanne V
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Have eaten four times at Fong Mei Rivonia and Derrick Avenue during this visit with biz partner and friends. Cooking is good with many different dishes ( sea food, meat & veggie ). Calamaris and chicken are disappointing but others are very good. Best to...More

1  Thank Ianfung
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Have frequented Fong Mei since they opened what feels like over 10 years ago. My kids love it. We order the same dishes everytime. Portions have got smaller and more expensive. The food is delicious though. Recommend the chilli garlic pork ribs, sizzling chicken in...More

Thank Lauren F
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The cooking and the level of service is down somewhat since my last visit in 2015. The have only one waitress ( and the owner too ) who can take orders assisted by 2 young local staff ( only delivery dishes and clear the tables...More

Thank Ianfung
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I have been well aware of all the ethnic minorities living and celebrating in this fantastic city of Johannesburg – but I have to admit that the Chinese community has not been prominently on my radar for a long time. Now it is sorted! We...More

Thank SoulmanJoburg
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Terrible - chef had a really bad night. Prawns in spring onion turned out to be tasteless boiled prawns in incipient sweet and sour source with normal chunky fried onions The crispy fried beef was tasteless soggy and chewy !! Yuck!! The sauce was as...More

Thank rovingcomforts
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18C Derrick Avenue | Cyrildene, Johannesburg 2198, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 615 1384
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