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Foo Wah

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Voster Ave | Glenanda, Johannesburg 2091, South Africa
+27 11 682 3689
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Shaka's Rock, South Africa
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315 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Foo Wah (which means House of Prosperity) is a wonderful Chinese restaurant decorated in beautiful old world Chinese decor with beautiful Chinese lantern ceiling lights and other wonderful nik naks reminiscent of the early days when Chinese food was the in thing. Foo Wah seems to have outlasted the rest and must therefore be the best! We unfortunately did not... More 

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Montegrotto Terme, Italy
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Best Chinese that I have eaten in a long time. Had to try all different dishes ordered by rest of family and not one was dissapointing. Service efficient and price good.

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Thank Anna R
RSA
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

My wife ane I have been visiting Foo Wah since 2001 and have never been let down. Eric the manager always takes time with guests. We have tried most of the food on the menu, but our favorite is the Scallions, beef, chicken and pork are available and served on a very hot cast iron plate. We very seldom finish... More 

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Thank TauTona
Johannesburg, South Africa
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

The atmosphere was awesome and coincidentally on our evening there, 4 birthdays were being celebrated. They made it very special for everyone and a great seating booth.

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Thank samantha681
Alberton, South Africa
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

A really great variety of good Chinese food. Like most of the other reviews written... We had a similar experience. The standard dinner menu is sounding value for money and the quality of food remains high. All our food eras fresh and HOT... Not any lukewarm offering. Only small negative was the rice. Net plain and it would be better... More 

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Thank equality11
Johannesburg, South Africa
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113 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

This well established restaurant is a favorite of many people in the south of Johannesburg and it shows as it is almost always full. Eric the owner/manager knows his regular patrons and gives them a warm welcome and also stops by tables to chat to customers. Good menu which clearly explains each dish. We have never had a bad experience.... More 

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Thank 271hiltont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

We are regulars at this little southern Gem. I always go for the dinner menu because you get to have a taste of everything. Take-aways are always fresh and tasty too!

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Thank 922staceyc
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

We have been enjoying Chinese hospitality at Foo Wah since 2004. We love that the manager ,Eric takes time to see to guests as well as bothers to get to know regulars. We especially enjoy being served by Chinese people in A Chinese restaurant! Most place don't have that...and I believe ,the service ,language, their knowledge of the food and... More 

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Thank urvashibhika
Boksburg, South Africa
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

We were looking for something different. After reading the reviews which seemed excellent decided to try this Chinese restaurant as we have been going to Tong Lok in Bedfordview for over 13 years which is excellent. What a disappointment. The decor is old style Chinese. The seating is old cane furniture with dirty old cushioning. Waiters are Chinese but not... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

All round good Chinese food. They even have sushi which is the best sushi I have tasted in Johannesburg. Definitely a must for sushi lovers.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Voster Ave | Glenanda, Johannesburg 2091, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 682 3689

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