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OR Tambo Int Airport Landside | Shop R800, OR Thambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Auckland, New Zealand
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The service was good, the hake was a bit oily and chips where good. The food was poor quality fast food

Thank Marcus P
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We ate at Wimpy after a tiring 8 hour flight with 4 children and my 70 year old mother. Lerato was very friendly and full of jokes, he lifted our tired spirits in no time! He takes a lot pride in his work. Ask for him by name you won't be disappointed. Thanks Lerato we left with a smile!

1 Thank Desire L
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I travel to SA at least once per year and Wimpy is always my first stop after immigration. I get free newspaper for the stand outside, take a seat in the smoking room and have a quick cigarette, coffee, and breakfast before my connecting flight. A ritual for me and a welcome break after 12 hours on a plane. There... More 

Thank ColinCas
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is for the Wimpy in Departures! Service: The waitress was one of those that would rather be in 1000 other places than serving one. I had to request the breakfast menu which arrived with the same attitude My coffee order was taken &, before I could place my food order the waitress walked off with the result the coffee... More 

Thank Llew T
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Arriving from an International Flight, Breakfast airside in Domestic Departures was a treat before the last leg to George. Things have changed, I ordered a (Double Up) Breakfast, without Boerewors, this took time for the waitron to understand that I did not want it, eventually she got it ! I also ordered a Wimpy Coffee, cold milk on the side.... More 

Thank allaboutholidaysUK
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

A few months back we were a whole group and the whole group did not finish their breakfast due to cold, oily, and tasteless food. The toast was cold and tough, the eggs over or underdone and oily, the service slow and the waiter hates her job!! The second time I sit down with 45 min before my flight, I... More 

Thank jean d
Cape Town, South Africa
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92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Food was good, quick service and friendly waiter. Obviously there are better choices but this is part of my traveling routine - will return as usual. No complaints.

Thank SirOwen_ZA
College Station, Texas
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679 reviews
478 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 378 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

First, the food took a while to come, which is surprising because the place was not busy at all. Once the food arrived, I had a cup of the most flaccid fries I have ever had in my life. Greasy and undercooked. The veggie burger tasted only like pickles and ketchup. There was so much of the red goop pressed... More 

Thank Helmut K
South Africa
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202 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We had breakfast while waiting for our flight.The service where typical of a sit in diner and the food very basic. If you are in for affordabe hit and run run breakfast or lunch this will work , but the fact that your belongings are standing open next to your table , adds a bit of risk.

Thank RiaanSouthAfrica
Johannesburg, South Africa
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642 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

I usually steer clear of fast food restaurants. But alas, I opted for Wimpy (Airside, after security, not Landside) for my pre-flight breakfast. And I was pleasantly surprised. The service was adequate, with my chosen drink only arriving after I re-requested it. But the meal itself was tasty, with the bacon deserving a special mention – salty, smoked, crispy. And... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Fast food, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: OR Tambo Int Airport Landside | Shop R800, OR Thambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
Tel: +27-11-390-3394

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