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The Foundry

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$$ - $$$
Bar, Pizza, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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Parktown Quarter, 3rd Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 11 447 5828
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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27 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good breakfast spot. They have a diverse food, it's disappointing that they don't have a wide selection on sides and vegan food.

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Thank Thembi S
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116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Foundry offers a menu that include tapas, pizza and more. You can sit inside or on the verandah depending on what you're looking for. I had a pizza, good option and interesting flavour. It's a vibrant place and can get very noisy so while a good option for dinner it's not the place to visit for a romantic or... More 

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Thank Rya-Mari M
Sandbach, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came for late Sunday lunch & The Foundry was buzzing. Had a male singer with guitar mainly doing covers & was very good. Even though was busy service was very promt & friendly. Nice to have a tapas option as well as main meals on offer.

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Thank Liz H
Bloemfontein, South Africa
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145 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had an important business meeting there and we sat outside on the veranda. It had a nice atmosphere and good service that contributed to a successful meeting.

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Thank Wim_traveler
Johannesburg, South Africa
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the impression that because it looked somewhat like a beer hall from the outside that the fare was burgers and draft. I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the wine menu as well as the complexity of the food menu. I had the pork belly, which was superb. This is a tremendous resturant, well managed with a... More 

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Thank Warwickvb v
Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I frequent The Foundry often with friends as an after work meet up for good drinks and yummy food. The 'bar snacks' / tapas are yummy - a welcomed experience after a long day. While I'm not a beer drinker, there is a vast selection from around the world. The food is somewhat unique to many SA restaurant offerings, and... More 

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Thank Sarahious
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The food is beautifully presented and very tasty. The menu is original and has many choices. Don't miss their Sunday roast! Good entertainment and friendly service.

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Thank Terri R
Johannesburg, South Africa
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129 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stopped in at the Foundry for a night cap and to get out of the rain on a Wednesday evening. We shared a few whisky's (although named whiskey on the menu, yet none were Irish). Nice atmosphere and good, attentive service. We were pleased to have stopped off here

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Thank Les P
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent. Delicious food. Good service. Excellent venue. Fun Moullle fritte pizza tuna unusual dishes beautiful presentation

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Thank Howard L
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

My friend and I get together for a meal once a month and decided to give the Foundry a try. We started by sharing a plank of Jamaican Jerk BBQ Ribs which were succulent and super-tasty. We both opted for the Grass-fed Sirloin, egg and chips for a main course with a side pepper sauce. Both were ordered ‘Rare’ and... 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
Bar, Pizza, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 17:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?