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Chinatown Johannesburg

Derrick Avenue, Cyrildene, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Love it.

Its a lovely place for lovers of asian food, sweats and ingredients. Also an amazing place to get... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
Jessi M
The filth and stench is overwhelming

In the mornings the smells of rotten fish can be overwhelming down the sidewalks. You can also see... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
MiniverM
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Asheville, North Carolina
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good25%
  • Average43%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
8 Feb 2018
“Love it.”
1 Jan 2017
“The filth and stench is overwhelming”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Derrick Avenue, Cyrildene, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Its a lovely place for lovers of asian food, sweats and ingredients. Also an amazing place to get your hair done. Not a good place for posh or snobbish people, they wont be able to see the beauty of this place. If you can't handle...More

1  Thank Jessi M
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

In the mornings the smells of rotten fish can be overwhelming down the sidewalks. You can also see the dirt. By night, the smells seem to disappear & the darkness hides the filth. The food can be really good, although at times there is no...More

2  Thank MiniverM
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice mall with a 1000 and one things. The parking and getting in and out is an absolute nightmare. almost everything needed is available. a must stop

1  Thank sikihassim
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Reviewed 10 February 2016

There are bigger and better Chinatown in rest of the world,this Chinatown you can get some Chinese ingredients and they have some restaurants around but that's about it

1  Thank Flitz8
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Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

If you have time to walk around many stores and shop for making junk but some good quality items then this is worth a day visit.

1  Thank William G
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Reviewed 19 December 2015

Chinatown is worth a visit if you need to stock up on Chinese food ingredients, including Chinese vegetables (and electronics and DVD's). There are a range of good Chinese restaurants as well.

Thank Hooggenoeg
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Reviewed 12 December 2015

First had difficulty in finding the right place. But was amazed at the array of shops. Catering for every possible customer at very low, cheap, competetive prices. Definitely worth the trip, but one word of caution. Rather leave your credit card at home.

1  Thank Holidayjunkie2015
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Reviewed 28 October 2014

If you are looking for the best dim sum in johannesburg, Cyrildene is the best place to go: http://foodiefootfalls.wordpress.com/2014/10/28/dim-sum-dreams-in-cyrildene/

Thank CassandraDeiongh
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Reviewed 14 September 2014

I hear this is a great place for food, and the two Chinese people we went with were greatly enthused by the products available, and further by the prices. The area itself is a bit interesting to walk around, but pretty dull and smells outrageous....More

2  Thank kittentravels
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Reviewed 9 September 2014

More than two dozen authentic Chinese restaurants await adventurous diners on derrick avenue. About half have been trading for a decade and the other half are relative new comers. No reservations are required and most don't mind if you bring your own, One evening the...More

1  Thank geoffrey O
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