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The Foundry

) #22 of 1,046 Restaurants in Johannesburg $$ - $$$ , Pizza,
Parktown Quarter, 3rd Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 11 447 5828
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good53%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (36 reviews)
“fritters” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Bar, Pizza, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Parktown Quarter, 3rd Avenue | Parktown North, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 241 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've found this place in a ranking as one of the best places to drink craft beers in Joburg. After a short visit and a couple of beers I completely agree, the place is very cozy, the staff were excellent and they really have a...More

Thank Alexandre J
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Very pleasant bar, with excellent outdoor seating, and an extensive range of local and imported beers, plus some outstanding cocktails.

Thank AmosJoel
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This little gem is amazing,I had get cocktails served with such flair. The service was fantastic and the food was so good 😊 I had the mussels which was plentiful and delicious 😋

Thank jerushanaidoo
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Arriving late on a Sunday afternoon at a restaurant is not always guaranteed to get you the best service or food. The Foundry proved us wrong today. We were shown to our table by our cheerful waitress, Precious, who picked up on our cues and...More

Thank Petro L
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This restaurant is good for small business function, casual dining, and for beer lovers. I took my family to visit, had some excellent platters, but found it not so suitable for family with young kids.

1  Thank Kevin_Yeh
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Lovely vibey spot to stop off on your way home from work. The bar area is beautifully decorated and cerates a wonderful atmosphere for drinks. The cocktails are a must when visiting the Foundry - in particular the Ginger Rogers which is a piece of...More

Thank 247meganr
Reviewed 11 April 2017

They have a huge variety of beers on tap and bottled beers but decided to try the cocktail "A Cup Of Tea, Please". Found it to be an interesting variation of gin tonic with the strawberry and cream tea reduction. My gf had the mocktail...More

Thank Joshlwc
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Have visited Foundry several times. Love the vibe, food and atmosphere. Excellent for Sunday lunches. Have great selection of craft beers to sample. Only disappointment is the removal of bunny chow from menu. Really suggest the selection of tapas - especially fish tacos

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Had a Saturday lunch here and ordered the "crispy" maple bacon and gorgonzola pizza. Sounds amazing, but what reached the table was pretty average. Fatty bacon, not crispy and way too heavy on the blue cheese. Unattentive service. A good spot for a drink, but...More

Thank jphansen81
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Friday afternoon buzz was good Jozi style, with people anticipating the weekend. A smallish and interesting menu with mainly pizza choices, but settled for a ravioli dish which turned out to be surprisingly good - clearly made in the kitchen and not warmed up from...More

Thank Ken H
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Michael L
What is the dress for women?
2 August 2016|
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Response from Nicole K | Reviewed this property |
Casual to smart Casual - a real mix. But it's Joburg so people tend to dress up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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