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The Red Chamber

Hyde Park Shopping Centre, Jan Smuts Ave, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 325 6048
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“peking duck” (19 reviews)
“pancakes” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hyde Park Shopping Centre, Jan Smuts Ave, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These guys have been around for a long time so decided to try them for lunch. The first thing you notice is the place is very dark, reminds you of a scene from a James Bond film. The service is not bad but the drinks...More

Thank Howard L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having lived in China for more than 10 years it is always with a degree of trepidation that I eat in Chinese restaurants throughout the world. However, we were pleasantly surprised with the food at Red Chamber. Whilst drifting away from traditional to cater for...More

Thank Geoffrey B
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I have been going to the Red Chamber for decades. Consistent is the best way to describe this sociable dining experience. You are never disappointed and the dishes have always tasted the same. Whomever I go with, I have standard dishes that I order :...More

Thank KiddoSA
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

I had not been to the Red Chamber for about two and half years and since then, the restaurant has moved to a different part of th Hyde Park shopping centre and is very aesthetically pleasing and private should you want confidentiality as you enjoy...More

Thank Tzoro1
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Been visiting for over 20 years and never been disappointed! Crispy seaweed, beef and pancakes, cucumber salad- my mouth waters just thinking about it!

Thank leanneb310
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We have wanted to go to Red chamber for a while as it consistently has good reviews. The service was good, but we were really disappointed with the food. I ordered the chicken with satay sauce and it was not what I expected in a...More

Thank lynnmurg
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We eat here whenever the kids come home from boarding school. Great family restaurant. Always good fresh food. Tried the fried rice with prawns last night. Yummy.

1  Thank AnnieMack21
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Red Chamber was fairly quite on a Tuesday evening. This can be a fairly noisy restaurant when full, but that adds to the atmosphere. The food is still as good as ever, quick and very tasty. We always share several courses to broaden the...More

1  Thank Les P
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

My friend and myself went to The Red Chamber for dinner on Saturday 4th November 2017 ans it was terrible. We had Veg Spring Rolls, duck with pancakes, Bokchoy, Deep Fried Sweet & Sour Prawns and Bow Ties ending with Jasmine Tea. We were served...More

2  Thank Robert F
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Nothing could be faulted here! Staff so friendly and accommodating. Food was out of this world. You would never be satisfied eating at another Chinese restaurant after having visited here! Dim sums are beautiful, the main dishes were stunners! Even Chinese beer for those who...More

Thank anri_bester
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hyde Park Shopping Centre, Jan Smuts Ave, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 325 6048
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