If you are in South Africa and looking for delicious fast food with a local flavor, your best bet would be to visit Wimpy. Wimpy is a popular fast food chain originally founded in the United States in 1934. It spread its operations to the United Kingdom in 1954 and thereafter to South Africa in 1967, where it became a huge success. The current headquarters is at Johannesburg, South Africa. In its initial avatar, Wimpy was a formal sit-down service outlet, but it evolved over time to become a fast food joint with counter-service as the key operation. Wimpy is a place where families get together to create memories.
Notable among the Wimpy offerings is the special Wimpy relish that adds a special zing to their burgers. They were also the first to introduce espresso coffees across the nation with the Wimpy Premium Blend Coffee Range. Currently, Wimpy is the leading South African restaurant that offers quick table service, fast food and casual dining.
What you will find on the menu
The focus at any Wimpy is, however, the food. The breakfast choices attract food lovers from all over. Their breakfast menu consists of All Day Brekkies with South African classics such as Mzansi, Early Bird Breakfast, Streaky Breakfast, Cheese Griller, Hash Brekkie, Egg & Mushroom Brekkie, Double Up, Farmhouse, Build Your Own Omelet, Lekker Breakfast and Mega Breakfast. Wimpy’s also offers a mean sandwich menu with toasted sandwiches being the favorite. Popular toasted sandwiches are the Cheese, Cheese & Tomato, Chicken Mayo, Bacon & Egg, Dagwood and Fully Loaded Dagwood sandwiches.
Burgers are the mainstay at Wimpy. The lunch menu at Wimpy would spoil you for choice. You could try their Classic burgers with 90g beef patties. These come in the following options – Wimpy, Cheese, Chicken, Deluxe Veggie, Crumbed Chicken & Cheese, Wimpy Burger combo, Bacon & Cheese and the Classic Champion. One could try out their Iconic burgers with 90g beef patties. They come in flavors such as Sweet Chili Cheese, Bacon, Avo and Cream Cheese, Crispy Stack and Full Breakfast. For those of you with huge appetites, try the Wimpy Big Eat burgers that serve up double 90g beef patties with options of Big Cheese, Big Bacon and Big Champion.
Wimpy grills are also famous in their own right. Try the extensive grill menu with options such as Chicken & Chips, Grilled Chicken Filets, Thrill of the Grill, Chicken & Boerie Feast, Double Chicken Schnitzel, Chicken Wings, Chicken Liver & Steak, Boerie & Chops, Mixed Grill, Ribs & Chicken Wings, and of course, the ultimate meaty feast.
If you are looking for something lighter, try the variety of wraps and salads. Family time is fun at Wimpy when you order family burger meals, mixed chicken platter, bits and bites platter for two or the chicken wing platter with fries. Wimpy also has a special halal menu that you can check out and every item on the menu has the relevant allergen information, so that you can eat safely without fear of allergies. For desserts, food lovers can choose waffles, ice cream and chocolate cake.
Eating at Wimpy comes with extra benefits. With every meal, you have there; you will receive coins that you can use to pay for your next Wimpy purchase. All you need to do is to download the Wimpy Rewards app and start your journey of gastronomy. To earn or redeem the coins, you just need to scan the bill.
How to contact Wimpy
Yet to visit a Wimpy? Use the store locator on the website to locate an outlet nearest to you. You can find restaurants by simply entering your street address. Further filter them by those restaurants that offer delivery or those that allow you to order and collect at store. Once you input your address, you can start adding items to your order and wait for delivery. Wimpy currently has restaurants across Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape and Western Cape.
Wimpy’s headquarters in South Africa is located at 478 James Crescent Midrand 1685, Gauteng. If you have a feedback or complaint on the food or restaurant, you can call 08600 WIMPY / 94679 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org. To contact a specific restaurant, you can locate the Wimpy nearest you through the restaurant locator.