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Fireside Bistro

Norwood | Corner Grant Ave. And Algernon Rd, Johannesburg 2192, South Africa
+27 11 483 2060
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“boerewors” (3 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Seafood, African, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
Norwood | Corner Grant Ave. And Algernon Rd, Johannesburg 2192, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 10 that had dinner here and it was an amazing experience in every way! The bone marrow is a must have! Great service and cozy atmosphere as well. Can’t wait to go back again. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Markos2013
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

ITALIANO INGLESE I had a great meal, cozy place, friendly staff, excellent fish and since it is the specialty of the place, I think it's the thing that matters most. I would definitely come back here.    Cronologia

1  Thank V0laviA
Reviewed 1 February 2018

This could be an excellent restaurant if it wasn't so smokey and if it was in a better area. The steaks are really good and the service was too. It's on the pricier side but to get quality, you have to be prepared to pay...More

Thank 1saintgp
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Visiting from Israel and were highly recommended to have a meal at the Fireside Bisto. It was a gourmet experience, the steak,borewors was the best we had in Johannesburg. The service was great and the Chef is there to advise you according to your taste....More

1  Thank Selma C
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Food especially steak is quite good. Only problem is the whole restaurant is very smoky. The bbq is just in the middle of the restaurant

Thank Shi Y
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Had really great service and food, fabulous birthday lunch! The lamb on the spit was really well served and tasty, and the hamburgers too. Would recommend the meat ahead of the fish options 😀.

Thank eeason
Reviewed 7 October 2017

I had some friend over from Israel and I took them there for dinner. As always,the food was delicious and the T-bone really well prepared. My wife had fish. With a salad. My friends also enjoyed their meals as well

Thank TourSoweto
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This bistro just grows from strength to strength. Terrence made me a special mixed grill of ribs, chops, steak and it was glorius. Treat yourself to a taste of wood burning Argentina. I go there at least once a week.

Thank thebearj
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We have a great meal every time! The service is great, all the dishes are great but our personal favorites are : the chicken livers, marrow bone starter, steaks especially the fillet for mains and their fish is great too! We go at least once...More

Thank Gloria R
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Really good steaks , on the main drag of Norwood - Grant avenue . We ate early and were not hassled by vendors . Friendly and attentive staff - worth a visit

Thank adamschris
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$17
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Norwood | Corner Grant Ave. And Algernon Rd, Johannesburg 2192, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 483 2060
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Our menu includes superb T-bone's, rump, sirloin, deboned chicken, calamari, mussels, calamari, fish, salads and more. We are dedicated to using the best ingredients, and all our food is cooked to perfection using natural woodfire - right in the middle of the restaurant. The well-known chef/owner - Terence - has trained locally and in Italy, and has over 20 years of experience in kitchens around the world. Cooking is his passion and the menu will be expanding all the time, so keep an eye out for his upcoming specials.
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