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Ferngate Shopping Centre | Main Rd, Randburg 2194, South Africa
+27 11 326 3161
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“prawns” (44 reviews)
“feijoada” (5 reviews)
“caldo verde” (5 reviews)
Seafood, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Ferngate Shopping Centre | Main Rd, Randburg 2194, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great atmosphere, authentic quality Portuguese fare, owners/managers/waiters attentive without being obtrusive. Sardines on the menu would have been great as starters or main. Creme caramel dessert not up there with the rest; mint tart very good.

Thank rossvdr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We read about this place and wanted to go for a long time.We were surprised and will definitely be back.Very small restaurant so make sure you book.

Thank 1959Hennie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fernando at 1920 does the most incredible paella with seafood. His grilled calamari in garlic butter is also heavenly. This cosy bistro hailing from Madeira and its cuisine is a Joburg gem. We had the Flamed chorizo as a starter. This is no ordinary spicy...More

Thank Gary J
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Authentic Portuguese menu, food like sardines, clams, prawns,bacalhau, feijoada, Caldo verde etc. Delicious!!!!!! There is also a board with additional options and a great wine list. An overall good experience, great waiters and service and food to remember. Book well in advance as very popular.

Thank Wayne and Mari K
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The lunch was excellent and a lovely cosy atmosphere. It is a very popular restaurant and best to book before which tells you that the food is so delicious.

Thank mikeandrita
Reviewed 14 May 2018

this is a remarkable truly traditional Portuguese restaurant!! owned and run by Manny whose wife Paula does all the cooking, it is a must to go to for those who really enjoy this type of food!! if you are in the area, do not miss...More

Thank NevilleG1
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic little spot. When phoned to book, was told it is last available table (on a Thursday night). When we arrived it looked very plain but at the end of the night we could see why it is so popular. The food was...More

1  Thank Nelus R
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The food here is truly traditional and spectacularly good! Every single time I eat here I'm amazed at how consistent the quality of the food is. Great meal, great atmosphere, will continue eating Portuguese here!

2  Thank Mario M
Reviewed 1 April 2018

A classic Portuguese restaurant of a very high standard, serving classic fare. We were a party of 6 and were warmly welcomed by the friendly staff. Six different main dishes were chosen and each one of us suggested that we had made the best choice,...More

1  Thank MyPet123
Reviewed 29 March 2018

It was my first visit to this Portuguese restaurant and I was pleasantly surprised. We had Mozambican prawns and Kingklip on the advise of the owner. He said it was fresh and it really was. Always speak to the owner before placing your order. Will...More

Thank 837akbarb
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16 July 2018|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ferngate Shopping Centre | Main Rd, Randburg 2194, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Randburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 326 3161
Restaurant Is On Main Rd In Randburg Just Near The Magistrates Courts And Opposite The School. Cnr Of Main Rd And Oxford Rd
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