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Ferngate Shopping Centre | Main Rd, Randburg 2194, South Africa
+27 11 326 3161
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“prawns” (44 reviews)
“feijoada” (4 reviews)
“sardines” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Ferngate Shopping Centre | Main Rd, Randburg 2194, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Manny & his wife run a fantastic show All the food is well prepared and extremely tasty aand served with gusto

Thank grahamelane
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This visit we were guests of some friends so the review is from a guest perspective. We were lucky to get a reservation as normally the place is booked out days in advance but we managed to get a table for 4 some 4 days...More

Thank Beemer535
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I had heard so many good things about this restaurant. The food was ok and the atmosphere buzzing, the service was average and the prices expensive. Perhaps they had an average night . There are better Portuguese restaurants in Jozi, such as J's diner in...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a few more visits and a absolute MUST if in area. DO: - Tuesday prawn special (we were there on a Tuesday lunch time and were surprised when asked if we made a booking, as it was packed) - prawns must be the...More

Thank Monica J
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Best Portuguese food in the North without doubt. The food is consistently great and the vibe is chilled so always a great meal out. The service is good and Manny the owner is always attentive. Worth calling to book in the evenings especially. All the...More

Thank Grant H
Reviewed 19 July 2017

To celebrate our friends' birthday and wedding anniversary, and based on Tripadvisor's reviews, I booked a table for lunch at 1920 Portuguese Restaurant. It was a great choice. The ambiance is relaxed and welcoming and the food excellent. We all had different mains. My oxtail...More

Thank trenig
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Now firmly established as one of Randburg's favorites, it is not difficult to understand why. It has gained popularity for maintaining a high standard and consistency which is key). Juicy LM Prawns cooked to perfection. Murals of traditional Madeiran 'Palheiro' A frame houses transforms and...More

Thank Jayne G
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We stumbled upon this place and wow, what a great find. You need a reservation as it is very popular. The food is stunning and good variety to suite most budgets. The chorizo starter excellent, the peri peri chicken stunning and the prawns are the...More

Thank yonititi
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Whow would definitely recommend this restaurant, a real gem in Randburg. Food is absolutely delicious & service is impeccable !!! We will be back soon Well done very impressive to find such an excellent quality Portuguese Restaurant in the North !!! 10/10

1  Thank Vent001
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We were there as a couple and had the prawns , and the espetada (rump). My wife who is quite the afficianado when it comes to prawns was very impressed and has marked the restaurant for a return visit. The espetada was great and again...More

Thank Beemer535
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Kim E
12 March 2015|
Response from PieterCroukamp | Reviewed this property |
No outdoor seating, however, it is very pleasant inside! Worth the visit, the food is excellent
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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
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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