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1920 PORTUGUESE RESTAURANT

Ferngate Shopping Centre | MAIN RD, Randburg 2194, South Africa
+27 11 326 3161
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (39 reviews)
“sardines” (4 reviews)
“mousse” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Ferngate Shopping Centre | MAIN RD, Randburg 2194, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This charmingly authentic restaurant is owned and run by a lovely man who is originally from Madeira. His wife cooks in the kitchen and the Portuguese cuisine that comes out of it is positively mouthwatering, from wonderful Feijaoadas to caldo verde and everything in between,...More

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the seafood and chirizo paella and also the 8 Queen prawns and both dishes were unbelievable. Booking is essential as they were fully booked both times

Thank christine e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Specialist Portuguese restaurant excellent food. Been there 3 times cleats good with great service. Mozambican prawns outstanding, owner & manager takes personal interest, try da prawns peri peri

Thank Dheena P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank grahamelane
Reviewed 9 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
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Kim E
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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