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Schwabinger Stuben

$$ - $$$
German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
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387 Main Avenue | Ferndale, Randburg 2194, South Africa
+27 11 787 2500
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 11:30 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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155 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were really happy to find a German restaurant in Johannesburg, so we booked it well in advance as we had everything planned for each night we stayed. we booked it 2 weeks in advance to Sunday evening at 1930. Around 1740 we got a call from the restaurant, that on Sunday the kitchen is closed at 1930, so if... More 

Thank bdelad
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Superb venue, has a very relaxed and homely feel. Staff friendly and efficient. Have eaten here a few times and the food never disappoints. The cherry on top is the very reasonable prices. Definitely a repeat customer!

Thank IgVe
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, delicious food, wide selection of beers both local and imported. It's a large restaurant with a separate bar area, the service is great, and the prices are reasonable. Good for a boys night, or a chilled meal with friends.

Thank Matt W
Johannesburg, South Africa
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Hubby decided to surprise me with a quick lunch out for our birthday and what a treat brought back some great memories the meals are large but oh so yummy.

Thank Maya056
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Still one of my all time favourites, been going there for the last 20 years as it is 500m from my house! food is always good, service is ok and it is a great meeting place when I have to entertain customers, our staff Christmas party was held there, always the best Eisbien in SA!

Thank Steven B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A pleasant setting tucked out of the way in Ferndale, quiet, with both inside and covered outdoor tables. My friend and I visited on a weekday lunchtime and the place was almost empty. We sat at an outside table and had to wait for a server to attend but the service was otherwise good. Bear in mind that the portions... More 

Thank Grizzly_MikeM
Durban, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Came to watch the football and have dinner. Great quality of food and service! Will definately be back

Thank JBWedlake
1 review
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

10 out of 10 for portion size!! Great atmosphere and prices are reasonable considering quality and quantity.

Thank Sonja G
Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

A real little gem with a good atmosphere and food. Provide a consistent experience and overall enjoyment. Would only really take kids there for lunch as the evenings are more a pub experience with a lot of alcohol flowing.

Thank Blueswon99
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Totally disorganized. Despite booking 6 weeks in advance, and being regular patrons, they gave us an awful table in the sun unsuitable for 8 pax let alone the 14 we booked for. Had to beg for service. Arrived at 12:30pm. Lunch arrived at 4pm.

Thank Hardy E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 17:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 387 Main Avenue | Ferndale, Randburg 2194, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Randburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 787 2500
Tel +27 11 787-2550

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?