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1920 PORTUGUESE RESTAURANT

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FERNGATE SHOPPING CENTRE | MAIN RD, Randburg 2194, South Africa
+27 11 326 3161
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 21:00
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Portuguese cuisine in family run cozy restaurant. Host ,Manny, provides friendly and efficient service, and best prawns in Joburg ,at reasonable price. All other dishes are also delicious. Higly recommended to all.We have been going there for years.

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Thank LEROY A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had tried on the spur of the moment to get a table previously on a Tuesday night only to be turned away as they were fully booked. It turns out there was a reason for that. What a fantastic restaurant. The atmosphere was a delight. It was fully booked again. But somehow didn't feel like it. The staff were... More 

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Thank Janene H
Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We eat regularly at 1920, Mannie always seems to be able to squeeze us in, even on short notice, all staff friendly and helpful, best prawns in town, all fish dishes recomended.

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Thank jandmtav
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service is excellent, friendly atmosphere and popular restaurant. The veggie options are limited and pretty tasteless. But it is a Portuguese restaurant specialising in meat chicken prawns etc so...

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Thank rollacorolla
Magaliesburg, South Africa
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166 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Okay so this is that typical Cody restaurant you are looking for !! I had the paella ! Which supposed to be Spanish but the chorizo made it Portuguese ! Always fully booked it's hard to get a table here we had great service and where served by Edith , and the impression we forbid that's he is humble and... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We have been eating at this fabulous restaurant for years ... I have yet to find fault , not only do you get received with a loving smile ,but you are made to feel at home. The food is out of this world, fresh and made with love.I would also recommend having Portuguese wine that is also available.

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Thank Ivana G
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We've had several family meals at 1920 over the past few years. Without fail, Manny and Paula continue to deliver an authentic and delicious Portuguese culinary experience. The menu is limited and hence you're guaranteed to enjoy a freshly prepared meal. Definitely worth a try for a Portuguese lunch or dinner experience!

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Thank thisismeRick
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Situated in the Ferndale Village Centre. Friendly and attentive staff. Absolutely amazing food. Freshly prepared with smells of Portugal streaming from the kitchen as you sit with your mouth watering in anticipation of your feast. Highly recommended but you need to book well in advance.

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Thank Monika J
Bryanston, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

As said in my previous review, I love Portuguese chicken. I eat it when ever possible. Not many places in the north can rival the real Portuguese taste of Rosetenville and La Rochelle, but 1920 does. Authentic and tasty. Well done!

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Thank leonards954
Randburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This quaint restaurant offers everything you may want, great atmosphere, efficient service, superb food (!) and good value for money! For a starter, we shared a deboned sardine with vinaigrette. So tasty! For mains I had chicken breast in a peanut curry sauce with corn fritters, my wife the pork fillet with milho frito (mealie meal and kale blocks fried... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
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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