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Corner of Fried and Loam | Glen Balad Mall, Kempton Park, South Africa
+27 11 396 2610
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Mon 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Kempton Park, South Africa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

nice cosy atmospere, excellent prawns and the steak is amazing. Free bread and little starter which is a rare thing now a days. Enjoy having a relaxed dinner with my husband. Not quite a place for babies and prams can be a bit snug for that. they do cater for kids and there are high chairs and coloring book. Would... More 

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Thank B2691NDsandyl
Bloemfontein, South Africa
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Haven't been there for a while but sure to go again soon. Outstanding service, helpful staff and involvement from management. They spare nothing to make you feel special. *****

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Thank travelalot223
Jacksonville, Florida
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Ate here twice while in Johannesburg. We were shown local Red Snapper and as a fishermen I can tell you it was off the dock fresh. We had steak, the huge Prawns, mussels and Kingclip (fish). All food was superb. I ordered what was called the baby portion on Kingclip and prawns, the fish was huge. I saw the standard... More 

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Thank John T
Yuba City, California
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55 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Visited Jose's ("Giseis" as they pronounced) on our first day in SA again on our last. Service was on-spot both times. Owners visited with us both times, wow! Not a fancy place, in a strip-mall near the airport, but recommendations on their Portuguese-ish menu were completely delicious and satisfying. Huge value for the $. Kudos to attentive & engaged staff!

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1 Thank Harry S
Kempton Park, South Africa
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Good food and atmosphere. Can recommend the prawns and steaks. Staff are friendly and helpful, prices are not too bad. The whole place has a good vibe which goes well with the meal.

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Thank alanp846
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Visiting friends in Joburg overnight and decided on Joses as it was nearby. As I have a cellar with some 4000 special wines we took a vintage Warwick to enjoy over dinner...only to be told by the waiter on arrival " You can't drink that here!" I queried this and said we were quite happy to pay corkage. He went... More 

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2 Thank Daryl B
Boggomsbaai, South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The oysters and prawns are just fantastic. The service is good and the atmosphere is nice. I make it a regular stop whenever I travel and stay in kempton park.

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Thank Jacob G
Kempton Park, South Africa
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

I have visit this restaurant for the last couple of years and the service and food has always been excellent. Always busy on week ends so make sure you make a reservation

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Thank corrieelnal
Clarendon, Texas
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Jose's provides a fantastic variety of entrees from seafood steak and Lamb.Great service and wonderful ambience. Good selection of wine as well

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Thank Ken M
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

We've been to Jose's a couple of times over the past few years. With two small children organising a date night is not easy. We decided on Jose's because it ia conveniently close to home and offers a cosy intimidate atmosphere.... Unfortunately not so tonight. Service and food was excellent as always but the smoking area wasn't closed off and... More 

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2 Thank Johan C
Daniel C, Owner at Jose's, responded to this review

Hi Johan, I apologise for the experience you had with us the other night. One of the extractor motors in the kitchen was being replaced and there was a ton of smoke spreading into the restaurant. I'm glad to say it has been fixed and all is back to normal. I'd like to offer you R200 off your next bill... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Cuisine
Seafood, Portuguese, Steakhouse, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Fried and Loam | Glen Balad Mall, Kempton Park, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Kempton Park
  • Phone Number: +27 11 396 2610
Description
Great food and great ambiance.
Close to OR Tambo International airport

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