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Porter House west Gate

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Ontdekkers Road, Roodepoort, South Africa
0114726617
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Roodepoort, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Shop was clean and the waiters were very polite eager to serve. The food took some time to come. The food was average.

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Thank Andrew H
Roodepoort, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I have been a regular at Porterhouse since they were first opened at Bright Water Commons and then Westgate and now Florida centre by the Spar. My boyfriend and i went for our usual Sunday lunch. This day i felt sick and i wanted a breakfast.it was after breakfast time but the manager made an exception for me. When i... More 

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Thank Esther H
Budapest
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125 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

It is not easy to find eateries offering a varied menu and a restaurant with a pleasantly designed interior in the Roodepoort part of the world. Our landlady recommended this place and it did not disappoint. Internally it was large with several side rooms although the main lounge had raised parts.But it was clean and welcoming. The menu offered was... More 

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Thank colin_bishop1941
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 14 January 2016

On the spur of the moment, me and my dearly beloved decided to treat ourselves, and to go to a restaurant. I saw the name "Porterhouse" in Ontdekkers road Roodepoort, and in memory of the famous Porterhouse restaurant in Hillbrow in the early 80's, where I spend many a happy night, we decided to give this one a try. BIG... More 

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Thank DekkerA
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Was in town for 12 days for business and had dinner here by myself twice. The food is great and it looks like a good place to go with family. There were couples, families with kids, families with grand parents and people were generally quiet and not rowdy. Several tables had reserved signs on them so it looks popular. If... More 

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Thank TessaZA
East London, South Africa
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193 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

This restaurant is now situated in Florida Junction. We had a family get-together here and the whole evening was very pleasant. The environment is average but the food and service are very good. The manager was always hovering around to ensure that everything was going well and he made us feel very welcome.

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Thank MervynGatcke
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

Decor 5/10, service 5/10 steak was tender and grilled to perfection 8/10. Red wine per glass terrible 1/10. Steak was good though.

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Thank BernardBarnardJnr
Johannesburg, South Africa
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497 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2015

The service was slow and the food cool. I like my food piping hot. I thought the menu was rather limited and unimaginative.

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Thank JonathanSuch2013
Roodepoort, South Africa
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Took my family out for supper. We were seated immediately, waiters knew what their job entailed and the food was fantastic. Well done to the owners and staff. As a recommendation feel free to try any of the various fillets on their menu. If you are visiting please take note that the Porterhouse has moved from Westgate to Florida Junction... More 

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Thank Bo55ie
1 review
Reviewed 24 June 2012

The resturant its in a good environment and the food its mavelous

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
African
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ontdekkers Road, Roodepoort, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Roodepoort
  • Phone Number: 0114726617

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