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Ferngate Shopping Centre | Main Rd, Randburg 2194, South Africa
+27 11 326 3161
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“prawns” (44 reviews)
“feijoada” (4 reviews)
“sardines” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Ferngate Shopping Centre | Main Rd, Randburg 2194, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a remarkable truly traditional Portuguese restaurant!! owned and run by Manny whose wife Paula does all the cooking, it is a must to go to for those who really enjoy this type of food!! if you are in the area, do not miss...More

Thank NevilleG1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic little spot. When phoned to book, was told it is last available table (on a Thursday night). When we arrived it looked very plain but at the end of the night we could see why it is so popular. The food was...More

1  Thank Nelus R
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

The food here is truly traditional and spectacularly good! Every single time I eat here I'm amazed at how consistent the quality of the food is. Great meal, great atmosphere, will continue eating Portuguese here!

2  Thank Mario M
Reviewed April 1, 2018

A classic Portuguese restaurant of a very high standard, serving classic fare. We were a party of 6 and were warmly welcomed by the friendly staff. Six different main dishes were chosen and each one of us suggested that we had made the best choice,...More

1  Thank MyPet123
Reviewed March 28, 2018

It was my first visit to this Portuguese restaurant and I was pleasantly surprised. We had Mozambican prawns and Kingklip on the advise of the owner. He said it was fresh and it really was. Always speak to the owner before placing your order. Will...More

Thank 837akbarb
Reviewed March 1, 2018

Have eaten here on previous visits to SA and always enjoyed the food,Tuesday specials make for fantastic value,My husband and my brother-in -law always enjoy the prawns but I like to try something different every time.On this occasion I had the beef stew and it...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed February 20, 2018

We have been at Mannie's since he opened, food always very good, prices have gone up, but always walk out feeling your money was well spent.

Thank Johntaptap
Reviewed February 4, 2018

We arrived for an impromptu dinner and started with milho frito – golden squares of deep fried corn /maize “pap”. Thereafter I enjoyed the feijoada – a bean, beef, pork and chouriҫo stew. It was tasty, flavoursome and delicious. My husband loved his moist chicken...More

Thank Kardoesie
Reviewed January 21, 2018

We wanted to go to 1920 for a long time - we were not disappointed. As per the TripAdvisor guidance we asked Manny for a recommendation - prawns and chicken Portuguese style - delicious! It went down well with a superb Sophie Terblanche Sauvignon Blanc!...More

Thank Flip-Alet
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

We had a casual dinner with friends at 1920 on Friday 22nd. It was our first and we left not understanding why we hadn't gone before. The food was excellent as was the service and atmosphere was fun. The owner was present which is often...More

Thank Peter B
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Kim E
March 12, 2015|
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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
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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