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The Radium Beerhall

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282 Louis Botha Avenue, Johannesburg 2192, South Africa
+27 11 728 3866
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10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Durban, South Africa
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105 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is just made for chilling and enjoying oneself with friends or family. The food is surprisingly good (given the outside appearance). We had the peri chicken which was superb. Service was efficient and vibe very good.

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Thank Dbn_Trekker
Bloemfontein, South Africa
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178 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

This is a superb pub / restaurant! Classic atmosphere that would fit into London, Australia and Route 66.

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Thank Wim_traveler
Johannesburg, South Africa
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243 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed February 6, 2017

The Radium Beerhall is the oldest pub in Johannesburg having opened in 1929. It is decorated with amusing newspaper billboards which are very entertaining. The restaurant side of the pub serves Portuguese cuisine. I had a half Frango - peri peri half chicken - one of the best I have had. My lovely wife had a superbly cooked fillet. The... More 

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Thank Les P
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Nice music and beer. The meat was perfectly cooked. The prices were good also and food well served. I recommend .

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Thank Ciro A
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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99 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Great little pub that's truly stood the test of time. Don't be fooled the the 'dodgy' building and surroundings. The menu offers a wide variety. I can recommend the beef fillet.....The best I've had a long time.

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Thank Jason G
Sandton, South Africa
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

We met at the Radium Beerhall for dinner before heading off to the Victory theater to see Defending the Caveman. The venue was a little noisy due to a party going on in the bar area. The food and service were great. The beer prawns, streak, pizza and fish and chips all went down and received rave reviews from all... More 

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Thank Paulagoofy
Chehalis, Washington
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed December 3, 2016

OMG..this place has character and is full of characters drinking their beers.And I say that in a good way....had a blast talking with some of the regulars.Place is full of history and has great service and food.A real local hangout...we were the only "tourists" and only happened on it because there was a story about it in the airline magazine... More 

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Thank ricoman1
Johannesburg, South Africa
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

I hadn't been here since I was a student visiting Jozi so it was really interesting coming back. Jesse Clegg was playing here and some friends from US and EU wanted to taste the craft beer there (yeah, pretty random). The place was packed out with folks and the vibe was great. Service varied from good to reasonable to really... More 

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Thank bb4_the1
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Had a fantastic time at the Radium on Saturday night. Great band playing, awesome atmosphere and friendly people. Thanks so much for a great night! My wife left her mobile on the table there which was handed in and we were able to collect it this morning. Thank you to the person who was so honest and to the Radium.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

We lived in the same street for a year so it was nice to go when they had their Full chicken deals on a Monday. It's good value for Money & quite good for pub food. The pizza's aren't to bad, they are also wood oven.

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Thank ToniJordanIndigo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Steakhouse, Seafood, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 282 Louis Botha Avenue, Johannesburg 2192, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 728 3866

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