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Corner of Fried and Loam | Glen Balad Mall, Kempton Park, South Africa
+27 11 396 2610
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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55 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried this restaurant on a recommendation, and we weren't disappointed. We had three different meals and there was no complaints on any of them. The portions are of a good size. The food choices are different from a lot of other restaurants. The staff were helpful, only down side was being asked for a tip.

Thank alsation
Centurion, South Africa
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177 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's been 18 years since we have been back and we have thoroughly enjoyed it. It has been absolutely great with a great ambience. The crab curry, although a long eat, is a great eat!!!!!!!

Thank BenSymington
Kempton Park, South Africa
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Joses has the best food and the best smoking section. Brilliant food, oysters, seafood platters, Kleftiko, oxtail, and many more options. Great Ambiance and the owners are on the ball and are gracious hosts. I will go back again and again and again.

Thank Raymond W
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

Jose's is a comfortable place to dine. We found it on Google and drove straight through. Their tables are a bit wonky, resulting in us having to place a bottle wine on the steps next to us. Their waiters are attentive, but not as attuned to what the customer is asking.

Thank eleneb2017
Kempton Park, South Africa
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4 reviews
Reviewed March 7, 2017

This was an end of year function for a large group of people. My general experience was that the food was lacking in quality, especially for the price range - not all ingredients seemed fresh. Management did not seem perturbed by the fact that they had split the party into two groups & were not prepared to resolve this matter.

Thank OnlyTans
Gauteng, South Africa
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 3, 2017

It was our first time to Jose's, we were really impressed, great atmosphere and the food was excellent. Will definitely be back with a few mates.

Thank stevenpS394DY
Kempton Park, South Africa
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 13, 2017

If you closed your eyes you could be on a beach somewhere in Mozambique... I would highly recommend the grilled prawns! Tickle your taste buds into a delightful frenzy with whatever you choose... scrumptious seafood, mouth-watering steaks or pretty good Portuguese dishes. And the oysters speak for themselves... YUMMY!

Thank 465sonjab
Kempton Park, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Our whole family loves Jose's. The best prawns in the world. The new location proves to be substantially better. Unfortunately this is the only proper dinner restaurant in the whole Kempton Park. But they have managed to keep the standards up without the competition.

Thank Andreas d
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed February 6, 2017

This restaurant is always busy, even midweek - so that tells it all! Staff friendly and welcoming and very efficient. Ambience is fantastic and on weekends the staff do some Greek dancing and plates are handed out to diners to smash on the floor! Food is varied with the Kleftiko to die for. Seafood is fantastic - my wife only... More 

Thank John M
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed January 16, 2017

I really enjoyed this restaurant. The prawns and calamari were very good. Good service, and a laid-back atmosphere. highly recommended.

Thank Champagnia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $14
Seafood, Portuguese, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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
Great food and great ambiance.
Close to OR Tambo International airport

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