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Catemba - CLOSED

235 Hilda Street | Hatfield, Pretoria 0083, South Africa
+27 79 048 5829
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Oct 26, 2015
“Authentic Portuguese food”
Sep 29, 2014
“Very nice portuguese cuisine”
Restaurant Hours Closed
European, Portuguese, Seafood
235 Hilda Street | Hatfield, Pretoria 0083, South Africa
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Reviewed October 26, 2015

Oh what a treat for an evening on the town. Atmosphere and location perfect Food is amazing and worth every penny

Thank CandiceYoung
Reviewed September 29, 2014

Good fish and chicken. wonderful environment and open space. Easy to get there and close to the Union Building.

Thank Joao N
Reviewed February 20, 2014

Great food, even well versed foodies enjoy your cuisine. Keep it up (don't close your kitchen to early though guys) The best Chicken livers in Gauteng by far!

Thank FoodFinderSA
Reviewed September 11, 2013

To be fair I asked the waitress what's good, to which she replied the chicken is quick! I already made up my mind before arriving that the good steak would be excellent. So I ordered the steak (medium) with the chorizo starter to arrive at...More

Thank Donovan J
Reviewed September 5, 2013

Catemba was so good we came back the next night again for dinner. Made the reservation right there on the spot. All of our meals were superb. I have no idea what the other reviewers were talking about, perhaps they enjoy McDonald's and KFC on...More

Thank Marbacca
Reviewed August 30, 2013

We really enjoyed our evening with friends at Catemba. While I would rank the food as a 4 out of 5 & the service as 4 out of 5, the positioning of the smoking seating right at the entrance was a detraction. Whenever new guests...More

Thank Jed C
Reviewed June 11, 2013

given that there was a large table next to us, we could understand waiting a few minutes. But an hour after we had ordered they had not even started preparing our food. The manager was useless as well. do not go here!!!!

Thank Lizette B
Reviewed May 10, 2013

Portuguese rolls on the menu, I don't think so, it was stale rolls from the Cafe down the road, Smoking section, worse than the worst beer tent, yes, tent !

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Reviewed April 3, 2013

I think this restaurant is way over-priced for its fare and its beverages. I did find the staff friendly and helpful, but I did not have the kind of dining experience I was expecting. Usually I give every place a second chance but I have...More

Thank Jo N
Reviewed February 11, 2013

The atmosphere in the restaurant is good, nice place to be. The service was good as well. However the food is terrible, and not just because it's been badly cooked, the quality of the meat, chicken etc. is terrible! Will definitely not be back.

Thank Jacques R
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  • Address: 235 Hilda Street | Hatfield, Pretoria 0083, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 79 048 5829
Catemba is well known for its seafood, especially the prawns as well as one of the Best Portuguese Chickens in town! Authentic Portuguese dishes are served daily with some traditional Dishes from Portugal, Angola & Mozambique! Here you can have all types of parties, birthday's, weddings, office functions, business meetings etc, you name it and we do it as per your own budget! We provide various types of live entertainment, especially over weekends!
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