A Culinary Escape to The Royale: South American Flavours in the Heart of Johannesburg


Located in the vibrant Craighall neighborhood of Johannesburg lies The Royale, a restaurant dedicated to crafting memorable dining experiences. Their passion for food shines through in their delectable cocktails and hearty South American-inspired dishes. Whether you’re seeking a casual rendezvous with friends or a romantic evening under the stars, The Royale’s eclectic vibe and warm hospitality guarantee a delightful escape.

A Space for Every Occasion

The Royale caters to every mood with its diverse spaces. During the summer months, the picturesque 357 Alley, adorned with a beautiful bougainvillea tree, offers the perfect setting for lively group lunches bathed in warm sunshine. For a more intimate atmosphere, the main dining area provides a warm and inviting ambiance, ideal for romantic dinners or special occasions.

Photo Credits: Sharlene Homu

Exploring The Royale’s Menu

Prepare to embark on a culinary adventure that will tantalise your taste buds. The Royale’s menu boasts an array of delectable offerings, from shareable small plates to generous mains and indulgent desserts.

Kick off your culinary journey with an assortment of tempting small plates. Dive into the succulent Chicken Wings, available fried, grilled, or hot, served with their signature triple-cooked chips. For a vegetarian option, explore the deep-fried, battered, and crunchy Cauliflower Wings.

A Symphony of Flavours

The Royale’s main course selection caters to all appetites and preferences. Meat lovers can rejoice with the flavourful Rump Steak served with a classic pepper sauce and chips. Seafood enthusiasts can indulge in the perfectly cooked Squid, prepared fried or grilled, accompanied by a refreshing chef salad, chips, lemon butter sauce, or a zesty chili papaya dressing.

For a taste of the Caribbean, explore the succulent Guava BBQ Ribs, available as a full rack with chips and onion rings or a half rack for a smaller appetite. Vegetarians can revel in the vibrant Veg Paella, a vegan-friendly dish featuring fluffy yellow rice. And for those yearning for a Spanish classic, the Chicken Paella delivers a delightful symphony of flavours with chicken rice, red peppers, lemon green beans, fried chorizo slices, and long-grain rice.

Beyond the Menu: A Commitment to Hospitality

The Royale’s experience extends beyond its delicious menu. Their warm and attentive staff ensures a comfortable and memorable dining experience. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply seeking a delightful escape, The Royale welcomes you with open arms and a passion for creating lasting memories through exceptional food and hospitality.

For More Information

Don’t forget to follow The Royale on Facebook and Instagram.

You can also contact them by calling 060 575 2471 or emailing

Address: Visit 357 Jan Smuts Ave, Craighall Park, Randburg.

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