Just like any other part of Johannesburg, Roodepoort has restaurants as diverse as its residents. No matter your tastes, there’s bound to be the perfect treat at the ready to delight you! Whether it’s sweet or savoury, sit down or take-away, you’re going to enjoy your culinary world tour through Roodepoort.
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Big Fat Greek
A firm local favourite, Big Fat Greek is a flavour bomb waiting to go off! This dine-in or take-away Greek restaurant in Roodepoort specialises in all your favourite takeaway treats. Fancy some giros, meze, dolmades or souvlaki? Then, this is definitely your kind of place. If you’re not feeling especially adventurous, you can always grab a fast food staple, such as a hamburger, fish and chips, or a chicken burger. Top off your meal with some baklava for dessert!
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RocoMamas has carved out a solid reputation as one of the biggest names in the burger and grill business, and they stick to this at their Featherbrooke location. Enjoy all your favourites, from their famous Smash Burgers to delicious sticky ribs and fried chicken. Is your sweet tooth tingling after all that salty goodness? Make sure to top it all off with a Rocomamas signature G-Shake or Freak Shake, or a sweet Killer Waffle.
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Described as “the best take-away in Roodepoort”, Yusufs Take-Away offers traditional fresh, hot, halaal goodness. Make sure to try the Samoosas with Dip, as well as the AK47 Roll and Russian Roll. Still hungry? The Koeksisters are always a delicious way to end off your snack attack.
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Simply Asia Clearwater
Love Thai food? Simply Asia keeps it as authentic as a chain restaurant can: at Simply Asia, native Thai chefs do all the cooking! They specialise in stir fries, red and green curries, traditional Thai soups, and noodles. You can enjoy a meal as mild or as spicy as you can handle, and they also serve some non-traditional dishes such as sushi. Make sure to top off your savoury meal with a Thai sweet treat – we’d recommend chocolate spring rolls or a Thai chocolate brownie!
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Yummy Asian Chinese Food & Sushi Bar
If you’re in the market for a delicious family feast, Yummy Asian Chinese Food & Sushi Bar is the spot for you! They offer a fantastic selection of delectable sushi platters at affordable prices, as well as delicious Chinese cuisine. With friendly staff and efficient service, they’re a neighbourhood favourite.
Papachinos is a restaurant with a strongly family-friendly ethos. As a family-friendly restaurant, kids can have fun with “roll, make and bake” pizza, making delicious food in the process. Papachinos Clearwater is exactly the place to enjoy hearty meals with your whole family, in a fun and friendly environment for children to enjoy.
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Bossa Good Times Bar & Restaurant
Bossa is a firm favourite restaurant in Roodepoort. Beloved by locals and newcomers to the area, Bossa always delivers something memorable and delicious. With everything from burgers and beer to cocktails and snacks, this restaurant is a versatile sports bar with a twist. Even equipped with a play area, Bossa is child-friendly, too.
La Rosa Mexican Grille and Tequileria
Are you ready for a Mexican restaurant extravaganza in the heart of Roodepoort? La Rosa Mexican Grille and Tequileria is the place to go for an unforgettable taste of Mexico. Whether you’re in the mood for food or drink, the Grille and Tequileria will deliver an unmissable experience.
Founders Grill Florida
The original Founders Restaurant and Grill was established in 1984 in Florida North on the West Rand of Gauteng. Founders Grill is one of Roodepoort’s firm favourite restaurants, serving up delicious grilled meats, seafood and more! A family restaurant with a long history in the area, Founders Restaurant and Grill is the perfect place to come for a sit-down meal with friends and family.
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Adega Retail Crossing
Craving a Portuguese-style feast? Adega restaurants specialise in exactly that! Adega Retail Crossing brings the deliciousness and flair of Portuguese cuisine to Roodepoort. Come hungry, and bring your friends and family to tuck into an unforgettable variety of foods. Their specialties are, of course, Portuguese, as well as seafood, sushi and vegetarian food.
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Mozambik Retail Crossing
If you’re in need of a relaxed, family-style dining experience, Mozambik restaurants are what you need. Mozambik Retail Crossing serves traditional Portuguese-style seafood, as well as a large variety of Portuguese dishes at their Roodepoort restaurant. With a relaxing vibe and awesome food, Mozambik provides a welcoming experience for family and friends.
Little Miss Muffin
Stop by Little Miss Muffin for a cosy and relaxing coffee shop experience. Tucked away in the heart of Roodepoort, Little Miss Muffin is small, quaint, and eclectically decorated! This hidden gem is perfect for everything from kitchen teas, to stopping by for a quick cuppa. Enjoy their delicious food and child-friendly atmosphere.
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Another of Roodepoort’s hidden gems, Nostaglie Koffiewinkel is an inviting little cafe with personality and a cosy atmosphere. Their coffee and sandwiches come highly recommended, as does their friendly service! Nostalgie is the perfect coffee shop to stop by for a relaxing afternoon coffee and a chat with the owners or with friends.
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Oh My Beans
Cute and quiet, Oh My Beans is a homey garden cafe in Roodepoort. Overlooking a bright and colourful nursery, Oh My Beans brings delicious food and yummy coffee (make sure to try the mochas) to your table. Their nursery is overflowing with gorgeous flowers, so make sure to stop and smell the roses while you’re enjoying your sweet treats!
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