Minkys favourite restaurants in Johannesburg delivering in lockdown


PRON – People’s Republic of Noodles (Linden)

Type of food: noodle bowls, dumplings and small dishes.

• What I recommend: PRON’s sister restaurant is Red Chamber in Hyde Park which is my absolute favourite restaurant in JHB, so obviously PRON is my next absolute favourite restaurant in JHB. So, I highly recommend everything on the menu.

How to order: you can order off Mr D Food app as well as off the www.fatafat.co.za app which is a contactless delivery app.

Menu: click here for the full menu

Phone number: 011 782 1736

Blog post all about PRON – click here

Follow Pron on Instagram for regular updates:


Glenda’s Restaurant (Hyde Park)

Type of food: delicious wholesome food, like a Sunday roast chicken or babotjie pies, and freshly baked cakes, macaroons and treats.

• What I recommend: Everything because everything is delicious!

How to order: Glenda’s has their own delivery vehicles, or you can order on UberEats as well as Orderin. You can order by phoning 011 268 6369.

Menu: click here for the full menu but follow Glenda’s on Instagram because there is always something different and delicious to order

Phone number: 011 268 6369

Blog post: click here

Follow Glenda’s on Instagram for regular updates on menu items:


Pomodoro (Morningside)

Type of food: traditional and authentic Italian cuisine.

• What I recommend: The pasta dishes. You know how I love my pasta!

How to order: you can phone 011 883 1854 or WhatsApp 067 396 6306.

• Menu: Follow Pomodoro’s Facebook page for the full lockdown menu and any updates

• Phone number: 011 883 185

Follow Pomodoro on Instagram for updates:


The Butcher Shop & Grill (Sandton)

• Type of food: meats, steaks, stews and burgers.

• What I recommend: Fillet steak, with pepper sauce and mashed potato. This is my go to! But also, the burgers are really good and so is the oxtail especially now for a wintery comfort meal.

• How to order: there are 3 ways you can order:

  1. Visit www.thebutchershop.co.za and select “order takeaway”
  2. Call 011 784 8676 and order
  3. Whatsapp your order to 081 375 7454

• Menu: Follow Butcher Shop on Instagram for the menu.

• Phone number: 011 784 8676

Follow Butcher Shop on Instagram:


Bellagio (Illovo)

Type of food: Mediterranean cuisine from seafood, to pasta and even meat dishes.

• What I recommend: It’s very hard to narrow down an exceptional menu to a few favourites, so I would have to say I highly recommend everything! Don’t forget to leave space for a millefeuille for dessert!

• How to order: You can order by either phoning 011 268 0422 / 011 268 1978 / 011 268 0869 OR sms’ing 084 250 0817. Free delivery within 2km, R50 for up to 5km and R100 for between 10km to 25km.

• Menu: Visit www.bellagiorestaurant.co.za for the full menu but also follow Bellagio on Instagram

• Phone number: 011 268 0422 / 011 268 1978 / 011 268 0869

• Blog post: click here

Follow Bellagio on Instagram:


Cafe 28 Inanda (Sandton)

• Type of food: Neapolitan style pizza.

• What I recommend: The pizzas, obviously!

• How to order: Phone 011 083 7873 for delivery within a 15km radius. Or on Ubereats.

• Menu: click here for the full menu

• Phone number: 011 083 7873

Blog post on what is Neapolitan style pizza, click here

Follow Cafe 28 Inanda on Instagram:


Fireroom (Bedfordview)

• Type of food: sushi.

• What I recommend: The signature sushi dishes, like tiger roll and rainbow reloaded.

• How to order: Visit www.fireroom.co.za to place an order, or phone 087 135 2390 or WhatsApp 072 823 2162. Delivery fee is a flat rate of R25 for Bedfordview, Edenvale and surrounding areas.

• Menu: click here for the full menu

• Phone number: 087 135 2390

Follow Fireroom on Instagram for regular updates:


Soul Souvlaki

• Type of food: Greek

• What I recommend: the skinny lamb chops, halloumi in pita … Umm, everything?

• How to order: Order off Ubereats or Mr D Food.

• Phone number: Craighall 011 327 6143 / Parktown North 011 327 6366 / Bedfordview 010 595 1189 / Dowerglen 010 595 1192 / Rosebank 011 593 4380 / Rand Steam 011 482 2667

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So there you have it, Minkys favourite restaurants in Johannesburg delivering in lockdown.


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