Located in the heart of Soweto, 1947, on Vilakazi Street, it is a restaurant experience like no other. When you step in, you are met with a sophisticated and inviting atmosphere that makes you feel right at home. The interior design is modern and cozy, while the lively atmosphere and friendly staff make you feel like you’re part of the family.

The menu offers various delicious options, from classic South African dishes to international favorites. All ingredients are fresh, and the portions are generous, with something sure to please every palate. The salmon is incredibly juicy and flavourful, presented elegantly and invitingly. The service is outstanding.

The knowledgeable and attentive staff will go out of their way to ensure your dining experience is perfect. They also take reservations to get the best table with a fantastic view. Overall, 1947 on Vilakazi is an excellent restaurant with top-notch food and service.

Whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner, a family meal, or just a night out with friends, this is the place to be. Book your table today and experience why 1947 on Vilakazi Street quickly becomes one of Johannesburg’s most sought-after restaurants.

1947 on Vilakazi Street Breakfast Menu

Breakfast TypeComponentsInclusions
Vilakazi BreakfastBoerewors, minute steak, egg, beans, hash brownToast
Vienna Sausage BreakfastVienna sausage, eggs, cheese, tomatoToast
Kasi BreakfastBacon, cheese, boerewors, eggs, beans, mushroomsToast
Chef’s BreakfastBacon, cheese, boerewors, eggs, beans, mushroomsToast
Full Vilakazi BreakfastBoerewors, bacon, steak, beans, eggs, cheese, tomato, mushroom, chipsToast

1947 on Vilakazi Street Sandwiches

Sandwich TypeComponentsInclusions
Toasted Bacon and Cheese SandwichBacon, cheeseToast
Chicken Mayo SandwichChicken, mayoToast
Toasted Cheese and Tomato SandwichCheese, tomatoToast

1947 on Vilakazi Street Starters

StarterDescription
Peri-Peri Chicken LiversSautéed chicken livers with cream tomato
Mushroom VilakaziBlack mushrooms with lemon, garlic & white wine
Chicken WingsSautéed with BBQ sauce, black pepper & honey
Sticky BBQ RibsGrilled & sautéed in bbq sauce
Prawn SaladCreamed mini prawns in garlic creamy sauce with green salad
MusselsWhite sauce, fresh parsley, garlic & rosemary
CalamariSucculent tubes pan-fried with stir-fry & pineapple

1947 on Vilakazi Street Vegetarian Meals

Vegetarian DishDescription
Vegetarian PastaCreamy sauce with mushroom, broccoli & cauliflower
Vegetarian PlatterRice, mash, mushroom, spinach, butternut, stir-fry & chakalaka
Vegetarian ChawmainJulian strips of vegetables, soya sauce, crushed pepper with noodles
Vegetarian BurgerVegetarian Burger

1947 on Vilakazi Street Chicken

Chicken DishDescription
Chicken BreastGrilled with lemon & butter
Chicken WingsBasted with a sauce of your choice
Flame Grilled Half ChickenBasted with a sauce of your choice
Flame Grilled Full ChickenBasted with a sauce of your choice
Chicken ReivStuffed with feta cheese, spinach & bacon

1947 on Vilakazi Street Seafood

Seafood DishDescription
Hake FilletBattered fillet of fish with lemon & butter
KingklipGrilled with lemon & butter
SalmonGrilled with lemon & butter
6 Queen PrawnsSautéed in garlic, coriander & lemon butter
CalamariSucculent tubes grilled in lemon & herb butter with light garlic sauce
MusselsWhite sauce, fresh parsley, garlic & rosemary

1947 on Vilakazi Street Vilakazi Traditional Dishes

Traditional DishDescription
MogoduCooked the African way flavored with salt
MleqwaCooked the African way flavored with minimum spice
Ox-LiverFried, sautéed with salt & onion
OxtailCooked with red wine, stock, tomato, garlic, onions, pepper
Beef StewBeef cubes slowly cooked in mild spice with tomato pastry
BoereworsTraditional beef sausage chargrilled served with pap, chakalaka & spinach

1947 on Vilakazi Street Salads

SaladDescription
Chicken & MayoChopped cooked chicken with mayonnaise mixed with salad greens
Chicken SaladCrispy chicken cubes with fresh greens
Greek SaladFresh, crisp lettuce greens, tomatoes, onions, green peppers, olives, Feta cheese

1947 on Vilakazi Street Pasta

PastaDescription
Chicken & MushroomVilakazi creamy sauce with portions of chicken, mushroom, broccoli & cauliflower
Macaroni, Mince & CheeseA scrumptious blend of cheeses and fresh cream served over tender macaroni & mince.
Bacon and MushroomVilakazi creamy sauce with portions of bacon & mushroom
CharmaineJulian strips of vegetables, mushroom, soya sauce, noodles & beef strips

1947 on Vilakazi Street Burgers

BurgerDescription
Chicken BurgerFresh bun with lettuce, succulent chicken, tomato & sliced peppers with Vilakazi sauce
Beef BurgerFresh bun with lettuce, succulent beef, tomato & sliced peppers with Vilakazi sauce
Burger Add-onsCheese, pineapple, mushroom, bacon

1947 on Vilakazi Street Beef Menu

BeefDescription
Fillet SteakChargrilled to your preference and basted with your choice: BBQ/Black Pepper/Peri-Peri
Rump SteakChargrilled to your preference and basted with your choice: BBQ/Black Pepper/Peri-Peri
T BoneChargrilled to your preference and basted with your choice: BBQ/Black Pepper/Peri-Peri
Beef RibsChargrilled & basted with your choice: BBQ/Black Pepper/Peri-Peri

1947 on Vilakazi Street Lamb Menu

LambDescription
Lamb ShankBraised in pepper sauce
Lamb ChopsChargrilled to your choice: BBQ/Black Pepper/Peri-Peri
Lamb StewCooked in light spices
Lamb CurryCooked in curry paste
Lamb RibsChargrilled & basted with your choice: BBQ/Black Pepper/Peri-Peri

1947 on Vilakazi Street Platters

PlatterDescription
Platter for 2Hake fillet, 100g boerewors, chicken
Platter for 4Half grilled chicken, hake & boerewors
Platter for 6Chuck steak, half chicken, hake fillet, and boerewors
Platter for 8Ribs, full chicken, hake fillet, boerewors, and chuck steak
Platter for 10Ribs, chicken, hake, boerewors
Traditional PlatterFour dishes of your choice from the Traditional selection

1947 on Vilakazi Street Combos

Combos
Ribs 500g & 6 Queen Prawns
Ribs 500g & Rump Steak 300g
Rump 300g & 6 Queen Prawns
Calamari & 6 Queen Prawns
Kingklip, Calamari & 6 Queen Prawns

1947 on Vilakazi Street Pork Menu

Pork
Ladies Ribs 500g
Ribs 1kg

1947 on Vilakazi Street Kiddies Meals

Kiddies Meal
Kiddies Beef Burger
Kiddies Chicken Burger
Kiddies Pasta
Kiddies Ribs & Chips
Kiddies Fish & Chips

1947 on Vilakazi Street Side Orders

Side Order
Pap
Chakalaka
Rice
Samp
Spinach
Butternut
Stir-fry vegetables
Basmati Rice

1947 on Vilakazi Street Dessert Menu

Dessert
Malva pudding & Custard
Cheese Cake
Ice cream & Fruit Salad
Dumpling
Plate of Chips
Ice cream and chocolate sauce
Cake of the day
(Please ask your waiter which cakes are available)

1947 on Vilakazi Street Beverages

Beverage
Tea
Filter Coffee
Espresso
Double Espresso
Cappuccino
Latte
Hot Chocolate
Glass of Milk
Soft Drinks 300ml
Dry Lemon 330ml
Tisers
Redbull Orgasma Reload
Cola Tonic / Lime or Passion Fruit + Lemonade / Soda-Water / Tonic-Water 200ml/ Ginger Ale / Dry Lemon 200ml
Roch Shandy Steelworks
Milkshake
Water
Juices
Cordial N Mixe

1947 on Vilakazi Street Red Wines

WinePrice (R)
DOM PERIGNONR6000
GRAHAM BECK CUVÉE CLIVER680
LETS BE BUBBLY WITH MCCR680
GRAHAM BECK BLANC DE BLANCR6000
AVONDALE ARMILLAR680
GRAHAM BECK ULTRA BRUTR680
SPIER 1692 CHARDONNAY/PINOT NOIR BRUTR600
GRAHAM BECK BRUT ROSE VINTAGE PINOT NOIRR700
RUST EN VREDE ESTATER420
POP THE CHAMPAGNER1350
MOET & CHANDON BRUTR1400
VEUVE CLICQUOT YELLOWR1500
MOET & CHANDON NECTARR1500
MOET & CHANDON BRUT ROSER1700
DETOREN FUSION VR1500
MOET & CHANDON BRUT ROSER1780
THELEMA RABELAISR1300
VEUVE CLICQUOT RICHR1200
MOET & CHANDON ICER1200
BILLECART SALMON ROSER1400
MOET & CHANDON NECTAR ROSER2000
VEUVE CLICQUOT ROSER2500
BILLECART SALMON BRUTR1400
SARONSBERG FULL CIRCLER1500
GH MUMM ROSER1700
GH MUMM OLYMPE DEMI SECR1720
GH MUMM GRAND CORDON BRUTR1250
VALDO ORO BLANC DE BLANCR590
VALDO FLORALR590
VALDO ICER380
BEYERSKLOOF FAITHR630
SPRINGFIELD WHOLE BERRYR360
WARWICK FIRST LADYR1300
RUST EN VREDER570
LANZERACR610
VERGELEGEN RESERVER620
WATERFORDR650
MEERLUSTR890
RUSTENBERG PETER BARLOWR1200
BEYERSKLOOF DIESELR450
THELEMAR1600
STEENBERGR1900
HARTENBERGR630
HARTENBERG MACKENZIER640
MEERLUSTR650

1947 on Vilakazi Street White Wines

WinePrice (R)
PAUL CLUVERR390
CREATIONR420
BOUCHARD FINLAYSONR500
HAMILTON RUSSEL CHARDONNAYR850
CAPENSIS CHARDONNAYR1500

1947 on Vilakazi Street Rose Wines

WinePrice (R)
RUSTERNBERG FIVE SOLDIERS CHARDONNAYR300
BOSCHENDAL CHAD/PINOT NOIRR1000
GRAHAMBECK GORGEOUSR300
DORPSTREETR300
DELHEIM ROSER300

1947 on Vilakazi Street Red Blends

WinePrice (R)
BEYERSKLOOF TRAILDUSTR400
ANTHONIJ RUPERT OPTIMAR450
DRUK MY NIET INVICTUSR460
GRAHAM BECK BRUTR500
SPRINGFIELD, THE WORK OF TIMER490
GRAHAM BECK BLISS NECTARR400
SPIER CREATIVE BLOCK 3R500
GRAHAM BECK NECTAR ROSER400
RUPERT & ROTHSCHILD CLASSIQUER470
THE CHOCOLATE BLOCKR500
SIMONSIG KAAPSE VONKEL BRUTR410
VILAFONTE SERIOUSLY OLD DIRTR550
KRONE NIGHT NECTARR400
STEENBERG CATHARINAR600
KRONE BOREALIS VINTAGE CUVÉE BRUTR410
IONA ONE MAN BANDR640
STEENBERG 1682 CHARDONNAY BRUTR410
BOSCHENDAL BLACK ANGUSR800
PERDEBERG VIN COLLECTION CHENIN BRUTR400
WILDERKRANS CAPE BLENDR500
PERDEBERG SPARKLING ROSER300
CARROL BOYES CAPE BLENDR1000
MEERLUST RUBICONR1000
CONSTANTIA GLEN 5R1100
WARWICK TRILOGYR1050
DETOREN ZR1200

1947 on Vilakazi Street Liqueur

LiqueurTotBottle
JAGERMEISTERR35R900
AMARULA/STRAWBERRY LIPSR25R625
CAPE VELVET/KAHLUAR25R625
FRANGELICOR22R700
SAMBUCA BLACKR22R690
NATCHMUSIKR35R500
JOSE CUERVO GOLD/SILVERR35R900
STROHR35R650
MALIBU/SPICED GOLDR22R598
BARCARDI…R23R576
CAPTAIN MORGAN DARK RUMR30R780

1947 on Vilakazi Street Beer Menu

BeerPrice (R)
CORONAR45
CASTLE LIGHTR45
SOWETO GOLDR45
SOLR40
STELLA ARTOISR40
WINDHOEK LAGERR40
WINDHOEK LIGHTR30
WINDHOEK DRAUGHTR40
AMSTEL LAGERR30
SOWETO GOLDR35
MILLERR28
HEINEKEN/HEINEKEN 00R30
HEINEKEN DRAUGHTR40

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