OBITUARY | Manny Cabeleira was as legendary as his beer hall

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OBITUARY | Manny Cabeleira was as legendary as his beer hall

The owner of Joburg’s world-renowned Radium Beer Hall has died at the age of 66 after a heart attack and a stroke

Chris Barron

Manny Cabeleira, who has died in Johannesburg at the age of 66, was the owner of Johannesburg’s oldest, most famous cosmopolitan bar and restaurant, the Radium Beer Hall in Orange Grove.

He turned it into a legend and became part of that legend.

Born on the Portuguese island of Madeira on October 27 1955, Cabeleira came to SA with his family when he was six years old...

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