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Turn 'n Tender

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Thrupss Illovo Centre | 204 Oxford Rd, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 268 2107
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (115 reviews)
“ribs” (26 reviews)
“kosher meat” (3 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Barbecue
Thrupss Illovo Centre | 204 Oxford Rd, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited at the start of our safari holiday on the way to Kruger. The welcome was warm and friendly but the service was chaotic and the food mediocre. The order was wrong and had to be changed and items returned. My husband's rare steak...More

Thank Susannah M
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff just make this a must visit . Turn n Tender has stood the test of time . The steaks are well prepared and traditions at this steakhouse well tested. I noticeable improvement is the quality of the wine list A smart choice .

Thank EONJoburg
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Good food and lovely atmosphere at an average price. It is safer to pre-book to avoid disappointment, as this is a popular restaurant.

Reviewed 28 July 2018

I have been going to this steak for a very long time and can only say that it is one of the best places for a steak of whatever kind one wants. The meat is top quality and as for the ribs well one needs...More

Thank hstonefield
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I frequent Turn and Tender quite a bit as their fare is consistent and pretty good. Known for its steaks and allied food they produce great food, great quality and at a reasonable price. Always full - that must say a lot.

1  Thank Rob S
Reviewed 20 May 2018

We just happened to be in the Thrupps Centre when we saw it was the second last day of their birthday promotion. I am unable to walk past a great deal so we went in for lunch. Every year you can get a 300g Sirloin...More

1  Thank Howard L
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I say restaurant as maybe this implies more than steakhouse. Not fine dining but the service both the waitress and floating manager impeccable and not intrusive. They could teach many fine dining establishments about etiquette which is perfect. The steaks are 'to die for' and...More

1  Thank Douglas C
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Seems this is the great address for super steaks etc. I had some super grilled calamari tubes with greek salad baked sweet potatoe. Top class

Thank Cecile P
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

I have been in your restaurant once in November. I must say that this was best restaurant in Johannesburg. Steak I had was amazing! Thank you

Thank Malgorzata B
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Eat here all the time, as it is near work. Isaac one of the managers are great. friendly always smiling makes an effort with serving you the best food, and offering efficient service.

Thank AshikaD11
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
23:30 - 00:00
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12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thrupss Illovo Centre | 204 Oxford Rd, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 268 2107
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