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Thundergun Steakhouse

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Palala Centre, Shop 5 | Corner Beyers Naude and Lewisham Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 678 7224
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (125 reviews)
“steak” (108 reviews)
“onion rings” (11 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Palala Centre, Shop 5 | Corner Beyers Naude and Lewisham Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service, the waiter often checked our drinks, and the steaks are done as requested. You can order the veg as a side. The ambience is cosy and the restaurant is well managed.

Thank Colleen N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There’s a reason this place has been around for so long! Amazing food quality, clean restaurant, great service. I don’t need to say more than that!!! Well done guys, and thank you for a really great meal and the best experience so far in JHB......More

Thank David G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to the Thundergun for 20 years and never had a bad meal. The Steaks and ribs are something you dream about. Service is Always excellent

Thank Rex_Aspeling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My parents, wife, and I went there our first night in town. We got there before they were officially open, but were told we could go to the bar and order drinks. Once we were seated, service was excellent and very quick.

Thank Tex1358
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In all honesty, I have not tried anything else on the menu, apart from the 1kg ribs and the chili poppers. We go once a month to get our ribs fix - honestly the best ribs in Jozi! So tender the meat falls off the...More

Thank Marlette C
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This steakhouse have been around for many many years but still just the best food, from the steak I had today to the biggest softest baked potatoe, as well as the veggies all just fantastic! The waiters are just so nice and friendly and what...More

Thank denise651
Reviewed 3 May 2018

This sterak house has been on the go for many years. Growing, my dad would treat us for their carvery. Try the chocolate mousse, you'll use your fingers to clean the glass

Thank Jess D
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Steak house established in the 1960’s and still going strong. Saloon theme, basic decor with a separate bar area mostly for smokers. All at the table had some sort of steak, everyone enjoyed their meal. Service was attentive, price was reasonable, price of wine a...More

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Another great evening at the legendary Thundergun The ribs are epic ... tasty and grilled to perfection .. you won't go home hungry. A busy pub atmosphere and no bookings but it's worth the wait every time . We'll be back

Thank Gareth C
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Wonderful steaks! We went on the spur of the moment on Saturday evening, it's one of few places that does not take bookings on Saturday so decided to give it a try - what a great decision. We did go early (6pm) so I don't...More

Thank Linda K
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sorry not sure, but here is their number +27 11 678 7224
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palala Centre, Shop 5 | Corner Beyers Naude and Lewisham Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 678 7224
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