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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” (117 reviews)
“steak” (102 reviews)
“onion rings” (10 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
17:30 - 21:30 Hours
Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue
Palala Centre, Shop 5 | Corner Beyers Naude and Lewisham Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to eat here on our guide's recommendation and also because it was very close to the place we were staying. I ordered a fillet medium and it was served on a hot plate done perfectly! I loved that it was still sizzling hot,...More

Thank edjlau
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this restaurant has been around for ever!! it was one of the original steak house in Johannesburg and has remained a firm favorite through the years with both kids and adults alike! their ribs are legendary as are the different styles of steak ! over...More

Thank NevilleG1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A traditionalist in the food 🥘industry. Great ribs... had the Mary Lou, tasty and a great portion. The chocolate brownie is tasty and a great choice. Lovely ambience and certainly a favorite with all members of the family.

Thank TravellerCharlene
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Thundergun is an institution. I have visited this restaurant over a period of more than 20 years, for the ribs. Their menu is must larger than ribs, I've seen some buffet offerings, and there are specials on certain days and also for pensioners. Recently had...More

Thank MattJNB
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Have not been here since the 90's. Wow still very good. Steak, ribs deserts all excellent. Service was great. Dont be fooled by the dated looks and the rundown centre. This place is worth it.

Thank Etienne R
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Established restaurant with excellent food. Good variety including a traditional carvery. Ideal for Saturday or Sunday lunch.

Thank Johannes P
Reviewed 18 January 2018

A little hidden gem that's been going for a million years, managers are great so welcoming, traditional set-up, service is awesome, the ribs are really really like really good! and so is the chicken!

Thank Yumnah A
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

My first visit to this cornerstone restaurant in the Randburg area. The place was buzzing with all kind of people. Young to old. Had the 800g T-bone steak and it was delicious. The Carvery was something special and the price was crazy low for what...More

Thank swazijumbo
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We visit regularly, especially when we have visitors from overseas, as they can't believe the size of the portions, and the quality of the meat. Very good honest pub/steakhouse, famous for the ribs but all other dishes we have tried were excellent (fillet, sirloin, rump,...More

Thank elapiri
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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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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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