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The Bull Run Restaurant

20 Maude Street, Sandton 2196, South Africa
+27 11 884 1400
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (220 reviews)
“salad” (31 reviews)
“ribs” (20 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
Hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
20 Maude Street, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 626 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Five colleagues went to the reopening of one my favourite steak places. Conveniently located next to Protea Balaliaka Hotel in Sandton. Pro's: the refurbished place with neat booths, fireplace and a great looking bar for after work drinks Cons: overcooked steaks x 4, over zealous...More

Thank Onlyoneworld
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 'Onlyoneworld' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. It is regrettable to read that you were not completely satisfied with your visit. Did you raise any of your concerns with our management on duty that evening? Please feel free...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Initially coming in the restaurant is lovely. Got our starter quick and drinks. Ot then took 45 minutes for the mains to come; I ordered the queen prawns and someone else at my table ordered the steak. Looked completely unappetizing and tasted horrible. The portion...More

Thank Venika N
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 'Venika N' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. It is regrettable to read that you were not satisfied with your visit. Did you raise any of your concerns with our management on duty that evening? Please feel free...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever i think of Balalika hotel, the number one thing that i miss is their food. It's so delicious and mouth watering!

Thank Salome M
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 'Salome M' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, J örg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 7 June 2018

Bullrun is a little hidden gem in Sandton. It has been around for many years and still serves up great quality food at an affordable price. An in-house butcher sells excellent meat and biltong too. Currently undergoing renovation so can't wait to try out the...More

Thank Wayne V
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear 'Wayne V' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted that you enjoyed your dinner with us and looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, J örg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 15 May 2018

This restaurant is a must visit for anyone traveling to Sandton South Africa, the steaks were out of this world and service well could not get better, I will say that my best restraunt back home in Perth needs waiters like some of them here.,...More

Thank hgail473
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Dear 'hgail473' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted that you enjoyed your dinner with us and looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, J örg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 27 April 2018

Had a fantastic lunch here. The weather was so nice they had opened the big windows and we could see people coming and going. Good choices on the lunch menu, crispy onion rings and good hamburgers

Thank Chris S
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Dear 'Chris S' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted that you enjoyed your lunch with us and looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 24 April 2018

Had lunch here - a very enjoyable chicken curry. Also two dinners - both set as part of a package. Very good food - my only complaint was that the two menus were very similar. We had a very friendly, competent waiter.

Thank Jeff B
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Dear 'Jeff B' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted that you enjoyed your evening with us and looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 7 April 2018

The restaurant is ideally situated and adjoining the Balalaika hotel. It is beautifully decorated with a very warm and welcoming ambiance. The food was superb and they offer great specials. The service was excellent. Will definitely return and would recommend it to give it a...More

Thank Nalini2202
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Dear 'Nalini2202' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted that you enjoyed your evening with us and looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 30 March 2018

We were staying at the Hotel Balalaika ... as the reataurant had an entrance/exit from/to the Hotel and was close by ... to save time trying to find a decent retaurant near by ... and, liking the Hotel style ... we decided to try it...More

Thank maspalomas09
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Dear 'maspalomas09' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. As stated in the e-mail between yourself and the Food and Beverage manager all concerns have been raised and solved. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

If you want a safe place for a meat place, it's not a bad option, just don't expect fireworks... the food is good but not outstanding.

Thank Avri R
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Dear 'Avri R' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted that you enjoyed your evening with us and looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

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TriniTraveller69
9 January 2018|
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Response from christopherjhunt18 | Reviewed this property |
I would try to contact the restaurant as many wont be sure of this.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:30
Monday
08:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:30
Thursday
08:00 - 22:30
Friday
08:00 - 22:30
Saturday
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Maude Street, Sandton 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 884 1400
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