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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” (215 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (16 reviews)
“ribs” (20 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, International, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
RR - RRR
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
20 Maude Street, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 606 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to have more than the usual steaks. Venison and ostrich cooked as requested. Castle draft to accompany. Knowledgeable staff. Good sides, especially garlic mushrooms (shiitake I believe).

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After having some excellent steaks whilst staying in Cape Town we wondered whether the standard would be as good and we were not disappointed. All of the food that we ordered was excellent and tasty and the steaks were cooked perfectly. Even with a couple...More

Thank TheSnowMan03
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 'TheSnowMan03' 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

Like the restaurant, good menu and service. The menu could be a little bit confusing, in general very good

Thank pepemanito
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 'pepemanto' 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 9 November 2017

One of Johannesburgs best Steak Restaurants. Understated elegant dining. Superb Steak. Good Wine List. Great Staff. Usually a flawless dining experience. A good choice to take out of town visitors or business clients to. Very few Steak Restaurants get it right. So few restaurants do...More

Thank TheHotelGuru10
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 'TheHotelGuru10' 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 November 2017

Food and service disappointing! Lacks pleasing ambience. Music too loud. Drowns conversation. Navigational skills required to reach restaurant from parking area. Main courses and wine both overpriced. Chicken livers starter was appalling and rejected as inedible. (There was no charge for it.)More

Thank johnO65KV
Jörg Z, Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Dear ‘John065KV’. Your feedback on ‘TripAdvisor’ is much appreciated. As a VALUED PATRON, I was disappointed to hear about your experience in our restaurant. With aspiration to always exceed guest expectations, we have unfortunately fallen short of this goal during your recent visit. Kindly note...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017

Our group had been looking forward to our lunch at The Bull Run, but unfortunately it failed to deliver on quite a few points. Firstly, the service was very slow and on a few occasions we actually had to go and find our waiter! It's...More

Thank Stephen J
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Dear 'Stephen J' 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...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017

We used the restaurant whilst staying one night in the Balalaika Hotel prior to joining a tour group. I had a steak and my wife the schnitzel. Both excellent washed down with a well priced red wine. Service very good. All in all a great...More

Thank AuroraUK
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Dear 'AuroraUK' 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 23 October 2017

If you want to eat meat or Pork ribs this is the best place to come for an average priced meal that really delivers. I had the Pork Ribs and I could not stop eating even though it was a very large portion. Accompaniments are...More

Thank Zubaida R
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Dear 'Zubaida 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

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

huge portions, enjoyed the blue cheese gnocchi with a massive jacket potato and grilled veg. Fresh, delicious food and cant wait to return!

Thank VindalooQueen11
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Dear 'VindalooQueen11' 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 2 October 2017 via mobile

I decided to visit the restaurant I was the executive chef for many years ago. The steak is still the same good quality and properly matured as when they started. We had a good time there and I still think that Bull Run is the...More

Thank Chrisvantonder
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Dear 'Crisvantonder' 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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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