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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” (200 reviews)
“malva pudding” (10 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, European, 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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31 - 40 of 587 reviews

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Bull Run is a nice sized restaurant with with ability to eat outside in their garden. The food was pretty decent and a good price. I would say the steaks are better than the more famous local steak places. I will be returning

Thank The Z
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2017

Dear 'The Z' Thank you for your positive feedback on 'Tripadvisor'. It is always great to hear when our guests enjoyed their meals with us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 7 February 2017

Dropped in for dinner while staying at the Protea Balalaika hotel. The staff was friendly and professional. Chose the Ribeye on bone, medium rare. The meat was a full 550g-enough for me for 2 days...no chance to finish it. The cream spinach on the side...More

Thank Istvan K
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

Dear 'Istvan K' Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review on 'tripadvisor'. We are delighted to read that your all round experience was such a positive one. Our ostrich steak is definitely a popular steak to order, so we hope...More

Reviewed 6 February 2017

What an amazing experience we had at The Bull Run. Service was excellent and the food was outstanding! Well done guys, keep up the great work. I cant wait to go back!More

Thank Nicole C
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Dear 'Nicole C' What an amazing praise! Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a great review. We can't wait to welcome you back at The Bull Run and hope you enjoy it just as much as last time. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Good food, wine and efficient friendly service all at a very reasonable price. The place was very full and had a nice atmosphere.

Thank Susan E
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Dear 'Susan E' Your positive feedback on 'tripadvisor' is greatly appreciated. We are pleased to hear you had such a great evening with us and hope to see you back soon. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great service and fresh food, wine selection is fantastic. Different dishes, regional and good selection of meats and fresh ingredients.

Thank Maria L
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Dear 'Maria L' How wonderful to read that you enjoyed our fresh food and good wine! We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 1 February 2017

Neat atmosphere, however I ordered my steak medium and it wasn't even medium rare. A fellow guest at the Hilton Hotel, told me he had a good experience and that I missed out on one of the fun features, which is picking out your own...More

Thank robertlH7915PB
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2017

Dear 'robertlH7915PB' Thank you for taking the time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. We greatly appreciate your feedback and hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We went as a couple to the Bull Run located at the Protea by Marriott Hotel in Sandton for lunch and dinner. The staff are pleasant and professional. For lunch we ordered Chicken and Prawn curry and the Cordon bleu. All tasted very well. However,...More

Thank Mara M
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Dear 'Mara M' Thank you for taking the time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. Your feedback about your lunch and dinner with us is much appreciated and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed it so much. We look forward on spoiling you...More

Reviewed 30 January 2017

The restaurant staff are very helpful and the food and drinks are absolutely worth your while. It is affordable and very accomodating.

Thank Chenoajane
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Dear 'Chenoajane' Your positive feedback on ‘tripadvisor’ is greatly appreciated, especially your praise about our very helpful staff! Thank you for taking the time to do so. We look forward in welcoming you back again. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 29 January 2017

We did a birthday celebration one evening in January 2017 in the Bull Run. After we planned everything with Christiane (one of the managers there) weeks before, we had a wonderfull evening in the complete Bull Run restaurant. Because of unexpected rain in the evening,...More

Thank Uwewill2
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Dear 'Uwewill2' We want to thank you for taking the time to write such an amazing review on 'TripAdvisor'. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your evening, regardless of the heavy rain showers! We also want to thank you especially for your appraisal...More

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Ate here a couple of times. Food was great and the prices were extremely cheap by US standards. Top notch service as well. Will definitely eat here again when back in Johannesburg

Thank mayhewtravelor
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Dear "mayhewtravelor" Thank you for taking the time to write a positive review on 'tripAdvisor'. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your meals and experienced such 'top notch service'. We look 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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 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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