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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” (209 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (16 reviews)
“ribs” (20 reviews)
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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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41 - 50 of 604 reviews

Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I got there as it is associated with the hotel i were in. The menu is large and the plates are correctly served. Be very precise on the meat cooking level you need knowing that blue for them is already rare or medium rare for...More

Thank Behaeghel F
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Dear 'Behaeghel' Your comment on TripAdvisor refers. How wonderful that you enjoyed your meal with us. We have many foreign guests eating at our restaurant, so it is definitely advisable to speak to your waiter how you want your steak cooked to perfection. We look...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Well situated in Sandton this place serves incredibly excellent meat. We ate at the terrace and had a very nice time. The staff is friendly and service very good. Prices are very low. I paid for three people what I pay for 1 in Dubai;...More

Thank AlexisDeVliegher
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Dear 'AlexisDeViegher' Thank you for taking the time to write on ‘tripadvisor’. Your positive feedback is greatly appreciated. We were delighted to read that you had such an awesome time with us and that you enjoyed your meal so much. We look forward in spoiling...More

Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Took dinner here on first night in Joburg after a flight from London. The restaurant provided an excellent welcome to South Africa. Tender steak and excellent wine. Would happily stay again if the opportunity was presented.

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

Dear 'Eduardobear' Thank you for taking the time to write on ‘TripAdvisor’. We are delighted to read that your all round experience was such a positive one. We look forward in welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 14 February 2017

the menu has a wide range and the food was fantastic, attention to detail, like a home away from home

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

Dear 'Tapiwa Z' Wow, it is wonderful to read your positive feedback! Thank you for taking the time to write it. We look forward in spoiling you again soon. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and friendly service! Food was tasty and well presented. It was all the little extras to cater to our needs that made this an exceptional experience!

Thank Ria8653
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2017

Dear 'Ria8653' It is super to read that you had such an enjoyable dining experience. We look forward in spoiling you and your friends again soon. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 14 February 2017

I visited this restaurant a few times during my stay at Balalaika Hotel and must say that everytime the food was good, as well as the service.

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

Dear 'Gosia_Ma' Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. This is very much appreciated and we look forward in welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 13 February 2017

Gets good ratings for the quality of food. Service was OK, but the Bill had additional items that weren't purchased and the dessert order was mixed up. However, steak was cooked to perfection!More

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

Dear 'Andrew B' Thank your for taking the time to write a review on 'TripAdvisor'. We are sorry to hear about the problems with your bill. Did you speak to one of the managers on duty that evening? Please feel free to contact Christina or...More

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

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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
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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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