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Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 20 March 2022 via mobile

Recommended this place by our host. Tucked a little out of the way but just off the main road outside of Wilderness. Started with a beer and both went for fillet steak served with a fried egg with fries. Followed the beer with a nice...bottle of Haute Cabriere Pinot Noir Rose. Staff were great and food was very good. Only downside is that the interior is very dark so difficult to read menus. Total bill came to just under £50 inc tip.More

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 19 February 2022 via mobile

Oh Peeps… you are in for a treat with this steak heaven. They really know their stuff… Craig the House Manager was superb!.. knowledgeable, friendly, funny and could even educate us on all the brilliant 80’s tunes chucking out during the evening. Can’t recommend this...place highly enough… the owner Aidan is the chef and he is ‘the man’! He had time to visit our table and chat.. we felt so welcome and so special… huge thanks to all the staff xxMore

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 28 January 2022 via mobile

Another great meal at Joplins.If you want a good steak then this is the place.The restaurant consistently produces steaks to perfection from an open grill.We had a sirloin and rib eye both cooked just how we wanted and the meat was of excellent quality.There is...a lovely rustic atmosphere in the place and even the chips are very good. Fantastic!More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 9 January 2022

The steaks are tender, the meat melts in your mouth, it's so juicy ! We had the filet and ribeye steaks and we were still talking about our experience days after visiting this restaurant. We will definitely be back on our next visit to Wilderness.

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 13 December 2021

This is the second time I have visited Joplins while holidaying in the Wilderness and on both occasions I had a steak to die for. Tender, cooked to perfection and of generous proportions. Joplins (named, I assume, to honour American songwriter and singer Janis Joplin,...who is pictured on the walls along with others from her era) has a cosy, wooden ranch style feel to it. Service is efficient and friendly and I could find nothing to fault. Joplins is unpretentious. You won't find airs and graces or an extensive menu here. What you will find is a simple selection of fabulous steaks. Not to be missed for steak lovers!More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 1 December 2021 via mobile

Steak was good. Options for food are limited. Not all the staff wear masks over nose (only mouth). Not the cleanest restaurant we have been in. Would not return.

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 28 August 2021 via mobile

Wonderful experience. Will definitely be back. Great people and atmosphere. Food exceptional and small uncomplicated menu.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 29 July 2021

Been a long time, but great to return and find Joplins still hitting the same quality levels. Perfectly cooked steak and eggs, piping hot chips, swift service and delightful atmosphere and music. Simple and uncomplicated, great prices, decent alcohol selection. Well done team!

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 16 July 2021

It was our first visit to the area and we were lucky enough to have selected Joplins for dinner. What a gem! The food was fantastic, the staff warm and friendly and the atmosphere very welcoming. Great space and music. Highly recommend for meat eaters...and even a quiche as a V option.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 12 June 2021

I went with a few friends for supper, and we were seated outside in the cold, even though it was empty inside all evening. Most ordered the same steak which came in varying sizes. Portions were small, and we were largely ignored by the 2...staff on dutyMore

Date of visit: May 2021
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Response from Johan S | Reviewed this property |
Throughout the year,but not every night. In high season they are open every night
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Response from SnyDaMan | Reviewed this property |
Hi there fellow traveller :D Your accommodation is within 2kms of Joplins. For reservations you can contact them on the following number : Mobile - +27 73 3478896. Alternatively you can contact Pirates Creek which is the... More
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Joplins Steak Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5