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Turffontein Race Course

#66 of 172 things to do in Johannesburg Features Animals
Turf Club Street | Turffontein, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 681 1500
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A whole bunch of fun at the races

We attended on a rather busy Saturday and were quite dissappointed that they could not cater to the... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
Good venue for conferences

Spacious boardrooms. Nice environment and if you love horse racing, visit on a race day. Catering... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Job C
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16 May 2017
“A whole bunch of fun at the races”
17 Mar 2017
“Good venue for conferences ”
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Turf Club Street | Turffontein, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 681 1500
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

We attended on a rather busy Saturday and were quite dissappointed that they could not cater to the crowd and that drinks were not easy to come by on a scorcher of a day

Thank eloizem2017
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Spacious boardrooms. Nice environment and if you love horse racing, visit on a race day. Catering from Isizwe Hospitality is on point.

Thank Job C
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Fairly useless as a conference venue (Nov 2016). Advertises wifi, but won't give you the wifi password because "we don't like people using the wifi". Fantastic. A business venue without business facilities. Don't come here for a business function if you need internet connectivity.

Thank Anthony E
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I have nothing against gambling. Have I placed bets on horses - yes. The location of the race track is on the bad side of town and definitely do not feel safe travelling to and from the track. Once inside you are ok if you...More

Thank AHidler
Reviewed 26 July 2016

we went with my daughter just for the fun of it. We loved it. it was excellent and the food great and kids could enjoy. Love it love it

Thank mahlako
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Turfontein racecourse boasts a great venue for family and friends to have a day out especially on race days they racecourse also host lovely fun days for the kids once a year which we always attend

Thank DarrenAmbrose
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Absolutely awesome day , entertainment all day for very little outlay. Food is always good and if you bring along a few friends you can have competitions amongst yourselves and add to the fun

Thank GlenvistaExecGuest
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I can imagine on a normal day at Turffontein Race Course would be respectable with individuals in hats looking through binoculars for their treasured horse but unfortunately when I attended, it was not only a race day but also the JHB prawn festival. That meant...More

Thank AdamBoydwtw
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Great outing at the races. Be a spend thrift and you are still having a good afternoon. Buffet lunch - okay. Good afternoon with friends

Thank marlene g
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Finally found it. Entrance bit grubby. Main centre does nice and reasonably priced meal. Done it once, dont think will go again.

Thank 991cr
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Chris G
iis there racing on sunday 7 august? what time does it start? how close is course to city centre?
3 August 2016|
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Response from marlene g | Reviewed this property |
There is racing on Sunday - first race at 13h05. Turffontein is south f the city. Would need a car to get there - try Uber.