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Turn 'n Tender

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Thrupss Illovo Centre | 204 Oxford Rd, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 268 2107
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23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 23:30 - 00:00
Mon 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Johannesburg
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96 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is worth going back to time after time. Its been around for years and is well known for its steaks and their basting sauce. We had a rump steak with chips and lamb chops with a baked potato.Both were equally great and cooked to perfection. Washed down with another old faithful a glass of Wolftrap red wine. They... More 

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Thank Lorna S
Johannesburg, South Africa
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139 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a steak in Joburg, this is our new favourite. The meat is cooked to perfection and complemented by great sauces and toppings. The sides are well prepared and much bigger than most other steak houses we have tried. The desserts, if you have space, are very tasty too (we tried the chocolate volcano and ice... More 

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Thank Kevin S
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Taking the family out to celebrate my mother's 62nd birthday, I picked Turn'n Tender as the spot to be at. And quite frankly, I'm glad I did. The place was beautiful, and the food was exquisite to the eye and mouth. The waiter was great, though the food took some time to arrive considering that the place wasn't too full.... More 

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Thank benjamina941
Johannesburg, South Africa
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111 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family re-union from 12-75 years old and appropriate differing tastes. All very happy and service excellent, The lunch time special at R75 is outstanding value, currently lamb chops, eaten at two TNT's and both the same high quality. Parking readily available in the Thrupps centre.

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Thank Douglas C
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there with 20 friends for a birthday party. We still received excellent service and everyone's food was done to perfection. Good vibe and lovely evening all round!

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Thank Natalie M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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72 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First class meal. Great service from Calvin. Ate chicken, burgers and calamari. Quite pricy but worth it every time

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Thank Rob S
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

One cannot help but keep going back to the same restaurant. We all want to try new things but going to TNT you know you will always have a great meal with great service. As long as they maintain the quality of the ribs, which has dipped at times but bounced back, then there is no reason why every night... More 

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Thank Lance G
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Outstanding rump.point steak done perfectly. Excellent service and lovely outdoor seatting area.Really enjoyable evening and very good value for money. .

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1 Thank LEROY A
Sandton, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Had a family dinner at Turn and Tender in Illovo. Have been here several times and have always had a good experience. Brian and his staff are always so welcoming. The food and service was excellent and the corkage price very reasonable. The reputation of Turn and Tender has stood the test of time. They are doing everything right and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Service, food and atmosphere very excellent, that's a place to be. Staff is so welcoming always smiling , the ROB is the steak to die for.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Barbecue
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thrupss Illovo Centre | 204 Oxford Rd, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 268 2107

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?