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Turn 'n Tender

Thrupss Illovo Centre | 204 Oxford Rd, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 268 2107
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (25 reviews)
“steak” (92 reviews)
“kosher meat” (5 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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Thrupss Illovo Centre | 204 Oxford Rd, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

This place is a very reliable stake restaurant. It has huge numbers of staff who serve up good steaks at very reasonable prices (especially with the current exchange rate, a real bargain for visiting Brits spending sterling). It's almost always busy, but because of the...More

Thank Robinl52
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

As I don't eat meat I always order the barbecue chicken which is simply delicious. Friends in the party ordered steaks & thoroughly enjoyed their meals. The service is always friendly & excellent. Really enjoy eating at this steakhouse

Thank Adele S
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Made a reservation early on in the day for 7:30 for a Thursday evening. We were seated in a squashed up area next to the kitchen, with Staff were constantly passing and shouting orders. The whole place is a squash as there was far to...More

Thank Louise B
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Very nice vibe and very good food,they have a excellent location and really understand what clients want. Well dome

1  Thank coen_12
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Their blue cheese burger is the BEST. There is crumbled blue cheese on top of the patty, and then a bowl of extra blue cheese sauce on the side. Sublime. The service is always excellent

Thank tuffie448
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Decided to avoid the draw of fish at the neighbouring Fishmonger Restaurant in Illovo and was not disappointed by this fine steak house. Enjoyed two dinners in the space of a week. I thought that the steak strips in pepper sauce were delicious but would...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

I love eating at Turn and Tender when in Johannesburg. I don't eat beef...which limits my choices - no burgers, steaks or even ribs for me - but other items don't disappoint. I usually have the grilled chicken breast with bbq sauce (which is very...More

Thank Smurfetti
Reviewed 24 August 2015

I make a point of eating here whenever I'm in joburg.Awesome steaks grilled exactly as you wish They also have kosher meat for jewish customers.Service is always good with 2to3 waiters per table

Thank brian s
Reviewed 29 July 2015

My favorite steakhouse in South Africa.the ribs are legendary plus and excellent service. long life to TURN N Tender Illovo !!!!

Thank Thomasclever
Reviewed 28 July 2015

This family owned steak house offers lunch specials which is ideal for the businesses in the area. And this is exactly why I visited. Occupancy is usually high during lunch, and the décor is masculine and dark. The menu offers a broad array of dishes....More

Thank Kardoesie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
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12:00 - 21:00
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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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