We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Beefcakes Johannesburg

) #328 of 1,045 Restaurants in Johannesburg €€ - €€€ American, ,
198 Oxford Road | Illovo, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
+27 11 447 5266
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (26 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
“drag queens” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
198 Oxford Road | Illovo, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (57)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I used to be a big fan of Beefcakes, as I enjoyed the tongue-in-cheek vibe with all the hot muscular guys. Later at night as the parties got wilder it was even more fun. Predictably it became overrun with shrieking teenage girls that drove the...More

Thank RubinVanNiekerk
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Beefcakes Illovo is known for the excellent dragshows and hospitality. The food is good, but a bit pricey. Overall, still a great experience and the laughter is good for the soul

Thank Helmut V
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Beefcakes was quite an entertaining night out. We had a very friendly waiter who was obviously handsome and ripped. The R250 pp fee included a custom hamburger and chips as a well as a drag show. The burger and condiments were very tasty and more...More

1  Thank RuMark
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Booked a table for 15 ladies for my sister's bachelorette party. The waiters are friendly & lovely to look at. Service was good and drinks came quickly. The drag show was a hoot and the whole restaurant was in a great mood singing along. Definitely...More

Thank Candz33
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Beefcakes is fun for a night out with the girls (or boys). We went on a Saturday night, and the place was packed (as to be expected). Sadly not all tables were placed in good spots, and most of the show was spent trying to...More

Thank deirdreo787
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We went there for a bit of a celebration. We were seated immediately, although behind a huge pillar that obscured most of the stage. The service was excellent and even though it was busy, we did not wait too long for anything. The burgers are...More

Thank PierreDorf
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Over prized not what everyone make it out to be. We overpaid R1000 on our bill and when we went back the next day to query it they were not interested in our problem. Manager very unhelpful - will never go back!! Absolute rip-off food...More

Thank des610
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

So after having to book 2 months in advance we arrived to be told we would be seated in the VIP area. We had a great evening. The dinner and a show work well. The way they do the food is definitely designed with speed...More

Thank WARPIGY
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Loved this place, they served up some amazing burgers and it was a really fun placew to start our evening before heading out later that night. The Hamburger i had was very juicy and delicious, good selection of beers to accompany.

Thank Jessicaneylan83
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We went to the Saturday night show. Was good fun. The show mainly consists of the drag queens miming some jamming songs but it's really good fun. If you like singing, dancing with your friends, this place is awesome. The burger is not amazing but...More

Thank Sarah U
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Mythos
87 reviews
.84 km away
Plaka Restaurant Eastgate
63 reviews
1.11 km away
Bennigan's
8 reviews
1.09 km away
Harpers Restaurant
16 reviews
1.22 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ster-Kinekor Eastgate & IMAX
22 reviews
1.45 km away
Satyagraha House
126 reviews
5.41 km away
Eastgate Shopping Mall
109 reviews
1.45 km away
Ellis Park Stadium
122 reviews
5.80 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Beefcakes Johannesburg staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 198 Oxford Road | Illovo, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 447 5266
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing