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Tribes African Grill & Steakhouse

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64 Jones Road | Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa
+27 11 397 6512
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11:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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Brakpan, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Took clients to have there mixed game platter. service from reception to waiter to mangers were excellent. FOOD as always could not be faulted.

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Thank Lakeh0use
Montreal, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this steakhouse as a choice for our one night in Johannesburg close to the airport. Tried lots of local fare and loved everything Try the biltlong (dried cured meat) that is a lot like beef jerky but juicier. Love the experience. Chakalaka sauce is very good and super spicyy for those that like spice

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Thank Marc R
Sydney, Australia
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893 reviews
626 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was expecting better, but still reasonable and quite good prices when converted into US$. Service adequate and offered lots of African game meats

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Thank Drew M
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a warthog expert with us. That wasn't warthog, it was pork. The springbok was lamb. The kudu appeared to be kudu. For 175R you expect more than less than "Spurs" quality, dodgy gritty onion rings and plain mash. You expect something special. I didn't eat the pork, it was tough, dry and without a sauce. Shameful and disappointing.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice relaxed atmosphere and could do some excellent business exchange. It was not too loud so we could understand each other clearly (sometimes difficult if people speak different accents).

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Thank FunatWork
Newcastle, South Africa
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From reading all the positive reviews, I expected more. Food was quiet average. Ordered chicken which really didn't have much flavour.

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Thank 514Ravi
Durbanville, South Africa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Business dinner for 20 people. The two waiters did an excellent job. No orders were messed up, drinks came when they were needed. Food was top class. Not one complaint from the table, which is remarkable taking account the different orders on steaks. Dessert was presented in a totally new manner - actual dessert examples on one big massive tray.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Given its location, we were pleasantly surprised on the quality of their steak. Definitely worthwhile to try.

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Hampton, Virginia
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205 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After looking around the food court we decided to give Tribes a go as there were some exotic menu offerings. Upon being seated we were escorted to the meat case where you could pick the piece of meat you would like grilled to perfection. Looking at the meat in the case activated my saliva glands and called for a great... More 

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Thank snowbliss1
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Grill restaurant in "African" style in a large mall. The food is allright. Only (white) tourists are eating here. I would have rated it 4 stars, but cut it down to 2 because of the waiter who aggressively demanded a tip which we didn't want to give because he had been unfriendly all evening.

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, African, Grill
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Jones Road | Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Kempton Park
  • Phone Number: +27 11 397 6512
Description
Backed by outstanding quality, together with exceptional service, Tribes promises to meet all your dining needs. Whether it be a celebration, intimate meal for two, business meeting or corporate event we will cater for all your requirements. The diverse range of our restaurant is capable of accommodating virtually any group or function. Tribes has various sections and each exhibits its own unique appeal, complimenting whichever occasion. Sections can also be privatised and combined to cater for larger parties.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?