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The Bull Run Restaurant

€€ - €€€Steakhouse, International,
20 Maude Street, Sandton 2196, South Africa
+27 11 884 1400
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (236 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (13 reviews)
“ribs” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
20 Maude Street, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 666 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Since our visit last year the restaurant has been completely refurbished and is now an even nicer setting than before. However the steaks are still the same exceptionally high standard. We very much enjoyed our perfectly cooked steaks with some very good local wines, all...More

Thank TheSnowMan03
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were staying at the Protea Hotel so it was convenient to dine at Bull Run. We had a light meal because we were not very hungry. I had a delicious calamari and crab salad that was accompanied by a nice glass of Chardonnay. My...More

Thank Foot_Loose
Reviewed 1 week ago

As regular visitor to the Bull Run i have always received both good service and food. After my last visit I vowed never to go back. The restaurant was not busy. After 20 minutes at our table we had to walk to reception to ask...More

1  Thank Albertgerber
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, good portions, decently priced, great service with a smile ! As a visitor from the US, didn't know what to expect, but was pleasantly surprised with the great quality of the food, the flavor, great service, topped off with the unpretentious atmosphere, all...More

Thank Ricardo T
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear 'RicardoT' Thank you for your review. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your dinner with us. It always makes us happy to read a review like this. Hope to see you again when you are visiting South Africa. Kind regards, J örg...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With the outside seating, the Bull Run is a good option for lunch. I don’t recall ever having a bad meal (lunch or dinner). My wife didn’t love her fish, but the steak was good. They have a good wine menu, but the prices are...More

Thank BrentB90
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 'BrentB90' Thank you for taking the time to write a review on trip advisor. I am glad you enjoyed your meal with us. If ever you have a problem with one of our dishes please report this to management so they can sort it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After being shown away at the door of Saint Restaurant, I walked past the entrance of Bull Run, being beckoned in by a friendly staff member. What a difference in staff... considering they're literally 100m apart. Staff at The Bull Run were unpretentious and friendly....More

Thank CarFunSale
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 'CarFunSale' Thank you for taking the time to write a review on tripadvisor. I am delighted that you enjoyed your evening with us. Hope to see you soon in the near future. Kind regards, J örg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very, very delicious food, good prices, nice atmosphere, very nice service. Food portions almost to big. Unfortunately the bar was right next to our table and therefore it was very loud.More

Thank Arlette Z
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 'Arlette Z' Thank you for taking the time to write a review on tripadvisor. I am delighted that you enjoyed your evening with us. When you come again please email me at info@thebullrun.co.za so we can allocate a table away from the bar. Hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was terrific. Was staying at the hotel attached to the restaurant. As steak eaters this was the ideal place for us - and we loved the steaks and the ribs! Desserts was tasty, service was good, friendly and very helpful. Highly recommended if...More

Thank 488jacquib
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 'Jacqui B' Thank you for your wonderful review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your evening with us and hope to see you soon. Kind regards, J örg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a buzzing places packed withc nice people and awesomely cooked food. To make things short, we ordered 6 main dishes which 4/6 were different kinds of steaks, pork belly and a chicken curry. On side we had some fries, salad and vegies. We...More

Thank georgevrio
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear "georgevrio' Thank you for your good review. I am delighted to know that your group enjoyed your dinner with. I hope that we will see you soon in the near future. Kind regards, J örg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our whole table had steaks of some kind and there wasn’t one that was tender and juicy. They were tough and dry with no flavor at allMore

1  Thank Jennifer J
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear "Jennifer J' Thank you for your review. I am really disappointed that your table was not satisfied with your steaks. I hope that you brought it to the attention of the manager on duty. Please email me your details to manager@thebullrun.co.za so that I...More

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TriniTraveller69
9 January 2018|
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Response from Zubaida R | Reviewed this property |
They have vegetarian options. Sorry of this is too late - just saw the question.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Maude Street, Sandton 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 884 1400
  • E-mail
Description
Enjoy some of the best steaks in Johannesburg, peruse the extensive wine list or sip a signature cocktail in the centre of the city’s financial district.
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