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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%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (209 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (16 reviews)
“ribs” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, International, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
20 Maude Street, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 604 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like the restaurant, good menu and service. The menu could be a little bit confusing, in general very good

Thank pepemanito
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear 'pepemanto' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted that you enjoyed your evening with us and looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of Johannesburgs best Steak Restaurants. Understated elegant dining. Superb Steak. Good Wine List. Great Staff. Usually a flawless dining experience. A good choice to take out of town visitors or business clients to. Very few Steak Restaurants get it right. So few restaurants do...More

Thank TheHotelGuru10
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear 'TheHotelGuru10' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted that you enjoyed your evening with us and looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food and service disappointing! Lacks pleasing ambience. Music too loud. Drowns conversation. Navigational skills required to reach restaurant from parking area. Main courses and wine both overpriced. Chicken livers starter was appalling and rejected as inedible. (There was no charge for it.)More

Thank johnO65KV
Jörg Z, Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear ‘John065KV’. Your feedback on ‘TripAdvisor’ is much appreciated. As a VALUED PATRON, I was disappointed to hear about your experience in our restaurant. With aspiration to always exceed guest expectations, we have unfortunately fallen short of this goal during your recent visit. Kindly note...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group had been looking forward to our lunch at The Bull Run, but unfortunately it failed to deliver on quite a few points. Firstly, the service was very slow and on a few occasions we actually had to go and find our waiter! It's...More

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

Dear 'Stephen J' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. It is regrettable to read that you were not completely satisfied with your visit. Did you raise any of your concerns with our management on duty that evening? Please feel...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used the restaurant whilst staying one night in the Balalaika Hotel prior to joining a tour group. I had a steak and my wife the schnitzel. Both excellent washed down with a well priced red wine. Service very good. All in all a great...More

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

Dear 'AuroraUK' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted that you enjoyed your evening with us and looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to eat meat or Pork ribs this is the best place to come for an average priced meal that really delivers. I had the Pork Ribs and I could not stop eating even though it was a very large portion. Accompaniments are...More

Thank Zubaida R
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear 'Zubaida R' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted that you enjoyed your evening with us and looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

huge portions, enjoyed the blue cheese gnocchi with a massive jacket potato and grilled veg. Fresh, delicious food and cant wait to return!

Thank VindalooQueen11
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Dear 'VindalooQueen11' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted that you enjoyed your evening with us and looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I decided to visit the restaurant I was the executive chef for many years ago. The steak is still the same good quality and properly matured as when they started. We had a good time there and I still think that Bull Run is the...More

Thank Chrisvantonder
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Dear 'Crisvantonder' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted that you enjoyed your evening with us and looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 24 September 2017

We had dinner with friends who were also staying in the area. The restaurant has a good atmosphere and all the meats were great. I had ostrich which was tender. Only issues were small portions of sides and the rose wine not being chilled. We...More

1  Thank wombatdavid
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Dear 'wombatdavid' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. It is regrettable to read that you were not completely satisfied with your meal. Did you raise any of your concerns with our management on duty that evening? Please feel free...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017

Was in Sandton on business and ended up meeting friends for dinner here as they were staying at the hotel next door. What a fantastic meal, we each ordered a different steak and they all melted in your mouth. The wine list was great as...More

Thank Sheri S
Jörg Z, Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Dear 'Sheri S' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted that you enjoyed your evening with us and looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 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
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