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Joops Place

) #17 of 524 Restaurants in Durban €€ - €€€ Steakhouse
9th Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 312 9135
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pepper steak” (14 reviews)
“filet” (23 reviews)
“entrecote” (5 reviews)
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€€ - €€€
9th Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 223 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is top class. The staff are helpful and attentive. The steaks cooked by Joop are in a class of their own, world class. Consistently good and a must visit when in Durban.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pepper steak that I had at Joops was the best I have had in South Africa and maybe in all of my life. It was perfectly cooked and the flavour was out of this world! It was really nice to watch Joop work in...More

Thank Brad P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we eat here when we visit Durban,the food is outstanding the man is an excellent chef and we have never yet been disappointed

Thank Ray G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Joop's Place many times over the years, and nothing changes ... which is a good thing, because if you are looking for the best steak house in Durban, this is it! Tucked away in a little center in Avonmore Road, it is...More

Thank Firefox330
Reviewed 17 May 2017

After watching the Sharks play (and just win) we were invited for dinner at Joops Place, our friends assured us that this restaurant served the best steaks in Durban and we were not disappointed. The service was good and cooked from fresh so it took...More

2  Thank SharksSupporter1
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

12 of us for an early dinner so some pressure on the kitchen. We ordered early but I still feel that the meal took a long time to be served. The Joops steak is really very tasty but must be one of the most expensive...More

Thank Henry P
Reviewed 3 May 2017

After reading positive reviews about Joops Place being the best steakhouse, I booked for dinner as it was my husband's birthday. The place was overrated, my husband's steak was charred with burnt sauce, absolutely awful. My steak was medium rare although I asked for well...More

Thank Foodlover_kzn
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We have been here at least eight times or more in the last few years. The owner personally cooks your choice of meat to perfection. Price are a few more Rands than Spur or Butcher Block, but that value gained far exceeds the increased cost....More

Thank Andrew_Durban460
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Probably the best steak in Durban! We were a party of ten on a busy Friday lunchtime. Two excellent, efficient waitresses looking after about 40 people and great service. All our steaks were perfectly cooked by Joop and the meal was great. The entrecote was...More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A year on from my previous review I feel compelled to again write about this place as the man himself continues to delight us with great steaks. Starters and puddings are not bad either if you have the appetite. Only the drinks menu is perhaps...More

Thank JayAimDee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9th Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 312 9135
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