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Turn 'n Tender

Thrupss Illovo Centre | 204 Oxford Rd, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 268 2107
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (115 reviews)
“ribs” (26 reviews)
“kosher meat” (3 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Thrupss Illovo Centre | 204 Oxford Rd, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed November 4, 2012

NIce chips. OK meat. No Castele draft, which is a shame. Service average. Worth a visit, just don't order the more expensive items on the menu as the best value is to be had at the more affordable end of the menu.

Thank Pieter P
Reviewed November 4, 2012

There are some good steak houses in Joburg, but this beats them all. The manager from Zimbabwe treated us like Royalty, as he did with all the customers. When the food is this good, they enjoy asking you about the meal. I had the beef...More

Thank ivan g
Reviewed October 30, 2012

I was expecting it to be slightly better than it was, based on previous reviews on the food and the atmosphere. It may have just been the night we went though. The food, I cannot fault was great. When i asked for more pap( which...More

Thank Chantel S
Reviewed October 28, 2012

It's 10 years since I last ate at T& T. In fact I remember it as the Four Brothers. It was jam packed as usual but the service was quick, the waitron knowledgeable and the food still excellent. Two of us had the steaks, one...More

Thank shanghaibrian
Reviewed October 11, 2012

I have yet to be disappointed at Turn n Tender Illovo. Service is decent, food is always excellent, and they have a good cellar to accompany any meal. I have noticed over the past 2 years the prices have increased significantly, also to such an...More

Thank The_Real_B
Reviewed October 2, 2012

The service is really good, and the quality of the food and the wine list is always worth a visit. We were in a large group and they managed to cater for that perfectly.

Thank morars
Reviewed October 1, 2012

just because i sometimes dont wear gucci doest not mean that i cant afford the food - dont judge a book by its cover!!

Thank Gruschenka B
Reviewed September 29, 2012

Dear Traveller When I heard about Turn n Tender, I was not exactly elated about another grill house. I was not up for it, not feeling well, but was hungry as and it was a bit nippy. So I saw Trip Advisor review that it...More

Thank Beefycarpet
Reviewed September 25, 2012

I travel to Johannesburg twice a year and visit T & T (Parktown North) each time - I am never disappointed! The staff are both friendly and knowledgeable and the steaks are excellent.

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed September 24, 2012

If you want good food and a very buzzing atmosphere then this is the place to go. It is always noisy and packed with meat lovers. Get your meat fix here.

Thank PeterV1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thrupss Illovo Centre | 204 Oxford Rd, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 268 2107
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