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Turn 'n Tender

Thrupss Illovo Centre | 204 Oxford Rd, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 268 2107
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (119 reviews)
“ribs” (27 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 December 2, 2012

Our family of six had dinner at the new Bryanston branch of Turn 'n Tender on Saturday 1st December and we will definitely go back there again soon! Four of us had starters, all of which were absolutely delicious and tasted like more! We had...More

2  Thank Cascha
Reviewed November 27, 2012

I only knew (and love) the smaller branch that is located in Parktown North, to my surprise the bigger one in Illovo does not fall short of the original. I decided that the Point of Rump that was on the menu was a bit small...More

Thank Gt1Street
Reviewed November 14, 2012

Highly underrated family steakhouse...doesn't enjoy the same profile as Butcher's Grill or The Local Grill but easily beats both in terms of food quality and variety

Thank rravens
Reviewed November 8, 2012

Whenever I go for a special occasion we tend to select such a restaurant. I am vegetarian and the platter here is one of the best in JHB. Portions are always great. For a starch I usually select mash and T&T really make a lovely...More

Thank Gary G
Reviewed November 6, 2012

Hi I love the vibe, the service and the quality of the meat! Turn ‘n Tender has been going on for 35 years and has produced constant value for money. You have to book in advance.

Thank Elvie007
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
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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