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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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“ribs” (25 reviews)
“steak” (92 reviews)
“kosher meat” (5 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Thrupss Illovo Centre | 204 Oxford Rd, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 20 January 2012

T&T as it's known, is legendary in the food biz. Food excellence and service are their hallmarks and questioning their service levels is not an option. They are of the highest order.

Thank Les M
Reviewed 19 January 2012

The original owners are still involved. Excellent and correctly matured ang prepared beef. Service can occaisionally let you down.

Thank allgone1234
Reviewed 15 January 2012

Great steaks, good salads and sound wine list - red in particular

Thank IPMatthews
Reviewed 15 January 2012

There is no dot between average and good - or that is where this would be. The service is refreshing - the food is good but it was not as tender as it should have been - it is designed to be a large steakhouse...More

Thank Samir S
Reviewed 11 January 2012

South Africa has any number of steak restaurants, lousy franchises and overly expensive independents. Turn 'n Tender is the best of them all. Superb steaks and ribs at reasonnable prices. The fillet was top class, the Argentinian style rump excelent and the spare ribs lived...More

Thank Reddy6
Reviewed 10 January 2012

Visiting from Australia, we were determined to eat steaks at least every 3rd night. We worked through many steak houses (in the Cape) and found the steaks to be "Okay" - Not bad, but not great. Last night we hit pay dirt. The steaks at...More

Thank MichaelZZZ
Reviewed 6 January 2012

Prefered the orignial intimate atmosphere in Greenside, however the food is just as good and thats what counts

Thank ryanpa35
Reviewed 5 January 2012

If you're looking for an authentic steak house, all the usual accompaniments (chips/veg/fresh sauces), immaculately prepared to perfection, , knowledgeable and attentive staff, and a good vibe, definitely try this establishment!! Do make reservations as they are extremely busy.

Thank zajhbfemme
Reviewed 1 December 2011

Turn & Tender is an example of Johannesburg (Joburg, Jozzies) at its best. Always packed out, excellent food and on-the-ball management. It is a good place for those who like the fast paced efficiency of working or living in Joburg. Took my sister for her...More

Thank Nathan B
Reviewed 1 December 2011

We were in Johannesburg in Oct for 12 days and went there 6 times I travel all over the globe and would say the Turn 'Tender is definitely one of the finest Steak Houses in the world The quality of meat is unsurpassed and the...More

Thank JWK_11
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
23:30 - 00:00
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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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