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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 good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (26 reviews)
“steak” (114 reviews)
“kosher meat” (3 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Thrupss Illovo Centre | 204 Oxford Rd, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed July 1, 2012

The dinner was great for the rest of the part of six, but one order was incorrect, though they were willing to replace it. The Venue gets crowded; it’s a pretty big restaurant but crowded, probably due to its popularity. They are also willing to...More

Thank 8mmSA
Reviewed June 19, 2012

My husband and I went to Turn 'n Tender Parktown North for our wedding anniversary - I was blown away with the personal attention we received. When making the booking I specified that it was for our anniversary, but didn't ask for anything special other...More

Thank ClaireSmuts
Reviewed June 8, 2012

We had a really great meal, may be a little bit more child friendly, but otherwise we enjoyed.

Thank NeoSA
Reviewed May 28, 2012

Very High Quality Steaks, Burgers, etc. Service is slick. Atmosphere excellent. Mine host does the rounds to see that all is well

Thank thehzos
Reviewed May 28, 2012

Excellent food, fantastic service, great wine selection. Ambiance busy and bustling - there were endless queues at the door all night clearly an indication of the quality of food and service. We will definitley be back many times more for meals. (I had the "duck...More

Thank Tanya0801
Reviewed May 16, 2012

Was refered here by Peter from Sandton Boutique Hotel and man what an experience. They serve the best Beef Ribs in the world.

Thank John M
Reviewed May 9, 2012

Surely the best steakhouse in Johannesburg! If you are a meat-lover, this is the place for you!

Thank TheGreyBear
Reviewed April 21, 2012

It's surprisingly busy, noisy and lacks sophistication for the prices charged. Oily chips and tough steak. Servers not very good. Perhaps I went on an off night. Definatly won't go back.

Thank stephensos
Reviewed April 15, 2012

Consistent...great service,well run operation with superb food.For those who love their meat, The Turn and Tender can't be beten.We always make sure to visit whenever we return to Johannesburg which is usually twice a year!

Thank shats
Reviewed April 11, 2012

An upmarket version of a steakhouse franchise, but the food is pretty average and the steaks I have had here were very forgettable.

Thank Tennille G
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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