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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 August 3, 2016

During an evening I took a dinner with some friends and wow. The magic word for this place is E A T F A S T. You can not take a seat ant a waiter will be on your table to ask you what you...More

1  Thank olivehoover
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Excellent! The food is consistently the same - amazing! Steaks are perfectly aged and basted - the staff are attentive. It is all so predictable! Did I say the boerewors is amazing? (I have a butcher friend who says the same!) When I visit Johannesburg...More

1  Thank tsotsi2
Reviewed June 22, 2016

We visited for dinner for 2 on a Wednesday evening. The restaurant was bustling and yet service was incredibly efficient, we didn't wait for anything. Food was very good. We shared a calamari starter with lemon butter sauce, absolutely delicious, and then a cut for...More

1  Thank Linda K
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Like it used to be!! ... Perfectly cooked plain grilled point rump - absolutely delicious. Tender, tasty & fab sides! Really good

1  Thank Ian Z
Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

The place was very busy when we arrived but we were seated immediately and made very welcome. The two craft beers we tried were both delicious and the ox tail Potjie totally amazing - The meat was so tender it crumbled off the bond and...More

1  Thank Garthopoulos
Reviewed June 1, 2016

Noisy and large restaurant. I wasn't expecting much when I walked in. What a surprise it was! We had to sit inside as it was very cold outside. The biltong starters were excellent. The meat was perfectly cooked (we ordered lamb, beef and ostrich and...More

1  Thank NunoRosario
Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

I won a voucher in a golf day from this restaurant. We decided to go and try . There were some people that only eat Kosher meat . There was a small choice of Kosher products to chose from it was sufficient. A bit pricy...More

1  Thank AlanMendy
Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Seems like a great restaurant, clean, good food and great service. Just incredibly cramped, with tables so close to together. Hardly enough room to walk between the tables to use the rest room. Not sure if they crammed more tables in for Mothers Day or...More

1  Thank Kimmysa
Reviewed April 25, 2016

I think we over ordered or the food portions were enormous as we were overwhelmed with food. The steaks were very tender and the sauces were lovely too. The staff were lovely and smiley and service was very efficient.

1  Thank Clivethegreat
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Visited the restaurant for the first time last night (20 April). Have generally heard good things about the franchise, but was disappointed by the service as well as the quality of the food. The restaurant was busy, but I didn't think exceptionally so, and our...More

1  Thank PraneshLuckan
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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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