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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” (102 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 18 January 2016

The steaks were all awesome. They are buying quality meat. Waiter was fun and attentive and nailed it for 10 diverse orders. Brought out a candle and sang happy birthday for one of the kids. Ribs were also great. Loved the salads and dressings. Almost...More

Thank S J
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

If you put fish on the menu then please! mister Turn and Tender, give me a piece of fresh, nicely fried fish? Just because you're a steakhouse does not give you leave to ruin a lovely piece of King Klip ... My companions enjoyed their...More

Thank Mafonzie
Reviewed 14 November 2015

The best steaks prepared to absolute perfection. Turn n Tender has the full package. A very comprehensive menu and an excellent wine list. Food quality and service is impeccable. Great atmosphere and this place is always busy, so do book. They understand steaks from maturing...More

Thank TraceyPutzier
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The have the greatest steaks ever , try the rib-eye steak , wow...delicious and at least a bottle of Shiraz will go down well with this kind of a steak.

Thank siphiwe2015
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Back to South Africa for a short visit. After friend's recommendation went to Turn 'n Tender for steaks. While the service was slow and not very attentive, the food itself was excellent. Started with delicious grilled haloumi cheese and then a fillet with chips for...More

Thank icemanck
Reviewed 7 October 2015

This is a very busy steakhouse. You go more for the food than the atmosphere. The meat is very tender and well aged, and cooked exactly to your specification. You have a choice of fries, mash, baked potato (and even pap, a SA staple food)...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Attentive from the onset, a table being put together to handle our party of 7 in a flash. We seemed to have had our own personal waitress who did a great job. Wine selection was interesting and handled well at the table. All meals were...More

Thank antheajames
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

All the way from the UK,we were looking forward to our,BBQ ribs and steaks,this was on a Monday lunch time,we had booked a table so that was no problem. Ribs full portion was very tasty but had way to much BBQ sauce on the ribs,to...More

Thank NATANB186338
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Turn n Tender is really a place for the meat lovers. The menu specialises on the grill. There is everything from ribs to spatchcock chicken. The portions are also very healthy so make sure you go hungry. To show the popularity of the place we...More

Thank Sunshine0789
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

We went here on a weeknight, and fairly early for dinner. Service was good as it was not too crowded. I had ribs and my husband had steak. He was very happy with his steak, but my ribs were just OK. They do not serve...More

Thank Liz P
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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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
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12:00 - 21:00
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12:00 - 22:00
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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