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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” (25 reviews)
“steak” (102 reviews)
“kosher meat” (3 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Thrupss Illovo Centre | 204 Oxford Rd, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Made a reservation early on in the day for 7:30 for a Thursday evening. We were seated in a squashed up area next to the kitchen, with Staff were constantly passing and shouting orders. The whole place is a squash as there was far to...More

Thank Louise B
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Very nice vibe and very good food,they have a excellent location and really understand what clients want. Well dome

1  Thank coen_12
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Their blue cheese burger is the BEST. There is crumbled blue cheese on top of the patty, and then a bowl of extra blue cheese sauce on the side. Sublime. The service is always excellent

Thank tuffie448
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Decided to avoid the draw of fish at the neighbouring Fishmonger Restaurant in Illovo and was not disappointed by this fine steak house. Enjoyed two dinners in the space of a week. I thought that the steak strips in pepper sauce were delicious but would...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

I love eating at Turn and Tender when in Johannesburg. I don't eat beef...which limits my choices - no burgers, steaks or even ribs for me - but other items don't disappoint. I usually have the grilled chicken breast with bbq sauce (which is very...More

Thank Smurfetti
Reviewed 24 August 2015

I make a point of eating here whenever I'm in joburg.Awesome steaks grilled exactly as you wish They also have kosher meat for jewish customers.Service is always good with 2to3 waiters per table

Thank brian s
Reviewed 29 July 2015

My favorite steakhouse in South Africa.the ribs are legendary plus and excellent service. long life to TURN N Tender Illovo !!!!

Thank Thomasclever
Reviewed 27 July 2015

This family owned steak house offers lunch specials which is ideal for the businesses in the area. And this is exactly why I visited. Occupancy is usually high during lunch, and the décor is masculine and dark. The menu offers a broad array of dishes....More

Thank Kardoesie
Reviewed 26 July 2015

We went on a Saturday night and there were queues out the door. Fortunately our friends had booked. The waitress was attentive and we ate a three course meal starting off with a fresh tasty Italian salad for the table. Three of us ordered fillet...More

Thank SouthAfricaConcerned
Reviewed 15 July 2015

This is the restaurant our son asks us to book when he is visiting Johannesburg. Great steaks! However, there is also adequate food for those who are not great meat lovers. They often have very reasonably lunch specials...the men in the family love it.

Thank 77Leah77
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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, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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