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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 April 10, 2016

We have been dining here for many years always had great meals this time found the prices have rocketed and some of the food not as good as usual

Thank poppi73305
Reviewed March 15, 2016

The steaks are great, the service is slow but an overall good eating experience. Business lunches are recomended.

Reviewed March 2, 2016

The ostrich steak was incredibly dry in the outside and RAW on the inside. Fillet steak was done medium instead of well done. Veg was tasteless, service poor. To give an example: the waitress came around asking if everything on the table lived up to...More

1  Thank Aneesa82
Reviewed February 22, 2016

I INVITED SOME OF MY STAFF TO THIS EXCELLENT MEAT LOVERS RESTAURANT. What a feast we had. The ribs and steaks were out of this world and such generous portions. The ambience was conducive to having a most pleasant afternoon, with good food and outstanding...More

Thank 886andrew
Reviewed January 28, 2016

This Turn 'n Tender has the best Duck, best Ribs, best chicken etc and the service is excellent. After having experienced this I tried two other Turn 'n Tenders in Greenstone and Brynston and they do not come close to this one!

Thank Bongie K
Reviewed January 18, 2016

Very extensive menu covering all tastes with the added bonus of specialty "combos" selected by the Aaron brothers themselves. The starters in particular were outstanding followed by generous mains prepared with great care and attention to detail.

Thank Johan S
Reviewed January 18, 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 Restman18
Reviewed November 26, 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 November 14, 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 October 15, 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
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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, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
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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