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Thundergun Steakhouse

Palala Centre, Shop 5 | Corner Beyers Naude and Lewisham Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 678 7224
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (135 reviews)
“steak” (117 reviews)
“onion rings” (12 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
Palala Centre, Shop 5 | Corner Beyers Naude and Lewisham Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 280 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It doesn’t look like much from the outside but never judge a book by its cover. When you walk in you immediately get that family, warm feel of people having a good time. The range of speciality steaks is a big draw card and the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kevinlL7859LF
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

A favorite steakhouse in Johannesburg, tradition written ons the walls, floor and people of this historic place. Perfectly prepared meats, classics and traditional oldies. May this steakhouse live forever.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PJB1981
Reviewed December 12, 2018

The meat dishes are very good and portions big. Price steep but ok considering the portion and it was very tasty. On our table we had the chicken/rib combo and ribs only. The vibe is nice. The service was average. The restaurant is not situated...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ronitad800
Reviewed December 11, 2018

The meat dishes are cooked to perfection and the portions are very generous. Price is a little on the steep side but is fair. I will definitley recommend a visit if you are a meat lover.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pillayshawn
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Thundergun is renowned for their large ribs and Sunday carvery. However, their steaks and sauces are average. The sauces have an artificially taste, as if they are made out of a packet. This slightly off-putting as there is no quicker way to ruin a good...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Alexia_Haupt
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

A real favourite for the family but the quality and service really disappointed this time. It feels that when one of the owners isn't around, the usual service and food quality drops.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 964jimw
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Offers an authentic old school South African Steak House experience. Great Steaks, Ribs, Burgers. Service is outstanding and prices fair.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Deon M
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

I have been coming to the Thundergun for over 26 years, service always excellent, food always excellent and freshly prepared. My wife has been coming since she was a child. Some of the staff have seen my wife grow up and are now watching our...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DeonG53
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

For September they have special and my wife received a burger for 60c! Yes 60 South African sents! 😂 - If you’re reading this post and you stay in Jo’burg - I’m putting it to you: You HAVE to come and eat here! This place...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank WernerW2
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing faultless service from Moses and Mafu, never have been so pleased as we were to be waited on, nothing was too much trouble. Food also fantastic, well worth a visit

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank H5353ZUjuliem
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September 13, 2018|
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Response from deborahcZ8844QB | Reviewed this property |
Carvery ChuckwagonCarvery available Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Mondays Friday, Saturday & Sunday R 99.00 MondayR 89.00 Choice Of: Roast Beef, Pork & Lamb, Fresh Homemade VegetablesChoose from: Roast potatoes and fluffy... More
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Response from EA_Oussov | Reviewed this property |
sorry not sure, but here is their number +27 11 678 7224
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palala Centre, Shop 5 | Corner Beyers Naude and Lewisham Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 678 7224
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