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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%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (25 reviews)
“steak” (103 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 6 days ago via mobile

After hearing much hype about this particular store we popped in for a quick Sunday night dinner. My wife had a fantastic kosher steak but my beef ribs were not great. Rib were tough and didn't love the basting. Service was good.

Thank Lynton C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really like this franchise , the one in Illovo and the one in Parktown. This is a popular and busy eatery, especially one in Parktown - good to make a booking. Menu is simple and offers good variety of meat dishes, fair priced. Service...More

Thank nik6311
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Visited Turn and Tender again after two years and was pretty disappointed with quality and service. The waiter tried to include items into the order that were never mentioned ("onion rings for the table" ...) and apparently changed my ordered sirloin into a rumpsteak. The...More

Thank Arne K
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We were traveling again and we decided to try this restaurant unfortunately the food was not as good as we expected it to be. It might have been just a once off. I'm sure this restaurant does better in general according to the other reports.

Thank MarkFairhurst
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Always a great experience at Turn and Tender. The food was superb The service great. The restaurant was quite noisy but it was a full Saturday evening.

Thank ColmV
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We were a large group of 14 people on a night out . The service was great no mess ups with any order . The steaks were done to perfection . The fish was as ordered . A fantastic night out . I highly recommend...More

Thank AlanMendy
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Ordered a Blue Cheese salad to start, followed by a Med Rare Fillet steak with a Madagascar sauce served with veges. The steak was amazingly tender, the Madagascar sauce served HOT (which it often isn't) and the veges - creamed spinach, cabbage and butternut all...More

Thank Terry T
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Great service and excellent value for money for a packed restaurant during Turn-n-Tender's 40th birthday special this entire week (15 May 2017 to 21 May 2017). Imagine, R40 for a 300 gram Sirloin with a Backed Potato or Salad or Chips or Vegetables!!!!! This celebration...More

Thank Nico v
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Well if you want to taste great steaks and wine at a reasonable price then this is your place. Nice environment, open cuisine, a big variety of steaks and a nice presentation as well for those who don't know which is which. Parking spot is...More

Thank Chrysostomos
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is worth going back to time after time. Its been around for years and is well known for its steaks and their basting sauce. We had a rump steak with chips and lamb chops with a baked potato.Both were equally great and cooked...More

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