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9th Avenue, Durban, South Africa
0313129135
Today
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 79
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great steaks, expertly prepared by Joop himself.Must for steak lovers.

Joop's is an institution for knowledgeable and demanding steak lovers. It has been around for decades and I have never known the quality of meat, the cooking or the service to waver from very good or better! Joop cooks honest top quality steaks to perfection in their individual copper pans.the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
philippe v
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banchory
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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banchory
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Joop's is an institution for knowledgeable and demanding steak lovers. It has been around for decades and I have never known the quality of meat, the cooking or the service to waver from very good or better! Joop cooks honest top quality steaks to perfection in their individual copper pans.the steaks ooze flavour and are truly " man size ".... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Steaks are excellent best I have ever eaten, they alway busy so recommend u make a booking before u go there.

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Durban, South Africa
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We arrived early on a Friday night, before Joops was even open and without a reservation. Big mistake! You need to book ahead, otherwise unlikey to get a table. Luckily, one table had only booked for 8.30, so we were able to grab a seat. Soon, the restaurant was full, and other poor souls without reservations were being turned away.... More 

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Durban
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Possibly the best steak I ever had! And the attention the owner and staff gave to the customers was excellent!

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Durban, South Africa
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Joop is a maestro in the kitchen and nobody...nobody touches his meat but himself. from preparing to cooking, you can watch him to this. The best part is, you get to eat the delicious food. If you come to Durban, Joops Place is a must.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Had a great meal with good menu choice and wine selection. The waiter and sommelier were friendly and helpful. Good prompt service.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Superb is the only word I can think of. The food was amazing. We were 5 people and we ordered a variety of dishes including Saddle of Lamb, Ribs, Chicken and shanks. Everything was simply stunning including dessert. The restaurant pricing is also value for money considering the owner cooks every dish coming out of the open kitchen. Truly marvellous.... More 

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Cape Town
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

A recent return visit to Joops Place efficiently owned and managed by the hospitable Joop and Wendy Mol, reminded me what a delicious menu they have, more than just steaks, and a venue that thankfully has not moved to the distant suburbs of greater Durban, so remains a haven for those in the Berea/Morningside area. Good service is a hallmark... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Last night my wife and I went to Joops for the 1st time in quite a few years and wondered if it would be the same great food as before. We were not dissapointed. The Hollandse Biefstuk was just as good as we remembered. Tender and tasty. You can always be sure you will get the best steak here.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Joops Place is well worth finding, and even more worth indulging in the pan fried 'super fillet' steaks. To say they melted in your mouth is an understatement. Lovely place with no airs or stuffiness and the focus is simply on the delicious food.

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Additional Information about Joops Place

Address: 9th Avenue, Durban, South Africa
Phone Number: 0313129135
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
Open Hours:
Monday 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9th Avenue, Durban, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: 0313129135

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?