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Joops Place

9th Avenue, Durban, South Africa
0313129135
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Ranked #11 of 351 restaurants in Durban
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Durban
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

If you likes steaks this is the place for you! Let Joop cook your steak the way it should done. Avondale centre in the north east corner. Enjoy.

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Brisbane, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I enjoyed dinner at Joops with our local Durban friends whilst we were visiting from Australia. The steak was beautiful, freshly prepared and cooked to perfection. My only advice would be to skip the entree so you can fully enjoy the steak. Unfortunately I ordered an entree which was delicious but I was then a bit full... More

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13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Whilst I always enjoyed the 'Hollandse Biefstuk' (Pan FrIed fillet with mushrooms in pure butter) I decided to venture off the norm. The minimum 800gram 'T-Bones' must be the best in the Province and if thats too daring then the 'Steak Entrecôte' (Sliced Sirloin) must be close on its heals. I have never experienced a softer Chicken Schnitzel and it... More

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Durban, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

we went 2 couples to enjoy a superb piece of meat, the service is good, and the meet is prepared to perfection by the owner, the atmosphere is nice and they have some splendid deserts. The price is definitely on the higher side but worthwhile

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Joop and Wendy run a super little restaurant and Joop cookes the food himself. He makes the most delicious steaks that I have ever tasted and he cooks with passion and flair! I have eaten here many times and have always enjoyed my meal and have never been dissapointed.

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Well worth the visit. The steaks are cooked as per your request to perfection. Sauces great and service outstanding. Waiters have a great sense of humour. Venue very relaxed

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Durban, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

..what a superb evening shared with friends and colleagues...without a shadow of doubt, the best steak dinner I have ever had...family run...personal and perfect...booking essential...enough said!

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Scottburgh, South Africa
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71 reviews 71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I'm not a big steak eater in restaurants as I do believe I can cook steak as well if not better in my own kitchen. This theory does not apply to Joop's! Everytime I come here I spend the day in anticipation of "that taste" that Joop seems to get into every steak he creates! I find the Hollandse Biefstuk... More

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Durban, South Africa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

We have been to Joops several times and the steaks are the best in Durban, however, on our recent visit I was terrible disappointed. The steak I order was cooked perfectly on the inside but unfortunately had a crisp burnt outside. I think possible from cooking on too high a heat. I hope this was a once off!

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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Food, atmosphere and experience was lovely. I enjoyed all of it, but felt that it might have been a bit pricey compared with other similar restaurants in the area.

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