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Joops Place

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

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  • 86
    Excellent
  • 42
    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
Hollandse Biefstuk to die for

This is our go to restaurant for birthday, anniversary & other special occasions & our overseas visitors highly commend this long standing family run restaurant. Joop is meticulous in the cooking which can be viewed from the restaurant whilst his wife, Wendy, runs front of house with great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
TnTdurbs
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Durban, South Africa
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Durban, South Africa
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46 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

This is our go to restaurant for birthday, anniversary & other special occasions & our overseas visitors highly commend this long standing family run restaurant. Joop is meticulous in the cooking which can be viewed from the restaurant whilst his wife, Wendy, runs front of house with great attention to detail & a lot of cheeky banter if you're so... More 

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Grahamstown, South Africa
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55 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I have been lucky to eat in a few places and am always very pleased to find a little gem like Joops. A family run place will always have a charm to it - and with a former butcher in the kitchen, what more could you ask for, Even for someone who believes a steak should be grilled and not... More 

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Egypt
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The staff are friendly + efficient - That must be because its family owned and run. My Husband and friends ALWAYS order steaks and have never been disappointed. I order the fish or salads and its always delicious. You need to book, as even on a quiet night they are pretty busy. If we are looking for a great steak... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We were very fortunate to get a table on a busy Saturday night, due to a last minute cancellation. The hostess was extremely considerate and very accommodating. Had the Chicken & Prawn Spring Rolls for starters, which were amazing. This was followed by the mains: Peppered Steak (their specialty) and Entrecote (both were done Medium). And, I must say, these... More 

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Rare to have a Hollandse Biefstuk 12 hours flight away from home. Conclusion wish we had this 'Biefstuk' in holland in every restaurant

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Very happy to get the last table for two on this busy Saturday night. Luckily I was taken to Joop's a number of years ago by a Dutch colleague so I remembered the name. I can honestly say the fillet steak was one of the best I have ever tasted. He does it in a special way pan-fried over a... More 

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Lee, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I'd heard a lot of good things about this place, and read the reviews, and wasn't disappointed! Joop's dedication to and passion for his art of cooking are second to none. The food, wine selection, surroundings, and atmosphere are superb. My only regret is that having been to Durban many times before, this was my first visit to Joop's Place!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Liked the food didnt like not being allowed own wine. the food for seven of our party of 8 was good, the rack of lamb cremated and should never have left the kitchen! We were offered a remake but in a party like this the half hour wait wouldnt have worked.

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banchory
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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

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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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?