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“Very disappointed” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Butcher Block Steakhouse

Butcher Block Steakhouse
Crowne Plaza Johannesburg - The Rosebank | Crowne Plaza, Johannesburg 4320, South Africa
011 788 3518
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Ranked #128 of 754 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Grill
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Welcome to Butcher Block. We're so glad you stopped by. Come with us on a visual, taste sensation like no other. Take a tour and learn about our various, individual meat cuts, get recipe inspiration, become a wine connoisseur or simply have a look at our tantalising menu. Whether you're stopping by for a light salad or you need to feed the beast, we've got you covered with the tastiest, heartiest meals in town!
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Very disappointed”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

I had eaten here on a previous visit and enjoyed a very good steak.
This time was a great disappointment. I ordered a rump steak - medium rare. It was served rare and was the tough and sinewy. It was awful and very disappointing.
My colleague had a filet steak - medium and it was served very rare.
Good choice of wines.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Excellent Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

You must eat here if you're in Johannesburg! The meat is of the best quality and a great selection of wines!

Visited November 2012
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“The food quality is not great!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

The food is not great and being a steak house, the steaks are average. The room service to the adjacent hotel is lousy and the trays always lack something, salt and pepper, knives and forks etc. not a very difficult thing to get right!

Visited November 2012
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bromsgrove
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144 reviews 144 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 64 cities Reviews in 64 cities
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
“Good food & Good value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Eat here as staying at the Crowne Plaza. Its a Steakhouse with good meat & fish, planty of good wine and on the Friday were were there unlimted ribs for 990 rand.

Visited November 2012
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London, UK
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23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“If you want meat...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

If you want meat, this is the place to go. Very good food, big portions, good service and a nice wine list. What more can one ask for.

Visited October 2012
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