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Turffontein Race Course

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Amazing views over old JHB

Old Jhb but a lovely venue for evening parties, weddings etc. The view over the CBD is one of the... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2017
A whole bunch of fun at the races

We attended on a rather busy Saturday and were quite dissappointed that they could not cater to the... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Jun 6, 2018
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Turf Club Street | Turffontein, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 681 1500
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Reviewed June 6, 2018

Attended a function at this venue. Was concerned given the unsafe area which sadly has deteriorated over the years. Relieved that the parking area was well lit. Outside there was a very unpleasant and overwhelming stench of the rubbish dump nearby. Fortunately it had not...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Vanessa L
Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

We went in a group to the races for the day. It was fun but there is very little security and the place is in need of an upgrade. The surrounding area is dodgy so be very aware when driving there. We had lunch at...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Old Jhb but a lovely venue for evening parties, weddings etc. The view over the CBD is one of the best you will get

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank FionaJohannesburg
Reviewed May 16, 2017

We attended on a rather busy Saturday and were quite dissappointed that they could not cater to the crowd and that drinks were not easy to come by on a scorcher of a day

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank eloizem2017
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

Spacious boardrooms. Nice environment and if you love horse racing, visit on a race day. Catering from Isizwe Hospitality is on point.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank jobchizengeni
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Fairly useless as a conference venue (Nov 2016). Advertises wifi, but won't give you the wifi password because "we don't like people using the wifi". Fantastic. A business venue without business facilities. Don't come here for a business function if you need internet connectivity.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Anthony E
Reviewed August 14, 2016

I have nothing against gambling. Have I placed bets on horses - yes. The location of the race track is on the bad side of town and definitely do not feel safe travelling to and from the track. Once inside you are ok if you...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank AHidler
Reviewed July 26, 2016

we went with my daughter just for the fun of it. We loved it. it was excellent and the food great and kids could enjoy. Love it love it

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank mahlako
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Turfontein racecourse boasts a great venue for family and friends to have a day out especially on race days they racecourse also host lovely fun days for the kids once a year which we always attend

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank DarrenAmbrose
Reviewed June 10, 2016

Absolutely awesome day , entertainment all day for very little outlay. Food is always good and if you bring along a few friends you can have competitions amongst yourselves and add to the fun

Date of experience: June 2016
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Chris G
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Response from marlene g | Reviewed this property |
There is racing on Sunday - first race at 13h05. Turffontein is south f the city. Would need a car to get there - try Uber.