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Turn 'n Tender

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Thrupss Illovo Centre | 204 Oxford Rd, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 268 2107
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11:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 pm - 12:00 am
Mon 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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273 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staff are amazing, very pleasant and well trained ! The steaks are great and a huge variety on the menu! Well worth a visit!

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Thank Joy M
Western Cape, South Africa
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found restaurant to have good service. Calamari starter was great, Espetada had no wow factor, I have had much better, chips weren't that great either, Capo chino was great

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Thank JAL047
Johannesburg, South Africa
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135 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant serves Kosher style meat that made us go there . Although not 100 %kosher it was acceptable to my kids . The service was great as well as the meal . The were staff knowledgeable on what to serve . All round a good night out .

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Thank AlanMendy
Esher, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It seems strange going to a steak restaurant if you do not eat a lot of steak, This meal was to send off an 18 year oldoverseas and at 18 if you want to make the Springboks you need lots of steaks. I was delighted when I saw kingklip on the menu,It was grilled to perfection with a lemon sauce.... More 

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Thank watchman2015
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

As always a visit to South Africa is not complete with a visit to Turn and Tender Amazing food and excellent service. Please come open up in the UK. Can't wait for the next visit

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Thank Wendy S
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

I was recently out in SA for a short visit over Christmas and was taken to Turn&Tender for lunch on the day of my arrival. All I can say is .... NOM! Melt in your mouth steak, warm hospitality, great atmosphere. After about 2 years in England, there is nothing like a delicious piece of South African steak. The sides... More 

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Thank Penn J
Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of taking two of my overseas friends out for dinner last night. There is always that pressure to suggest a restaurant that delivers a "great" steak. Let me say, we were blown away! The funny this is that the steak wasn't even the highlight. It was calamari starter (peri peri) style. The ambience, service (The manager... More 

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Thank Ricky S
Sandton, South Africa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

A great relaxing environment, with great service and excellent steaks, always cooked perfectly. The prices are good and the corkage for "bring your own" wine reasonable. I have dined here a few times and have always been impressed with the quality of the food. Whenever we want to go out for a good steak, Turn & Tender Illovo is one... More 

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Thank T3888WGchristopher
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

We are regulars at TnT which sits it all. We love the food and know that we're consistently going to get a great steak!

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Thank Elaine L
Johannesburg, South Africa
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98 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

This is not an exciting choice of restaurant for me: I don't love the ambience: inside, it's dark and cavernous. If the weather is nice, sit outside. However, the steaks are excellent. The boerewors is fabulous but ask for it medium rare and don't have it served on a skillet, otherwise it gets dry. Had the trinchado - a first... More 

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Thank Jill M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thrupss Illovo Centre | 204 Oxford Rd, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 268 2107

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