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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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Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Lijiang, China
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time coming to Durban, Joops Steak place is an absolute must. The restaurant open for many years already, continuously provides an absolute highlight for steak lovers. Joops himself of course makes all the difference. The caring way how he marinates the well aged pieces of meat, the grilling of the steaks over the open fire and the great sauces... More 

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Thank JimmyMayer
Durban, South Africa
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had not been to Joops Place for many years. I do not know why though as it still serves one of the better steaks in Durban. It is your traditional steak house, and the decor might be outdated, but the food is excellent. I had some colleagues down from JHB and they also gave it a thumbs up. If... More 

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Thank Shaunrivalland
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

The fillet and side of vegetables with mushroom sauce was delicious!! Same thing I always order and never disappointed! The rump and sirloin leave something to be desired, that's what my partner ordered. The snails aren't nice, not much garlic when I ordered which made it a bowl of oily escargot with a brine taste... Not nice! This time we... More 

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Thank Tarryn W
Pretoria
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

FANTASTIC!! This was the best experience ever. We got there around 19:30 and the place was so packed we could not find a seat. The owner's wife came and said we can wait by the counter overlooking the chef. We sat there, AMAZED!! You can see how he prepares the meat, whether it is on open flame or pan fried... More 

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Thank Rofti
Durban, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Sadly and regrettably, I hadn't eaten at Joops for a number of years so I invited friends for a meal. I'm lacking adjectives to describe our experience, from reception , cleanliness, staff, background music, wine list, the menu choices....just fantastic. The Hollandse biefstuk was so tender, tasty and the perfect size serving, "out of this world". Thanks Master Chef Joop,... More 

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Thank goadmin
Solihull, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

If you like steak and find yourself in Durban then a visit to Joops is a must. The eponymous owner is a former butcher and certainly knows his stuff - a wide selection of steaks all cooked to perfection and accompanied by a good selection of wines. If any of your party are vegetarian - leave them at home whilst... More 

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Thank Antonyatsolihull
Durban, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

The best steaks that u will ever eat , the restaurant is clean, the people are great, staff very friendly and top service but mainly the food is good I would recommend the steaks to anyone.

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Thank deonchetty00
Durban
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143 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

If you looking for Great food service and good price pop into Joops place for the best steak in the world...absolutely adore this restaurant..

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Thank Iain M
Durban, South Africa
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Fabulous steak (and other meals) done perfectly as you would have it. Small restaurant and very popular, so advisable to book ahead.

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Thank Gail565
Durban, South Africa
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93 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

The place is unassuming from outside, tucked away in an unfashionable shopping center of Durban. But once inside it is welcoming ( good service and efficient ), and the food prepared by an ex butcher is great and well presented. Comfortable chairs, good wine, low noise levels, make for a most enjoyable evening. I will be back !

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
Steakhouse, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9th Avenue, Durban, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: 0313129135

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