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Joops Place

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9th Avenue, Durban 4001, 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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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Only the best steak dinner I have had, hands down. The crispy outside and tender inside - cooked perfectly. Good location but parking is always premium so go early if you want to park in the parking lot. Otherwise there is some parking on the street.

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Thank Keith C
La-Lucia, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This family owned and run restaurant is an absolute gem! Watching Joop master the grill left me in awe. The steak is carefully aged to perfection and it comes through in each bite. I don't usually order steak out as it gets done so well at home but this super cedes. There is also a huge variety of other options... More 

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Thank sunetpringle
Johannesburg, South Africa
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a little hidden gem in Durban. Old fashioned restaurant but don't be misled by that the steak was fantastic. I ordered the garlic steak on the recommendation of friends. I was fantastic!!

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Thank D511UYolivierb
Durban, South Africa
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Limited seating and must book in advance . Very cosy set up and warm surroundings. I was impressed with the selection of steaks available and side dishes. All fillets are made by owner himself , no other staff are permitted in his area . The sight of proud cooking also had my mouth jumping for the main course. I ordered... More 

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Thank Suren B
Durban, South Africa
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant that specialises in steaks. The owner personally prepares the steaks and they are brilliant. The vegetables are lovely, desert a must, a lovely wine selection and good coffee. It is a bit small so if you are not seated in a good spot you coyld feel a little cramped so making a reservation is a... More 

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Thank Michelle G
Durban, South Africa
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166 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We threatened to return to this restaurant and did just that. We ambled in on a Saturday evening. It was full and buzzing. Amazingly, the waitress who met us at the door made a plan and we found ourselves ordering a well priced bottle of wine, which we sipped on whilst waiting for a meal. I went for a steak... More 

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Thank Andrew_Durban460
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

best steak place in Durban.intimate location,great food.Difficult to book as so popular.good quiet atmosphere not bustling so can have a conversation.

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Thank Lucille H
Lijiang, China
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

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 June 29, 2016 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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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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

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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
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9th Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: 0313129135

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?