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“A must visit when in the Sandton area”

The Bull Run Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 240 Restaurants in Sandton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Grill
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed February 26, 2014

You can't go wrong here. The mushroom starter with feta cheese and spinach is a meal in itself and the steaks are always good. I ate here two nights on the trot on a trip last month and I'm jo'burg bound in a few days time again so I'm sure I'll be back again. It's nice to have the odd temptation such as ostrich thrown at you with the specials so I'm wondering what will be on offer this weekend. A nice restaurant with a good ambience and the staff are always friendly. A must recommend to anybody in the sandton area.

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Thank Nigel D
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Jörg Z, Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2014

Dear ‘Nigel D’.
Thank you for taking the time to write on ‘tripadvisor’. We are delighted to read that your all round experience was such a positive one. Your praise especially about our STAFF, is greatly appreciated. Please know that we have congratulated them for doing a great job.
We look forward to your future patronage.
Kind regards,
Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

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Reviewed February 18, 2014

Went there on a Monday afternoon, while the sun was coming down. We were sat on a table outside, just next to a buzzing but not disturbing main road. The service was swift and had good knowledge of the menu and proposed two entrees we directly went for. The oysters and the springbock carpacio. Do not miss out on the spring bock carpaccio, it is heaven in your mouth. As a main we went for a fillet steak with wedges and cream spinach on the side. The steak was grilled to perfection and fresh as ever with a migrated german butcher cutting up the meat. The wedges were crip on the outside and soft on the inside, and the cream spinache offered the perfect round up to a wonderful meal. As a desert try the wild berry creme brule, to die for. A must visit for anyone in Sandton

Thank Zaq R
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Jörg Z, Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2014

Dear ‘Zaq R’.
Thank you for writing on ‘tripadvisor’ and for taking the time to do so. We are thrilled to read that you enjoyed your all round experience.
We look forward in welcoming you back again soon.
Kind regards,
Jörg Zwinscher & TEAM

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Reviewed February 13, 2014

Steak was overcooked, even though ordered rare, and pepper suace not very nice. Tomato based rather tah the creamy we were expecting. Still good value though.

Thank clarewilliams1
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Jörg Z, Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2014

Dear ‘clarewilliams 1’.
Thank you for taking the time to write on ‘tripadvisor’. As you can understand we were most concerned to read about your dining experience. It is our ongoing aim to maintain CUSTOMER focus with all our GUESTS. If your concerns had been brought to the attention of our ‘Brokers’ or Managers, I am certain, we would have rectified any shortcomings immediately. May I ask if this was done at any stage during your meal? It would be wonderful to make your next dining experience a positive one. Please feel free to contact Hennie, our Restaurant Manager either telephonically or via e-mail, (hennie@thebullrun.co.za).
We look forward to hear from you and hosting you once again.
Kind regards,
Jὄrg Zwinscher & TEAM

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Reviewed February 5, 2014

I've always eaten at the Bull Run when in Johannesburg. Crazy about their ostrich meal, but being in Sandton for a longer stay, I keep finding myself craving the Bull Run at dinner time. The meals are superb and Devine, the staff are friendly, professional and gorgeous. All led well by a good restaurant manager, who always makes if a point to check in your table.

Highly recommended to anyone visiting the Sandton area. And deserves a higher ranking then it currently has.

Be sure to take part in their occasional 5litre wine raffle, you never know - you may just win like I did.

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Thank Mutriaena
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Jörg Z, Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2014

Dear ‘Mutriaena’.
Thank you for taking the time to write your comments on ‘tripadvisor’. Congratulations on winning!! How wonderful to read that you enjoyed your meal and that you found the STAFF to be friendly, professional and gorgeous. Please be assured that we have conveyed your praise to the TEAM and they were thrilled.
We look forward in welcoming you back again and who knows...maybe you might win again....
Kind regards,
Jörg Zwinscher & Team

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Reviewed January 31, 2014

Of course the steak is first class, so is the seafood, but ask the serving staff to recommend wine and they will be enthusiastic and helpful.

Thank SeresM
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Jörg Z, Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2014

Dear ‘SeresM’.
Thank you for taking the time to write your comment on ‘tripadvisor’. How wonderful to read that you enjoyed your meal and that you found the STAFF to be enthusiastic and helpful.
We look forward in welcoming back again.
Kind regards,
Jörg Zwinscher & Team

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