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Thundergun Steakhouse

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Palala Centre, Shop 5 | Corner Beyers Naude and Lewisham Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 678 7224
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Today
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:30 - 20:30
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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186 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 386 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went as a group of 4 for my husband's birthday. We all had steaks with a variety of salad, mash or vegetables. The chef is brilliant and made the medium rare, medium well done and well done steaks to perfection! The food was good as always although oil is used a lot. The sticky toffee pudding was great but... More 

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Thank Elizabeth B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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113 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has excellent ribs and steaks. The prices are on par with quality red meat places but it is worth it. the place was around for about 50 years for a reason :)

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Thank EA_Oussov
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

very good steak, and ribs, the beer is on tap and good, they also have a smokers bar, the staff know their stuff and serve you with a friendly smile and good advice

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Thank Leon M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best streak in town, and they understand what "Blue" means ! The food is honest, great quality, well prepared to your request, and the staff a friendly, accommodating and very efficient.

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Thank TerryEEEEEEEEE
Johannesburg, South Africa
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93 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thundergun steakhouse has been a landmark in this area for years...ever improving itself to deliver what every person who goes there for steak, ribs, value, service, charm, carver y, freshness, service, great beers and wines, Recently we where back visiting family and that very first night we were eating in this restaurant....to see if it had intact lost its edge... More 

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Thank Kloffusjohn
Johannesburg, South Africa
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Tundergun is the most favored steakhouse in Johannesburg by our family. The food is consistent and just by judging the number of years the staff are working there - it is a happy place. Also good for Sunday buffet. Any steak, burger recommended and the burgers are real!

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Thank 854johan
Johannesburg, South Africa
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a friends recommendation we decided to take the family to this steakhouse for the first time. Shocking if you know this steakhouse been around since 1968 and we only go now. Being to lazy to cook the Buffet option was the best for the day. With Granny with us at age 96 it was very important to get food... More 

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Thank Gerrarddv
Johannesburg, South Africa
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This restaurant is a typical “old style” Steakhouse and has been here since before I can remember. Food is always good with service to match. Give it a try… you won’t be disappointed!

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Thank TheGreyBear
Ashkelon, Israel
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175 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had never heard of this amazing eatery before our current visit to Johannesburg and since it was our last night in South Africa we splashed out with our married niece and husband at a resto of their choice. Wow! I cannot remember enjoying a carnivore's treat as much as this evening at Thundergun! The entire experience was memorable, from... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch at Thundergun today. Well worth a visit if you want some fantastic ribs! Various size portions available and great sides( the onion rings were delicious). The owner of the place made sure to go around to all the tables of customers to make sure that everyone was alright and had what they needed. The only negative... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:30
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palala Centre, Shop 5 | Corner Beyers Naude and Lewisham Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 678 7224

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