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The Bull Run Restaurant

20 Maude Street, Sandton 2196, South Africa
+27 11 884 1400
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (223 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (12 reviews)
“ribs” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:30 pm Hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
20 Maude Street, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 646 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been a customer at Bullrun for the past 16 years and can honestly say that sadly I think last night was my last dinner there. The service was as slow as ever , and my grilled chicken breast arrived cold and dried out...More

1  Thank DawnJOhannesburg
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 'DawnJOhannesburg' Thank you for writing a review. I am terribly sorry that you had such a bad experience. I have taken this up with management that worked that evening and can assure you that this is not our standard of service or food. Please...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had dinner there last night the staff were on point. The food was excellent. The atmosphere was sublime a must just when you are in JHB

Thank Mutepa P
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 'Mutepa P' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your dinner. Looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, J örg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we were a large group of 20 plus folks who went for dinner. although we sat on three tables in order speed up service, things just did not go well. service was erratic, food came slowly and was mostly cold. the place was packed however...More

1  Thank SamirAbdallahAli
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 'SamirAbdallahAli' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. We apologise that your experience was not satisfactory. We are looking forward to welcome you back and will do our utmost to ensure your next experience is memorable. Kind regards, J...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Try the Kingclip here with creamy spinach and wild mushrooms... Well located close to where I stay... The waiters are helpful and smart to help! Super stuff with Beverskloof wine..

Thank Karthik R
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear 'Karthik R' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted you enjoyed your dinner with us. Looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, J örg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The Bull Run has re-opened with a much “fresher” looking interior. I last visited 3 years ago and the place was beginning to look tired. The refit has been done very tastefully. As always the Steaks are fantastic at the Bull Run. I will be...More

Thank eastaroadster
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear 'eastaoaster' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your dinner and that you like the new revamp. Looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, J örg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 15 August 2018

The food was pretty good. I had the cheesy bread, fish, a greek salad, and malva pudding (I think). All were delicious. We had a group of 22 and we were very late getting in. I think those things affected the service and, quite frankly,...More

Thank Barbie48025
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear 'Barbie48025' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted your group enjoyed the dinner with us. I do apologise that you received your bread only during main course. Looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, J...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018

The visit didn't start well, but the food redeemed the experience. An inexperienced waiter was assigned to us, he wasn't sure of the menu items and seemed a bit distracted. The bread rolls were hard and dry, but I did point it out to the...More

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Thank ErrolN28
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Dear 'Errol N' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am sorry to hear that you were not happy with the service and do apologise for the waiter making mistakes. However I am delighted to know and you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

I've ordered some seafood and asked for some nice white wine without any specifics and was nice surprised by the waiter's selection.More

Thank Sofia L
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Dear 'Sofia L' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted you enjoyed your dinner with us and that the waiter recommended a good wine with your meal. Looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, J örg...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Ate hear several time. Steaks very good and also the seafood option s are very good as well. Reasonable wine selection Lovely fire place as well

Thank GarryTanner67
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Dear 'Garry Tanner67' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted that you enjoyed your dinner with us and looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, J örg Zwinscher & TEAM

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Nice settiing adjacent the Protea Balalaika in Sandton offering breakfast, lunch and dinner. Friendly, helpful and efficient staff. Great fillet steak - go for the mushroom sauce. Botths, firplace and cool cocktail bar. Highly recommended. Will revisit.

Thank Gerry M
Jörg Z, General Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Dear 'Gerry M' Thank you for taking your time to write a review on 'tripadvisor'. I am delighted that you enjoyed your dinner with us and looking forward to your next visit. Kind regards, J örg Zwinscher & TEAM

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TriniTraveller69
9 January 2018|
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Response from christopherjhunt18 | Reviewed this property |
I would try to contact the restaurant as many wont be sure of this.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Maude Street, Sandton 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 884 1400
  • E-mail
Description
Enjoy some of the best steaks in Johannesburg, peruse the extensive wine list or sip a signature cocktail in the centre of the city’s financial district.
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