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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” (225 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
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
20 Maude Street, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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601 - 610 of 652 reviews

Reviewed 12 April 2012

This restaurant was recommended by a friend in Australia, so I emailed the manager before flying in from Brisbane and booked, and we were welcomed warmly. My friend and I had steak meals, both superb, staff friendly and attentive, and the cold beers and outdoor...More

1  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 31 March 2012

Started off well with a friendly welcome and a quirky menu design that looks a bit like a bingo card. But it all sort of went down hill from there. I ordered - clearly enough I thought - a prawn and kingklip kebab. Lo and...More

Thank KWKW727
Bull_Run_Sandton, Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2012

Dear ‘KWKW727’ Thank you for taking the time to write your constructive criticism on ‘tripadvisor’. Firstly, we would like to apologize most sincerely for the unpleasant dining experience, which seemed to have been an unfortunate chain of misunderstandings. The Manager tried her utmost to assist...More

Reviewed 29 March 2012

All week as an international visitor, I have been entertaining clients and colleagues in the Bull Run in Sandton- I am very impressed with the quality of the food and the friendly staff. Highly recommended - one of the best in Sandton!

Thank Sunny S
Reviewed 29 March 2012

Visited The Bull en route to the U.K. from Mozambique. I pre booked a table by phone from the U.K. On arrival, there was a good 'buzz' about the place and we were expecting a great evening. We were a party of 5, the ordering...More

Thank Gwilym E
Reviewed 27 March 2012

Great food and services as well as helpful management has a lovely steak and a large very tasty biltong salad. Really enjoyed the evening

Thank 392David92
Reviewed 26 March 2012

Been to the Bull Run on numerous occasions and everytime I am more impressed with their service and quality of the food. No matter which dish you choose it is always good.

Thank Sandra K
Reviewed 23 March 2012

Waited over 1 hour for order, arrived cold and wrong. Management tried to talk their way out of it. Bull run used to be good and one of the favourite restaurants in Sandton. Servica and quality has gone down to a suspicious quality. Not worth...More

Thank Ets10
Bull_Run_Sandton, Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2012

Dear “Horrible” Your posting on ‘tripadvisor’: It is very concerning for us to read about your negative experience, as we were not made aware of any problems on that day? Could you please e-mail Antoinette, Manager at The Bull Run on (antoinette@balalaika.co.za) so that we...More

Reviewed 20 March 2012

Until a year ago you could enjoy good food in nice ambiance. Now it's completely changed - inadequate, unattentive service and average food. Reheated chicken and soggy fries were not what I ordered! Please try harder, there was great potential.More

Thank AGHiggins
Bull_Run_Sandton, Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2012

Dear ‘Unjustifyably...’. Your feedback on ‘tripadvisor’: On the evening, we tried our utmost to rectify and amend your unfortunate dining experience. Regardless, and despite our sincere efforts, and even after we gave you a 50 % discount you still threatened us on the day that...More

Reviewed 20 March 2012

Ordered a totally plain burger on a toasted bun with crispy fries. Took an hour to come, covered in basting and soggy fries, complained, got a replacement almost raw burger, no bun and more soggy fries, gave up no one seemed to be too bothered,...More

Thank Ross T
Bull_Run_Sandton, Manager at The Bull Run Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2012

Dear ‘Appalling service’. Your feedback on ‘tripadvisor’: on the evening, we tried our utmost to rectify and amend your unfortunate dining experience. Regardless, and despite our sincere efforts, and even after we gave you a 50 % discount, you still threatened us on the day...More

Reviewed 18 March 2012

Been there a few times and the Steaks remain of the highest quality. Will be back soon

1  Thank frankhawk
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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
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, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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
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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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