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Joops Place

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9th Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 312 9135
18:30 - 00:00
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Durban, South Africa
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have visited Joop's Place many times over the years, and nothing changes ... which is a good thing, because if you are looking for the best steak house in Durban, this is it! Tucked away in a little center in Avonmore Road, it is worth seeking this place out. Be sure to finish with a Wendy's Pedro... she spent... More 

Thank Firefox330
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181 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

After watching the Sharks play (and just win) we were invited for dinner at Joops Place, our friends assured us that this restaurant served the best steaks in Durban and we were not disappointed. The service was good and cooked from fresh so it took a little time for the meals to be served but the food was superb and... More 

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Hillcrest, South Africa
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

12 of us for an early dinner so some pressure on the kitchen. We ordered early but I still feel that the meal took a long time to be served. The Joops steak is really very tasty but must be one of the most expensive in the Durban area as veg is extra. Good wines available and compliments from our... More 

Thank Henry P
Durban, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading positive reviews about Joops Place being the best steakhouse, I booked for dinner as it was my husband's birthday. The place was overrated, my husband's steak was charred with burnt sauce, absolutely awful. My steak was medium rare although I asked for well done. I ordered a fillet steak with chips. There was no sauces/gravy. My steak was... More 

Thank Foodlover_kzn
Durban, South Africa
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213 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We have been here at least eight times or more in the last few years. The owner personally cooks your choice of meat to perfection. Price are a few more Rands than Spur or Butcher Block, but that value gained far exceeds the increased cost. We go here to spoil ourselves.

Thank Andrew_Durban460
Windsor, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Probably the best steak in Durban! We were a party of ten on a busy Friday lunchtime. Two excellent, efficient waitresses looking after about 40 people and great service. All our steaks were perfectly cooked by Joop and the meal was great. The entrecote was particularly good.

Thank Heather D
London, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A year on from my previous review I feel compelled to again write about this place as the man himself continues to delight us with great steaks. Starters and puddings are not bad either if you have the appetite. Only the drinks menu is perhaps a bit light. I would like to see more options there. The service is excellent... More 

Thank JayAimDee
Durban, South Africa
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

As a first time visit to Joops Place, its was the best experience with service we have received, being a couple that eats out alot, this was the first time that we had such a good waiter, Hailey, she was excellent to say the least. Well done Joops Place, we will be back soon :)

Thank Nazarene_M
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We have visited on a few occasions and each time I've loved the fillet stuffed with chilies. All the steaks are made to order by Joop himself and arrive at the table sizzling and delicious. Joop's is definitely worth the visit !

Thank KimDomi
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have once again had a great time at Joop's Place and one is never disappointed in their steaks! Just everything you want of your steak is present -just great!

Thank Nic D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9th Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 312 9135

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