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Joplins Steak Bar

N2 National Rd | N2 Entrance to Pirates Creek, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
+27 73 347 8896
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (249 reviews)
“t bone” (19 reviews)
“chops” (9 reviews)
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N2 National Rd | N2 Entrance to Pirates Creek, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Having eaten at Nelsons Eye in Cape Town we thought it couldn’t be beaten However Joplin’s is on a par really and quite quirky which was nice

1  Thank Colin21735
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy going restaurant offering very good steaks. It is simple (it’s all about steak!) but well prepared and the service is very friendly. The restaurant is charming in his way because simple and without chichi.

Thank Loïc K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The steak was done as I wanted it. Lovely atmosphere, music not too loud, we could carry on conversing and enjoyed our meal and craft beer.

2  Thank 8joan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Joplin's has a great warm, homely atmosphere and their deliberately limited menu makes decisions easy. I have been to Joplin's twice in recent months and it is always consistent. The steak is excellent and the service, while not slick, is good. It's a comforting kind...More

1  Thank Ascribe-thinking
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Great food (MEAT) excellently prepared . Good vibe. ( quiche for non meat eaters) Attentive staff. Even the Chef jumps in to wait...if necessary.

1  Thank ronelcita
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

On a Friday night we were tossing up between The Girls and Salinas, but after reading the consistently good reviews chose Joplins. What a great find! Cosy atmosphere with nostalgic tunes, genuinely warm and quick service, delicious and tender steak with the best chips I...More

Thank JTravelBug1
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent steak and fantastic service. Family friendly establishment and an overall good experience. Will definitely be back.

1  Thank Annalize v
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Joplins was recommended to us by a friend who had visited the establishment before. I am not sorry we went. I had the T-Bone steak and my wife the chops. The meat was tender and very tasty. My wife is very particular about how she...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Friendly service, steaks are really awesome, ambience is great. We had a thoroughly good time. Very relaxed atmoshpere, real chill time

1  Thank Mike v
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Arguably the best steak in the region... known for it country wide by all who have experienced the rumours to be factual. Nothing much more neede to say about it. IT'S FACT

Thank Pieter B
GarethJeenes, Owner at Joplins Steak Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you Pieter B

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29 January 2017|
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Response from Johan S | Reviewed this property |
Throughout the year,but not every night. In high season they are open every night
13 April 2015|
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Response from Roger B | Reviewed this property |
Hi: Joplins is just east of Dune Guest Lodge, Wilderness on the other side of the N2 highway. You could probably walk it in under 15 minutes! Phoning ahead is best, but if its not a weekend not usually necessary. I can't... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N2 National Rd | N2 Entrance to Pirates Creek, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wilderness
  • Phone Number: +27 73 347 8896
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