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Address: Turf Club Street | Turffontein, Johannesburg, South Africa
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+27 11 681 1500
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08:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:00

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great family days!

Turfontein racecourse boasts a great venue for family and friends to have a day out especially on race days they racecourse also host lovely fun days for the kids once a year... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 June 2016
DarrenAmbrose
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Fairly useless as a conference venue (Nov 2016). Advertises wifi, but won't give you the wifi password because "we don't like people using the wifi". Fantastic. A business venue without business facilities. Don't come here for a business function if you need internet connectivity.

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Thank Anthony E
Pretoria, South Africa
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75 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I have nothing against gambling. Have I placed bets on horses - yes. The location of the race track is on the bad side of town and definitely do not feel safe travelling to and from the track. Once inside you are ok if you walk together, two or more. If you go to one on the rooms, you may... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

we went with my daughter just for the fun of it. We loved it. it was excellent and the food great and kids could enjoy. Love it love it

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Thank mahlako
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Turfontein racecourse boasts a great venue for family and friends to have a day out especially on race days they racecourse also host lovely fun days for the kids once a year which we always attend

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Absolutely awesome day , entertainment all day for very little outlay. Food is always good and if you bring along a few friends you can have competitions amongst yourselves and add to the fun

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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35 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

I can imagine on a normal day at Turffontein Race Course would be respectable with individuals in hats looking through binoculars for their treasured horse but unfortunately when I attended, it was not only a race day but also the JHB prawn festival. That meant long lines for food and drink and a crazy amount of people Other than that... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Great outing at the races. Be a spend thrift and you are still having a good afternoon. Buffet lunch - okay. Good afternoon with friends

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Thank marlene g
Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Finally found it. Entrance bit grubby. Main centre does nice and reasonably priced meal. Done it once, dont think will go again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

South Africa surprises at every turn and this horse track is no exception. A real fun outing for a Saturday with family or just couples with no entrance fee. If you come here and want to have a meal in any one of 7 restaurants you better call ahead for a reservation because they are always packed and no walk-ins... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

We were invited to the international jockey challenge, it was my first time to visit Turffontein Race Course. We were seated at the Deck on level 2. I was amazed to see how well the race course and its facilities were maintained. It was a awesome day of racing and we got to meet all the jockeys in the parade... More 

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