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Thundergun Steakhouse

Palala Centre, Shop 5 | Corner Beyers Naude and Lewisham Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 678 7224
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (110 reviews)
“steak” (99 reviews)
“onion rings” (10 reviews)
Opens in 7 min
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Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Palala Centre, Shop 5 | Corner Beyers Naude and Lewisham Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A little hidden gem that's been going for a million years, managers are great so welcoming, traditional set-up, service is awesome, the ribs are really really like really good! and so is the chicken!

Thank Yumnah A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first visit to this cornerstone restaurant in the Randburg area. The place was buzzing with all kind of people. Young to old. Had the 800g T-bone steak and it was delicious. The Carvery was something special and the price was crazy low for what...More

Thank swazijumbo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit regularly, especially when we have visitors from overseas, as they can't believe the size of the portions, and the quality of the meat. Very good honest pub/steakhouse, famous for the ribs but all other dishes we have tried were excellent (fillet, sirloin, rump,...More

Thank elapiri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This neighbourhood pub/restaurant is a wonderful old school place that offers incredible ribs and a decent selection of drinks and beers on tap from the bar. It is also well known for its Sunday roasts and is an incredibly cozy restaurant to visit in winter...More

Thank 247meganr
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were invited to a dinner. I have not heard about Thundergun but I must say is is very popular. The place was packed. The food was outstanding and inexpensive. Will not be there for the last time. Can highly recommend the place for Steaks...More

Thank Neumann999
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The owner is always in the restaurant. This makes such a difference to the food and the service, it is a personal experience. 40% discount on Tuesdays for pensioners and their guests.

Thank Emarie B
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Went here on Sunday for brunch. All dishes were great except for the calamari. It was tasteless. No lemon or butter or anything used to fry with. Seems it was flash fried in a meat pan or something. Didn't taste at all like calamari. However...More

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Great steaks and burgers, but a very noisy restaurant - great family restaurant and their ribs are the best in town - as is their eisbein. You need to book on a weekend or you will stand in a queue for an hour. You can...More

Thank lyn869
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We ate here tonight and I was looking so forward to the beef ribs. Last time we ate there the ribs were incredible. I was unfortunately very disappointed. They were tough and sinewy. I told the waiter who barely acknowledged my feedback (and no, I...More

Thank JennyBugs2017
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Over all the years visiting the one place that memories are made is this restaurant over the years I have introduced both son and daughter plus her man.....so when visiting its always on the list of places to eat.....the selection of meat on the menu...More

Thank Kloffusjohn
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sorry not sure, but here is their number +27 11 678 7224
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palala Centre, Shop 5 | Corner Beyers Naude and Lewisham Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 678 7224
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