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Thundergun Steakhouse

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Palala Centre, Shop 5 | Corner Beyers Naude and Lewisham Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 678 7224
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Today
17:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:30 - 20:30
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Port Harcourt, Nigeria
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We work in Africa and when we go home this is our go to place for Ribs. Restaurant is always full. We usually eat the ribs but all the meals are good even the carvery. It is probably not one of the cheapest places to eat but the food is excellent and the service never disappoint. Definitely a place you... More 

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Thank rvdw2015
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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186 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were warned to go early as the restaurant is always full and it was impressive to see how busy it was on a Monday night. We enjoyed the bacon wrapped jalapeno starters and our steaks were all well cooked and very tasty.

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Thank Karenvanh
Pretoria, South Africa
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105 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely delicious. Never at ALL my ribs in a restaurant before- but I couldn't stop. Thank you!! We will be back

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Thank Marelize_Schoeman
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great pub /restaurant,spent many a good time in that place,probably first went In there 20 years ago ,was in there recently,still the same atmosphere and vibe!

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Thank Lakland494
Johannesburg, South Africa
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love ribs this is the best restaurant to visit. Going for more than 40 years Thundergun is an establishment in the steak restaurant arena. Honest good food that is well priced. They do not take reservations but the waiting on specific days pays out when you eat their food.

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Thank Apostolos V
Johannesburg, South Africa
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497 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy, very loud, very good and very reasonable. It has been many years since we had dinner here but it is still a great family restaurant. get there early or be prepared to queue.

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Thank JonathanSuch2013
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just love the steak, the onion rings and the special juice that comes with the steak. It's our families 1st choice. Like to sit inside in the original part of the Thundergun. The bar area seems popular but if you don't like smoke. Stay away. The outside covered area is not that comfortable and can be rather loud. If the... More 

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Thank Deborah C
Johannesburg, South Africa
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227 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great ribs with onion rings and chips or veg, huge portions fabulous basting, Love ribs you have to go here!

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Thank DDR1234
Kempton Park, South Africa
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the privilege to visit this exceptional place three times now..... and will soon be back, God willing.... Service is great, the food even better.. the waiters,as good as the best I have experienced. Anyone visiting South Africa.... go to Randburg, eat at this grand place and you'll never forget the visit..... they have been around since 1968...... it... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First frequented it more than 40 years ago when I lived in the area. Have been there twice in the past few months when visiting my grown-up children in the area. It really has not changed significantly! On the latest trip, we ordered steaks and burgers and some of us were happier than others. Generally however, no real 'flops' -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:30
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
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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