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Beefcakes Johannesburg

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American, Bar, Pub
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198 Oxford Road | Illovo, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
+27 11 447 5266
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12:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Over prized not what everyone make it out to be. We overpaid R1000 on our bill and when we went back the next day to query it they were not interested in our problem. Manager very unhelpful - will never go back!! Absolute rip-off food small portions not tasty at all!!

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Thank des610
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

So after having to book 2 months in advance we arrived to be told we would be seated in the VIP area. We had a great evening. The dinner and a show work well. The way they do the food is definitely designed with speed and mass production in mind. They give you a choice of beef, chicken and veggie... More 

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Thank WARPIGY
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Loved this place, they served up some amazing burgers and it was a really fun placew to start our evening before heading out later that night. The Hamburger i had was very juicy and delicious, good selection of beers to accompany.

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Thank Jessicaneylan83
Johannesburg, South Africa
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We went to the Saturday night show. Was good fun. The show mainly consists of the drag queens miming some jamming songs but it's really good fun. If you like singing, dancing with your friends, this place is awesome. The burger is not amazing but is nice and definitely filling enough. Just make sure to hold on to your chips... More 

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Thank Sarah U
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Expensive and overpriced. Quality is mediocre and so us service. Not worth a visit and definitely won't go again.

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Thank Nico D
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Out with a bunch of girlfriends? You need cocktails served up by these shirtless studs. I've been to Beefcakes on a handful of occasions and it is such fun. Sometimes they have drag shows which are strange and hilarious and they also do a bingo night which I attended with a bunch of my work colleagues. Definitely worth checking out,... More 

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Thank Evashen M
Pretoria, South Africa
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We had my cousin's batchelorette at Beefcakes and had so much fun. The performers are excellent and very entertaining. We had to wait a long time for our food, but that was due to a misunderstanding. When it arrived it was tasty and one could choose from 5 toppings. Our waiter was also very attentive.

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Thank Una L
Centurion, South Africa
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

What an awesome evening! We wanted to book a table for 4 and were told that they are fully booked. The manager/ owner said that he could squeeze us in if we didn't mind sitting at a high table on bar stools. We agreed and boy oh boy it was the best seat in the house with stunning views of... More 

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Thank HMJVV
Hermanus, South Africa
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

A great evening hosted by Holly Diamond, drag queen extraordinaire! An up market burger joint which is as camp as a row of tents. But the food is good and if you like muscled guys attending to your every need you are in heaven!

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Thank Nigel k
London United Kingdom
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45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

I am so over the attitude and strutting around. I go there for food and the quality certainly does not match the hype... Tired is a good description of it..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 198 Oxford Road | Illovo, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 447 5266

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