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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” (123 reviews)
“steak” (106 reviews)
“onion rings” (10 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
Palala Centre, Shop 5 | Corner Beyers Naude and Lewisham Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My parents, wife, and I went there our first night in town. We got there before they were officially open, but were told we could go to the bar and order drinks. Once we were seated, service was excellent and very quick.

Thank Tex1358
Reviewed 5 days ago

In all honesty, I have not tried anything else on the menu, apart from the 1kg ribs and the chili poppers. We go once a month to get our ribs fix - honestly the best ribs in Jozi! So tender the meat falls off the...More

Thank Marlette C
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This steakhouse have been around for many many years but still just the best food, from the steak I had today to the biggest softest baked potatoe, as well as the veggies all just fantastic! The waiters are just so nice and friendly and what...More

Thank denise651
Reviewed 3 May 2018

This sterak house has been on the go for many years. Growing, my dad would treat us for their carvery. Try the chocolate mousse, you'll use your fingers to clean the glass

Thank Jess D
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Steak house established in the 1960’s and still going strong. Saloon theme, basic decor with a separate bar area mostly for smokers. All at the table had some sort of steak, everyone enjoyed their meal. Service was attentive, price was reasonable, price of wine a...More

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Another great evening at the legendary Thundergun The ribs are epic ... tasty and grilled to perfection .. you won't go home hungry. A busy pub atmosphere and no bookings but it's worth the wait every time . We'll be back

Thank Gareth C
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Wonderful steaks! We went on the spur of the moment on Saturday evening, it's one of few places that does not take bookings on Saturday so decided to give it a try - what a great decision. We did go early (6pm) so I don't...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 21 February 2018

We decided to eat here on our guide's recommendation and also because it was very close to the place we were staying. I ordered a fillet medium and it was served on a hot plate done perfectly! I loved that it was still sizzling hot,...More

Thank edjlau
Reviewed 19 February 2018

this restaurant has been around for ever!! it was one of the original steak house in Johannesburg and has remained a firm favorite through the years with both kids and adults alike! their ribs are legendary as are the different styles of steak ! over...More

Thank NevilleG1
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

A traditionalist in the food 🥘industry. Great ribs... had the Mary Lou, tasty and a great portion. The chocolate brownie is tasty and a great choice. Lovely ambience and certainly a favorite with all members of the family.

Thank TravellerCharlene
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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
Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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