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Beefcakes Johannesburg

198 Oxford Road | Illovo, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
+27 11 447 5266
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“burgers” (19 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
“drag show” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
198 Oxford Road | Illovo, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beefcakes provided a very fun night out. The service from our waiter was very good and he was very friendly. The entertainment was awesome and we had so much fun. Bit pricey, but for once in a while it is not that bad. Highly Recommended

Thank hendrik111
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I used to be a big fan of Beefcakes, as I enjoyed the tongue-in-cheek vibe with all the hot muscular guys. Later at night as the parties got wilder it was even more fun. Predictably it became overrun with shrieking teenage girls that drove the...More

Thank RubinVanNiekerk
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Beefcakes Illovo is known for the excellent dragshows and hospitality. The food is good, but a bit pricey. Overall, still a great experience and the laughter is good for the soul

Thank Helmut V
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Beefcakes was quite an entertaining night out. We had a very friendly waiter who was obviously handsome and ripped. The R250 pp fee included a custom hamburger and chips as a well as a drag show. The burger and condiments were very tasty and more...More

1  Thank RuMark
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Booked a table for 15 ladies for my sister's bachelorette party. The waiters are friendly & lovely to look at. Service was good and drinks came quickly. The drag show was a hoot and the whole restaurant was in a great mood singing along. Definitely...More

Thank Candz33
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Beefcakes is fun for a night out with the girls (or boys). We went on a Saturday night, and the place was packed (as to be expected). Sadly not all tables were placed in good spots, and most of the show was spent trying to...More

Thank deirdreo787
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We went there for a bit of a celebration. We were seated immediately, although behind a huge pillar that obscured most of the stage. The service was excellent and even though it was busy, we did not wait too long for anything. The burgers are...More

Thank PierreDorf
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...More

Thank des610
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...More

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.

Thank Jessicaneylan83
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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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