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Thundergun Steakhouse

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Steakhouse, , Barbecue
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” (109 reviews)
“steak” (97 reviews)
“onion rings” (10 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue
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Palala Centre, Shop 5 | Corner Beyers Naude and Lewisham Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
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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 11 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
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Amazing service, Ribs are so delicious love the various names. Service is great and very clean. They also offer a carvery which suits a lot of people

Thank Willie150
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Well I expected more ,does not come close to Wombles. We have heard stories of how great the steak was , but I was not really impressed with it. It's was just another steak best I have been too was there grill house Wombles ,and...More

Thank L5947PLmichaelh
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My Daughter had just past her board exam and we asked her where would she like to go for dinner. She said "Thundergun". The ladies had the half portion ribs and i had the full portion, which I couldn't finish. The best tasting and tender...More

Thank HolidayPeet
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This steakhouse has become almost an INSTITUTION over a few decades. Always consistently serving excellent food at reasonable prices, with good value for money wine list, even a Pensioners' 40% off special on Tuesdays lunchtime! Highly recommended.

Thank Johan G
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

It was late Sunday afternoon & we felt like ribs .. this was not a tough decision & as before we had a great time. I have been visiting this restaurant in & off since the 80's and it has remained committed to good service...More

Thank SallyD040
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, 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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