Where to get your oxtail fix this winter

Posted by Imogen Searra on 23 May 2019

Oxtail is a South African favourite that can be a chore to make at home. Here are six restaurants across South Africa where you can get your oxtail fix.



The Butchers Shop & Grill, Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton
Only mature aged meat is served in this fine establishment. The family atmosphere is palpable and the oxtail is scrumptious. The dish costs R220.
Contact: 011 784 8678

Shop 30 Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton

moyo, Melrose Arch
For a unique and memorable dining experience, moyo is the place to go. Their urban African food is both authentic and delicious, much like the oxtail. The dish here costs R189.

Contact: 011 684 1477

Shop 5, The High Street, Melrose


Donatella’s, Fourways
This popular restaurant offers a variety of dishes suited to the tastebuds of everyone. Classic Italian foods are the hero at this restaurant, featuring many South African add-ins like the oxtail, which costs R230.

Contact: 011 511 1986

Monte Casino, Corner Witkopen & William Nicol Drive, Fourways


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Cape Town

Karibu, V&A Waterfront

Karibu showcases the multitude of flavours that make up South African cuisine. Their hearty 400g portion of oxtail is accompanied by all the fixings. The meal costs R285.

Contact: 021 421 7005

Shop 156, The Wharf Centre, V&A Waterfront


Barrique, Stellenbosch

This eatery is known for consistent service and high quality with a family-like atmosphere. The food is delectable and the oxtail even more so. A full portion of oxtail costs R185 and a ladies portion costs R145.

Contact: 021 881 3001

Vredenheim Estate, R310


Die Damhuis, Melkbosstrand

For a relaxed dining experience, Die Damhuis is the place. The restaurant serves delicious seafood alongside traditional South African dishes, like the oxtail. The dish costs R142.

Contact: 021 553 0093

32 Beach Rd, Melkbosstrand


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Intaba Views, Drummond

Located in the magical Valley of 1000 Hills, Intaba Views is the epitome of tranquility. Their food is delicious and the oxtail is mouthwatering. The dish will cost you R128.

Contact: 031 783 4011

Lot 17, 10 Old Main Road, Drummond


Joops Place, 9th Avenue

Joops Place serve their loyal patrons hearty, high quality food. The oxtail at this cosy steakhouse is priced at R190 per portion.

Contact: 031 312 9135

Ninth Avenue, Durban


Butcher Block, Umhlanga

Founded in 2003, The Butcher Block prides itself on quality food and their oxtail is no exception. This dish will cost you R185 and is both succulent and delicious.

Contact: 031 566 3547

2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place and Ntusi Road, Umhlanga Rocks


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