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The Local Grill

7th Avenue & 3rd Avenue, Parktown North, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 11 880 1946
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Ranked #14 of 767 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Mon 6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Fri 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Best Steakhouse in South Africa awarded by The Wolftrap steakhouse championships. Offering kitchen tours and beef courses. Beef all aged on the premises and cut to order.

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176 reviews 176 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Local Grill is situated in the wonderful restaurant district of Jo'burg, Parktown North. A lovely sidewalk restaurant with good service and a good wine list. The meat was actually quite average though and I was surprised by this as it holds the coveted title of SA's best steakhouse. I had the fillet, asked for it medium- it arrived overdone and... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

If you're a dedicated carnivore this place is a must visit. Speak to management and take a tour of the back to find out more about what a real steak is about. Great business venue - they can give you a separate dining area for larger groups. Always a win with my foreign visitors. Unfortunately everything else, from service to... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Great restaurant! Excellent food! Super waiters and staff. The tour of the cooler room and explanation of all the different cuts etc was very informative and assisted us with choosing what we wanted and liked. You pay for all the greatness though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Steve has a great and informed knowledge of meat. Been going to his many outlets for years and always enjoyed his food and service. Pity he doesn't accommodate smokers

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

One of our favourite business restaurants, and very good for special occasions as well. three different types of beef available at various levels of maturity. Always perfectly prepared, with excellent service and a wide variety of excellent wines for all budgets. The kitchen tour is a must giving you a glimpse into the expertly prepared food on offer. My best... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Been to other places where the steak was divine. It wasn't as tasty here and neither was the accompanying sauces or sides. Was a little disappointed

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Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this review

Hi Chantal, we pride ourselves in creating memorable beef experiences and clearly did not deliver on your expectations. We have an immediate exchange policy that should guarantee your steak is perfect and feel we let you down. I apologise for that and urge you to visit us again so we can redeem ourselves and allow us to show you what... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We had dinner with friends, a group of six. We booked in the afternoon during a Friday and one needs to do so, especially the week-ends I think. Friendly reception and on a evening out one of the important ingredients. Although it was very busy it was not noticeable at out table. Service was quick and attentive only becoming a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Had a very stunning experience with a tour of the kitchen and the food was absolutely stunning. The biltong was also very nice. Loved the wine and had lots of fun and chats to the other patrons.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you find better steak or better service for the value in Johannesburg, please let me know. It's always a regular visit on my trips. Wine list is good too, Chocolate Block and Thelema, Yum!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

We booked at Moemas across the road, and were severely disappointed in their buffet which was comprised entirely of vegetables. We then proceded across the road to The Local Grill, possibly the best decision of our lives. We were greated with overwhelming warmth and hospitality. The food was spectacular on every level, with a wide variety of options ranging from... More 

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Additional Information about The Local Grill

Address: 7th Avenue & 3rd Avenue, Parktown North, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 11 880 1946
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:00 am  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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