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Shop 6 Chartwell Centre 16 | Chartwell Drive, Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
0315617234
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Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 14
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  • 7
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great location for drinks and good food

Good location in Umhlanga amongst the other trendy restaurants and bars.Friendly service with good food and a bustling vibe made for a good night out. Watched rugby match on the day and the vibe was awesome ....as name implies menu dominated by meat and good beer. Highly recommended.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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Durban, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

we have just walked into the bar counter, and one of friend had already in the bar counter, and we ordered a draught each and my girlfriend had ordered cider, after that we were informed by the barman that they cannot serve us more drinks without any reasoning. when I called for the manager he couldn't come to use I... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We had a fantastic time at Steak and Ale! The waitresses were so efficient and friendly, we had really great service from them and all their recommendations were delicious. They knew the menu and the portion sizes well and anything that we ordered that might have taken longer to prepare was communicated to us when we ordered. When our food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Great evening with exceptional service from a young and enthusiastic waiter whose name I must mention,Rian, who added to our enjoyable evening with great food and friends! Loving umshlanga and SA Visit.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Am a regular visitor to Umhlanga. The Steak and Ale is one of my favorite spots downtown. Amble outdoor seating and away from the main road but still in the thick of the night scene. Had a bodacious 350 gram rump with gorgonzola, creamed spinach and salad. Plenty of beers from which to choose. Ate there on successive nights and... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

My wife ordered a half chicken lemon and herb and received her chicken covered in some sort of dreadful sauce which I also tasted.We then gave the full meal to the car guard. I had chicken livers which were totally underwhelming.

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6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Good location in Umhlanga amongst the other trendy restaurants and bars.Friendly service with good food and a bustling vibe made for a good night out. Watched rugby match on the day and the vibe was awesome ....as name implies menu dominated by meat and good beer. Highly recommended.

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Glasgow
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Came here a couple of times when on holiday. Mainly for drinks only. The service was great always someone nearby to assist. Prices for beer where about average for the area but to me for where im from that was cheap. Did have nachos one night as a snack. They were fantastic with ample cheese and chicken throughout.

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Benoni, South Africa
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48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Service was good and a great vibe in a trendy busy area. The food was good - as the name says meat and beer is what they serve. Some really good cuts of meat on display in the fridge though I do not get the fillet wrapped in plastic bundles... While the prices are standard for the location it definitely... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

My colleague and I were actually just looking to buy a packet of cigarettes but the waitress, Andrea, told us they had great steaks and when she showed us the wine list, we thought we should give it a try, 300g fillet cooked to perfection with a baked potato and service by the said Andrea to back up the good... More 

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12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Decided to try Steak and ale for a quick lunch and drink during week. Service was excellent from our waiter... However. . Food a bit disappointing. I ordered steak roll with pesto and cream cheese and caramelised onion. Received processed cheese and hard dry steak pieces on my roll. Chips were good. Will probably only come back here for drinks... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shop 6 Chartwell Centre 16 | Chartwell Drive, Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: 0315617234

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Grill, Pub

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