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The Local Grill

7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 11 880 1946
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was the 4th visit and always a pleasure. Two things that makes this restaurant different is the choice between Wet Aged and Dry Aged meat as well as Aged meat versus fresh meat. You can even choose the age from 4 weeks and older,...More

Thank anton l
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So rare to find a place with so much passion and knowledge about their meat. I shared a mixed platter of grass fed and grain fed cuts and thoroughly enjoyed it. The experience only got better with the kitchen and meat locker tour. You are...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food. tender steak. must go on the kitchen tour. very informative. their knowledge on serving the best Meat dishes is impressive.

Thank Donovan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have known the owner, Steven for many years since he owned and operated the Melville grill and besides being hands on, there is a bit of Dorian Grey in him as he has not aged like his perfectly aged steaks. In fact, maybe this...More

Thank RubinVanNiekerk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of 3 visited this restaurant in May. We found ths meat qyality poor,The fillet steaks we had were tough and mine had great lumps of fat in it. One of or groups fillett looked as though it had been tenderised and was almiost...More

Thank Sue m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the place for steak in Johannesburg, go nowhere else! A relaxed atmosphere, sauces could do with improvement and desserts are not the greatest BUT when it comes to good cuts of Beef it does not really get better than this...

Thank Reviewer4477
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't go to there if want fish. These guys are passionate about their red meat. Go for the kitchen tour where you'll learn the difference between dry and wet ageing, grain fed and grass feed meat. Steaks are next level with very professional service.

Thank Pieter F
Reviewed June 16, 2017

Birthday dinner for our teenage son that he thoroughly enjoyed. We liked the quick kitchen tour that included some tasty biltong soup. Good service throughout the evening. The main event lived up to expectations - great red meat! 700g Sirloin on the bone with added...More

Thank FanieFza
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Fanie Thank you for your review. It was great serving you.

Reviewed June 4, 2017

The local grill started many years ago in Meville. Its a steak house - amongst many in Joburg. The difference here is that they take each element of the steak house menu and do it as well as they possibly can and deliver it with...More

1  Thank Indradl
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review The Local Grill. We appreciate your patronage.

Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

We were promised a great steak and went as a group - my first time here. They took us on a tour of their special kitchen and gave us great info on grilling steak on Himalayan salt slabs, special wine soaked wood etc. We visited...More

Thank Frank_ZA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$15 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 880 1946
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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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