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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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“beef” (45 reviews)
“fillet” (34 reviews)
“local salad” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 2:30 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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Reviewed November 19, 2015

Having recently missed the opportunity to eat her with my company, I thought I'd take advantage of a friend's visit to try the place out. As a positive, the venue is excellent and you get a feel of the opulence the owner would like to...More

Thank Alexander W
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2015

Hi Alexander, thank you for your review. I am surprised that you did not comment on the kitchen tour and the fact that we do get our beef to room temperature. Also you mentioned fires? Not sure what you mean as we don't have fires...More

Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Had a fantastic evening at the The Local Grill , we went for our anniversary and got a view of the kitchen , meat cuts , information on how the business and restaurant operates regarding to their meat ect. Wow evening out and Looking forward...More

Thank MeganZtripZ
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2015

Thank you for your comments.

Reviewed November 12, 2015

Regular visits leave me convinced that this is the best steakhouse in Joburg. The meat is absolutly exceptional. The wine list balanced and priced to please.The service perfect.

Thank MichaelJohannesburg
Reviewed November 8, 2015

We had a(nother) great meal at The Local Grill on Friday night. My wife had the salmon and I had the excellent (air-dried) sirloin on the boan. The service was also excellent! The wine by the glass was also well-priced.

Thank Hooggenoeg
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2015

Hi Gehard Thank you for your positive response and support even after a previous bad experience in 2013. Regards Steve

Reviewed November 1, 2015

The Local Grill is always excellent. By far the best steak in town. The meat is perfectly aged, not half-rotten like at the Butcher Shop in Mandela Square. The staff are competent and attentive and the wine list good.

Thank EscoffierRedux
Reviewed October 26, 2015

It is not a upper class gourmet restaurant but it has really excellent food especially red meat (their specialty) with choices like free range or grain fed.If you ask for rare or blue rare then your meat is prepared as you wish , very few...More

Thank andries f
Reviewed October 25, 2015

If you want a really good steak in a consistently great restaurant, this is the place. The service is friendly and professional and the atmosphere is always vibrant

Thank LylePL
Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Kitchen tour is a must. Everything from host, to waiter to decor & especially the food is tops! Try their rump & trio of sauces, wow!

Thank Fam1707
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Good and honest restaurant. The owner takes most of the guests into the test kitchen and cooling cellar where the meat is aging. Tells you much about it before you enjoy your dinner with a nice South African wine. Will go there again when I'm...More

Thank Hilbrand H
Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

In this place I've tried the best steak that I ever eaten in Joburg! Then, I recommend this place to all. Good prices, great service. Nice place in a very good area of the city. A +++

Thank fernet87
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
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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