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“Great 'local' spot; great steak and better value”
Review of The Local Grill

The Local Grill
Ranked #8 of 1,304 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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.
Reviewed September 11, 2011

Nice to go to a 'non Mandela Square/tourist' restaurant. Food and service were very good. Oysters were OK but when I had them at another establishment the next night it was clear they were not as fresh as one might have expected; turnover related? Great steak. Appreciated choice regarding size.

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Thank GCR484
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Reviewed August 12, 2011

Been to this restaurant many times & it serves one of the best steaks I have ever had....private wine cellar for a private meal at the rear of the restaurant is very special..

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Reviewed July 19, 2011

I recently took my friends from Germany here as it was always a favourite of mine. I was pleasantly surprised that they feel equally at home and we returned twice. The staff were very friendly and informed. The food was perfectly prepared and they have a great wine selection.
This is a 5 star experience in a relaxing atmosphere.

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Reviewed May 28, 2011

I'm not the biggest steak fan in the world but the best steak I've had in SA is at The Local Grill. The service is really good as well, and our waiter took us for a little tour into their walk-in freezer where they store the meat. Very old-fashioned and comfy atmosphere as well.

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Thank Smallgoat
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Reviewed October 7, 2010

I have had steaks in Latin America, Zim and S africa. This was the best. Steve the owner shows you into the cold room to show you how he carefully ages the steaks. Calamari also wonderful. Brilliant. Service, decor and loos good too. The best ever.

1  Thank trude_10
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