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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 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and our waiter, Billy was brilliant. His knowledge of the wines was superb and we had a great evening thanks to him. Great service and food so would definitely visit again.

Thank Marisa I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just amazing. We were just for two days in Johannesburgo and we actually went there both nights. We had the T-Bone and Rib Eye (both grass fed) with some fries and sweet potato mash and it was out of this world! I then had the...More

Thank Sofia Emilia S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These guys know their meat and they are proud to show it with their kitchen tour. The hype is backed up with fabulous steaks accompanied by excellent bearnaise Our waitress, (was her name Jacqueline ?) was wonderfully lively and knowledgeable as she has worked there...More

Thank martindunford
Reviewed 28 November 2017

I was back to this excelent restaurant and what I can say is that it continues to have a very excelent service and food. Highly recommended. Para brasileiros em viagem que quiserem uma ótima experiência de carnes, recomendo!

Thank Fabio F
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

I love steaks.Quality of the meat been consistent over the years. Considering meat is their speciality rather an interesting menu options.Food is good, well cooked, nicely sized portions - no complaints on the service either.There is great variety of wines as well, such a good...More

Thank kanelani M
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Heard so much about it. Difficult to choose between the variations of meat (grain fed vs free range). We were a party of 8. Only two people were satisfied with their food. The very aged meat tasted exactly like the "normal aged" meat. With some...More

Thank VoogtWnK
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Hi VoogtWnk Thank you for your review. Having received a number of really positive reviews one is really shocked when negative feedback is posted on TripAdvisor. As an owner run business that offer not only tours into the kitchen to explain and discuss beef and...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I am steak enthusiast. I love beef and as a result I eat a lot of steaks in restaurants, go to steak cookery classes and do bbqs at home. This place was recommended from a friend. I changed my travel plans to be in Johannesburg...More

Thank Yannis P
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Thank you Yannis you are welcome!

Reviewed 1 November 2017

An amazing place for a fine dining experience and quite the range of main plates considering it's specialized in meat. I had for starters calamari heads one of my the favorite plates in this restaurant & had as well Raw Kudu & salami infused with...More

Thank AskTheRazz
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Thank you AskTheRazz, it was a pleasure serving you!

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Spectacular venue with the best red meat in Johannesburg. Have a kitchen tour with lots of interesting fact regarding meat. Starters is wide variety and very tastefull. Main is best red meat with very good side dishes. Very tasty!! Wide variety of wines too. Deserts...More

Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you for sharing your birthday with us and the wonderful review.

Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Great food, great service! One of the few places that you actually get the steak cooked perfectly! A must go!!!

Thank Adriaan G
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Thank you!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 AM
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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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