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The Local Grill

7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 11 880 1946
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef” (53 reviews)
“filet” (39 reviews)
“aged steak” (8 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great meal for the year end function here. My fillet was very well done. The blue cheese sauce was good but not spectacular , not enough of the blue bite. I can recommend the food anytime. Due to the hot weather the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GinaSchroeder1972
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not my first time to the grill but every time I take friends or colleagues they never disappoint. The professionalism of the staff, the tour of the freezer and grill area always impress and of course the food was superb. Well done

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ralzub
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great restaurant; excellent meat restaurant! This mid-size restaurant is in a vibey neighborhood. The meat is amazing & has a wide range of cuts, aged - both wet & dry. If you are a beef connoisseur, this is your dream restaurant. Provides other varied options...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank thumper234
Reviewed 3 November 2018

The best meat in town every time. A great selection of wet and dry aged meat, with a broad selection of cuts for every taste. A fun kitchen tour given by the manager to give you a better understanding of the meat served to you...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kraffty_Duck
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We arrived with great expectations as we had read that this had won the Wolftrap best steakhouse award. I am happy to say, that we were mostly not disappointed. The service was first class, the tour of the kitchen was very informative and the menu...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Frans2005
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Excellent restauranteurs with food to match. If you’re there in a large group it’s really worth it to ask for a tour of their kitchen, butchery and fridge. The meat is really excellent, and you just must have a taste of the Kudu-salami. Wow.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank FreddieFvE
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Get a tour of the kitchen, then settle down for a delicious meal with wonderful waiters. We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner and will come back again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kate_Henry
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you Kate, your review is really apreciated. We look forward to hosting you again.

Reviewed 11 October 2018

We had a perfect meal here - so enjoyable we came back the next day to do a meat appreciation class. So many options with steak - who knew? Our waiter was helpful with choosing our meals and keep a good eye on us the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lyndy J
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

We thank you for joining us!

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I have one of the best steak ever .well cook (medium rare) The water was really knowledgeable. He made our night special

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank hermann f
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I don’t make a habit of writing reviews but just as I’m almost weekly drawn back to the epicenter of all that’s wondrously mouthwatering to satisfy my caniverous tendencies.. Local Grill is absolutely everything you have ever wanted in a truly perfect steak house .....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Chris260666
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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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