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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” (43 reviews)
“fillet” (35 reviews)
“aged steaks” (7 reviews)
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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

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The steak was so good I had to order a second one, and then book the "Beef Appreciation Evening" where you learn how to make so many different cuts of meat in different ways - but be wary of a kitchen with a draught tap...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We had lunch with friends at the Local Grill and had a fantastic meal. The ambiance is friendly and welcoming and the service was very good. The menu is quite expansive with several south African specialities such as bobotie and oxtail. The bobotie was great!!!

Thank Darylbrian
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

The place rocks! It starts with an owner who is passionate about his product. Great ambiance. The owner offers everyone a tour of this year Kitchen, wine room and aging room for their beef. Incredible experience. He teaches everyone about the aging process and gives...More

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Recently went to Local Grill for dinner The food was really good and the service was excellent. Jarrod the manager was fantastic amd accommodated us at the last minute. Thanks Jarrod.

Thank Gerald N
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

THANK YOU for taking the time to give us your feedback. We appreciate your support.

Reviewed 7 September 2017

One of the top steak restaurants in Joburg but really overrated. 300 gram Sirloin was thin and bland. Not worth the high price. Other guests enjoyed their meals. Wont be back.More

Thank Howiesp
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Hi Howie Thank you for your review, however I am a little confused with your comments. We are an owner operated business with our customers experience our first concern. We offer a kitchen tour to every guest to ensure the aging process is understood and...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017

A group of us had dinner in the private room at The Local Grill. The kitchen tour was a great way to start our evening and extremely informative. The service we received from all staff was top notch and the food was fantastic. I would...More

Thank ShanDuff2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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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