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The Local Grill

7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 11 880 1946
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef” (45 reviews)
“fillet” (35 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 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
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Thank you Chris, great having you guys!

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

Cool review, thank you.

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Went to the local grill, after my wife and I both forgot our anniversary. Called at 6:15, got a reservation at 6:45. Arrived with a bottle of Moet chilling at the table, a kitchen tour that blew our mjnds, followed by arguably the best steak...More

Thank greg d
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review.

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite place for steaks in Johannesburg. You can choose between two kinds of beef (grain fed and grass fed) and between dry and wet aged. The host gave us a tour of the kitchen were I learned lots of interesting things about...More

Thank Mex2013
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for your review and feedback, we really enjoyed having you.

Reviewed 16 August 2017

wonderful staff...great visit to the kitchen with some meat tasting and an amazing steak..it was well worth the visit and the money..

Thank DutchieZuidHolland
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is an excellent steak venue with a good vibe and knowledgeable staff. We were a group of six and we were offered a tour of the kitchen which took a while to eventuate but was definitely worth doing. I learnt a lot about the...More

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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
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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