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The Local Grill Restaurant

7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 11 880 1946
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Steakhouse, Barbecue
7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Have been there a few times recently, they show decent consistency in food and atmosphere. It's name says it's a steakhouse and that's what you get. Steak (medium rare) can occasionally be a bit short of succulent, think of this when contemplating a sauce.

Thank MartinP1974
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We went to celebrate birthday/s and we were all impressed with the food, the service and the kitchen tour: a great experience.

Thank Grimalkin33
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Set menus was delightful. Starters where served as platters for the table giving you the ability to sample all on offer. Main course was a choice of meat, calamari and a vegetarian dish. The Rump I ordered was done to perfection. The veggies where very...More

Thank JonoAng
Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you're a meat lover do not stop, do not pass begin and collect your.... just head straight into The Local Grill. Yum!!

Thank happytraveller130
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I always go back here to recalibrate. The steaks are great, but there's much more on the menu worth having, including the calamari and heads. The sauces are excellent - try the trio of sauces for variety, but the steaks can really be eaten straight...More

Thank Jozisam
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing food with generous portions. My wife and I shared the grass fed filet and the ostrich. This was the best steak I ever had and the mashed potato and onion ring sides were great additions. The ostrich was really good, too! Our server, Filippe,...More

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We had dinner for the second time at the local grill in early December. It was awesome. We booked the wine room as we were a Party of 10 People. Overall, this was exceptional. Service, Food and of course the tour of the kitchen all...More

1  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Good restaurant, but not sure it gets close to the best steak in town. There are other better options for the ultimate steak. Having said that, it was a good evening out with an exceptionally good Babylonstoren Shiraz. They got the steaks wrong; great quality...More

Thank m-at-the-w-SX
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Visited here before heading to the airport after hearing great reviews of it. The reviews lived up to the experience I had eating here. The options of steaks is vast and on the wall each of the cuts age is given so you can select...More

Thank kevross85
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Cozy atmosphere, with an extensive and excellent selection of wines. The kitchen tour was very enjoyable and added something special to the evenings experience. I would recommend going in smaller groups, as the kitchen is small. We were in a large group and some members...More

1  Thank DARead
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 10:00
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.