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The Local Grill

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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” (48 reviews)
“filet” (39 reviews)
“aged steak” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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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
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Hi Kanelani Thank you for your review and visiting us. Regards Steve

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!!!

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
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, 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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