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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)
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 January 2013

Rather go to the Grillhouse up the road in Rosebank Mall (The Firs), as the local grill in parktown north is not great. Our table of six was for a birthday on a sat night. The restaurant was hopelessly overbooked (the function room was full)...More

Thank senorneek
Reviewed 13 January 2013

The kitchen tour was interesting; obviously it is the sanitised side of the kitchen/restaurant, but it is still ok because you get a little insight on the workings of the restaurant. E.g. how they age the meat. The food was very tasty and well prepared,...More

Thank 8mmSA
Reviewed 11 January 2013

The Local Grill demonstrates a passion for what they do. The restaurant offers tours of it kitchen and steak aging areas, which is rear given the state of most commercial kitchens! Organic free range meats are available and very well prepared to order. The wine...More

1  Thank Lourens D
Reviewed 28 December 2012

Perfectly good restaurant but their competitor, Turn & Tender, steaks are better by a mile. Solid citizen but not much excitement

Thank Thuli Z
Reviewed 27 December 2012

Been to The Local Grill many times - and consistently the food has been amazing. Not a single time they have disappointed me The Local Grill recipe is simple - basic, high quality and honest food. Don't expect a lot of hype. This is not...More

1  Thank Beltran S
Reviewed 23 December 2012

For the best steak in Johannesburg you must come here. We have visited this place now a few times and every time it's a pleasure to be back. The beef carpaccio is a great starter. And please leave some space for a dessert. They are...More

1  Thank Leo L
Reviewed 18 December 2012

This place is the bomb- each time I go the steak gets better. The fillet and the wing rib are excellent. Nice sides. Halaal friendly. I could go every week .

3  Thank Ismail M
Reviewed 11 December 2012

I have never had a better steak than the Local Grill. Steve and his team go out of their way to make you feel comfortable. On request they will talk you through the aging process and the different cuts. If you looking for an amazing...More

Thank Redvolksie
Reviewed 8 December 2012

A perfectly aged rump from the blackboard served perfectly rare, with passable shoestring fries and a trio of accomplished sauces. Thankfully, the sauces did not solidify into a gloopy mess as they cooled; an indication that at the very least, it was made on site...More

1  Thank the_bill_please
Reviewed 30 November 2012 via mobile

This aptly named Steakhouse is indeed a local favourite. From the first greeting at the door, you are made to feel like a VIP. Steve, the owner, watches over proceedings like a hawk and his knowledge and flair are immediately apparent. The steaks are well...More

3  Thank Tgerntholtz
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Restaurant Details

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