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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” (44 reviews)
“fillet” (34 reviews)
“local salad” (4 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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Reviewed 30 August 2012

Steve is the amazing host of this simple, comfortable venue that offers great food. Their main focus is meat, you can get it grass fed or free range. Interesting thing about the Local Grill, their meat is halaal. On your first visit, Steve will take...More

1  Thank Candice J
Reviewed 20 August 2012

I was taken on a tour of the maturing of meat whilst waiting for the starter, The best beef I have ever eaten. The atmosphere was homely and yet ambient with flavour.

Thank EvelynJohannesburg
Reviewed 17 August 2012

The quality of the meant, the impeccable service and the friendly atmosphere make eating here a whole new experience. This is the best steak restaurant in the Southern Hemisphere! Steve - you are the king of beef and your team is the court of quality!...More

Thank GioraG
Reviewed 25 July 2012

The Local Grill is the ultimate steak expereince in Johannesburg, with the service to match. Creme Brulee is the best i have ever had. A Must try if in Johannesburg.

Thank Mariano B
Reviewed 2 July 2012

Take note there seem to be two branches. we dined at the Local Grill in the Birchwood Hotel. The menu is very nice, with the choice of grain fed or grass fed beef in various options, basically the restaurant is a steak grill. Our starters...More

1  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 4 June 2012

The beauty of the Local Grill, is that you know what you will get. The steak is always tender and VERY well cooked, the wine list is intersting, and the thin cut fries are always crispy. This place is good for both entertaing for work...More

1  Thank marlette
Reviewed 3 June 2012

Local grill is on a strip with great restaurants that are all pretty good. But if you are after a great steak this is the place to go - it competes with the others in price, but outperforms on the quality of the cuts and...More

Thank Weater78
Reviewed 29 May 2012

Best steakhouse in Joburg! They always serve quality meat - free range or not, the option is yours. They dry age their own meat and their salmon is also to be recommended. The service is also great.

Thank Hooggenoeg
Reviewed 28 May 2012

The Local Grill is the best steak experience one can get in Johannesburg, but it is much more than a steak experience... The Local Grill is one of those restaurants that once you eat there, you keep coming back. The service is impeccable, the staff...More

1  Thank GioraG
Reviewed 11 May 2012

Local Grill gives you a bunch of options to eat different meats although I think they are all good. Two different kind of meats with ages of cuts published in a board for your selection. Owner/manager took us inside the kitchen to show us how...More

Thank amartinl
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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
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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