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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)
“local salad” (4 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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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
Reviewed 22 November 2012

Food excellent and good value. Owner always around - caring and charming. Wine prices very reasonable. Waiters good and attentive. Nice outside sitting area.

Thank 67Martini
Reviewed 21 November 2012

Just a nice restaurant, with great people, a good service and great food as well as wine. Very recommendable, if you like meet!

Thank Jörg-Achim F
Reviewed 14 November 2012

One of the top JHB steakhouses - beautifully aged steaks complemented by a great wine list and excellent service...definite must-do for carnivores when in JHB!

1  Thank rravens
Reviewed 7 November 2012

Great steaks, good prices. Loved the calamari appetizer. Kitchen and meat cooler tour was a nice touch. Service not bad but not perfect. Waiter did get our order right but were worried as barely spoke and didn't seem to listen well. Had to repeat things...More

Thank Jeff F
Reviewed 8 October 2012

The local grill is not the tourist style restaurants so common in Joburg - Wombles, Grill House, The Butchers shop, all of which are equally excellent but very different. The local grill as the name suggests is a local steak house. Views differ - but...More

Thank Dsharratt
Reviewed 6 October 2012

THe food is very well cooked and the side orders very good. The atmosphere for me, that night was a bit cold and my friend said that it wasnt always so.

Thank Valerie P
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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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