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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 29 October 2016

We hosted twenty family members, ranging in age from seventy-five down to three years of age at this prominent northern suburb steak-house. Despite this daunting number, we were pleasantly surprised that everyone received the order placed and that the kids were specially catered for in...More

1  Thank eilonglen
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I was take. Here by my uncle when visiting, on his recommendation and it was great! The service was quick and very friendly. You can pick the size of your steak and whether it is grass fed or corn fed. The food was delicious and...More

Thank Bryony S
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The Local Grill is not just a restaurant. It's a place where the plate put before you is envisioned before it even reaches the hands of the chef. On my last our group was offered a kitchen tour which allowed us to see the different...More

Thank Thobeka_Jozi
Reviewed 7 October 2016

My husband and I went to the Local Grill for a small celebratory dinner. Our experience there was truly amazing. We loved the... Kitchen tour, for all the first timers to the restaurant, you are given the opportunity to experience a kitchen tour which includes...More

Thank Sunshine0789
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The Local Grill delivers on its promise: it's local and it's a steakhouse and the quality and ambience are really good. Johannesburg has a wide selection of steakhouses, and this one does not disappoint although I wouldn't make a big detour for it. If you...More

Thank Ilse020
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a very busy establishment and a reservation is needed to avoid disappointment. The steak here is excellent and there is a very good wine list to accompany the menu. The tour through the facility where the steaks are aged is worth experiencing. This...More

3  Thank Coenraad L
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I've been to this restaurant a few times now and can honestly say, it is up there with the best steak restaurants in Johannesburg. We now ask for a table in the back room, as we much prefer the more cosy feel of this area...More

Thank SRBoC
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My first visit in 2 years and it didn't live up to my expectations. Our waiter was completely self absorbed in his speech and only secondarily interested in actually "waiting" on us. The manager appeared to enquire about our meal but didn't wait to hear...More

Thank NicktheNomad
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this review

Hi Nick, thank you for your review. We do what we can to ensure that every customer gets a kitchen tour and is checked on by one of our management team at least once during the meal. This is unacceptable and reviews like this help...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Local Grill lives up to its name while still being sophisticated enough to recommend to any food critic. The service is fantastic and one needs to book, on any night, to secure a table. The meat quality and information available to the waitrons to...More

Thank Warwickvb v
Reviewed 22 August 2016

the local grill never disappoints always excellent Steve and his team always serve a great meal - arguably the best steak in jhb decent wine list

Thank Alan B
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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.