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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 May 2017

I have lived several years in the US including 2 in NY. I love meat. I have lived in London near several "Gaucho" restaurants..So I believe that qualifies me as a meat restaurant expert. The Local Grill is in my top 5 very high near...More

Thank Petrus_l
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Loved our little tour of the kitchen and freezer to learn all about the delicious beef. Adding the bone and marrow to the dish was such a nice touch. Great food, great wine and all around perfect experience. We even walked away with a few...More

Thank Danielle H
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This restaurant is simply outstanding. As soon as we got there, we were welcomed for a tour of the kitchen, where we received a comprehensive overview of all the meats, how they are aged, how they are fed, and some great background on the profiles...More

Thank AmosJoel
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Hi Joel Thank you for your review. your comments are really appreciated. We hope to welcome you back someday....who knows maybe Melbourne!

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Always enjoy coming here, great food and fantastic quality meat. Possibly one of the best in Johannesburg, it's in my Top Three

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I grew up in the time where thursdays were times when families ate out as our housekeepers were not working. I wish my dad had had the time to go to the Local Grill. The service and atmosphere is great and the food exceptional. Its...More

Thank nicolette2108
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We really try and keep everyone happy and the passionate team love offering kitchen tours and sharing their version of our beef journey. Your support is truly appreciated.

Reviewed 24 April 2017

I think the clue here is 'local'. That's what it is a local steakhouse. And I like that it is that and not pretending to be anything else. They do streak and they do it well. They do service and salads and other bits too...More

Thank Anne1G
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Limited time in town and this came as a recommendation and we were not disappointed. The meat selection is impressive, kitchen tour and learning about the aging process added that extra touch. The service was on point, meal for all 5 of us was perfect...More

Thank Adam F
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Good food, good wine and great ambience. Service was a little slow although we were a bit rushed to meet up elsewhere

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

For anyone travelling to Joburg, this is the place for anything steak related. What makes it so special is the fact all steaks are seared on a Himalayan salt block, giving it a perfect all round cook. A tour of the kitchen and fridge is...More

Thank Graemeswanepoel2
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Best kept secret in johannesburg, the local grill is one of few restaurants in Johannesburg that serve grain fed and free range cattle beef. The difference in taste is so noticeable that you must try both to really experience the unique tastes. The staff can...More

Thank Kazszs
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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 - 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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