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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 26 July 2016

Fantastic restaurant for steaks. great choice and variety, but nothing can compare the difference in the quality and taste of the various types of steaks. great service from the staff. quite busy so one must book.

Thank Kazszs
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Me and my partner both had a very tasty beef Carpaccio as a starter ( best I have ever tasted) followed by a dry aged sirloin on the bone grilled to perfection! This was our first visit and we were very impressed. The Local Grill...More

1  Thank ShanelWright
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Thank you. Always a pleasure to bring my international guests to experience your excellent food and good service. You fail to disappoint.

1  Thank 730rolfl
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

There is no doubt that Steve has a recipe for success in the Local Grill. Your choice of steak by age and cut , is the only real choose. The personal touch is evident through everything that this restaurant offers. Not many ,will venture opening...More

1  Thank EONJoburg
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

They do beef here! Grass fed or grain fed, dry aged or wet aged, you decide!! They explain to you all the differences in a quick kitchen tour where they explain some of the cooking methods. They have other meats on offer including chicken, lamb...More

Thank samchimedza
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

A friend made the booking, got there with über, so didn't see much of the outside. Nice and cozy inside. Waiter was friendly. Nice menu, my husband had sheep chin for starters and say it was very nice, I had grass fed (can choose between...More

Thank F1girlie
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent meal last night at Local Grill with family and friends. We were invited to do "kitchen tour" that was fun but also assisted all to decide on their meat cut/aging/feed etc. The steaks were all very good or excellent and the sides tasty and...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Arguably one of the best steakhouses in Johannesburg, The Local Grill offers great service, a pleasant ambiance and consistently high quality food. If you're a first time visitor, take them up on the offer of a tour around the cold room - their in-depth understanding...More

1  Thank psychologist_79
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Had a business dinner here a few weeks ago and it was a wonderful experience, the steaks and wine were great and we were given a kitchen tour

1  Thank globalcitzen
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We went to the restaurant as our friend's introduction. The food was amazing and the staff was very nice, she tried her best to introduce us their unique steak and many choice of delicious food. I never can forget this restaurant

Thank QuangVinh N
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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.