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The Grillhouse Melrose Arch

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38 Whiteley Road | HL20 & HL21 The Piazza, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg 2076, South Africa
+27 10 446 1911
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
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Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Grill, Seafood
PRICE
RRRR
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LOCATION
38 Whiteley Road | HL20 & HL21 The Piazza, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg 2076, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Grillhouse replaces Grand Central and aims at a more upmarket steakhouse vibe. This it achieves fairly well. The menu is good, and everyone at our table enjoyed their meals. The Seafood Platter, which was enormous, seemed to go over very well. The only real...More

Thank Drakesy
Cheryl C, Public Relations Manager at The Grillhouse Melrose Arch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Sorry to hear that you had an issue with the main dish. All complaints are taken seriously and we will look into it. Thank you for your support. The Grillhouse Melrose Arch Team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in Fire and Ice hotel 500 yds away we thought we would venture out for our first meal in SA , Oxtails for the wife and Ribeye for myself truly excellent plus an excellent wine list and super service with staff that really care...More

Thank Pete B
Cheryl C, Public Relations Manager at The Grillhouse Melrose Arch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for an awesome review Pete. We hope you have a fabulous stay in SA, and enjoy many more great eating experiences. The Grillhouse Melrose Arch Team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Primarily a steak restaurant, this spot also has a variety of other dishes as well for those preferring something other than the star, beef. Service is pleasant but rather speedy. No disappointments on what we ordered, even the salads and sides. There is a heavy...More

Thank FrequentTripster
Cheryl C, Public Relations Manager at The Grillhouse Melrose Arch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review. We appreciate your support. The Grillhouse Melrose Arch Team.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our visit with friends in October was superb - this menu caters for everyone - from the starters of halloumi, chicken drumsticks, oysters, black mushrooms, prawns, scampi, mussels, springbok carpaccio to a balanced selection of salads to vegetarian platters to seafood platters to ostrich medallions...More

Thank Bongitole
Cheryl C, Public Relations Manager at The Grillhouse Melrose Arch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for a great review. We hope to see you back again soon. The Grillhouse Melrose Arch Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I bring my favorite wine 🍷 and they refuse to open it and say they cannot charge me a corkage fee. Huh?!? Against the liquor law. In that case 98% of restaurants should be losing their liquor license. My next make of wine I can...More

Thank Madame_XYZ
Cheryl C, Public Relations Manager at The Grillhouse Melrose Arch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Madame_XYZ We picked up the review on Facebook too :) Yes, this is really a Grillhouse. Its a real pity that you did not bring these problems to the manager on duty at the time. The Grillhouse Melrose Arch Team.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to try out this new to area steakhouse. Ordered filet steak with Caesar salad. I must tell you. I have never had such a delicious tender steak cooked to perfection. Utter bliss. Attentive and very punctual service considering slow service at most restaurants. Would...More

Thank Pearl45
Cheryl C, Public Relations Manager at The Grillhouse Melrose Arch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We do hope you enjoyed your stay in SA. Maybe we will see you back again soon :) The Grillhouse Melrose Arch Team.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re a meat lover you can’t go wrong with this restaurant. Great service, awesome steaks and a great atmosphere. The sirloin steak was cooked to perfection with a seasoning rub accompanied by a blue cheese sauce which was amazing. Highly recommended.

Thank Deltaza30
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Celebrated our Anniversary dinner with my Wife and the food was delicious. Great Steaks and atmosphere not forgetting their signature wines. It is a very good place for a decent dinner. The waiters are also helpful and friendly.

Thank Hlalo G
Cheryl C, Public Relations Manager at The Grillhouse Melrose Arch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Happy Anniversary, and thank you for dining with us on your special day. We are happy to hear you had a delicious dinner. See you back again soon? The Grillhouse Melrose Arch Team.

Reviewed 1 November 2017

Liked the location, overlooking the entrance to the mall. Had grilled king prawns, Chicken liver, Salmon and rice with crisp Beer. Excellent food, very well grilled prawns!!! Chicken Liver as an appetizer were awesome!

Thank HarbinderSikka
Cheryl C, Public Relations Manager at The Grillhouse Melrose Arch, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your awesome review :) The Grillhouse Melrose Arch.

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We went with friends -we sat outside -the waiters were a bit slow to begin with. The salad as a starter was delicious and I had kingclip for the mains. The potatoes and the seasonal vegetables were undercooked. We also had creamed spinach but that...More

Thank Cheers142
Cheryl C, Public Relations Manager at The Grillhouse Melrose Arch, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you very much for your review and your support. The Grillhouse Melrose Arch Team.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$731
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Whiteley Road | HL20 & HL21 The Piazza, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg 2076, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 10 446 1911
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Description
The Grillhouse, one of Johannesburg's premium steakhouses, offers a world- class dining experience. Loved by local and international clients alike, it's difficult not to be impressed. Established in 1995, The Grillhouse offers excellent food, stellar service, spectacular wine and malt choices, as well as a vibrant upmarket ambiance. Private dining rooms are available. Booking recommended.
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