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The Local Grill

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7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 11 880 1946
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Mon 18:00 - 10:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Tue - Fri 18:00 - 22:00
Sat 18:00 - 10:00
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Genoa, Italy
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100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

In this place I've tried the best steak that I ever eaten in Joburg! Then, I recommend this place to all. Good prices, great service. Nice place in a very good area of the city. A +++

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Thank fernet87
Joburg
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196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

Steve has a winning recipe , which has been confirmed by the rating agencies . Great steaks are on offer with a equally good wine list to choose from The is a must v.

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Thank EONJoburg
Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

The food is by far not good enough to justify the prices. They boast free range meat, which is no better than any other steaks I've had recently, and ordering a side salad is like ordering a few lettuce leaves and a cherry tomato.

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

Dear Melanie, I'm not sure you even visited the Local Grill as this review seems rather odd. We offer every customer a tour into the beef ageing cold-room and explain in detail the difference between grass and grained beef. The grass-fed beef is significantly more expensive as the process "field to fork" requires more time, feed, and water. Grained beef... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

one of my favorite places to meet with friends and catch up over some of the best steak in town and a few bottles of wine, never had a bad meal here and wine selection is great!

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Thank CWA1986
uk
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

Couple of things to start with. There are lots of places in Joburg with great steak. So why here, three reasons for me. 1 the kitchen / beef tour. great idea & well executed. I read the reviews and thought ??? but it is simply a visit to the kitchen and into the cold store for an explanation of wet... More 

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Thank thelfm
Johannesburg, South Africa
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116 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

This is my favourite steakhouse in Jhb. The meat is excellent, aged well and always done exactly like requested. They have a very good wine list. Be sure to book, as you will feel very disappointed if its full, which is the case most evening. Despite the high level of this restaurant, their prices are still very reasonable.

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Thank Mia K
Johannesburg, South Africa
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137 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

Excellent steak, good service, take the tour to the kitchen very nice. The savoury butter they make is very nice.

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Thank DDR1234
Windhoek, Namibia
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92 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

It is more than just a place to get a good steak, it is an experience in culinary delights of meat. Make sure to take the tour to the back and, if you feel adventurous, have a taste of the 300 day matured beef. There is a wine list to match and a restaurant suited to friends, business and a... More 

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Kroonstad
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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

A definite, YES, if you are a steak lover. This restaurant specializes in steak and is recognised as such in the multitude of accolades and rewards it has achieved. We were a large group of eight people, all men of good size and appetites to suite. The proprietor greeted us with a warm welcome and directed us to a table... More 

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Thank Rooihoogte
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Great place to eat excellent steak. Best cuts in town! Thank you Local Grill. Excellent service and delicious food. The meat was exceptional and prepared to perfection. Definitely amazing experience. Nice homely but elegant vibe.

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

Thank you Kate it was a pleasure serving you. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Steakhouse, African, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 10:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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