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Butcher Boys Umhlanga

Lighthouse Rd | Shop 1 Lighthouse Mall, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 31 561 4106
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“barbacoa” (24 reviews)
“empanadas” (9 reviews)
“steak” (207 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Grill, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Lighthouse Rd | Shop 1 Lighthouse Mall, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 451 reviews

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Had dinner with a colleague while staying in the adjacent hotel. Ordered a rump steak as did my colleague. I got a steak about 50% fat and was not enjoying cutting loads of raw fat off when the manager came over and perceived the problem....More

Thank QuentinDaff
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Date Night special "The Boys" have put together is incredible - bottle of wine with a three-course meal for under R500 (for two obviously)!! The service was fantastic and a really great vibe for a Thursday! Thank you so much and we will certainly...More

Thank Laura G
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Hi Laura Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We will keep up the fantastic service and hope to see you soon for another Date night. Kind Regards Justin

Reviewed 17 May 2017

My Fillet steak was OK but my husbands T bone steak was stringy & tough so not great for a steak house. We didnt go back. Sorry!More

Thank Sandra B
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Hi Sandra Thank you for bringing this to our attention, we try our best to make sure every steak is aged to perfection however sometimes we miss one. I Wish you had brought this to our attention on the night so we could have replaced...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

As always, Butcher Boys Umhlanga didn't disappoint. Thursday night is "Date Night" and definitely one of the best special offers a restaurant of this caliber has ever offered. A bottle of wine to share and starters, mains and dessert EACH! for only R490 The selection...More

Thank Darryn M
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Hi Darryn Thank you for the great review we strive to never disappoint, see you soon for Boys Night. Kind Regards Justin

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Visited this awesome restaurant on mothers day eve without a reservation but was accommodated never the less. The service was absolutely spectacular and the food was incredibly delicious! ! Really enjoyed our n last minute unplanned dinner and highly recommend this restaurant to anyone looking...More

Thank Merlin M
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Hi Merlin So happy to hear that we could make your Mother's day eve unplanned dinner a memorable one. We will keep up the spectacular service and incredibly delicious food. Hope to see you again soon for your next unplanned evening out. Kind Regards Justin

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant several times, but unfortunately food was a big disappointment this time. The filet of game was not tender and very tough. I do hope they will improve. Service is good.More

Thank Andreas B
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Hi Andreas Sorry to hear that we disappointed you on your last visit to us, we endevour to make every meal great and are very disappointed that your meal was not up to our high standards. We would love to make it up to you...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017

Wow!! We were blown away by the excellent quality of food and we had great service too. We treated ourselves and my mom for her 70th birthday. It was our favourite experience in the week we spent in Umhlanga! If you can only have one...More

Thank yawellnofine
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

So glad we made your stay in Umhlanga a memorable one. Hope to see you next time you are in Umhlanga on holiday. Please send your Mom birthday wishes from us. Kind Regards Justin

Reviewed 10 May 2017

We started with boerie bites and they were yummy. The fillet steak was cooked to perfection and was out of this world. Best steak that I have had! Even the kid's minute steaks were delicious and cooked to perfection! Finishing the evening with chocolate lava...More

Thank 1saintgp
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Wow! Thanks for the awesome review. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Justin

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Nice little steakhouse in the heart of Umhlanga. Ambience is lovely, food is yummy! Linked to the Holiday Inn Express so it's a must visit if you are staying at this hotel. Great specials for lunchtime as well.

Thank paul_govender
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Hi Paul Thank you for the great review. see you again soon. Kind Regards Justin

Reviewed 3 May 2017

My first visit to this restaurant.I ordered a medium rare sirloin and received a medium fillet.I had waited so long I wasn't going to send it back.My wife ordered baked potato on the side.They did not have any !! I found the restaurant to be...More

Thank gavinpierre
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Hi Gavin I am so sorry you did not enjoy your visit with us, I would love to chat to you about it in more detail and in someway try and make it up to you and your wife. Please will you give me a...More

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Chackomc
Is a reservation recommended on the weekends?
11 October 2016|
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Response from CJ-what | Reviewed this property |
Yes bookings is essential.
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kznchic
Are u a child friendly restaurant
7 May 2016|
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Response from DerryckMyers | Property representative |
Hi, yes we are, we have high chairs for the younger kids and we have a children's menu catering fir kids up and until the age of 12. Kind Regards Derryck
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Gary A
I wrote a scathing report about this awful establishment and it is pending. Are you bribing Trip advisor to not post poor reviews as it was the grimmest experience I have ever had the misfortune of having eating at this dump. +447823772732
12 April 2016|
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Response from JustinTrollip | Property representative |
Hi Gary, thank you for your message. Firstly I would like to apologize to you regarding your bad experience at Barbacoa. We are most definitely not bribing Trip advisor to not post bad reviews, they do however have rules... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lighthouse Rd | Shop 1 Lighthouse Mall, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: +27 31 561 4106
  • E-mail
Description
Butcher Boys, an elegant upmarket steak restaurant and sister to our Florida Rd store which was established in November 1999 has now opened opened its doors in Umhlanga Rocks on the 1st of March 2017. This sanctuary for meat lovers serve the best grain fed beef South Africa has to offer and our wet & dry aging process results in exceptional quality and texture. Our in house butcheries will cut to your preference whether it be lean or with a little fat or of a particular weight or thickness. Our unique temperature controlled wine cellars proudly house a diverse selection of indigenous vintage estate wines from the fairest Cape and surrounds.
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