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The Grumpy Griller

38 York Street, George 6529, South Africa
+27 76 815 7690
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“t bone” (12 reviews)
“steak” (86 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, Barbecue
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38 York Street, George 6529, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Following an excellent meal about 3 months ago we returned with our son and grandson. What a disappointment - service was slow - over an hour waiting for our meal - even though very few customers. The steaks were very poor quality - sinewy rump...More

1  Thank halcyonbp
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Went to this restaurant after reading in general good reviews. Restaurant as almost empty (one table seated) so we could pick one out. All tables are wooden picnic tables, so as mentioned by others OK but not outstanding. Amosphere was nothing special. We ordered drinks...More

Thank 695jvo
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

If you love a good steak with chips and a bit of salad with a fried egg then this is the place. As the menu consists mainly steaks of all sorts. There is chicken but in general a basic menu. The seating is well spaced...More

Thank Jacques B
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This is so Awsooooome...!!!! I will really recommend this restaurant....!!!! I think this restaurant is one of best restaurant in SA....!!!!

Thank Jin C
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The steaks are really good. Pretty much all that is on the menu are steaks. The service is average to poor at best. Whatever you do, do not order coffee - vile, from a vending machine.The ambiance is really bad - uncomfortable bare wooden benches...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This place without a doubt does the best steak in town. I was grumpy walking in but not grumpy walking out. Best sirloin iv had in a long time. We will definitely go back there again, sad we live so far away.

Thank Cilla M
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I was desparately disappointed after hearing so much about this reataurant. The good: Everyone was friendly, live music is nice. The bad: Slow service, no appitizer option (I was really hungry), the steak was just ok and pretty tough, the salad on the plate was...More

Thank Lynobin
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Look, let's be serious. If you are after a romantic, candle-lit dinner; then maybe this is not for you. If you are wanting a three-course, cream-filled expedition; this is not for you. If you are wanting first-class steak, cooked perfectly, and a good time with...More

Thank Keith_Hay
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Went to the new grumpy grilled site. 350g rump steak was perfectly prepared. Service was a bit slow, but food made up for it. Amazing fire out back. Definitely worth it for steak lovers. See you again!

Thank Darren S
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Worth every cent in both quantity and quality, we had T-Bone steak and it was some of the best I have had in a long time, even the chips were perfect. We were also treated to beautiful acoustic music. It is a nice place to...More

Thank Jacques M
Grumpy0109, Owner at The Grumpy Griller, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your review, we aim to provide the best service and quality product at the most respectable price, and comments such as yours make it more meaningful to do what we try to do best. Hope to see you and your friends and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 York Street, George 6529, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  George
  • Phone Number: +27 76 815 7690
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Award winning Steakhouse, voted Best in Western Cape and 7th Best overall in South Africa 2016
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