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The Local Grill

7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 11 880 1946
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef” (41 reviews)
“fillet” (35 reviews)
“aged steaks” (7 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the top steak restaurants in Joburg but really overrated. 300 gram Sirloin was thin and bland. Not worth the high price. Other guests enjoyed their meals. Wont be back.More

Thank Howiesp
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Howie Thank you for your review, however I am a little confused with your comments. We are an owner operated business with our customers experience our first concern. We offer a kitchen tour to every guest to ensure the aging process is understood and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of us had dinner in the private room at The Local Grill. The kitchen tour was a great way to start our evening and extremely informative. The service we received from all staff was top notch and the food was fantastic. I would...More

Thank ShanDuff2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the local grill, after my wife and I both forgot our anniversary. Called at 6:15, got a reservation at 6:45. Arrived with a bottle of Moet chilling at the table, a kitchen tour that blew our mjnds, followed by arguably the best steak...More

Thank greg d
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review.

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite place for steaks in Johannesburg. You can choose between two kinds of beef (grain fed and grass fed) and between dry and wet aged. The host gave us a tour of the kitchen were I learned lots of interesting things about...More

Thank Mex2013
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and feedback, we really enjoyed having you.

Reviewed 16 August 2017

wonderful staff...great visit to the kitchen with some meat tasting and an amazing steak..it was well worth the visit and the money..

Thank DutchieZuidHolland
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is an excellent steak venue with a good vibe and knowledgeable staff. We were a group of six and we were offered a tour of the kitchen which took a while to eventuate but was definitely worth doing. I learnt a lot about the...More

Thank Aussies_Abroad_Again
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Read all the hype about the top 10 restaurants in the country,decided to give them a shot,they are good but definitely not Very good or excellent,I've definitely been to places way better than this restaurant. Meat......,OK had Ribeye,I do it better myself,wife had Fillet,OK. Not...More

Thank coen_12
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This was the 4th visit and always a pleasure. Two things that makes this restaurant different is the choice between Wet Aged and Dry Aged meat as well as Aged meat versus fresh meat. You can even choose the age from 4 weeks and older,...More

Thank anton l
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Hi Anton THANK YOU for your continued support and positive review. It is really appreciated. Regards Steve

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

So rare to find a place with so much passion and knowledge about their meat. I shared a mixed platter of grass fed and grain fed cuts and thoroughly enjoyed it. The experience only got better with the kitchen and meat locker tour. You are...More

Thank John M
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Hi John Thanks for the fantastic review. Regards Steve

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Excellent food. tender steak. must go on the kitchen tour. very informative. their knowledge on serving the best Meat dishes is impressive.

Thank Donovan M
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

THANK YOU, reviews like this are what inspire us!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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.
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