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The Local Grill

7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 11 880 1946
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef” (41 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

This was our second time eating here and despite its many pluses, I would say this restaurant is good, but not great. First, what makes it good. If you just want a steak, they do it really well. But other than that, the food is...More

Thank MAustinDunn
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

They offer a great tour of the kitchen, where you are guided through the different types of meat, how it was cooked, where it comes from etc! The service is great and friendly, settings are cozy and personal and the meat is truly out of...More

Thank Nikola8
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

The steak was amazing, one of the best I've ever had and the kitchen tour was very interesting. The staff were also super friendly and helpful.

Thank 374matthewp
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Disappointed by the meat, far from the best I ate in Joburg. The service is good, the decoration is elegant. The Parktown area is nice also.

1  Thank clecocq
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Since its opening, we have been regular and enthusiastic patrons of the Local Grill in Parktown North. Under the passionate and informed leadership of Steve Maresch, this has been our "go-to" restaurant for consistently good steak, although my wife always orders the grilled salmon, and...More

Thank 590robinp
Reviewed 29 April 2016

It is a great place for those who like meat. The service was good and the food comes in generous portions.

Thank 408renatac
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Pretty much the best steaks in Jozi.. Service was fantastic, and Steve was kind enough to take us on a tour of the kitchen.

Thank ryanmK6587CG
Reviewed 25 April 2016

A lovely restaurant with lots of atmosphere. Ask for a kitchen tour and take your time with the menu. There's a great selection of wines too, but pricey.

Thank David K
Reviewed 24 April 2016

If you are in SA and you love meat, then the Local Grill is the place to be! Incredible dry aged beef, also wet beef - everything you can imagine related to meat you can get there. Take the shoestring fries and enjoy a good...More

Thank Munictravel
Reviewed 15 April 2016

If you love steak, there is no better restaurant in Johannesburg! The menu is large enough to offer plenty of choice, but not so big that you get lost in it. The spotlight is definitely on beef and there is a huge array of choices...More

Thank Nick57519
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Restaurant Details

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