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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” (42 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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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
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

The Local Grill is passionate about steak. Their menu offers distinction not only in cut, and portion size, but also in aging time and process (wet/dry), as well as if the beef is grass or grain fed. Preparation includes steaks being seared on Himalayan Salt...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

These guys love their meat! I went to see their meat fridge where it is aged (ask them and they'll take you through the kitchen to it) and the attention to detail is a joy to behold. The staff share the passion and it was...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 24 March 2016

When in Jo'burg, this is always one place we want a meal at. We are never disappointed. Good quality food. Friendly and helpful staff, Young children no problem (we eat early).

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 23 March 2016

The Local Gill is the best choice for affordable, great tasting stake. The restaurant makes for a relaxing environment with an insightful tour of how their stakes are aged. This learning experience aids in ones order decision for the evening. If it is money for...More

Thank LocalRele
Reviewed 22 March 2016

The menu had just the right amount of options - the aged meat on the bone was incredible and so well prepared. the atmosphere as vibrant and full of life. Best Rib Eye I've ever had...

Thank 194maxp
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

My sister and I wandered here after Wombles across the street was closed and we were not disappointed. The food was amazing, and I think I prefer their steaks to Wombles after all. Try the sampler with a bottle of wine. The staff is friendly...More

Thank Archel B
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

The shocking level of service honestly ruined what we had hoped would be a great night. We got our drinks only minutes before our food arrived, and the cocktails were revolting and had to be sent back. It's never fun to have to fight to...More

Thank Michelle L
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2016

Thank you Michelle for your response, we will do what we can to work with your waiter and service levels in our restaurant. This is not the norm and we take all feedback very seriously, good or bad. Regards Steve

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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