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Chaplin's Grill

61 Woodlands Avenue | Hurlingham Manor, Sandton 2196, South Africa
+27 76 564 5979
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Steakhouse, International, Grill, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
61 Woodlands Avenue | Hurlingham Manor, Sandton 2196, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

While the grill looks a like a small spot in a small shopping center, don’t let that fool you. The steaks were out of this world and the service top notch. Highly recommend a meat stop here.

Thank Sherlock-usa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love Chaplin's Grill for their friendly service, excellent quality meat and tasty wine-list. Our family is always made to feel welcome and my twins insist on going to Chaplins for the Meat Platter. A big plus is the owner is present and visible at...More

Thank moorgas_adrian
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Four of us popped in for dinner. Restaurant and decor memorably but the steaks certainly are. We sat on the terrace outside, no view as such. We chose the grand platter of mixed starters, then 2 of us had the aged Wing Rib, one had...More

Thank Angus W
Rainold P, Owner at Chaplin's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you for great comments, will pass onto staff and we will look into the view and decor upgrade. 👌😉

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We went tonight to celebrate a small intimate bday party and Chaplin’s was perfect! Attentive and FAST service- Great meat (I had sirloin while my party went for the fillets) Fabulous homemade sauces with the special mention of the béarnaise... fries and dessert! Everything under...More

Thank benedictebro
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I must say I was a biy apprehensive, but I needn't have worried. The steak was top drawer, tasty and grilled to my request. The clincher was the creme brulee. They can make one. Creamy and the sugar crunchy. No fear of egg taste or...More

Thank Johan M
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Whenever we visit Johannesburg from the UK we always make a visit to Chaplin's The steaks are consistently fantastic, as are all the side dishes. Once again, after 2 weeks in SA, where the food is always of a very high standard everywhere, we had...More

Thank 34769pete
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Chaplin’s Grill in Hurlingham Sandton is certainly a place to go to if you looking for an elegant dining experience in a relaxed atmosphere.. The beef is Halaal and definitely worth trying ... I was too satisfied to enjoy the desert which looked awesome ......More

Thank Imtiaz-waheeda
Reviewed 13 October 2017

It was my 6 Year Wedding Anniversary and me and my wife chose to go to Chaplin's Grill and WOW!, what an Experience, the service was Excellent and the Food Top Notch! We couldn't have chosen a better place for this Celebration. Andre was Excellent...More

Thank Nicky N
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Based on Tripadvisor reviews we choose this place to entertain some clients. Very good wine collection and great atmosphere. Hope to be back soon.

1  Thank Harry V
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Best steak I've had in a long time and the service was top class. Highly recommended. Thank you for a lovely evening.

1  Thank Lori T
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Questions & Answers
20 April 2017|
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Response from Rainold P | Property representative |
We serve halal meat and grill on separate grill. So Halal friendly. We are not a Halal restaurant. Call us if you have any other queries.
connie s
20 July 2016|
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Response from Rainold P | Property representative |
Sorry, our Speedpoint's only take credit cards when you are present. We can't do it like a travel agency. I think it's a security issue for restaurants.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 18
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Woodlands Avenue | Hurlingham Manor, Sandton 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 76 564 5979
  • E-mail
Chaplin’s found its roots in Melville since 1980 and Rainold Petersen who moved to Hurlingham in 2012, changed the name to Chaplin’s Grill in tribute to his legendary Melville-based bistro – a gem amidst the fine dining establishments of Joburg in the 80′ & 90′s. At Chaplin’s Grill Rainold revives, within a contemporary dining context, his passion for delivering a superior product of Food, Wine, Beer and exemplary service with a trademark hands-on approach.
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