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Butcher Boys Umhlanga

Lighthouse Rd | Shop 1 Lighthouse Mall, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 31 561 4106
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“barbacoa” (24 reviews)
“empanadas” (9 reviews)
“steak” (216 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Grill, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Lighthouse Rd | Shop 1 Lighthouse Mall, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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71 - 80 of 465 reviews

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

If you want a slab of beef cooked Latino style then this is a good option. All serious South American restaurants have a barbecue for their carne (beef). This place is no different. On entering there is a very serious exhibition of the steaks on...More

Thank David M
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

Hi David Thanks for the review, we will keep up the good service and steaks. Hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Justin

Reviewed 28 December 2016

We went as a group of seven to Bar Ba Coa based on a recommendation, and found it to be a worthwhile tip! The service was friendly and fast, and all the food ordered was excellent. As I've spent 3 years in Brazil, I tried...More

Thank HMSHMS
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

Hi Thank you for the great review, we look forward to seeing you in December 2017 on your next vacation to Umhlanga. Kind Regards Justin

Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Prime position in the village Not quite sure it is authentic Argentinian, but good meats.3 of us shared the asada. Tasty and good to cook at the table.Sides OK but vegetables a let down. All in, OK

Thank GautengLad
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

Hi Thank you for the review, glad to hear you enjoyed your asado. We will look into the seasonal veg. Hope to seen you again soon. Kind Regards Justin

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Had a business lunch...service was good..food good ..but presentation lacked.lacked . drinks and cocktail served was well presented.

Thank pauldA7179TU
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2016

Hi Thank you for the review, glad to hear you enjoyed the food and service. We will definitley work on the presentation. Kind Regards Justin

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

A great place to relax and enjoy a good honest pukka steak washed down with the best house wine available in the village. Great service with a cosy friendly atmosphere. My choice any day of the week.

Thank RonMacL
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2016

Hi Ron Thanks for the great review, look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards Justin

Reviewed 8 December 2016

Whenever I want to go to a meat restaurant, I always give priority to Argentinian restaurants. Unfortunately, I was disappointed to select Restaurant Barbacoa. Meats are not soft and delicious. Green salad is average. Wine which was recommended by Waiter is a disaster, not good...More

Thank Karatas_Adana
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Hi Karatas So sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your meal with us. We will look into all the areas that you mentioned and do out utmost to improve. Kind Regards Justin

Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Must be good as we visited here twice. First night i had the Ostrich very tender and plentyful. Second time the Buffalo also very tender and a good portion. The starters were also good. The wine cellar was good with some great red wine. We...More

Thank Paul S
JustinTrollip, Manager at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2016

Hi Paul So happy to hear that you enjoyed your meals with us, we will keep the cellar stocked full of great red wines for your next visit. Kind Regards Justin

Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Just perfect in every sense. Great nosh, wine, atmosphere and service. Not to be missed. Argentine beef is without doubt the best in the world.

Thank RichardA19
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2016

Hi Richard Thanks for the great review, See you again soon for more great nosh. Kind Regards Justin

Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This place is great if you love your meat We pop in on a regular basis and you will not be disappointed Couples friends family the service is excellent food is awesome The vibe is also good

Thank PieterM88
JustinTrollip, Manager at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2016

Hi Pieter Thank you for the great review, see you next time you pop in for another awesome experience. Kind Regards Justin

Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Oh my, my, my!!!!! I cannot express enough how incredible our experience was! I went with an old friend of 32 years ( we were 6 when our friendship started) on a girlie catch-up and the reason I am firstly mentioning this is because the...More

Thank Diane B
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2016

Hi Diane Wow! What a great review. We really appreciate you taking the time to review us. Hope to see you when next you plan a girlie catch-up. Kind Regards Justin

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Chackomc
12 October 2016|
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Response from CJ-what | Reviewed this property |
Yes bookings is essential.
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kznchic
7 May 2016|
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Response from DerryckMyers | Property representative |
Hi, yes we are, we have high chairs for the younger kids and we have a children's menu catering fir kids up and until the age of 12. Kind Regards Derryck
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Gary A
12 April 2016|
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Response from JustinTrollip | Property representative |
Hi Gary, thank you for your message. Firstly I would like to apologize to you regarding your bad experience at Barbacoa. We are most definitely not bribing Trip advisor to not post bad reviews, they do however have rules... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lighthouse Rd | Shop 1 Lighthouse Mall, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: +27 31 561 4106
  • E-mail
Description
Butcher Boys, an elegant upmarket steak restaurant and sister to our Florida Rd store which was established in November 1999 has now opened opened its doors in Umhlanga Rocks on the 1st of March 2017. This sanctuary for meat lovers serve the best grain fed beef South Africa has to offer and our wet & dry aging process results in exceptional quality and texture. Our in house butcheries will cut to your preference whether it be lean or with a little fat or of a particular weight or thickness. Our unique temperature controlled wine cellars proudly house a diverse selection of indigenous vintage estate wines from the fairest Cape and surrounds.
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