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The Grumpy Griller

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38 York Street, George 6529, South Africa
+27 76 815 7690
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12:00 - 21:00
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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So after having to give lunch here a miss the last time i was in George, i managed to Squeeze in time during a busy day. The Sirloin was delicious. Topped with garlic butter, (garlic grated to somehow give it a much gentler flavor.) Fresh cut chips. Delightful.....

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Thank matuschka2016
Camberley, United Kingdom
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832 reviews
305 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 505 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I read the reviews and expected to be blown away by the steaks but sadly it was not to be. The restaurant is situated at the dingier end of York St, doesn't look much from the outside and the inside is pretty basic. The menu is also basic and mainly steak based - there are no starter or dessert options... More 

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Thank nnmercman
George, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

The steak is best steak I have eaten in my life, with good service, and nothing compares to the quality . I enjoy going back, and introducing friends to the great meals.

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Thank anelle2017
Grumpy0109, Owner at The Grumpy Griller, responded to this review

Thank you Anelle, always nice to hear that the enjoyment of my efforts are so greatly appreciated, and thanks for the recommendations!!! Hope to see you again soon. More 

George, South Africa
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

this just has got to be one of my favorite restaurants of all time. first time i visited the new premises. i have never left this place disappointed . thanks Martin and team for a great meal , amazing service from start to finish. will be returning soon. keep doing what you doing Martin. best steaks in the world for... More 

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Thank Misscupido
Grumpy0109, Owner at The Grumpy Griller, responded to this review

Was great to have you and your partner here for a belated Valentines meal, glad you enjoyed and remember that you promised to come back to try the pork spare ribs!!!! More 

Lisburn
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112 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

OK so the decor isn't to everyones taste, but then it isn't really decor as such and IMO could do with some. Bland canteen like environment but dont let that put you off. The menu is also short and sweet, no starters or deserts but again dont let that put you off, no alcohol, but dont let that put you... More 

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Thank titteringtonrobin
Grumpy0109, Owner at The Grumpy Griller, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review your experience. I do note the constructive comments regarding decor etc, we are looking at adding to the ambience once our liquor license is approved. We do believe in a "no frills, no fuss" approach to our menu offering and believe that through this we have a winning recipe which has put... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

They make some of the best steak I have ever had, and at a fairy fair price. A must visit if you enjoy a good steak

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Thank andersonyolandie
Grumpy0109, Owner at The Grumpy Griller, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We believe in keeping things simple and trying to deliver the best steak at the best price, time and again. Look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Love the new location, nice and spacious. My steak was cooked to perfection, family loved their T-bone, ribs. Would recommend to anyone wanting a good steak in George to try Grumpy Griller!

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Thank gideonh294
Grumpy0109, Owner at The Grumpy Griller, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post your review. Really appreciate the comment and trust you and your family will return again in the near fututre. More 

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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Ordered a steak... (That's about all you can order) it was full of grizzle. Don't know how they got their "award" for good steaks... Eat somewhere else. The owner is rude and probably will make an excuse here and be rude for the second time!

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Thank Andrew H
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

When you get told about grumpy grill, its a steakhouse and that's exactly what it is..the menu is built around steak served with chips. They don't have a liquor license yet so byob for R10 corkage makes it a reasonable night out. The decor and do with some upgrade and charm. There is something refreshing about going to a place... More 

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1 Thank mari_mA2556GC
Grumpy0109, Owner at The Grumpy Griller, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Marie, really happy that you enjoyed your meal. We are working on our decor aspects, just awaiting our liquor license to be finalized. Look forward to seeing you again shortly. More 

George, South Africa
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82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

The Rustic experience of the Grumpy Griller is fun. The sirloin steak was tender and delicious. We enjoyed the meal immensely.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 York Street, George 6529, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  George
  • Phone Number: +27 76 815 7690
Description
Award winning Steakhouse, voted Best in Western Cape and 7th Best overall in South Africa 2016

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