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The Local Grill

7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 11 880 1946
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef” (52 reviews)
“filet” (38 reviews)
“aged steak” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 425 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited the establishment for the 1st time with fellow colleagues from the UK. What an enjoyable evening. Went on the kitchen tour and through the meat section. The food and service was absolutely amazing. Would most definitely return in the near future.

Thank Leon W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So i returned here this week with a mate out from France - a big difference to my previous visit - Steve met us at the door like it was his home!!! A table in the Nguni room - sufficient space and well set out....More

Thank KeithMcKay44
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Keith, great review from a decreeing diner, much appreciated. Will discuss with team.

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

You have to give this a try. They have a selection of wine on special that is sure to tantalize and meet your pocket. Be sure to get Steve the owner to take you on his kitchen tour and assist in selecting the most desirable...More

Thank LanceS517
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Never been to the local, a friend suggested that we try it. Was not disappointed food was good, the steak was cooked to perfection. Parking is not great as a few establishments in the same street. Best to Uber!!

Thank C K
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

This is one of kind restaurant, that you eat once every 10 years!!!! Very special way to cook all food made there, and their speciality is meet... you need the see and taste to recommend and to say anything!!!! and if you come to South...More

Thank tonycavalcanti2014
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing night here doing The Beef Appreciation. Most of the night was in the kitchen and it was not just a dinner but a complete evening experience. If you are at all a steak eater make time for this dining option!

Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 7 July 2018

The good is gold standard for sure. If it's meat you want then this is the place to get it and more. The deserts are stunning, try the home made cookies and cream ice cream.

Thank maxine1andonly
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

I had a good evening with my son enjoying refreshing service and very good steak. The steak ageing tour was especially surprising and informative

Thank Mike v
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We had the grass fed rumps which were perfectly cooked and very tasty. The variety of sides offered were good and the Bernaise sauce very tasty. Worth a repeat visit.

Thank sansmerrill
Reviewed 18 June 2018

My favorite in Johannesburg. Good quality meat, personalized service. And always something special to offer on meat sourced somewhere, a different cut.

Thank wlategan
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you Mr Lategan, your review is greatly apreciated.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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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