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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)
“local salad” (4 reviews)
“filet” (37 reviews)
Closes in 13 min
12:00 - 14:30All hours
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

The food was pleasant and the service good, but we found the noise levels such that we would not put it on out list of the best in Joburg.

Thank PageandPaint
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Definitely a winner for good meat. First time patrons can take a tour of the kitchen and get educated on the cuts of meat. Really enjoyed dinner. Very busy. Must book to avoid being disappointed.

Thank ChellieD21
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

We had the pleasure of meeting some friends for dinner here last night. I'd heard it's some of the best steak in town. Boy, was it right! There are several options: grass or grain fed, aged, and all types of cuts. You can also have...More

Thank Jordanjc21
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This was our second time eating here and despite its many pluses, I would say this restaurant is good, but not great. First, what makes it good. If you just want a steak, they do it really well. But other than that, the food is...More

Thank MAustinDunn
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

They offer a great tour of the kitchen, where you are guided through the different types of meat, how it was cooked, where it comes from etc! The service is great and friendly, settings are cozy and personal and the meat is truly out of...More

Thank Nikola8
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

The steak was amazing, one of the best I've ever had and the kitchen tour was very interesting. The staff were also super friendly and helpful.

Thank 374matthewp
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Disappointed by the meat, far from the best I ate in Joburg. The service is good, the decoration is elegant. The Parktown area is nice also.

1  Thank clecocq
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Since its opening, we have been regular and enthusiastic patrons of the Local Grill in Parktown North. Under the passionate and informed leadership of Steve Maresch, this has been our "go-to" restaurant for consistently good steak, although my wife always orders the grilled salmon, and...More

Thank 590robinp
Reviewed 29 April 2016

It is a great place for those who like meat. The service was good and the food comes in generous portions.

Thank 408renatac
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Pretty much the best steaks in Jozi.. Service was fantastic, and Steve was kind enough to take us on a tour of the kitchen.

Thank ryanmK6587CG
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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
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
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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