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The Local Grill

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7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 11 880 1946
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Today
18:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:30
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Hours:
Mon 18:00 - 10:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Tue - Fri 18:00 - 22:00
Sat 18:00 - 10:00
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Limited time in town and this came as a recommendation and we were not disappointed. The meat selection is impressive, kitchen tour and learning about the aging process added that extra touch. The service was on point, meal for all 5 of us was perfect and a good drinks selection. I had a grain fed ribeye as a recommendation from... More 

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Thank Adam F
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, good wine and great ambience. Service was a little slow although we were a bit rushed to meet up elsewhere

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Thank Roger B
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

For anyone travelling to Joburg, this is the place for anything steak related. What makes it so special is the fact all steaks are seared on a Himalayan salt block, giving it a perfect all round cook. A tour of the kitchen and fridge is a must. All beef is either grass or grain fed, giving a selection second to... More 

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Thank Graemeswanepoel2
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best kept secret in johannesburg, the local grill is one of few restaurants in Johannesburg that serve grain fed and free range cattle beef. The difference in taste is so noticeable that you must try both to really experience the unique tastes. The staff can also go through their process of aged beef - amazing !

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Thank Kazszs
Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What great food and wine we had. Friendly and well informed staff. Excellent steak and i had the ostrich steaks what a treat. The dessert was also to die for. We had n great evening and all this without breaking the bank.

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Thank azelleroux
The Hague, The Netherlands
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44 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Super place - nice food Go ! Meat is the best meat you will ever eat in your life. If you are kind you can even visit the kitchen !

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Thank thecupidon
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely steaks and plenty of sides to choose from. Food was well prepared and delivered quickly by efficient staff. Only drawback for me was the high prices of the wine.

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Thank AndrewLewisZA
Johannesburg, South Africa
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

It was my first visit to the Local Grill in Parktown. I would certainly go there again if I wanted to eat steak. A busy place with parking difficult to find. But once inside you will not regret it. If you are a first time visitor you would get a tour of the kitchen and cold room and an interesting... More 

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Thank 837akbarb
Johannesburg, South Africa
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The Local Grill is in Parktown North at the busy intersection of 3rd and 7th Avenues. I would certainly advise booking as the place was packed when we visited at 8pm on a Thursday evening. We were grateful we had booked and our table was ready and waiting. Service was brisk and friendly and despite the excellent wine list they... More 

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Thank 303gilesr
London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The Local Grill located on the corner of two streets has a lovely open feel about it. We shared starters and order a platter of grilled steak and chicken which was excellent. My host chose a Shiraz which I thought might be a bit overpowering but served slightly chilled it was beautiful!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 10:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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