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The Local Grill

7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 11 880 1946
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (40 reviews)
“local salad” (4 reviews)
“filet” (34 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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81 - 90 of 397 reviews

Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

These guys love their meat! I went to see their meat fridge where it is aged (ask them and they'll take you through the kitchen to it) and the attention to detail is a joy to behold. The staff share the passion and it was...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 24 March 2016

When in Jo'burg, this is always one place we want a meal at. We are never disappointed. Good quality food. Friendly and helpful staff, Young children no problem (we eat early).

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 23 March 2016

The Local Gill is the best choice for affordable, great tasting stake. The restaurant makes for a relaxing environment with an insightful tour of how their stakes are aged. This learning experience aids in ones order decision for the evening. If it is money for...More

Thank LocalRele
Reviewed 22 March 2016

The menu had just the right amount of options - the aged meat on the bone was incredible and so well prepared. the atmosphere as vibrant and full of life. Best Rib Eye I've ever had...

Thank 194maxp
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

My sister and I wandered here after Wombles across the street was closed and we were not disappointed. The food was amazing, and I think I prefer their steaks to Wombles after all. Try the sampler with a bottle of wine. The staff is friendly...More

Thank Archel B
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

The shocking level of service honestly ruined what we had hoped would be a great night. We got our drinks only minutes before our food arrived, and the cocktails were revolting and had to be sent back. It's never fun to have to fight to...More

Thank Michelle L
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2016

Thank you Michelle for your response, we will do what we can to work with your waiter and service levels in our restaurant. This is not the norm and we take all feedback very seriously, good or bad. Regards Steve

Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Ended up at this Grill-room in Parkhurst, what an incredible treat. Well priced sumptuous options that would have any meat lover drooling... A must try for any visitor - must book

Thank MaxPienaar
Reviewed 15 March 2016

They have managed to deliver a superb rendition of the classic French beef fillet and pomme frits with a simple salad that replicates anything that I have had in the best restaurants in Paris !!

Thank BarryLamont
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Celebrated a family birthday and had the best steak ever. Top drawer service and the visit to the refrigerator where the meat is hung is a must - very interesting concept of cooking steak on Himalaya salt - the wines are great as well as...More

Thank yoganathan g
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Whenever I want a great steak I go to the Local Grill. The staff are proud of their restaurant and food they served--and it shows in the way they deal with their customers. It is not inexpensive but it is really worthwhile visiting.

Thank MikeSATraveller
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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