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The Local Grill

7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 11 880 1946
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef” (48 reviews)
“filet” (39 reviews)
“aged steak” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7th 3rd Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

I come here often for their ostrich medallions which are the best I've ever tasted and I love the generous portion of their cranberry sauce. You can choose between grain fed or grass fed beef and you're invited into the kitchen for a tutorial on...More

1  Thank Jill M
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

The local grill is a gem located on 7th Street, Parktown North it is a local favorite. The waiting staff are all Male (not sure why that is) our specific waiter needed just a little bit of polishing but was ok. Because we didn't have...More

Thank Ayanda S
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

I had sirloin on the bone here last night with beer battered onion ring as a side. My wife had the wasabi salmon. My wife's salmon was good, but my sirloin was disappointing, a large but thin piece of steak. I expected a thicker, smaller...More

1  Thank Hooggenoeg
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Firstly we sat by the door and bar. Noisy and uncomfortable. We had to look for our waiter a few times and in some cases even got up to look for service. The tour of the kitchen was actually not on . It was not...More

Thank Waynevv
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2016

Hi Wayne Thank you for your review. After 9 years of offering our customers a kitchen tour and taking huge pride in what we are passionate about, your comments although your opinion, seem rather strange and inaccurate. Service we take full responsibility for and I...More

Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

I had many of the best grass fed steaks ever here. However on Friday the grass fed T-bone steaks were not matured enough and the waiter recommended grain fed. I did not enjoy it, it did not meet my expectation, not tasty or juicy but...More

Thank johanita1969
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2016

Thank you for your comments, keep it grass, keep it real! Your continued support is truly appreciated. Regards Steve PS working on the milk tart!!

Reviewed November 3, 2016

The first time I visited this steakhouse a few years ago it was awesome, but this time it was really dissappointing. Some if us had to return our food as it was totally under-grilled (medium well we received rare and medium we also received rare...More

Thank LeChefCharles
Steven M, Owner at The Local Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2016

Hi Charles Thank you for your comments. We have spoken and addressing your issues. Regards Steve

Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

The steaks are just excellent. The service very good. They offer a tour of their meat locker, and explain all the cuts, dry versus wet aging, grass versus grain fed. Super cool. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Eileen M
Reviewed November 1, 2016

My friend and I have been to some good grills in Johannesburg, but today choice of The Local Grill was far from disappointing! Thank you Matthew for a very informative kitchen tour and thank you Steve for the warm welcome. The quality of the food...More

1  Thank TheGreyBear
Reviewed October 29, 2016

We hosted twenty family members, ranging in age from seventy-five down to three years of age at this prominent northern suburb steak-house. Despite this daunting number, we were pleasantly surprised that everyone received the order placed and that the kids were specially catered for in...More

1  Thank eilonglen
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

I was take. Here by my uncle when visiting, on his recommendation and it was great! The service was quick and very friendly. You can pick the size of your steak and whether it is grass fed or corn fed. The food was delicious and...More

Thank Bryony S
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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