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By Daryll Williams | November 19, 2019

Chapter 4: Steak - Updated 2021

Butcher Shop and Grill

The busy 600-seater meat emporium has been serving great steaks to businesspeople, local celebrities, families and foreign visitors for 20 years.

Why go?

This old-fashioned butcher has traditions that run deep, with specialist blockmen who cut and prepare your meat as you like it.


a: Shop 30 Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton
t: +27 11 784 8676
h: Monday—Sunday: 09h00-23h00.

Photograph: Butcher Shop and Grill

The Grillhouse

For many years this has been one of the city’s most popular steakhouses. They were among the first to prove that steakhouses can be upmarket and sophisticated. Keeping it simple and also offering fish, poultry and vegetarian options

Why go?

Come for the meat, stay for the view.


a: Shop 1, The Firs / Hyatt Centre, C/O Oxford Road & Biermann Avenue, Rosebank
t: +27 011 783 6132
h: Tuesday—Saturday: 12h00-22h00, Sunday: 12h00-15h00

The Local Grill

For 16 years, the owner Steve Marescha—a beef obsessive—has been perfecting the art of the elevated steakhouse experience.

Why go?

Beef—both grain-fed and grass-fed—is sourced from local farmers and as far afield as Brazil. It is aged (wet or dry) on the premises and cooked to your heart’s desire.


a: 7th 3rd Avenue, Parktown North
t: +27 11 880 1946
h: Monday: 12h30-22h00, Tuesday—Saturday: 09h00-22h00, Sunday: Closed.

Photograph: The local Grill

Featured image credit: Valeria Boltneva

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