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The Butcher Shop & Grill

West Street - Shop 30, Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton, South Africa
+27 11 784 8676
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Steakhouse, European, Soups, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
West Street - Shop 30, Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate here twice during five days in Jozi. Was recommended as a bit of an institution and that is what it most definitely is. You are in the most expensive part of the most expensive city in the most expensive country in the whole...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellemt meet quality and impeccable service. We had the fillet (very lean). Restaurant is quite large, divided into a couple of areas and has its own butchers shop. One side is open to the plaza square.

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Exciting and innovative it may not be, but what it does it does very, very well. Faultless service, delicious melt-in-your-mouth steaks and a nice little wine list. There is also a wine shop - very handy if you are still thirsty and fancy a drink...More

1  Thank Rah_Rah_HockeySticks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place to have a business meeting, staff was excellent. Food choice was a master chef style.Will definitely be back again. Location is great ,walking distance from the Gautrain station and other nearby hotel. Great place for carnivores though they do carter for vegetarians too....More

Thank Ane M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The team were amazingly attentive, service is exceptional and ensured our entire team had the best year end function. The food is always superb and anyone who's a meat lover must eat here! The atmosphere is great and the location easily accessible if you want...More

Thank Dale D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always yummy. Friendly service. A landmark and tradition when travelling to Jo’burg. South Africa are known for a great meat however the fish is also superb. And the sweet potato and african ‘wild spinach’ known as morogo is a must.

Thank kimniccae
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a dinner and it was my first experience of having to choose the steak from a Deli . The portion was good and the meat cooked to perfection. It disappeared as soon as it appeared on the table along with generous portion of...More

Thank Traveller_UK30
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere, great service. Highly recommend. Very convenient location in Mandela Square, Sandton.

Thank Cathy N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately I am not a steak eater, however was here for a work function and really enjoyed the experience. I ordered the salad and lamb, and boy was I full! The salads were large, combined with the bread and sausages that are on the table...More

Thank Just_about_to_leave
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very good place to eat with the family. The meat is in fact fantastic, and they have a very good selection of wines. Deserts are also good. Only negative note: they do not “allow” people to share the meals, something I had never seen...More

Thank Demapi
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Ami G
20 November 2017|
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Response from Gillyjump | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t recall goat meat on the menu, not typical SA. Had lots of beef, spring book, kudu.
7 October 2017|
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Response from Joyseeker54 | Reviewed this property |
We both had steak and it was very good!
13 May 2017|
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Response from Azel V | Reviewed this property |
you get what you pay for - pretty decent for excellent quality.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Street - Shop 30, Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 784 8676
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In the heart of Sandton, on Nelson Mandela Square, is the flagship Johannesburg branch of The Butcher Shop & Grill: an institution in South African dining. For over 20 years, our unmatchable steakhouse has been as much a part of SA culture as sunshine, red wine and red meat. You could say it is a landmark on the culinary landscape (and we're now in Cape Town and the Middle East). But The Butcher Shop is also about family - and the laughter, memories and conversations shared with special people over great food at a top steakhouse. Our family business, handed down over three generations, is famed for its quality produce, extensive menu, separate butchery & deli and 800 passionate staff globally. In Johannesburg we're able to seat up to 600 guests, plus 22 guests in our exclusive private dining room. In Cape Town, we can accommodate 250 guests, with capacity for an additional 40 guests in our private dining room.
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