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“The Butcher shop experience”

The Butcher Shop & Grill
Ranked #5 of 252 Restaurants in Sandton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Deli, Steakhouse
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: 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.
Reviewed 24 July 2014

I was told that this was one of the most enjoyable dining experiences in Johannesburg and I was not disappointed . I had a steak which was excellent and my friends were equally pleased with theirs . The restaurant caters for those with gargantuan appetites as well and the wine list was what you'd expect of a restaurant like this . Recommended for the food and the ambience .

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Thank Frank R
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Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

Went there for a casual Friday night dinner and this place didn't disappoint. Fantastic selection of wine, some great food selections and the most awesome steak and seafood. We ate till we couldn't eat any more and there was still plenty on our plates. We were then surprised when the bill came how good of value it was. Top shelf restaurant for a good meal with friends.

Thank OzNicko
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Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

Visited with my family during an overnight stop in Jo'burg. Ambience very good (cross between French bistro and a butchers shop)

My steak was excellent but of note was that my pescatarian wife and eldest daughter thoroughly enjoyed their fish.

Only minor quibble was that we were there late on a Monday and the waiter looked a little disappointed that we asked to see the desert menu - think he was keen to get home.

Thank Bold40
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

Plenty of eateries to choose from in NM square Sandton. We chose the Butcher shop as it was busy on a Tuesday which looked promising. We were not disappointed - in fact ate there every night it was so good.
Price - very reasonable - £5-8 for mains, 10 for huge steaks.
Food - excellent- butchers shop on premises prep your food fresh. The best steak I have had in a long time. One night I had Kudu - it was awesome and cooked to perfection.
Drinks - bottles of beer from £1.20.Wine from £10 per bottle
Surroundings - 3 indoor and 2 terrace. All excellent and comfy. Service excellent.
If you like fine wines, you can make use of their cellar stock and pay up to £200 for a bottle. We went for the £10......
Im sure the other restaurants are good in the square - we just found an awesome one and stayed.

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Thank nachooooo
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Reviewed 21 July 2014

If you are staying in the Sandton area, the Butcher Shop should definitely be a consideration if you are after a decent steak. Prices are reasonable (cheap) by international standards, and service is very good. You can also expect an extensive wine list, although their house wine (at far more reasonable prices) are outstanding choices too.

If you have the appetite for it, their steak with a prawn or two on the side is worth a serious consideration.

Also, be sure to stop by after your meal for some good venison biltong.

A worthy choice and I would make it a point to eat there again when next in the area.

Just be aware of rather intoxicated patrons in the latter part of the afternoon that have foul language. We asked to move our table more than once, just on that account.

Thank Grant H
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