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Butcher Boys

Lighthouse Rd | Shop 1 Lighthouse Mall, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 31 561 4106
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“empanadas” (9 reviews)
“steak” (218 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Grill, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lighthouse Rd | Shop 1 Lighthouse Mall, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ate here with my cousin. I went for the the 36-day aged T-bone and I have to say it was one of the best steaks I have ever eaten. Delicious and perfectly cooked. On that basis I would give it a 5 star. My cousin...More

Thank Oggi998
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great to pop in at 22:10 and still be able to get the best chow in town! (were at two similar places who unfortunately couldnt serve us after 22:00) Emaculate service, quick and efficient! Absolute best steak we had! (Must try th mash) Good selection...More

Thank Monica J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I've stayed in Umhlamga for ten days and I've eaten here every two days. Perfect meat and nice people for helping the client !

Thank Bourel R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked across the road from our hotel to Butcher Boys after a little research on Trip Advisor. Service was excellent and also the food and wine. I had excellent steak and my wife had ostrich both cooked perfectly. We had a young waiter who...More

Thank TaurangaTrout
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I finally managed a date night and were looking forward to a good chat together so I booked a table on the enclosed balcony at the back, as I thought this would be quieter and more intimate. However we were seated next...More

Thank SAtraveller80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lunch here during our 14 day stay in the area, it was Ok and included a glass of wine with two courses for R120. We had chicken livers to start which were very nice but the steak main meal was average. I...More

Thank Leonie G
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Leonie Thank you for the review, we appreciate the feedback. Sorry to hear that the main meal was average as we pride ourselves on great food. Next time you have a problem please let us know on the day so we can make it...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service is great. Good wine selection. The meat and side dishes could be better. Ambience is fantastic.

Thank Daniel M
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Daniel Thanks for the review, glad our service was up to par and the wine was good, we will look into the meals and make sure they are at the same level. Kind Regards Justin

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing! The only word to describe the food and the service. Staff super fast and friendly, but the food... Can't even begin to praise the great food we had. Every single thing we had was top shelf and absolutely divine. The BEST restaurant in Umlangha.

Thank W9896ZJkellyg
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kelly Thanks for the amazing review, we strive to be the best restaurant in Umhlanga and its always good to hear that we are meeting our goals. Kind Regards Justin

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second visit since the revamp and Butcher Boys remains my favourite steak house. The quality of the meat is exceptional and they make the best onions rings in the world, all meals for the table arrive at the same time which is really important to...More

Thank RonnieDBN
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ronnie Thank you for the great review, we will keep up the great food and service and hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Justin

Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is a restaurant that we have been too for the past 30 odd year and the food and service has been constantly fantastic.. Jason the Manager is really hands on,and always with the most beautiful smile. Our waitress Lee,has been super good at her...More

Thank shireenm500
JustinTrollip, Owner at Butcher Boys, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Shireen Thank you for the great review, we will keep up the great food and service. Hope to see you again soon for another great meal. I will pass this on to Jason and Lee to let them know what a superb job they...More

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Response from Heather H | Reviewed this property |
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11 October 2016|
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Response from CJ-what | Reviewed this property |
Yes bookings is essential.
7 May 2016|
Response from DerryckMyers | Property representative |
Hi, yes we are, we have high chairs for the younger kids and we have a children's menu catering fir kids up and until the age of 12. Kind Regards Derryck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lighthouse Rd | Shop 1 Lighthouse Mall, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: +27 31 561 4106
  • E-mail
Butcher Boys, an elegant upmarket steak restaurant and sister to our Florida Rd store which was established in November 1999 has now opened opened its doors in Umhlanga Rocks on the 1st of March 2017. This sanctuary for meat lovers serve the best grain fed beef South Africa has to offer and our wet & dry aging process results in exceptional quality and texture. Our in house butcheries will cut to your preference whether it be lean or with a little fat or of a particular weight or thickness. Our unique temperature controlled wine cellars proudly house a diverse selection of indigenous vintage estate wines from the fairest Cape and surrounds.
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