Butcher Block Hillcrest Media Release

Butcher Block Hillcrest is part of the Butcher Block Group of Restaurants, which was founded in 2003 by Manual Savic. Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, Butcher Block Hillcrest has been temporarily closed, however, with the Adjusted Lockdown rules and regulations Butcher Block has decided to relaunch the Hillcrest Restaurant, which had already become a landmark in the area.

“We are proud to be a brand that was able to find success during the COVID-19 pandemic, and we are excited to continue to ride that wave,” said Jay Ramnundllal, CEO of Butcher Block. “Our record growth is a testament to the hard work of our employee’s and our commitment to provide a world-class dining experience. Winning the “ Best Restaurant Group in Africa” Award, a demonstration of consistency in exceptional food quality and service across all its restaurants.

We are grateful to Growthpoint’s management team who have facilitated a more favourable trading arrangement thus enabling us to reopen the restaurant and also upgrade certain aspects  of the  restaurant.

On receiving the 2021 Best Restaurant Group in Africa Award and Global Awards™ here’s what was said by Operations General Manager of the Butcher Block Group, Shorne Uylate, “Considered one of the most anticipated awards in the hospitality industry calendar, Haute Grandeur is recognized as one of the world’s leading hospitality awards, acknowledging the top notch in hospitality experiences across 7 continents and more than 60 countries.

Butcher Block has a proud history in achieving great dining experience awards and recognition. These include being voted in 2019, the Best Steakhouse in KwaZulu Natal by “Eat Out” magazine. In 2020 winning the Haute Grandeur Global Awards in the three categories, viz Best Cuisine in Africa, Best Grill house in Africa and Best Luxury Family Restaurant in South Africa.

Butcher Block thrives on customer experience and catering to the need of our diverse diners, which includes, offerings such as the  “Lekker Lunch Special”, allowing diners to choose from one of five options, whilst receiving a free glass of Red or White Durbanville Hills Wine, “The Dinner Special”, a choice of premium Chalmar wet aged beef- either Fillet, Rump or Sirloin again receiving a free glass of Red or White Durbanville Hills Wine. Monday has the “Bottomless Prawn’s”, and Tuesday “A Bottomless Pork Rib” special. The “Wine and Whiskey Special” promotes an exclusive, Butcher Block sommeliers section, including the “Diamond” Shiraz Mourvede 2017 Red wine, “an infinity  range that capitavtes the true beauty and infinte charm only the Cape Winelands wishes to unveil” for only R79, a 750ml Bottle.

With locations all over KwaZulu Natal, Butcher Block can be found in the prime food hubs of Durban such as Hillcrest Corner, Sibaya Casino, Umhlanga Holiday Inn Express and at the Village just before the Umhlanga Pier.

For bookings

Call 0861 826 004.

For more information, please visit www.butcherblock.co.za

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