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Blacksteer "the original" ranch house since 1963, has quickly become a household name famous for our steaks, burgers and our legendary ribs.

The Brand

Blacksteer has been providing South Africa with deliciously meaty meals since 1963. Blacksteer is famous for steaks, burgers, and legendary ribs. Our family of franchisees have stood the test of time and seen the competition come and go. By re-engineering the brand image, we will ensure that the “living legend” lives on! The Blacksteer Group is now set to become the market leader in the QSR and take-out sectors.


With years of experience in managing and promoting some of South Africa’s best-loved fast-food and restaurant brands, The Franchise Co. strives to be partners of choice. The benefits of our marketing services, advertising, and ambassadorial support mean that your franchise will find ready recognition and brand loyalty, drawing customers straight to your door.

The Franchise Co.’s support structure, one¬stop distribution center, and in-house professional butchers ensure that Blacksteer franchises offer customers top-quality, succulent meat and sizzling dishes complemented by service excellence. This in turn creates high volume sales, satisfied appetites, and compelling business cases.


As leading franchise specialists with a reputation for excellence, our team of experts are dedicated to assisting our franchisees in every aspect of their business. From site identification and evaluation, staff recruitment and training to marketing, customer support and weekly head office consultations – we are with you every step of the way and will provide you with:

  • Control systems.
  • Continuous product, menu and brand development.
  • Internal training and continuous upskilling of all staff.
  • Promoting the Brand.
  • Many item specials and promotions.

Are You Our Next Franchisee?

If you are passionate about food and would like to join a winning team, why not open Blacksteer, and let our proven success formula work for you.


When It All Began


The Franchise Co.

Year Established


1st Franchise Opened

Brand Network


Chris van Zyl

Head Office


No. of Outlets


Available Opportunities

Across South Africa

FASA Membership

Investment (Excl. VAT)

Average set-up cost

Store size +240m² – Full Sit Down or 120 m² – Takeaway Building Est. Cost R12 000 per m²

Initial franchise fee

R 100 000

Initial Working Capital

R 120 000

Minimum owners contribution

50% Unencumbered funds
Franchise Terms

Management services fee

4% on monthly turnover

Marketing fee

2% on monthly turnover

Initial agreement term

5 Years

Renewal term

5 Years
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