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Best bars in Johannesburg

Park
“This big little slice of nature in the heart of Joburg is truly magnificent. Pack a picnic basket and revive your spirit among the birds and trees. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“I hesitate to mention shopping malls but Rosebank is the best of the bunch. There's some nice places to grab a breakfast whilst you do some shopping. ”
  • 51 locals recommend
Place to shop
“Located 4,9km away from Seder Oaks, super regional shopping centre Cresta Shopping Centre is one of the largest malls in South Africa with some 260 stores anchored by Woolworths, Pick n Pay, Checkers, Game, Edgars, Ster-Kinekor and Mr Price Emporium. It also boasts noteworthy brands such as Zara, iStore, Lindt, Lush Cosmetics, Palladium Boots, Carrol Boyes, Le Creuset and South Africa's largest Dischem. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Arguably South Africa's leading art gallery - beautiful space, wonderful sculpture and exhibitions; next door is Circa, which focuses on modern art”
  • 25 locals recommend
African Restaurant
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“If you looking for some fine dining and great steak this is the spot. Its been designed for luxury. The chef David Higgs is a renowned tv personality and foodie ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Other Nightlife
“Melville is wonderful - whether you're looking for a great breakfast (try The Whippet or Pablo Eggs-Go-Bar), lunch or dinner (try Ba-Pita, The Ant or La Stalla) or Saturday night drinks and dancing - there is something for everyone!”
  • 27 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Jazz Club
“A live music venue with shows 4 nights a week. The food is overpriced and not very good; eat before you go and stick with drinks and music. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“One of the suburbs in Johannesburg with a constant vibe! A long road with plenty of restaurants, bars, shops and other attractions to keep you busy at any time of the night or day.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Take a hop on hop off bus, a great and affordable way to see the local attractions ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Other Event
“The doyen of political theatre in South Africa the Market has a programme of new, innovating and challenging theatre every month that is well worth experiencing.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“The Whippet serves the best early breakfast and lunches. Not open for dinner.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Sublocality
“Rosebank is home to some boutique restaurants such as Marble and Rosebank Mall, a large shopping complex complete with local and international retailers and movie theatres.”
  • 30 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Shopping Mall
“Artisanal food and local boutique options are packed into this modern shopping experience. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Rental Car Location
“Rent a car from Avis or Budget car rentals in Sandton. Hope on to the Gautrain from Sandton Gautrain Station for faster travels to OR Tambo International airport, Pretoria, Rosebank and Johannesburg City Centre. Order an Uber taxi or Taxify services for travels within the surroundings as public transport is not readily available.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Offers great quality food and serves african dishes as well as simple foods to cater for all customers. There's a wood-burning oven where you can create your own pizzas and a good selection of coctails served in jam jars”
  • 25 locals recommend
Museum
“Gorgeous art gallery owned and curated by the Unitversity of the Witswatersrand! Has a collection of new artists, plus retrospectives on the more established creators too.”
  • 12 locals recommend