Even though Johannesburg is a city of contrasts, rife with both crime and beauty, the city’s mix of dining, shopping and history make it a bucket list destination. Just make sure to be aware of your surroundings at all times, and you’ll have experience that is like no other in the world.
Want to see how South Africans pop bottles? Head to this hotspot to experience the club scene in Johannesburg. Dance to the city’s hottest DJs on any given night of the week.
160 Jan Smuts Avenue
Kitchener’s Carvery Bar
Head to this iconic dive bar to see where the creative set of Johannesburg gathers to unwind, have a drink and endless good times. On weekends you’ll find local DJs, just make sure to arrive early if you don’t want to be stuck in line.
71 Juta Street
This colonial building houses one of the city’s newest and coolest lifestyle complexes which comes complete with options to eat, drink, and shop all in one place. Snag some African tea at the tea house, or buy clothes from South African fashion designers.
24 Albrecht Street
EAT & DRINK
Bolton Road Collection
Rosebank’s newest culinary darling has amazing cocktails. Share a platter with asparagus arancini, marinated buffalo mozzarella, potato churros and more at your table, and then go for the West Coast mussels with calvados, cream and more.
2 Bolton Road
Che Argentine Grill
303 Fox Street
Experience South Africa’s top quality meat through this chic Argentinian steakhouse where you can can get all kinds of steak complete with the Argentinian accoutrements.
303 Fox Street
The Peech Hotel
Stay in luxury at Johannesburg’s premier eco-friendly The Peech Hotel. Luxury and calm await you at this 16-room hotel.
61 North Street
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