SAB World of Beer
Take a 1½-hour jaunt through the history of beer. Taste chibuku in a mock African village, sample a cheeky half-pint at a re-created...
Next to SAB World of Beer, this is one of the city’s more impressive buildings. The north boiler house was imploded in 2005 and now...
Sci-Bono Discovery Centre
In the Electric Workshop building, you’ll find this museum full of nerdy genius for kids and adults alike.
Guildhall Bar & Restaurant
Established c 1888, City of Gold fortunes have been squandered in Jo’burg’s oldest bar. This is one of the CBD’s best meeting places and...
This informal jazz diner is popular with the local arts crowd (it’s across from the Market Theatre) and beret-clad hipster cats who dig...
Lonely Planet review
Don’t let the grubby stairwell put you off – this is a Jo’burg institution, with authentic Indian food and eccentric decor that’s been attracting luminaries for years (Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo used to eat here in the 1950s). It is positively unpretentious and one of the few places in town where you’ll see young lions, black and white, drinking with hep cats, and grizzly city stalwarts groaning about how it’s all gone to the dogs.