Must-see nightlife in Johannesburg

  • Brunch at Shadowboxer



    This bar and brasserie features a cool warehouse-style interior and a balcony overlooking the leafy street. It specialises in tequila-based drinks, with…

  • 4th Avenue Coffee Roasters


    A Joburg institution, and the centre of Parkhurst's pavement-cafe culture. As boutique roasters featuring African beans have popped up all over town in…

  • Office


    Sharp-looking joint that appeals to fans of cocktails, craft beer, cool design and good music. The menu and vibe are upmarket and quite sophisticated,…

  • Nuno’s


    Less about the food – including decent-enough steak and chips and grilled fish (mains R40 to R110) – and more about the beer-sodden carpet, fiery banter,…

  • XaiXai Lounge


    Air your grievances loudly and proudly all day long at this left-leaning Mozambican pub that vies with Nuno's next door for the busiest tables on the…

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