Restaurants

Top Choice African in Johannesburg

Yeoville Dinner Club

Jo'burg's most memorable meal out is in this artily decorated cramped room with a balcony overlooking Rockey St, heart of the much-bad-mouthed, inner-city area of Yeoville. Sanza Sandile is your host and chef, and w…
Top Choice South African in Johannesburg

Marble

Currently one of Jo'burg's hottest restaurants, this is braai (BBQ) given a luxe makeover. Chef David Higgs and his cloth-capped team in the open kitchen allow the quality of meat and fish (and occasional vegetable …
Top Choice Cafe in Johannesburg

Breezeblock

The designers have a done a grand job transforming this old Chinese restaurant into a pastel-shaded haven of mid-century cool amid the gritty 'burb of Brixton. Many come here for its delicious breakfast dishes, whic…
Top Choice Fusion in Johannesburg

Urbanologi

Even if Mad Giant's very quaffable beers are not your thing, do not pass over on the microbrewery's fabulous restaurant. Serving an inventive range of delicious Asian-inspired tapas dishes, you really can't go wrong…
Bistro in Johannesburg

La Boqueria

Taking inspiration from global street food, La Boqueria serves up gourmet snacks and meals in a dramatic double-storey space with walls covered with plants and giant murals. Try tapas with one of the craft gin cockt…
South African in Johannesburg

Lucky Bean

Low lighting, slick tunes, a decked-out cocktail bar and waiters who happily skip down a flight of stairs to serve – Lucky Bean is one of most atmospheric places to dine in Melville. The food is spot on, too – light…
Pizza in Johannesburg

Coalition Pizza

The whitewashed walls and simple decor of this little hole-in-the-wall eatery belie the excellence of the food on offer. Specialising in Neapolitan pizzas, the menu is concise with only a handful of options, but the…
Cafe in Johannesburg

City Perk Café

Good luck with securing a seat at this deservedly popular cafe, which makes splendid breakfasts, sandwiches, wraps, grills and salads, as well as serving decent coffee at affordable prices. Lunch for under R80? Coun…
Portuguese in Johannesburg

Troyeville Hotel

This character-filled hotel is a memorable place for a long meal. It has been frequented by the Portuguese community since well before the paint began to peel. The Iberian influence is found in the delicious Mozambi…
South African in Johannesburg

Roving Bantu Kitchen

Sifiso Ntuli is the genial patron of this great little spot keeping it real in Brixton. Bookings are essential and there's no written menu – instead the cook comes out to introduce the dishes of the day, which could…