Top choice cafe in Johannesburg

Image by Heather Mason Lonely Planet

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, which include tempting options such as huevos rancheros and baked pancakes, but find themselves lingering over coffee, seduced by the appealing atmosphere.

There's also a good selection of vegetarian and vegan dishes as well as a sheltered courtyard with potted succulents and cacti .