Top Choice Food in Johannesburg

Neighbourgoods Market

Cape Town’s wondrous community market has come to Braamfontein to continually ‘reinvent the public market as civic institution’. The two-storey brick warehouse fills with artisan purveyors and their foodie fans, who…
Arts & Crafts in Johannesburg


This venue occupying a former industrial warehouse on the western edge of downtown Jo'burg is a shining example of redevelopment and preservation. It's now a thriving marketplace with gourmet outlets as well as a co…
Fashion & Accessories in Johannesburg

44 Stanley

The antithesis of consumer tack, 44 Stanley is a blueprint for future mall development. It’s in a previously disused building with shady courtyards and features an eclectic collection of local designers, speciality …
Fashion in Johannesburg

Market on Main

This beloved market is housed in a refurbished industrial building packed with food stands selling freshly baked goods, gourmet edibles and other temptations. You'll also find local fashion designers, artists' studi…
Mall in Johannesburg

Nelson Mandela Square

Adjoining, and similar to, Sandton City Mall, this large mall is built around an Italian-style piazza full of restaurants. There's also a 6m-high bronze statue of Nelson Mandela that's a favourite spot for selfies.
Mall in Johannesburg

Rosebank Mall

If you’re after serious retail therapy, head to this interlocking series of upmarket malls. Central parking is available on the corner of Cradock Ave and Baker St.
Market in Johannesburg

Bryanston Organic Market

Arts and crafts are on offer here, but the main attraction is the splendid organic produce. There are a number of cafes as well.
Mall in Johannesburg

Oriental Plaza

A bustling collection of mostly Indian-owned stores selling everything from spices to cheap watches to cookware. If you need your mobile phone fixed, this is the place to come, and if you get peckish, there are plen…
Arts & Crafts in Johannesburg

KwaZulu Muti Museum of Man & Science

This quirky, highly photogenic venture – ask permission first – is the most accessible of the downtown muti (traditional medicine) stores. Amid incredible bric-a-brac, it sells walking sticks, drums, beads, animal p…
Arts & Crafts in Johannesburg

Rosebank Sunday Market

This is one of the most convenient places to shop for traditional carvings, beadwork, jewellery, books and fertility dolls. It’s held in Rosebank Mall’s multilevel car park, on the rooftop.