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Cresta Shopping Centre

Cresta Shopping Centre (cnr. Beyers Naude and Weltevreden Rd, Cresta, Randburg) – this shopping mall, in the northern Johannesburg suburb of Randberg, originally opened in 1976, and has since gone through renovations and expansions into its current form. Nowadays, over 260 stores are located here (with Checkers, Pick n Pay, Game, Edgars, Stuttafords, Woolworths, and … Continue reading Cresta Shopping Centre

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Truth Nightclub

  Truth Nightclub (Old Pretoria Main Road, Midrand 1685) — since the turn of the millennium, the Johannesburg area Truth nightclub has welcomed generations of music-loving party revelers, both young and mature, and has offered a consistent night-out every Saturday at one of the most unique clubbing venues in the world. Many international House and … Continue reading Truth Nightclub

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The Sands

The Sands (58 Wierda Road East, Sandton) –this venue is located in the heart of Sandton’s upmarket Wierda Valley (just north of Johannesburg). The Sands has the look and feel of a classic Las Vegas Hotel Bar. The Sands provides a venue for the city’s most glamorous socialites and trendsetters to frequent – booking occasional … Continue reading The Sands

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The Radium Beer Hall

  The Radium Beer Hall (282 Louis Botha Avenue, Orange Grove) — this is the oldest surviving bar and grill in Johannesburg (located at the northeastern outskirts of Orange Grove), with a genuinely historic ambience that’s just as enticing as the good food on the menu; as authentic as the foot-tapping live jazz that makes … Continue reading The Radium Beer Hall

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The Pub

The Pub (10 Jones Street, Nelspruit) – this is another local pub located near Kruger Park. This pub’s crowd is more mature (30 and above), with a busy indoor and outdoor area (where community braiis (barbecues) are frequently held). Occasional folk singers are booked here as well, singing favored songs for the local Afrikaaner community. … Continue reading The Pub

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Taboo

Taboo (24 Central, cnr. Fredman and Gwen Lane, Sandton) – this is a Johannesburg area nightspot that plays mainly Electro House and Trance music (at its upstairs level), and Soul music (at its lower level). The club’s interior was designed for high rollers who demand their own VIP tables & rooms, and has a capacity … Continue reading Taboo

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Soirée

Soirée (Rivonia Crossing, cnr. Rivonia Rd and Witkoppen, Sunninghill, Johannesburg) – previously known as Movida nightclub, Soirée’s guests at this Johannesburg-area venue can expect top local and celeb DJ’s, live high-impact cabaret shows, specialty acts and Soirée’s very own brand of party extravagance. The layout of the venue is superb with décor that is both … Continue reading Soirée

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Sin+Tax Bar

Sin+Tax Bar (4 Bolton Road, Parkwood, Randburg 2193) – located in the upscale Rosebank section of Johannesburg, this venue is run by Julian Short (2017 Diageo world class bartender of the year), a mixologist who is big on creating new drinking experiences for his customers. One of his recommended drinks is Vermouth, which he noted … Continue reading Sin+Tax Bar

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Philly’s Corner Pub

Philly’s Corner Pub (1 Park St, Phalaborwa 1390) – located just outside of Kruger Park, this pub attracts a local crowd, especially when rugby and football matches are on. Much of the crowd is in their 20s, so many patrons are university students and recent grads. Both local and imported beers, as well as cocktails … Continue reading Philly’s Corner Pub