The Westcliff, 67 Jan Smuts Avenue, Westcliff Perched on the uppermost part of Parkview, this exclusive hotel has a few dining options. Kramerville Open Wednesdays from 4pm onwards, this is an unforgettable option — and not just for the views to the north-west. The edgy bar recently opened with a reservations-only policy, making it a special experience for trendy lovebirds. San Bar, Sandton Sun Hotel, Corner Fifth and Alice Streets, Sandton This buzzing venue in the heart of Sandton attracts cougars and businessmen alike. The eatery also hosts wedding functions with space for up to 120 guests and a dedicated wedding or canapé menu. The plates that keep arriving are marvels, too, such as the duck and porcini pietettes, rabbit risotto, and grilled prawns. Reserve Your Table at Favourite Eating Spots in Johannesburg South Love to dine out but find looking for restaurants in Johannesburg South a chore? Photo courtesy of the restaurant.
The Winehouse is named for an arresting painting of , which presides over the entire restaurant, that the owners bought a few years ago in Paris. For bookings, call 011 788 8777 or 011 788 8785 or visit and feast your eyes on the menu. Tel 011-544-6900 or visit 5. I recently attended a lunch at La Luna after an exhibition at the new across the street. The menu also features the Four Degrees of Cheese dish, a delicious, luscious experience for the senses. Waterkloof Find a seat outside in the early evening to gaze westwards as the sun sets, then follow it with dinner in this intimate restaurant. She recently orchestrated an elegant party on top of the newly renovated Agrivaal building in Edmund Street in Pretoria city centre, where instead of suburban rooftops or treetops the view was all glamorous city lights and stars, with views spanning from the Union Buildings to the Voortrekker Monument.
Price range: Approximately R400 for two. Start with Champagne and oysters, then move on to mains like beef fillet in miso cream with exotic mushrooms, and end the night with a hot chocolate fondant. The menu offers a remarkably varied spread of typically Greek delights, like the kleftiko lamb shank with roasted potatoes , the biftekia mince meat patties or the pastitsio oven-baked macaroni. The interior at the Tjing Tjing rooftop bar. Find fun and affordable restaurants in Johannesburg We feature every kind of eating place, including romantic restaurants in Johannesburg as well as lists of the best restaurants in Johannesburg with a view! The menu is mainly Italian but also diverse and eclectic. Details: Corner 4th Avenue and 10th Street, Parkhurst, Johannesburg 011 668 7000 Voodoo Lily Café Voodoo Lily Café is a dog-friendly restaurant so why not enjoy the sunshine over some breakfast with your furry friend? Gardens The chilled out and comfy atmosphere at this buzzing bar is perfect for those scorching summer days.
For starters they present a choice between creamy coconut and cider mussels, crab bisque, or prawn salad with mango and avo. Dark wood, leather detailing, and a crimson and gold colour theme add a touch of opulence to the seaside venue. Open Tuesday - Sunday: Lunch 12. Dessert choices include chocolate cake with fresh mint ice cream or a tartlet filled with a cream of yuzu and apple-and-celery sorbet. Photo courtesy of the restaurant. Nothing beats ending off the work week with a glass of vino and a gorgeous sunset to appreciate. Photo courtesy of the restaurant.
If so you might want to go to a show at the Orbit Jazz Club in Braamfontein. The rooftop is a walled-in space that makes it private and almost cosy, with just a few openings from which to look out over the Pretoria treetops. Drink the best margarita in your living memory or try the Summer Splash, which contains peach and amaretto with tequila, or a Flamelicious with champagne, passion fruit and vanilla. Enjoy a cocktail or two and a delicious lunch outside in the courtyard under the olive grove. Café Del Sol Classico It may require saving more pennies than the other places on this list, but dining at Café Del Sol Classico is worth the potential scrimping in the aftermath.
We only write about what we love. The original list appears below. Top it off with a decadent dessert, or keep the night going with a bottle of one of their fine wines on offer. This relaxed yet modern space sits perched on the side of a mountain — the ideal backdrop for lingering lunch with a loved one. You also have the option of carefully selected wine teasers to match each dish. And to top it all off, they stay open until the early hours of the morning. Price range: Approximately R400 for two.
The perfect breakfast spot Pablo Eggs-Go-Bar, Melville Breakfast any time of the day? This place gets pretty busy during the summer months so be sure to call ahead before heading up to the top. Maboneng The mini-micro brewery is downstairs, the micro art gallery is upstairs. Located at the Ten Bompas boutique hotel in Dunkeld West, there is no way to know that there is a public restaurant inside. Maboneng At the top of the Main Change building is a tropical forest in the sky. For the foodies, there is an Asian-infused tapas menu with options like tuna tataki with ponzu and sesame, sticky pork belly skewers, and deep-fried sushi rice cubes with hot buttered soy. Here they serve coq au vin deux a deux: a small whole chicken, served in a bowl with vegetables in an unbelievable sauce, to slice and spoon out between the two of you.
Their crème brûlée remains one of the best in town. The deck-like rooftop space is not as high as some, but has ample shade as well as a misting system to keep things cool. Cornuti Cosy Cornuti, situated in the midst of the busy suburb of Illovo, looks to be plucked from a charming European village. In the summertime, guests can enjoy the shaded deck and small umbrella-shaded courtyard. Morningside This vibrant eatery has a casual yet intimate feel and is perfect for young couples or first dates. This particular meal was more raucous than romantic but I still loved it.