Jo'burg's Watering Holes
Collected by Justin Lee , AFAR Local Expert
Has the African heat got you feeling a little parched? Quench your thirst at one of these cool drinking spots.
71 Juta St, Johannesburg, 2000, South Africa
On this rainy afternoon that I visited, Kitchener's had the DJ on the decks mixing up a storm inside the venue, with patrons being able to browse the goods with their drinks in hand all the while being able to do a little boogie! Whether it's on...
73 Juta St, Johannesburg, 2000, South Africa
This semi-outdoor market on Juta Street in Joburg's Braamfontein neighbourhood is fun fun fun. Eat oysters from Namibia, drink craft beer from South Africa, and devour paella, gelato, cheeses, chocolate...a food lover's paradise! Open on...
58, Wierda Rd E, Sandton, Johannesburg, 2196, South Africa
This Jameson-themed bar can be found in the Sands entertainment venue, where glamorous models and stylish gents gather to party. Once you've ordered your poison, you can bump and grind to the sounds of top local and international DJs on the...
1 Melrose Square, Melrose, Johannesburg, 2196, South Africa
Sit down in the comfy leather couches and read up on the local news while you sip on a perfect whisky or hustle up a game of pool and sink a cold beer while keeping your cool, either way you'll love the Library Bar at the Melrose Arch hotel for...
Corner Alice Lane and, 5th St, Sandhurst, Sandton, 2031, South Africa
Enjoy a sundowner outside on the San Deck of the Sandton Sun Hotel, which offers great views and a good menu with some light snacks. Once you're done, find your way inside to the hotel's restaurant before heading back up to your spacious hotel...
5 De Beer St, Johannesburg, 2000, South Africa
One of the first things you'll first notice about the Great Dane pub in Braamfontein is the floor. It's made completely out of 5 cent pieces, which gives it a very awesome copper colour! Located right next door to the other hip and happening bar,...
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