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What To Do In And Around The Residence

After you have checked out the activities at the Residence, you may want to leave your quiet base in the suburb of Houghton and explore the surrounding areas. You should plan on getting a car to see all the sights of Jo'burg.
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17 4th Ave, Houghton Estate, Johannesburg, 2198, South Africa
The tony suburb of Houghton, whose best-known resident was Nelson Mandela, is home to leafy lanes lined with stately estates. Not too far from the Mandela family manse is the Residence, a stylish boutique property that lives up to its name,...
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17 4th Ave, Houghton Estate, Johannesburg, 2198, South Africa
Head to the rooftop and the Sky Lounge to enjoy an expertly prepared cocktail, or sundowner, while watching an African sunset right on your doorstep. On chilly winter nights, a fire warms those guests who choose to socialize after the sun has gone...
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Osborn Rd, Houghton Estate, Johannesburg, 2198, South Africa
Dating back to 1926, the Houghton Golf Club has recently been redesigned by the Jack Nicklaus Design team and is considered a premier golf club in Johannesburg. It is no stranger to championship events, having hosted a number of SA Open...
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115 Grant Ave & Nellie Road, Norwood, Johannesburg, 2117, South Africa
Having recently opened its doors to the public, the Factory on Grant Avenue in Norwood aims to be a destination for promoting the arts, crafts, design and a bit of individuality as it hopes to inject some renewed interest in the old neighborhood....
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59 Grant Ave, Norwood, Johannesburg, 2192, South Africa
Bustling Grant Avenue in Norwood has a good selection of quaint restaurants. Trying to navigate the busy street at lunch or dinner time can sometimes be a bit of a lengthy process as many hungry mouths are looking to satisfy their cravings. If...
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Oxford Rd, Rosebank, Johannesburg, 2196, South Africa
The Zone is located in the leafy suburb of Rosebank, with a Gautrain station located just across the road. It has a great collection of stores, restaurants, fast food joints, drinking spots, a cinema and even an arcade with an awesome bowling...
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189 Oxford Rd, Rosebank, Johannesburg, 2196, South Africa
Situated in a quiet corner of the Zone in Rosebank, this quaint little coffee shop has some tall orders on its menu. With a size called "The Mother Cuppa" and a drink called the Dictator, Motherland Coffee Co.'s range of fair trade based beverages...
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Staib St, New Doornfontein, Johannesburg, 2094, South Africa
If you're travelling past the CBD along Jozi's bordering M2 Highway, you might catch a glimpse of a new piece of street art which was commissioned in honor of the late, great Nelson Mandela. The artwork by the internationally acclaimed Ricky Lee...
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276 Fox St, City and Suburban, Johannesburg, 2094, South Africa
Sunday is the day to go when food vendors from nearby sell their eats in one place. Maboneng is the arts district of Joburg. Arts on Main hosts several galleries, shops and vendors to enjoy. Many of the galleries feature young and emerging artists...
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40 De Korte St, Johannesburg, 2001, South Africa
If you're lucky enough, you might get the opportunity to play with some of the Johannesburg Zoo's inhabitants, which includes feeding the seals and playing with the red pandas. The Zoo offers families a great place to have an educational day...
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On the first Friday of each month, a quaint gathering of people at the Backyard Pop-Up Bar send their taste buds on an exquisite food & drink journey with adventurous meals from Prep'ed by Sasha, like the Lou Mei Short Ribs (master stack braised...