Time-tested favourites: The first-timer’s guide to eating in Joburg

Coming to the City of Gold for the first time ever is exciting and intimidating. You could easily go broke trying to visit every restaurant in the city, but while there will always be plenty of people chasing the next hot things – unicorn hot chocolate and black charcoal burgers – there are certain restaurants … Continue reading Time-tested favourites: The first-timer’s guide to eating in Joburg

The best coffee in Joburg for your daily fix in style

Getting our java fix isn’t just a way to stay awake around the dreaded afternoon slump. It’s a ritual that us caffeine queens take seriously … very seriously. The search is over, city dwellers and peak-time commuters – from the best Italian espresso and Instagrammable flat whites to silky-smooth hipster brews, we’ve got your daily … Continue reading The best coffee in Joburg for your daily fix in style

Indulge your girly side: Raise a glass on 9 August with these beautiful bottles

Women’s Day is almost here. Maybe this year, you decided you’re going to have a girls’ night. Whether you and your gal pals decide to stay in or go out for the evening, you’ll need some yummy drinks to loosen things up. These chick-centric wines do the trick – and make great gifts, too. Happy … Continue reading Indulge your girly side: Raise a glass on 9 August with these beautiful bottles

Eat good … feel good: The best restaurants in Joburg to dine at this month

One thing is for sure: You don’t need to spend thousands of Rands in the City of Gold to have an exquisite dining experience. We’ve crisscrossed the city to dine our way throughout Joburg to bring you these places that you actually can (and really want to) eat at, whether you’re looking to splurge a … Continue reading Eat good … feel good: The best restaurants in Joburg to dine at this month

Olives & Plates Hyde Park: Farm to table … and table to soul

Amid concrete, skyscrapers and the Gautrain, the harvest table at the new Olives & Plates Hyde Park proves that people crave the flavour and nutrients of natural ingredients – even if there isn’t a farm in sight. With the owners being Greek, you can bet that they understand freshness and flavours – you’d be pressed to … Continue reading Olives & Plates Hyde Park: Farm to table … and table to soul

Winner Winner Jozi: In the mood for a finger-lickin’ feed?

Fried chicken joints are like pigeons, post boxes and discarded copies of the Sunday Times in Joburg – they’re bloody everywhere. But quantity doesn’t always ensure quality and seeking out the best birds in town requires a little research. We put in the legwork and found the perfectly breaded and well-seasoned wonder in the heart … Continue reading Winner Winner Jozi: In the mood for a finger-lickin’ feed?

THE IVY Villa Hotel & Spa: The cream of the crop for canoodling in the City of Gold

When plotting the perfect romantic getaway, you’d struggle to do better than a weekend at THE IVY Villa Hotel & Spa. Here, they’ll bend over backwards to make your stay as passionate as possible. And better yet, they not only welcome four-legged guests but make them feel as special as the rest of the pack … Continue reading THE IVY Villa Hotel & Spa: The cream of the crop for canoodling in the City of Gold

Private dining rooms for a get-together to remember

Planning a group dinner or special occasion? Then a restaurant with a private room is a necessity. Fortunately, Joburg’s restaurants with private rooms are nearly as varied as Joburg itself. With our handy roundup of the best private dining spaces, you should be able to find exactly what you’re after. We’ll assume our invite’s in … Continue reading Private dining rooms for a get-together to remember