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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

African Restaurant
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“Great place for a walk, around the historic zoo lake, enjoy dinner at Moyo in the park, after a sunset stroll”
  • 62 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“A live music venue with shows 4 nights a week. The food is overpriced and not very good; eat before you go and stick with drinks and music. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
African Restaurant
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“One of the best restaurants we have in Johannesburg with sensational views. Be sure to book in advance as this place is usually booked out for weeks. A perfect place to watch the sun go down and enjoy the incredible views of the Jhb skyline. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“The Whippet serves the best early breakfast and lunches. Not open for dinner.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Pata Pata is local café that serves a traditional African inspired cuisine. Their menu offers simple meals like burgers, wraps, salads and signature dishes including stuffed chicken breast, lamb shank, oxtail stew and crocodile wors. The restaurant is known for their live entertainment too with a regular live jazz tunes, making it a great spot for a chilled night out with friends.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Argentinian style steaks. Great food, lovely outdoor area, excellent service .”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“On the weekends the space is transformed into a sunset drinks venue. During the week it’s a restaurant. Plants are everywhere & you would never say you are in the city ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fun restaurant and bar with great marrow bones and pap and other fun menu items”
  • 18 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“This is an upmarket Grill House, the steaks are good and they have a fantastic wine selection”
  • 14 locals recommend
African Restaurant
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“A very large venue so easy to get a table. It is fun, African and vibey. There is also a curio shop just below. When going to Zoo Lake keep to the path around the lake and don't be too flashy.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bakery
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“It has a lovely shady outdoor courtyard and bakes bread and other delicious goods on the premises.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Café
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“Great food Fantastic atmosphere European "sidewalk cafe" vibe CASH ONLY though ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“Best all round restaurant and bakery. From pizzas, burgers, sushi, fresh breads, breakfast, list goes on and on. Good value and service - within walking distance from Skylight AirBnb.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bistro
“Outstanding meals, locally sourced, sustainable food sources. Great wine selection ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you love Mediterranean food - this is the place to go in Joburg. If you don't like Mediterranean food - what are you? ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Superb breakfast and lunch venue. Food is outstanding. Great if you don’t want to be in a shopping centre. ”
  • 8 locals recommend