Archer Bar & Eatery is equal parts bar and coffee hangout with a dash of street food thrown in for good measure. Inspired by a philosophy of authenticity and unassuming excellence, this charismatic social space invites neighbouring locals and visitors from the Melrose Arch precinct to stroll in, sit back and savour specialty coffee, creative mixology, local craft beers, and inventive culinary offerings that showcase local and international flavour like never before.
Situated inside the elegant Johannesburg Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch, Archer Bar & Eatery was designed as a social hub. This bright, dynamic, and captivating space invites diners to kick back, collaborate, engage or recharge in comfort, all while indulging in hand-crafted beverages and deliciously innovative street food.
Coffee, Cocktails, Craft Beer & More
Archer Bar & Eatery is part bar, part coffee house with street food style dining thrown in for good measure. With top baristas and mixologists conjuring up drinks behind the counter, Archer Bar & Eatery is the perfect hangout for lunchtime meetings and sundowners with friends and has the drinks menu to fit the occasion.
For craft beer enthusiasts, Archer Bar & Eatery offers a string of local small-batch suds bottled and on tap. Patrons can choose from CBC, Devils Peak and more. A fan favourite would be the legendary Jack Black Weiss on tap. This unfiltered Weiss is surprisingly approachable and undeniably delicious.
On top of that, the bar also boasts a curated list of excellent single malts, bourbons, and brandies.
The Archer Bar & Eatery Menu
From cosy lounging and intimate table seating inside; high chairs at the bar and the popular wide-open space on the wraparound terrace, this is a dining experience all Joburg food fanatics should experience. Diners are treated to stunning bites such as classic South African beef droëwors, yellow fat beef biltong, and pickled baby cucumbers.
On top of that, the menu sports street food entries: crispy fried chicken wings, butter chicken bunny chow, and delicious steamed pork buns and many more.
There is a strong street food theme that runs throughout the menu, making it the perfect spot to meet up with friends and embrace the weekend. Perfect for sharing, the menu brags with sharing plates such as Charcuterie filled with cold cut meat, local cheeses, in-house-made pickles and preserved figs. Archer Bar & Eatery truly is one of those "eat a little, drink a little, talk a lot" kind of hangouts and comes highly recommended.
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Address: 42 The High Street, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, 2076
Tel: 010 495 4223
- Thursday to Saturday: 13:00 – 22:00