Best Spots For A Girls’ Night Out


Sometimes, you want to leave the guys at home, get your girl gang together and just have a night out on the town… are you nodding along? Great, but where to go? Check out our top picks!

Southern Sun Hyde Park Hotel

Fancy a night of cocktail drinking? The Island Bar at Southern Sun Hyde Park Hotel has a huge range of tasty drinks that’ll quench your thirst. This is the perfect spot to head for sun-downers with your girls… why not even make a day of it and lounge around by the pool with a cocktail in hand? We won’t judge if you start drinking before 12:00.

Details: 011 461 9744 | | 1st Road, Hyde Park, Sandton.


This place is famed for bachelorettes but that’s not the only reason to check this juicy bar out. Their burgers are fantastic and their topless waiters are even better! They’ve got different themed nights, depending on which day of the week it is, so be sure to check out what’s happening before you go.

Details: 011 447 5266 | | 198 Oxford Road, Illovo, Johannesburg.

The Greenhouse Bar

We don’t know many who would say no to a classy venue where you can get your dance on and have a couple of drinks while you’re at it? Here, the music is hot, the crowd is always keen and the overall vibe is pumping! Immerse yourself into The Greenhouse Bar’s urban oasis in the heart of Sandton! Dress to impress if you’re going to hang out at this place… getting all dolled up is half the fun, right?

Details: 079 179 7362 | | 6 Gwen Lane and Fredman Drive, Sandton, Johannesburg.

Madison Avenue

What was once Manhattan is now Madison Avenue, and it’s a stylish, upmarket club that you simply must see for yourself. It’s an extravagant venue that prides itself on being beautifully designed, with awesome sound and lighting, which makes for optimal grooving! The music ranges from current commercial hits to tracks from the ‘90s and everything in between.

Details: |19 Wessels Road, Rivonia, Johannesburg.

Saigon Suzy

Fancy some karaoke while you sip on delicious cocktails? Saigon Suzy is fun, artsy, and the perfect spot for the girls to let their hair down. Suzy says live life to fullest! So why not stuff your face with dumplings, treat yourself to a cocktail and belt out a tune or two with the girls?

Details: | | Locations.


Hogshead in Illovo is always bustling – there’s a great vibe to it, no matter when you go. Why not pay this watering hole a visit on a Thursday night or even a Friday for after work drinks? They’ve got a full food menu so you’ll be more than happy in that department, and their drinks options are oh-so-plentiful.

Details: 011 268 0871 | | 198 Oxford Road, Illovo, Johannesburg.

The Landmark Bar

Both the cocktails and the décor at this spot have been inspired by various landmarks throughout the city… isn’t that cool? It’s a stunning bar that’s known for innovative cocktail creations. They take their drinks seriously and you could land up sipping on anything from a simple glass of vino to a cocktail on their list of ‘100 Cocktails To Try Before You Die’. It’s part of Café Del Sol Botanico, so you can head over there for a girls dinner after drinks.

Details: 011 463 0207 | | Bryanston Shopping Centre, Corner William Nicol and Ballyclare, Bryanston, Johannesburg.


Because no great story starts with “let’s have a salad!” Peachy is the perfect spot if you’re looking for refreshing cocktails, modern street food, and some of the best vibes in town. Booking to visit this spot is highly suggested.

Details: 063 210 3599 | | 44 Stanley Avenue, Braamfontein Werf.

Alto 234 Bar

Alto 234 Bar stands as a captivating haven for an unforgettable girls’ night out. This stylish and lively establishment effortlessly merges sophistication with exuberance, offering a perfect setting for a memorable evening with friends. With its chic ambiance, well-crafted cocktails, and a dynamic blend of music, Alto 234 Bar creates an atmosphere that encourages laughter, dancing, and bonding.

Details: || The Leonardo, 75 Maude Street, Sandton

Know other awesome spots for girls’ night out not mentioned above? Let us know below!

Remember that our “Top Picks” are not paid for and are compiled at the discretion of the journalist. We only write about what we love.

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