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The Union Bar Gets All Gin'd Up

Before Jozi turns into a ghost town over the Festive Season, grab one last night of partying at the Union Bar pop-up in Rosebank. There's this beyond amazing gin called Monkey 47. It's made in the Black Forest of Germany (yeah, there's legit a place called the Black Forest... wonder if it's name after the […]

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Braamfontein After Dark

Eating in Braamfontein  Artivist Perfectly encapsulating the true vibe of Braamfontein, Artivist is a multipurpose space with an eatery, a bar and a gallery all in one. Plus it features music and performance. They dish up Pan-African and Mediterranean cuisine and have held pop-up foodie events. Feel like a culture vulture surrounded by artworks while you sip […]

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Catch The Union Bar Before It's Too Late

Before experiencing it for myself, I've heard at least a dozen people tell me about the most amazing cocktails served at the Union Bar. "It's a bit pricey but once you taste the cocktails you'll understand why." Off the bat, I am not a cocktail kind of guy. Give me a good bourbon in a […]

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Sol Hits Maboneng And South Africa

The authentic Mexican beer has been taking South Africa by storm –with its easy drinking, any occasion celebration of “Espiritu Libre” – the spirit of freedom. Being true and committed to the spirit of freedom and independence – SOL will deliver a series of exciting events dubbed UnSOLicited. These Unsolicited events capture the essence of […]

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Lekker Live Music Venues To Check Out

So whether you’re into smooth jazz, electronica or rock, Pretoria has a host of live music venue options to keep your inner-groupie alive. An Oldie but Goodie – Tings and Times: Once the bastion of the Hatfield music scene, Tings and Times relocated to the Waterglen Centre in 2011 and never looked back. This chilled-out […]

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Cool EDM Clubs In Town

Truth Truth used to be a snake park back in the day but has since been transformed into a super club that pumps electronic music every Friday and Saturday night. Parties here can go on into the wee hours of the morning and you’re more than likely to leave only once you've witnessed the sunrise. […]

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NYE Outdoor Tent Party

What Was It? Get down to Madison Avenue and say goodbye 2016 and hello 2017 in style. This is dubbed as one of the biggest outdoor parties to hit the city with 11 DJ’s, 2 dancefloors, tons of entertainment and dancing all night. So, if you're in the mood for a good time, this is the […]

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Black Coffee Block Party

What Is It? Catch South Africa’s biggest house, urban and hip-hop artists as they bring you a massive old school party that will feature the crème de la crème of the music  industry. This year the DJ bring Cassper Nyovest, Oskido, Mo Flava, Dimples, Glen Lewis, Lulo Cafe, Riky Rick and Dimplez all on one […]

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27 Boxes Night Market

What Was It? If you weren't too sure how to spend your Wednesday evening, then this event was the place to be it was filled with nothing but new exciting night market in Melville.  This pet-friendly market featured over 80 vendors, arts and crafts, live music, good food and so much more. It was a perfect way to spend […]

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Spring Day Night Market at Common Ground

What Was It? The Common Ground celebrated its fifth birthday, and it’s Spring Day, so what better way was there to start your weekend off than with an amazing night market at Maboneng! People joined the who’s who of Joburg as they came out to celebrate this exclusive and magical night market that had all sorts of entertainment! From food […]

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Top Gay Bars In Joburg

Ratz If you're looking for a vibrant bar with great food and music dating back to the 70s, then Ratz is definitely the place to go. Known for being famously gay-friendly, you can expect superb table service, takeaways, parties and everything awesome. And there are different specials and events lined up on different nights of […]

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The New Maxim Lounge

The Maxim Lounge, or Maxim for short, used to be a cigar lounge at the DaVinci Hotel in Sandton. But it's been reborn and remodeled into the only whisky bar within the richest square mile in Africa. From the 1st of June 2016 new whisky keeps and softer lighting has been installed in the venue. […]

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The Lads' Night Out

18:30 It's Friday and we're hungry - we're man hungry. So of course we're not settling for anything but the best steak in town. According to Conde Nast Traveller, the best fillet on the continent can be found at the Grillhouse in Rosebank. So let's all meet up there, have a pint and some grub to […]

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And

And is an underground club that mainly specialises in techno and drum ‘n bass parties. Every Thursday night, they host an event called Addictshun, which is a drum ‘n bass party. On Friday nights, And hosts Toy Toy, a techno bash where resident DJs include Digital Rockit (G-Force, Fabio and Dogstarr), Sound Sensible and Andi […]

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Red Right Hand

The Red Right Hand is a concert venue located in Pretoria. The venue hosts live music and the art of Pretoria CBD, presented to guests by Bobbejaan. The space is completely independent and the décor  is DIY inspired. The name of the venue was derived and inspired by the work of Nick Cave and the Bed […]

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Arcade Empire

Arcade Empire is a live music venue but also runs as a nightclub and restaurant. Their music ranges from acoustics to deep house as they cover a wide selection of genres. Their restaurant serves food such as burgers, steaks and grills, Mexican and pizza; for both lunch and dinner. They also have a bar available with a […]

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Carfax

Carfax, located in Newtown, is a cultural studio and event hub. The venue was founded in 1985 and the industrial space was revamped by creatives. It is now one of Johannesburg's most loved venues. The venue is available for booking and hosts many performing artists, fine artists, DJs, musicians, fashion designers, and countless causes. Visit […]

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The Bohemian

The Bohemian Pool and Pizza Bar is located in the quirky suburb of Westdene, between Melville and Sophiatown. The bar accommodates the non-traditional lifestyles of artists, writers, musicians and actors. It also hosts live entertainment, plus customers can look forward to amazing pizza (half price on Monday nights) affordable drinks, five pool tables and a jukebox! The bar has […]

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Cheerleaders Sports Bar Edenvale

Cheerleaders Sports Bar boasts huge TV screens featuring all the sporting action, the best looking cheerleader waitresses and amazing food... what's not to love? They also have a live DJ every Friday, when ladies' cocktails cost just R20 all day. Check out their daily specials and events to ensure you don't miss out on anything!

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The Landmark Cocktail Bar

The Landmark Cocktail Bar takes pride in excellent customer service by ensuring all their guests are well catered to so they keep coming back. Alongside that, you can look forward to amazing drinks, something they also take very seriously to appease your tastebuds and quench any thirst. The bar's décor is inspired by classic landmarks throughout Johannesburg... […]

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