From the latest blockbusters and hot hangout spots offering some of the best cocktails in the city to wide open spaces perfect for a leisurely Sunday stroll and fun things to do with the family, the suburb of Bryanston has something that’ll tickle everyone’s fancy when it comes entertainment.
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Although there are no cinemas in Bryanston, nearby neighbouring suburbs do offer various malls and venues complete with a Ster-Kinekor. To find out where you can catch one of the latest blockbusters on the big screen with family and friends, click on your desired suburb below:
Situated on Westview Drive, Bryanston Park is just the spot if you’re looking to stretch your legs with a leisurely afternoon stroll, want to enjoy some sunshine and fresh air, or simply just want to reconnect with nature. Although it’s a small area, it’s a lovely, quiet park where the kids can play while you get some peace and quiet after a long and productive day/week at the office.
Bryanston Pine Forest
Who says you can’t find a forest in the middle of the city? In Bryanston, you certainly can! Lace up those hiking shoes, grab your four-legged companions and head to the Bryanston Pine Forest on Ebury Avenue. It’ll make you feel as if you have stepped right out of the city and straight into a relaxing getaway away from all the noise, hustle and bustle. This is a lovely spot if you’re looking to enjoy an afternoon stroll to relax and think, while walking the dogs.
Rietfontein Nature Reserve
A hidden gem in the heart of the city, the well maintained Rietfontein Nature Reserve is a must-visit if you’re looking to get some fresh air and do some trekking. Here, you can spend an afternoon hiking and taking in the sites and sounds of the city as well as nature. If you’re lucky, you might even get to spot impala and rabbits along your journey, along with local bird life.
Bryanston Organic & Natural Market
The Bryanston Organic & Natural Market is Joburg’s original outdoor market, and was established in 1976. This gem in the heart of Bryanston boasts over 90 stalls, offering visitors everything from delicious deli foods, arts and crafts to gifts, jewellery and clothing, all made from mainly natural materials. There’s even eco-fashion and natural décor stalls for you to explore. The market is open on Thursdays from 09:30 to 13:00 and Saturdays from 09:00 to 15:00. This is a lovely and unique spot if you’re looking to do some retail therapy or treat the family to a fun day out.
Jozi X Adventure Centre
Craving a little bit of adventure? Then why not spend the afternoon enjoy action-packed activities at the Jozi X Adventure Centre, on the corner of Main Road and Sloane Street? This adrenaline-filled hot spot caters to guests aged between 4 to 75 years old, offering a wide range of fun activities that’s sure to entertain! Here, you can expect loads of fun, including Trapeze, Krazy Ladder, Face offz, Freeklimbs, Rope Walkz, Jungle Swingz, a 100m Slip & Slide available during summer and much more. This is the ideal spot if you’re looking to arrange an exciting birthday party, a memorable team building and even school outings.
RollEgoli Roller Rink
When was the last time you laced up a pair of skates and went rolling around a roller rink? Can’t remember? Then why not visit RollEgoli on Main Road? Spend an afternoon (or session) skating around their all-weather 1 000 square metre roller rink, climbing all over their jungle gym or bouncing about on their trampoline. They also have a self-service cafeteria boasting wood fired pizza, homemade gelati, muffins, hot beverages and cold refreshments. You can either bring your own skates or hire a pair at the venue, just ensure that you bring and wear your own socks. Please note that they do not accept cash, only cards on premises.
Battlezone Paintball Centre
There’s nothing more thrilling than getting all geared up, loaded with a round of paintballs and spending an afternoon out and about partaking in a fast-paced outdoor adventure! Battlezone Paintball Centre in the heart of Bryanston offers a variety of paintball and laser tag options perfect for birthday parties, bachelor parties, corporate team building and even just a fun day out with your family and friends. Take your pick from their selection of five playing fields, as well as their variety of packages offering something for all needs and budgets.
Bryanston Country Club
Why not become a member of the Bryanston Country Club and enjoy the Club’s relaxed yet elegant family lifestyle, welcoming members and guests into a world of personal attention and service. The Club features a full service Clubhouse complete with restaurants offering both fine and casual dining, function and event venues, their esteemed 18 hole golf course, swimming pool and Lapa area, two bowling greens, four squash courts and nine tennis courts. And let’s not forget their wide selection of fun activities including their walking trail, sports, kids club, fitness fun and much more. Click here to find out how you can become a member.
Bars & Nightlife
Social On Main
Wind down after a long week at the office at Social On Main, a trendy bar and restaurant in the heart of Bryanston. Here, visitors can enjoy epic cocktails, fantastic food and a great vibe. In the afternoons, this is a great and relaxing place to hold a business meeting or grab a relaxed lunch. But by night, this joint becomes a lively atmosphere, filled with people looking to wind down and end off their day on a high note with friends and a couple of drinks. If you’re planning a visit, be sure to call in advance and book your table. This place is quite popular with the locals.
Tiger’s Milk Bryanston
For ‘dude food’ made good, ice-cold draughts and a chilled yet fun night out with your mates, book your table at Tiger’s Milk in Bryanston. This venue has become a popular evening hangout for professionals as well as a weekend get-together spot for residents over the weekends. Not only will you enjoy great food and a lively vibe, but you’ll also love the city views from their balcony area. Also, if you’re looking for something fun to do on a Wednesday night, don’t miss their Quiz Nights every Wednesday!
The Landmark Cocktail Bar
Situated at Café del Sol Botanico at the Bryanston Shopping Centre, is The Landmark Cocktail Bar! The Landmark is the night-time counterpart to Café Del Sol’s light, daytime ambiance and offers guests an urban edge and interesting dimension to the Café del Sol experience. Stop by during the day for amazing lunches and relaxed vibes, and by night, enjoy an exciting evening scene filled with sophisticated cocktails (over 100 for you to choose from), craft beers and an energetic atmosphere.