Latin cuisine is about colour and flavour. Joburg is not short of colourful and flavourful dishes. These are our top choices.
The Royale is a Cuban restaurant that is inspired by Havana. Situated on the famous Jan Smuts Avenue, The Royale looks like it could be a Latin dance club.
The simple exterior with the bright cursive LED signage under-sell the beauty that lives inside. As you walk into the restaurant, you will be wowed by this treasure. The restaurant makes you feel as if you’re in Cuba, Ecuador or the Dominican Republic.
The food is to-die-for, holding to the colour, burst of flavour and creativity of Cuban cuisine. You can expect a variety of texture and flavour that will blow you away.
Perron is all about bringing the Mexican experience back to life, giving you a true and authentic Mexican feel.
The restaurant offers many elements that bring the Latin vibe together, from the food to the tequila. Their menu boasts a variety of Mexican favourites like tacos, burritos and a whole lot more. We recommend trying everything, as it’s all so delicious.
Situated in Illovo, J.Rabbit Tequileria is an award-winning dining experience.
They pride themselves on their selection of tequila. This bar is also shrouded in mystery. Situated upstairs, you have to walk through a dry cleaner to enter this unique venue.
BailaAfrika brings together Latino flavour and African spunk. BailaAfrika is a mobile dance social that has taken Joburg over by storm.
The dance socials happen spontaneously at selected venues, you have to follow them on their social media pages to find them. The dance experiences include bachata, salsa and the African twist of kizomba.
And there you have it, a whole Latin experience in Joburg.