East Rand Mall
When searching for a restaurant when exploring a new city, the best, and perhaps most obvious, place to start is the mall. And Eastrand Mall is no exception. Whether it’s lunch with the ladies, a sweet treat, family night out or a lunch time rush, you’ll find what you’re looking for at one of the eateries at this mall. Options range from pub grub, baked confectionery, Italian and middle eastern fare and even a little something to satisfy that sweet tooth.
Towers Shopping Centre
This eatery has become a fast hit among Joburg residents for their huge juicy smash burgers, thick milkshakes and checkerboard waffles. Stop by for an expertly crafted burger, or build your own. Alternatively get a combo meal, hotdog, chicken wings, ribs, chips, nachos, salad or waffle.
House of Ribs
For the best rack of sticky, flavourful and messy ribs, House of Ribs is the place to be. This Boksburg restaurant offers steak house style cuisine that Joburgers know and love. Menu items include burgers, grills, breakfasts, starters, kids meals, sushi and buffets.
Little Nero’s is a hidden treasure serving delicious pasta, pizza, calzones and carveries. The menu offers Italian classics with a grill house flair. Try the Mushroom Florentino for starters and the Putenesca pasta with a side of garlic and herb facaccia for mains. End the feasting with a strong espresso.
Key Largo Centre
Head over to News Cafe for the best cocktails in Joburg, as voted for by Best of Joburg. With classics like Mai Tai, Mojito and Margarita to originals like Miss-Behave, Off Tropic and Black Bottle Rocket, there’s something for everyone. And they have a food menu to satisfy any hunger pangs later in the night.
One of our favourite Indian restaurants is tucked away right on Northrand Road. Here, you can get some of the best curry, naan, vindaloo, tandoori and butter chicken in the east. But their Aloo Paratha alone, is worth the trip. Warm spiced potatoes loaded into a mouthwatering flat bread, the perfect bread accompaniment to any dish.
Tudor Rose Centre
Also located on Northrand Road, at the Tudor Rose Centre, is Zorbas Taverna. This family owned restaurant serves authentic Greek food that is simply scrumptious. Their chicken and halloumi yiros are some of the best in Joburg. Patrons can also experience traditional Greek dancing and plate breaking at this venue.
Established in 1997, Neptune has been serving tantalising seafood for over 20 years. They have plentiful dishes which include snails, calamari, oysters, prawns, mussels, salmon, hake, sole, linefish, lobster and other grilled meat with a Mozambican flair. There are also a few option for vegetarians and a delectable dessert range.
Stand Alone Restaurants:
Salsa Mexican Grill
For authentic Mexican cuisine and craft tequila, head over to this eatery. Feast on platitos, burritos, tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas, nachos or build your own meal from their selection of base, protein, gains, dairy, veg and salsas. Finish off your meal with an expertly crafted gin, tequila or cocktail.
An article about restuarants in Boksburg would not be complete without at least one mention of a road house. This road house on Northrand Road has a menu of kotas, milkshakes, waffles, toasties and pizzas. The milkshakes at this joint are legendary. Flavours include Black Forest, Milk Tart, Malva and Smores, among many others.
Kung Fu Kitchen
For tasty Chinese dishes and sushi, try Kung Fu Kitchen on the corner of Northrand Road and Anchor Street. With flavourful soup, curry, Chow Faan, Chow Mein, Foo Yong and Chop Suey, they offer something for every one. Sushi lovers will adore the Maki, California Rolls, Fashion Sandwiches, Nigri, Sashimi and hand rolls.