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Top Spots To Drink Wine In Joburg

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If you love wining and dining, or just plain wining, then be sure to check out our list of Top Spots To Drink Wine In Joburg. It's time to wine it down and sip sip hooray!


Douglas + Hale

Meet Douglas + Hale, the latest addition to Joburg top chef James Diack's repertoire as restaurateur. Laid back, relaxed and fabulous to say the least. With seating on the veranda, indoor tables and big red booths with beautiful high backrests perfect to melt into after a glass or three of good red wine. Patrons can expect candlelit dinners that boast intimacy without trying too hard. That is in itself the reason why James Diack’s restaurants do so well. The clientele is made up of the Parkhurst diners, wine lovers and local businessmen and women. Douglas + Hale serves an incredible range of fine wines by the bottle and by the glass all in Riedel glassware. There’s also some absurdly good cocktails made by the in-house mixologist.

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Turn 'n Tender Bryanston

I visit Turn ‘n Tender in Bryanston pretty often, and I know for a fact that they have some of the best and most perfectly prepared steaks in Joburg! They also offer an extensive range of bubbly, sauvignon blanc, semi-sweet wines, rosé, shiraz, merlot and red blends on their wine list. So, no matter what your taste in wine is, they are sure to have your favourite.

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Social on Main Bryanston

Whether you are looking to have a get-together with friends after a busy week at the office or for a great place to wine and dine, then head down to Social on Main in Bryanston. The bar is stocked with a great selection of craft beers, there are plenty of interesting cocktails and mojitos for you to try and, last but not least, a good selection of local wines, from dry and sweet to everything thing else in between! This spot is fairly popular so make a booking to avoid disappointment.

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Grei at The Saxon - Sandhurst

For an exceptional fine dining experience you won't forget, book a table at the Grei. They offer divine six-course tasting menus for you to indulge in and savour. Each course is complemented by a perfectly paired glass of the finest local and international wines to accentuate the flavours of your meal. Booking is essential, so be sure to make a reservation.

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Chaplin's Grill - Hurlingham

I have been to Chaplin’s Grill a few times and I can’t help going back for more! They serve great steaks grilled to perfection and have an interesting collection of craft beer and wines to complement your meal. They host wine pairing dinners and wine blending evenings, perfect if you are looking to treat yourself to some fine wining and dining! So, keep your eyes peeled on Chaplin's for the next wine event.

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Verdicchio - Montecasino

If you are looking for a dining experience with Italian charm, Verdicchio Restaurant and wine cellar at Montecasino is just the place to visit. The restaurant will make you feel as if you are right in the heart of Tuscany. And, owing to it being a wine cellar restaurant, they hold regular wine tastings with the involvement of a number of wine estates and specialist wine stores. Their wine list includes a range of the Cape Wineland’s finest, from Meerlust to Veenwouden and Thelema.

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Ga Rouge Restaurant and Wine Cellar - Centurion

For some country charm and fine wine in Pretoria, visit Ga Rouge Restaurant and Wine Cellar. This restaurant is ideal if you’re looking for some relaxation, good food and a glass of wine. They also host wine tastings so be sure to keep an eye out if that sounds good to you!

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Browns of Beverley Hills - Lonehill

Dine among the thousands of wine bottles housed at the Browns of Beverley Hills in Lonehill. They have a large selection of wines for you to choose from to complement your dining experience. And, on select evenings, they host a night of fine dining, where you will be treated to a four or five-course meal perfectly matched with designated wines from featured estates.

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Browns of Beverley Hills - Lonehill

Maximillien - Sandton

Whether you are looking for a fine dining experience or after-work drinks, Maximillien offers you a stylish getaway in the heart of Sandton. Their wine list offers a variety of wines, champagne and rosés for you to choose from and are all conveniently labelled so you know which wine will go perfectly with your meal.

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Am.Biance Restaurant - Marion Hotel, Sandton

The Am.Biance Restaurant at The Marion has a great selection of fine wines, ports, sherries, cognacs and whiskey on offer. Situated in the heart of Sandton, Am.Biance Restaurant offers you a dining experience that will tickle your taste buds if you are looking for a bite to eat, or for the perfect spot to unwind with friends, their sophisticated cocktail bar is just the place to sit back and relax.

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Churchills Bar - Melrose Arch Piazza

You'll definitely feel like you are out of the country being at this restaurant bringing the ambiance and vibe of an upmarket British bar, Churchills promises to be a place that makes all people to feel welcome, to sit down, relax, kick back and of course bond over amazing food and a well deserved glass of wine. Attracting trendsetters and on-the-rise go-getters of Johannesburg's thriving upmarket scene, Churchills Bar is really where it's at! With an array of the finest cigars, one of the largest selections of single malts, premium whiskies and champagnes, wines connoisseurs will not be left disappointed.

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Churchills Bar - Melrose Arch Piazza

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