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Sip On Your Favourite At One Of These Whisky Bars in Joburg

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We've travelled Johannesburg to compile a list of the best whisky bars the city has to offer. From single malt to Scotch, they're all here. whisky bars

WhiskyBrother Bar

For the ultimate whisky experience, make sure you visit WhiskyBrother Bar in Morningside. This is the only dedicated whisky bar in the city. They ONLY do whisky and currently have over 1 200 whiskies from 20 different countries, all available for tasting in either 15ml or 25ml pours. They host whisky tastings on a regular basis for public and private groups. To find out when the next tasting will be, check out their Facebook page for the upcoming dates.

  • Website: www.whiskybrother.com
  • Tel: 011 883 3762
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Address: Morningside Shopping Centre (inside mall on the lower level), corner Rivonia Road and Outspan Road, Morningside, Sandton, Johannesburg

WhiskyBrother Bar

Maxim Lounge 

If you're looking for a whisky bar which trumps all whisky bars, it would be the Maxim Lounge at the Da Vinci Hotel & Suites. It's considered to be Sandton’s most elite and exclusive whisky, wine and cigar lounge, offering guests an experience of sophistication and elegance in a stylish venue. Did you know that The Maxim Lounge serves some of the most exclusive and rarest whiskies in the world? No, well, now you know!

Maxim Lounge


Churchills Bar at Melrose Arch may be gone, but there is a new brand in its place that still offers a hot spot to indulge, savour and celebrate with your favourite whiskey. Cohibar is the kind of place where people go to get their single malt whiskies on. From 12-year-old to 25-year-old Glenlivet, it's all here. They also host an array of interesting events throughout the year, so be sure to visit their Facebook page to see what's coming up.

  • Website: cohibar.co.za
  • Tel: 011 684 1040 or 011 684 1039
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Address: Shop 52HL, Melrose Arch Piazza, Melrose Arch Boulevard, Birnam, Johannesburg



Southern Sun - Hyde Park

There is a very good reason why whisky is the most strictly regulated spirit in the world. Head to the Southern Sun Hotel in Hyde Park and enjoy their Whisky and Cigar Bar to its fullest extent. Single and blended malts are popular here and go well with the view from the deck. This is also a great spot to unwind after a long day at the office, complete with stunning skyline views of the city.

  • Website: www.tsogosun.com
  • Tel: 011 341 8080
  • Address: 1st Road, Hyde Park, Sandton, Johannesburg


The Terrace Wine & Cigar Bar

Whisky bars are some of the most intimate and relaxed places you'll ever visit and the Terrace Wine & Cigar Bar at the Hyatt Regency Johannesburg is classified as a hidden gem to those who view themselves as connoisseurs. Be sure to take advantage of their wide selection of barley malts.


Disclaimer: Drink responsibly. Alcohol is not for sale to persons under the age of 18. Do not drink and drive. 

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