Unveiling the Secrets of The Library Food Club


Located discreetly in Birdhaven, Johannesburg, lies The Library Food Club, a clandestine haven for discerning palates. This intimate eatery transcends the boundaries of a typical restaurant, offering a unique fusion of traditional and modern flavours in a captivating speakeasy setting.

A Culinary Adventure Through Time

Step through the unassuming entrance and be transported to a world of hushed whispers and flickering candlelight. The Library Food Club evokes a bygone era, where the art of fine dining takes centre stage. Here, the menu is a meticulously curated journey, each dish a testament to the club’s commitment to culinary innovation.

A Celebration of Mexican Flavours

Embrace the vibrant spirit of Mexico with the club’s current culinary offering. This year, the chefs weave a captivating tapestry of flavours, drawing inspiration from centuries of Mexican history and diverse cultural influences. The menu celebrates traditional ingredients and cooking techniques, presented with a modern twist that tantalises the taste buds.

Photo Credits: Anthony Filmalter

A Taste of Delectable Delights

Indulge in an array of enticing starters, from the refreshing zing of salmon ceviche and the rich decadence of crayfish tarte to an explosion of textures with tacos. The main course boasts succulent beef tamales, packing a flavourful punch. For a truly unique experience, delve into the duck confit coco berenjena, a symphony of cold-fired aubergine and duck confit.

Don’t forget to enhance your meal with a selection of flavourful salsas. To cap off this culinary adventure, a “Sweet Epilogue” awaits. Savour the rich creaminess of flan de chocolate and other delectable desserts.

Photo Credits: Anthony Filmalter

A Commitment to Dietary Needs

The Library Food Club caters to diverse dietary preferences. All meals are gluten-free, and a majority of dishes are vegetarian, ensuring everyone can partake in the culinary celebration.

So, for a taste of something extraordinary, seek out The Library Food Club. Remember, the entrance might be discreet, but the experience is unforgettable. Just keep it hush-hush, it wouldn’t be a true speakeasy without a touch of mystery!

Photo Credits: Anthony Filmalter

For More Information


You can also contact them by calling 011 442 6965 or emailing

Don’t forget to follow them on Facebook for the latest news, information, events, offerings and more.

Address: 64 Wrenrose Avenue, Birdhaven, Johannesburg.

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