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Restaurants in Johannesburg

Whether you are craving for European, Asian or African cuisine you will certainly find what you are looking for among the wide range of Johannesburg restaurants. Consider the Butcher Shop and Grill restaurant for a taste of different types of meat such as ostrich, kudu and chicken. This restaurant also offers a wide selection of wines, and its dessert specialty is the custard pudding. Fournos is a local favorite bakery and deli. Their croissants stand up to French appetites, with chocolate, cheese, or cinnamon. Grab a loaf of herb ciabatta or a French-style baguette.

Mugg & Bean is a staple of restaurants in Johannesburg. From lattes and espressos to full sit-down meals, the bustling café serves travelers around the clock. The extensive menu offers everything from American favorites to South African breakfasts—fried eggs with bacon, potato crumpets, and boerewors (pork sausage) in tomato chakalaka (spicy sauce). Tashas is Jo'burg's liveliest lunch spot. Try their chicken pot pie, served with crispy fries. La Belle Terrasse is among the Johannesburg restaurants that exude elegance. It offers typical South African cuisine served with fantastic views over the Johannesburg Zoo. Plan your gastronomic experience with best restaurants in Johannesburg.

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  • Attic

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    The casual, antiques-filled Attic serves an eclectic menu (French guinea fowl risotto; Namibian mussels; Scottish salmon) inspired by the travels o... More
  • Clico Guest House Restaurant

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
  • Ekaya

    Set beneath dramatic trumpet-shaped light fixtures, this sleek café and bar specializes in traditional South African cuisine. Spicy stews and curri... More
  • Fournos

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Bakers work throughout the night at this airport outpost of Johannesburg’s favorite bakery and deli—the better to turn out piles of fresh breakfast... More
  • Gramadoelas

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
  • Kauai Health Foods and Juice

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    The South African equivalent of Jamba Juice, Kauai makes more than a dozen different smoothies to order (like the Go-Goji, made with goji berries, ... More
  • Keg & Aviator

    For local Castle beer, pub grub, and the latest rugby scores, head to this casual bar where the multiple TVs are all tuned to sports channels. The ... More
  • Moemas

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    A pocket-size café and bakery in upscale Parktown North. Photo-ready sweets like raspberry-coulis meringues and bread-and-butter pudding are the to... More
  • Moyo

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Diners order sosaties (curried, skewered beef), braised springbok shank, and Ethiopian beef marinated in fenugreek, a clover-like herb, while takin... More
  • Mugg & Bean

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    From quick, take-out lattes and espressos to full sit-down meals, this bustling American-style café serves travelers around the clock. The extensiv... More
  • News Café

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    This open, airy coffee and wine bar has striking floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Terminal A runways. An array of hot and cold sandwiches, ... More
  • Primi Piatti

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
  • Tashas

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Head to Joburg's liveliest lunch spot, and take in the scene over the thyme and white wine-infused chicken pot pie, made fresh on order and served ... More
  • The Singing Fig

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
  • Vida e Caffe

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    This branch of the Cape Town–based, Portuguese-inspired coffee shop is a favorite among travelers. The draws: a chic, slick space with cherry-red w... More

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