Best places in Johannesburg

Discover the best places in Johannesburg, curated using our unique algorithm blending 'Top Rated' and 'Most Reviewed' establishments. Uncover the city's gems and must-visit locales for an unforgettable experience. Please note that certain places categories are intentionally excluded to ensure a refined selection. Ratings are based from 1.3K places in the city.

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Masjid Siratul Jannah
👍👍 Beautiful architecture and finishing with beautiful atmosphere and recitation. Amazingly soft carpets too!
4.90 (516 reviews)
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Debonairs Pizza
Pizza restaurant
Modern fast-food chain serving classic & speciality pizzas, plus hot subs & soft drinks.
$$ $$
4.90 (474 reviews)
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The Houghton Hotel
Refined quarters in an upscale hotel offering a spa, a golf course & a gym, plus a poolside cafe.
4.70 (2.4K reviews)
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Hamburger restaurant
Long-running counter-serve chain known for flame-grilled beef burgers & thick, handmade chips.
$$ $$
4.80 (583 reviews)
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Hungry Lion Alex Mall
Chicken restaurant
Chain restaurant selling buckets of fried chicken with chips, burger meals & ice-cream desserts.
$ $$$
4.70 (1.2K reviews)
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Westcliff Stairs
Historical landmark
👍👍 Great fun and a good workout! Saturday mornings are busy so get there early, arrived at 6:30 and the stairs were already being well used by the early birds. We felt safe and the atmosphere was a vibe with everyone helping and encouraging each other.
4.70 (1.1K reviews)
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Tiger's Milk Northcliff
👍👍 The only reason I'm giving the food a 4 is I asked for my burger medium and it was dead. I always feel bad to send food back so I sucked it up and ate it. The drinks were so good. They have a weekend special cocktail. It's blue and with vodka for 50 bucks. We had 20 of those between the 4 of us. Bes...
$$ $$
4.70 (1.1K reviews)
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Northcliff Hill
Tourist attraction
👍👍 Very mello vibe by all, setting sun was spectacular. We live in a beautiful country. We just need to step back and appreciate what's around us. Better parking would go along way in making it accessible. Thank you to the residents who put up with Jo public blocking driveways.
4.70 (1K reviews)
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The Residence hotel
Elegant, luxe rooms with private balconies, plus an outdoor pool, a spa and free breakfast.
4.80 (427 reviews)
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Franco's Pizzeria & Trattoria
Italian restaurant
👍👍 Excellent food. Consistent flavours. A perfect place.
$$ $$
4.70 (872 reviews)
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Hashtag Escape
Amusement center
👍 Area didn't seem too fancy so when we got there we didn't expect much. Once inside though was amazing. We did the Red Moon and it was really fun. Recommend 10/10 will come for another room some time
4.70 (818 reviews)
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Apartheid Museum
Museum chronicling the story of 20th-century South Africa & the now-defunct apartheid system.
4.60 (5.6K reviews)
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Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg
Chic property overlooking Johannesburg Zoo, offering 2 heated outdoor pools, 5 restaurants & a spa.
4.60 (3.8K reviews)
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Gino's Pizza
👍👍 Oh my!!! Best food that I have had this year!! The service is fantastic I have to say, sometimes you wait for your food but this isn't fast food service or macdonalds, it is legit fantastic pizzas that I had. They bring something to cut the pizza with so you can cut it as you like. I will definitely...
$ $$$
4.60 (3K reviews)
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The Marabi Club
👍👍 Ugh, I don’t think I could ever articulate how amazing this place is. Came here on a Friday evening with a friend (perfect for date night too) and we absolutely loved everything. The live music was amazing! Ambiance was relaxed and jazzy. The service was spectacular and the food good! There is safe...
$$$ $
4.70 (590 reviews)
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The Country Club Johannesburg, Auckland Park
Country club
😐 What a marvellous evening. Great venue. Richard Cox at his best, with an incredible cast. Thoroughly enjoyable.
4.60 (2.2K reviews)
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Bean There Coffee Company - Milpark JHB
Coffee shop
Modern, airy speciality coffee shop, selling own-roasted, personally sourced Fairtrade coffees.
$$ $$
4.70 (574 reviews)
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The Neighbourhood Square
Shopping mall
4.60 (1.9K reviews)
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Not Bread Alone
👍👍 A cornerstone of the Linden community, this little gem has incredible quality and range of baked goods at brilliant prices! I rely on them for all my catering at parties and brunches 👏thank you guys for never disappointing 🙌 Things to try BEST croissants! Nobody compares! BEST carrot cake! BEST da...
$$ $$
4.60 (1.8K reviews)
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Northcliff Ridge eco park
Tourist attraction
Popular, mountaintop park featuring a paved walkway, benches & panoramic views of the city & sunset.
4.60 (1.7K reviews)
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