Category: Night life

Night life

How to slay your night, nerd!

January 17, 2019, Author: Carly Ritz

After the festive season, some people like to tone down their nightlife for something a little tamer and more economical. Think Netflix and chill! Others, like some of our HJ readers, are planning to spice things up by venturing further than their local pub or drinking something other than […]

Drinks, Night life

Poison of the month: icetropez

January 8, 2019, Author: Danita Pilley

icetropez, Made in France. Loved by South Africa. From the chic shores of the French Riviera, comes a sparkling wine cocktail that’s only for the bold and fashionable. icetropez is deliciously bubbly, fresh and fruity, and guarantees its owner to be an instant VIP on […]

Night life

Thou shalt not order … top three deadly bar sins  

December 10, 2018, Author: Carly Ritz

We go out and drink a lot in order to write articles on what you should order when you go out. And for that, you’re welcome! But this month we have the inside scoop from the other side of the bar counter. A recent chit-chat to some of our local bar friends shed […]

Night life

Poison of the month with mixologist Julian Short

December 6, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

Mix things up a little this December with mixologist Julian Short’s poison of the month!   Julian Short has been topping the social scene recently with his delicious cocktails and trendy Instagram page. As the mixologist and bar manager of the speakeasy-style cocktail bar Sin + Tax, we just had […]

Night life

The NYE party of 2018 … the Time Square NYE Blockbuster Block Party

December 3, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, buoyed by the overwhelming response to the first edition in 2017, Time Square is bringing back the NYE Blockbuster Block Party to ring in the New Year on 31 December 2018. Bigger and bolder than last year, the 2018 NYE Blockbuster Block Party […]

Night life

Jazz and happy hour drinks at Social Kitchen & Bar

November 30, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, the festive season is upon us and if you are looking for a reason to celebrate with friends over handcrafted food, superb jazz and happy hour drinks, then Social Kitchen & Bar (SKB) should be top of your list. Social Kitchen & Bar’s […]

Night life

The snacks lineth the tummy

November 14, 2018, Author: Carly Ritz

We like a good party as much as anyone. But we like waking up the next day feeling semi-fresh too. They say prevention is better than cure! There are many ways to avoid that all fall down scenario, one being to line the tummy with food which slows down the absorption of alcohol […]

Dining Out, Night life

Whiskey, cigars and the best British pub grub at Churchills Bar

November 13, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, London has one of the best drinking scenes in the world. You can bounce from historic and traditional pubs, to modern boozers pulling perfect pints. But what if we told you that you didn’t have to travel as far as this capital city […]

Drinks, Night life

Poison of the month: Malfy Gin Rosa

November 7, 2018, Author: Danita Pilley

Hot on the heels of Malfy Con Arancia, the latest offering from the Torino Distillati is just in time for summer: Malfy Gin Rosa.    READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE.  About: As the name suggests, the gin is a delightful pink colour and, typical of the exceptional, Italian […]

Night life

A R40 000 Hendrick’s Gin cocktail experience? Yes please!

October 24, 2018, Author: Candice May

Hello Joburgers, to celebrate the start of the Gin O’Clock summer season, the world’s most unusual premium, small batch, and hand-crafted gin, Hendrick’s Gin has created South Africa’s most peculiar and expensive cocktail experience, valued at R40 000 each. The cocktail experience was created in […]