Category: Night life

Drinks, Night life

News Cafe launches three new cocktails for Women’s month

Aug 23, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

In a bid to celebrate Women’s Month, premium cocktail bar News Cafe has partnered with Diageo’s most loved brands and female mixologist, Taneale Van Der Merwe to bring a taste of explosion in the form of Limited Edition cocktails suited for all women in the […]

Featured, Night life

Poison of the Month: Mionetto Prosecco

Aug 13, 2019, Author: Candice May

Prosecco is rising to the top of the bubblies! A glass of bubbly elevates any occasion and Prosecco – the premium Italian variant – is leading the growth in the sparkling wine category worldwide for a number of reasons.  READ MORE ON NIGHTLIFE HERE. Prosecco is delightfully easy-drinking: crisper, […]

Featured, Night life

Red lips and wine sips: girls-night-out itineraries for all

Aug 6, 2019, Author: Candice May

It’s time to crank Cyndi Lauper and swipe on some lipstick! Sometimes girls just want to have fun, and in Joburg, that’s easy to do. The only problem is that too many choices can give a girl a headache! Lucky, we did all the work […]

Night life

Limited edition smoke-inspired cocktails at Marble? Count us in!

Jul 24, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, Marble has launched a limited-edition smoke-inspired cocktail menu. The six-cocktails, developed by head bartender, George Hunter, are extending the Marble experience of smoke and flame from the kitchen, into the heart of its legendary bar. “The bar at Marble has always been an […]

Featured, Night life

Gritty, crusty and oh-so-cheap: the diviest dives in the city

Jul 8, 2019, Author: Candice May

Joburg might be known for its gritty history, but bona fide dive bars with low lighting and cheap booze are an increasingly rare commodity (blame it on the forces of gentrification). We sipped and swigged across the City of Gold to find these worse-for-wear watering holes […]

Drinks, Night life

Tequila to wake the living … mezcal to wake the dead!

Jul 5, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Artisanally-produced Montelobos is an unaged mezcal Joven crafted from carefully cultivated, organic agave espadín (the most common agave type for mezcal) that are slow-roasted and small batch-distilled to achieve a perfect balance of sweetness, wood and subtle smoke.   READ MORE ON NIGHTLIFE HERE. Where tequila is light, sweet and delicate, mezcal is […]

Night life, Our Top 5

Warm your cheeks with these cold-weather cocktails

Jul 4, 2019, Author: Candice May

Over mulled wine? Winter in Joburg lasts a long time, so thank goodness for cosy fireplaces, high teas and plenty of innovative takes on classic cocktails designed to keep you toasty all winter long. This year, bartenders are bringing their A-game and the city is awash with steaming concoctions beyond your wildest dreams.  […]

Dining Out, Night life

Get ready for a sonic adventure at Jozi’s jazz jewel

Jul 3, 2019, Author: Candice May

At the jazz den tucked into the basement of British-Ghanian architect David Adjaye’s Hallmark House boutique hotel, the marvelous sounds match the splendid sight lines. Truly, there’s nowhere quite like The Marabi Club.  READ MORE ON NIGHTLIFE HERE. It’s easy to walk right past the inconspicuous black canopy that […]

Night life

The hottest winter nights out in Jozi

Jun 28, 2019, Author: Candice May

Just because brass monkey weather is upon us doesn’t mean your social life needs to suffer. Kick off those slippers and step out for a cosy catchup, swanky soirée or warming winter drink. These drinkeries are waiting to welcome you!  READ MORE ON NIGHTLIFE HERE. There are no […]

Dining Out, Night life

Nightlife hotspot: Malt Barrel and Fire

Jun 27, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Now that winter is officially here, most of us are opting for nights in with movies and our duvets over a nights out on the town. If this includes you, we have the perfect solution for when you find yourself umming and ahhing about staying in or going out: Malt Barrel and […]