Category: Leratos Corner

Dining Out, Leratos Corner

A candid review … The Whippet Melville

Sep 4, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

If you’re looking for a starter kit in becoming a true hipster, this is the brunch spot for you! Jam-packed with residents and skinny jeans, this space will instantly make you feel like a millennial in The Parks – that’s if you manage to get […]

Dining Out, Leratos Corner

A candid review … Shucked – An Oyster Bar

Aug 14, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Oysters are well-loved by seafood loving-folks, so it’s big news that a dedicated oyster bar has opened in Joburg. Owned and run by the same twin brother team as The Royale, Shucked – An Oyster Bar occupies the space that was once Warm & Glad […]

Dining Out, Leratos Corner

A candid review … Espresso Caffe & Bistro

Jul 12, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

It doesn’t matter if you’re a local or an out-of-towner – you’ve at least heard of Espresso Caffe & Bistro (and if not, seriously – are you living under a rock?). One of the longer-standing and more consistent restaurants on Parkhurst’s 4th Avenue, people flock […]

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A candid review … Ba-Pita

Jun 27, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

If you’re a Gen X born and bred in Joburg, you’ve heard of Ba-Pita, the Middle Eastern takeaway joint that used to exist on Rockey Street in Yeoville. If you worked as a journalist, artist or musician in the late 80s or early 90s, you probably even ate […]

Dining Out, Leratos Corner

An honest review … Swallows Inn

May 3, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Very few restaurants in the world – let alone Joburg – can boast about being around for almost 70 years. I’ve travelled all over the world and am a great lover of Chinese food, so I recently decided to visit Joburg’s oldest Chinese restaurant, Swallows […]

Dining Out, Leratos Corner

An honest review … Lupa Osteria

Apr 16, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

I don’t know about you, but when temperatures start to drop, all I can think about are delicious, carby foods. Y’know – pasta, pizza, all that jazz! I don’t often treat myself to Italian food, but when I do, it better be good. After recently […]

Dining Out, Leratos Corner

An honest review … Franco’s Pizzeria

Mar 15, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

From crusty wood-fired pizzas and hearty plates of pasta to finely crafted specialities, it’s said that you’ll never go hangry at Franco’s Pizzeria in Parkview. The old-school pizzeria is known to be one of Joburg’s most splendido Italian spots, but does it really live up to its […]

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An honest review … Nice on 4th

Feb 20, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Breakfast in Jozi is a happy affair on Parkhurst’s perennially lively 4th Avenue. But there’s one particularly bright and breezy restaurant serving freshly-baked croissants, stacks of crumpets and oh-so-original ‘egg baskets’ that’s always packed with Joburgers looking for some serious a.m. fuel – Nice on 4th. […]

Dining Out, Leratos Corner

An honest review … Tortellino D’Oro

Jan 18, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Whether you’re wanting to take a pasta-loving date to one of Joburg’s most romantic restaurants or are craving authentic Neapolitan style pizza where the owners have done their homework, there’s one restaurant that always comes to mind: Tortellino D’Oro in Oaklands. But does this 22-year-old trattoria still […]

Dining Out, Leratos Corner

An honest review … Douglas + Hale

Jan 15, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

James Diack is synonymous with fine food and wine, so when the Coobs chef and wine-lover announced that he was transforming his Parktown North eatery, The National, into a brand-new wine and cocktail bar concept called Douglas + Hale, I couldn’t wait to go and give it a try.   […]