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Hello Joburgers, for as many indulgent meals that Joburg has to offer, the city also boasts plenty of virtuous drinks and dishes at its healthy restaurants. Whether you’re on a cleansing kick or just want to take in more vegetables, these juice bars have got you covered!
Bliss Juicery is conveniently located very close to Hello Joburg HQ in Craighall Park, so you can bet that we’ve become known to sign up for a day or two of their rainbow juices whenever we feel like we’re in need of a detox. The juice menu is divided into five different types – ‘Greens’, ‘Tropical’, ‘Root Boost’, ‘Earth’ and ‘Almond Milk’. If you’re looking to go on a juice cleanse, you’ll need to book your cleanse in advance. It’s also worth mentioning that they deliver within 15km of their store – simply go to their website to order.
A: The Colony Shopping Centre, 345 Jan Smuts Ave, Craighall Park
T: 064 084 5612
Boost Juice Bar Rosebank
Boost Juice Bar in Rosebank is well-loved for their fat-free fruit crushers and skinny smoothies, but did you know that they also serve up some of the best freshly-squeezed juices? The classic Veggie Juice is basically supergreens in liquid form – spinach, cucumber, celery, carrot, orange, omega booster and ice. There are also fruit-forward concoctions like the Wild Berry Juice – freshly squeezed pineapple, apple, raspberries, strawberries, blueberries and ice.
A: Shop 403, The Mall Of Rosebank, 50 Bath Avenue, Rosebank
T: 011 026 6841
We couldn’t leave Kauai off our list of the best juice bars. The healthy eatery that most of us associate with gyms still makes some of the best fresh juices in town! The raw juices are packed with all sorts of superfoods – think the Heart Beet made with apple, beetroot, cucumber, lemon and mint, and the Dragon Fire made with dragon ginger, apple, cucumber and celery. If you’re in need of a winter pick-me-up, order a Flu Shot, with ginger, honey, lemon juice and cayenne pepper, on the side. Head over to their website to find a Kauai branch near you.
Juiced Co is more than just a juice delivery service – the Braamfontein-based cold-pressed juice company also supplies their tasty juices to healthy shops and restaurants all around Joburg. Their juices are exceptionally god value for money, so if you’re a regular juicer, then this is an affordable option for you (and did you know that their juices were designed with input from a registered dietitian?). If you’re new to juicing but want to do a juice cleanse, you can opt for their juice and soup cleanse, which is surprisingly satiating.
A: Smit Street, Braamfontein
Last but certainly not least on our list is Impressed – a name you might recognise from the health food stalls at some of Joburg’s major markets. This humble juice brand has super-cool concept stores around the city, including one at 27Boxes in Melville and at the Gautrain Precinct in Sandton. We know what you’re probably thinking right now … how could a juice bar operating out of a container possibly be that amazing? Go and try them out for yourselves – we promise you’ll be blown away!
T: 076 743 9033
Candice is the coffee-drinking, fashion obsessed editor behind Hello Joburg Magazine. She’s a self-confessed foodie and champagne enthusiast who also loves all things beauty, travel and home and décor.