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55. Johannesburg – World’s Most Incredible Cities

Insider’s guide to Johannesburg in South Africa, ranked #55 in our countdown of ‘100 Most Incredible Cities in the World’.

Insider’s tips

Jacques Smit
Marketing director at Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve


Try Neighbourgoods Market in Braamfontein held on Saturdays, Fourways Farmer’s Market (Northern Suburbs) every Sunday, and the upmarket Market on Main (44 Stanley Avenue), which takes place on Sundays and the first Thursday night of every month.


The small suburb of Parkhurst in Jo’burg’s north is one of the best dining destinations, with lots of cafes and restaurants.

In Rosebank and Sandton, try Katzy’s cigar bar and grillhouse, also in Rosebank is Assaggi, a great Italian restaurant.

For sushi, try The Orient in trendy Melrose Arch.

DW eleven-13 or the Winehouse, both in Dunkeld, are great options for fine dining.

Tashas in Rosebank is perfect for a casual lunch.


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