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THE BANNISTER HOTEL

The Bannister Hotel launched in 2013.  Ideally situated in the heart of Braamfontein,  Johannesburg’s most vibrant district.

EATING

 

The hotel has just opened its bar & restaurant but here are a number of takeaways and small restaurants.
If your around on Saturday morning/afternoon then visit the Neighbourgoods Market (9am -15h00) directly across the road for good food and beer.

 Watching the world go by from the hotel.

Watching the world go by from the hotel.

RESTAURANTS

Bar & Restaurant @ Bannister Hotel. Restaurant currently only open breakfast, lunch & dinner 7 days a week. Bar open daily till late.

Other good places to eat in Braamfontein are:

Daleah’s 011 403 0243
Office Hours
A great little restaurant just down and across the road.

Love Food www.lovefoodkitchen.co.za
A weekday lunch time eatery with delicious buffet.

’86 Public.
 
Daily from 10h00-22h00.
The best pizza in Braamfontein.

Smoke House & Grill 011 403 1395  Mon-Sat 11:30-22:30                                                                                               A new venue across the road.  Eat a burger and watch the world go by.

Wits Art Museum                                                                                                                                                                   The large cafe attached to the gallery serves a great value buffet from 11:30 weekdays.

Post Breakfast Lunch: www.post-bl.tumblr.com Weekdays 6:30-16:30                                                                      A great place to have a quick bite

Kitcheners Bar: Daily till late                                                                                                                                                      Well priced meals that wont break the bank best served with a beer

Great Dane: Thu- Sat                                                                                                                                                                A clever but simple menu with variations of goodlooking hotdogs

News Café.   011 877 6847  Mon 7am-18h00, Tue- Sun 7am – late.                                                                            

A decent franchise located in the Civic Theatre.

SPUR. 011 339 8955. www.spur.co.za
Mon-Sat 07h00- Late. Sun 10h00- Late. Steakhouse Franchise.

WITs Art Museum    Mon-Fri  11:30-14h00.

Simple buffet offers great value.  Corner Jorissen & Beartha                                                                                                        

Velo ww.lovevelo.co.za  011 403 0695   Mon-Sat 07h00-16h00.                                                                                 A pleasant eatery serving small meals with changing art exhibitions.. . 

 

TAKE AWAYS

Black Forest Bakery.
German bakery selling bread, pastries and confectioneries. 102 Juta St.

Bonjour Café 
@ Total Garage. 24 hours. Food for the drunk & desperate late at night.

Fateema's Take Away.
Mon-Fri 08h00-16h00. Sat 09h00-13h00. Halaal food. 011 339 6106

Fish & Chips.
Mon-Sat 09h00-19h00, Sun 09h00-17h00. Franchise. 073 671 0131

KFC.
09h00-22h00. One of the better branches of Kentucky Fried Chicken. 011 403 1858.

MacDonald's. 
24 hours. 073 819 6984
Directions:. Corner Jorissen and Melle St.

Mzitos Kitchen. 
Office Hours. African Style Grill. The long lunchtime queues attest to its tasty & filling meals despite the grubby surrounds.

Nando's. 
Mon-Fri 09h30-20h30. Sat-Sun 09h30-17h30. Great Portuguese style chicken. Sit down or takeaway. 011 339 8871/2, 28 Melle Street. www.nandos.co.za

Pick & Pay. 
Mon- Fri 7-19:30. Sat 7-18:00. Sun 9 – 15h00 hours. A huge shopping chain that also serves the cheapest take aways.

R.Janas. 
Mon-Fri 07h30-16h00 Sat 07h30-13h00. Authentic Indian food to eat in or takeaway, free delivery. 011 403 9618.

The above mentioned Post; The Great Dane and Kitchener's

 


A taxi ride away:

Melville: 
Also about 5km away but has several bars and restaurants. Our favourites are Lucky Bean Restaurant, Glory and Hell's Kitchen

Parkhurst and Parktown North: 
About 10km away but several good restaurants and bars but closes early.  Check out the The Local Grill,  Espresso, The Foundry, Hudson's and Craft

Linden: 
Its a vibey and bohemian neighbourhood with many restaurants. We recommend Brian Lara, Rosto, The Whippet.

Maboneng Precinct: www.mabonengprecinct.com
Its about 5km away but well worth a visit for its galleries, market and roof top bars on the weekend

Rosebank: 
Also about 10km away. Several bars and good restaurants spread over the suburb.

Sandton: 
About 25km away. Very 'mall' oriented and glitzy. Several bars and good restaurants spread over the suburb.