Special Events & Places
Every first thursday of the month, Joburg puts it’s best foot forward and sparkles! If you are staying with us, you will be right in the middle of the action and close to the pick-up-and-drop off shuttle that moves between Braamfontein and Rosebank. All our art galleries have exhibition openings on this special night out on the town. Restaurants, bars, food trucks and buskers are out to impress and entertain!
20 min Uber ride from The Bannister
Maboneng is a neighbourhood development celebrated through art and food and living. From fine restaurants and entertainment venues, retail stores and art galleries, to The Bioscope, South Africa's only independent cinema; a visit to this inner city precinct will take you to a place of inspiration.
Lebo’s Soweto Backpackers
10823A Pooe St, Orlando West, Soweto
These friends of The Bannister offer offer a unique and interactive tour experience of Soweto by bicycle, walk or tuk tuk. Their guides are from around Soweto and will show you their neighborhoods and have first-hand information on Soweto’s history, life and culture. Book from our reception, and they will pick you up from our doorstep and return you after a few hours, half a day or the whole day, as you choose.