• Living in the hustle and bustle of city life can sometimes result in neglect towards the self. But the City of Gold has got the perfect spots for relaxation and overall fun. Coffee and tea are companions in our everyday lives, so why not try various spots dedicated to these beverages.

    So, if you are a coffee and tea lover, a Johannesburg resident, or a visitor. Here are some great spots to visit on your next crave!

    Iris Garden:

    If you are on the lookout for a relaxing area with antique bookshop vibes alongside friendly staff and delicious coffee and pastries, then Iris Garden is your next destination for a cold/hot beverage. Iris Garden specialises in Lebanese authenticity and places a lot of dedication and passion into the bakery/coffee shop giving its visitors not only a reasonably priced menu but also a homey vibe. Try their famous Boba tea.

    Address: 40 Wessel Rd, Edenburg, Sandton, 2128

    Phone: 011 234 1590

    Coffee and cake from Iris Garden
    Image: Iris Garden Facebook

    The Grind Coffee Company:

    Looking for a great atmosphere try The Grind Coffee Company, with the awesome coffee alongside their healthy balanced meals. The grind is the optimum atmosphere to send those much-needed office emails. Pair the coffee of your choice with the amazing banana bread or try their coffee cone.

    AddressCnr Whiteley Road and, The High St, Melrose, Johannesburg, 2196

    Phone072 754 8705 

    Coffee cone from The Grind Coffee Company
    Image: The Grind Coffee Company Facebook

    Just Teddy:

    Just Teddy is an award-winning Parisian/Middle Eastern patisserie spot that hosts amazing high teas. The opulent café dining is one promised to be filled with confectionary creations, that are made from the heart. Just Teddy has a variety of tea options on your visit try their red tea alongside their other brews such as the Lebanese delight.

    Address: Shop LM4 – Hyde Park Corner Shopping Centre Corner William Nicole Drive &, Jan Smuts Ave, Hyde Park, Sandton, 2196

    Just teddy tea
    Image: Just Teddy High Tea Facebook


    Fairlawn focuses on close attention to detail ensuring that every experience is filled with opulence. Their tea in the woods theme follows the gorgeous garden experience, the tranquility of the scenery, and the relaxing atmosphere. Try their loose leaf tea

    Address: 1 Alma Rd, Morningside, Sandton, 2052

    Fairlawns high tea presentation
    Image: Fairlawns Website

    Gabriella’s Tea Room:

    A whimsical place filled with delectable treats with its antique chandeliers. This welcoming atmosphere is the ideal place for an afternoon tea.

    Address: 43 7th Ave, Parktown North, Randburg, 2193

    Gabriellas tea room
    Image: Gabriellas Tea Room website