Must visit restaurants in and near Braamfontein

February 18, 2024 (Last Updated: February 19, 2024)


Situated in the north of Johannesburg’s CBD, Braamfontein falls under the category of an area constantly filled with the hustle and bustle of city life. Surrounding the University campus area this suburb holds a youthful and fun aesthetic. Showcasing modernity and tradition the eateries in Braamfontein have a little something that appeals to everyone from dining restaurants .

Below we list some restaurants to visit in Braamfontein:

Salvation Café

For the ultimate brunch spot filled with easy yet luxurious vibes, pop in at Salvation café for a day well spent with your family or girls. The café prides itself on producing an environment that is comfortable for long catch-up conversations whilst snacking on their delicious homemade baked bread paired with a sweet hot beverage. Join them at your next brunch for a fantastic experience and a wonderful catch-up session.

Address: 44 Stanley Ave, Milpark, Johannesburg, 2092

Phone: 011 482 7795


Opening hours: Mon-Sun 8 am-4 pm

Salvation Cafe Eggs benedict

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Locos Restaurant

If you are in the mood for some international cuisine, then Locos is not one to miss out on. With its colourful contemporary aesthetic, this Mexican restaurant in Braamfontein will leave a place in your heart. The menu consists of a variety of Mexican cuisine from nachos to burrito bowls and plenty more pair the meal of your choice with one of their sensational cocktails. Throughout the week Loco’s has many specials and hosts fun game nights.

Address: 73 Juta St, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, 2001

Phone: 082 590 8020


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The Wing Republic

Having a wing crave? The Wing Republic specialises in both grilled and buffalo wings with high-quality ingredients each succulent wing leaving your mouth watering and craving more. If you are not a wing lover, they still have you covered with their pasta and burger range.

Address: 6 De Beer St, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, 2017

Phone: 011 339 1358


Opening hours: Mon-Thurs:10am-10 pm

Fri- Sat: 10 am-12 am

Sun-10 am-9 pm

Wing republic wings

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Steak Lovers

Steak lovers combine two foods that South Africans adore pizza and braai. With their signature juicy flavours paired with the old signature braai cooking traditions, the restaurants hope to give their customers the experience of both gas-grilled and wood-smoked charcoaled braai dishes. Their pizzas are wood-fried with a range of old and new topping selections.

Address: Auckland House, 16 Biccard Street Braamfontein, Johannesburg 2001

Phone: 064-098-4886


Opening hours: Monday – Wednesday: 10:00 – 22:00​

Thursday – Saturday: 10:00 – 02:00​

Sunday: 10:00 – 20:00

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