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A visit to one of Johannesburg's many foodie markets is a must | © Nadia Akester
A visit to one of Johannesburg's many foodie markets is a must | © Nadia Akester | © Nadia Akester
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Unique Things for a Foodie to Do in Johannesburg

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Updated: 7 December 2017
Johannesburg has much to offer foodies and if you’re after an experience unique to the city, look no further. From exciting, secret dining events to inner city food tours, there’s something for everyone.

Go on a Taste of Yeoville tour

For only R490 you’ll experience the cultural melting pot that is called Yeoville. The guided tour with Dlala Nje kicks off in Yeoville heath from where starters will be served in the Congolese village. Main courses are enjoyed in a Cameroonian eatery and a complimentary drink is included at each venue. The tour takes approximately four hours and promises to be an unforgettable experience.

Visit the SAB World of Beer

Brewery, $$$
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Visit the SAB World of Beer

The SAB World of Beer in the Newtown Cultural Precinct is a museum that combines a few of our favourite things, history, beer and loads of culture. From sampling raw barley and hops to an informative beer tasting session, guests get all they expected and more. The historic pub is filled with interesting memorabilia and there’s a souvenir shop to stock up on everything beer related, from t-shirts to bottle openers.

SAB World of Beer, 15 Helen Joseph St, Newtown, Johannesburg, +27 11 836 4900

More Info
Mon - Sun:
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Accessibility & Audience:

Accessible (Wheelchair), Adults Only

Services & Activities:

Guided Tours



Buy local at one of the many markets

Johannesburg hosts many markets, all offering something different to the next. Whether you’re after fresh produce, a quick bite to eat or a sampling of typical South African food, you’ll find it here. Neighbourgoods Market in Braamfontein is great for artisanal meals created using only the finest ingredients while the Fourways Farmer’s Market is where you’ll find all the fresh fruit and veg you need. Then, there’s 1 Fox at The Sheds where you’ll find everything from crocodile kebabs to venison burgers.

Neighbourgoods Market sells a wide variety of local fare
Neighbourgoods Market sells a wide variety of local fare | ©Kaeli Justus

Join SecretEATS

It’s as simple as requesting an invitation and waiting to find out where the magic is happening. SecretEATS work closely with renowned chefs to host intimate, invite only, foodie events all over the city. From Soweto to inner city rooftops, you never know where the next event will be held. Guests are welcomed with a cocktail and wines are carefully chosen to complement each dish.

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