Eating out in Joburg: Indian, Chinese and a touch of Thai & Turkish

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Indian restaurants Fordsburg  and Mayfair are great places to go for really good Indian food.  Fordsburg is close to the city centre with Mayfair further to the west.  While they are  predominantly Indian, Bangladeshi and Pakistani, there has been a recent increase of Eastern, Middle Eastern and North African immigrants.  Don’t expect restaurants with ambience […]

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Local vegetarian eateries

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Great Vegetarian spots near Liz at Lancaster   Service Station, Melville  Trendy place for the arty and intellectual set for brunches and light lunches; wonderful quiches and salads which get charged by weight .   011 726-1701 53 Rustenberg Road (corner 9th Street) Nestled in the heart of Greenside, the Greenside Café is a vegetarian and […]

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Eating out in Joburg: Afro-fusion

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African style food in Joburg Ethiopian food One of my favourite restaurants is  Little Addis  in Maboneng. Delicious platters of a selection of traditional Ethiopian dishes are served with injera (soft spongy what ‘bread’) which functions as knife, fork and spoon.  280 Fox St +27 82 683 8675; www.littleaddis.co.za Open 12.30 to 21.00 except Sunday evenings […]

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Kisses and Hisses for local restaurants

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Restaurants close to Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse Guesthouses and nearby restaurants have an obvious synergy. So I try to keep up with the changing face of the local restaurant landscape. I like to refer my guests to good local eateries and don’t expect anything in return –  just want my guests to have a great meal […]

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