Entertainment and nightlife is very intense
in whole Africa and also in Johannesburg.
The city can be considered as the the city
that never sleeps.
Nightlife in Johannesburg is fantastic
with variety of nightlife and entertainment
centers that offer great activities. There
are many complexes that offer all in one
nightlife and entertainment activities that
include restaurants, bars, cafes,
nightclubs, clubs, live music venues, pubs,
cocktail bars, hotels, theatres, casinos,
The Manhattan Club in Rivonia,
The Movida Club in
The Empreror's Palace in
Kempton Park, The Blues Room in
Sandton, Katzy's Piano Bar in
Rosebank, The Montecasino Entertainment
Center in Fourways, Back o' the Moon
in Ormonde, Bassline in Newtown and
Catz Pyjamas in Melville are some of
the most popular night time entertainment
centers and clubs in
The places in
Rivonia and Sandton are
popular for after-work drink and
resting. There are variety of trendy clubs
for after-drink in the area and also in
Fourways and Sunninghill.
Melville is famous for its bohemian
crowd with student-types filling the streets
and the lively little bars. The party lovers
choose the places around Newtown.
Montecasino in Fourways, located on the north of
Johannesburg is Gauteng's number one entertainment destination. A must visit place on your Johannesburg trip. It is voted as the Best Entertainment Complex, Best Cinema Complex, Best Casino and Best place to take out-of-towners.
Parker's Comedy & Jive in
Montecasino is the only permanent
stand-up comedy club on the African
continent and also the home of quality South
African and International Comedy. The venue
features the best in local and international
Gold Reef City that was built on the
Gold Reef City mine that shut down
in 1971, offers great attractions to
its visitors. Its Casino complex,
Theme Park, Town Square, Animal
Farmyard, Birthday Club,
Amphitheatre and 4D Movie Theatre
worth spending great times and
attracts all visitors.
Square is a must see cultural public scenery of
Johannesburg located in the heart of Sandton Central. There is a bronze statue of Nelson Mandela and around you will experience the artworks, shows, promotions, car and fashion exhibitions and live performances.
For the music lovers Johannesburg is
full of great venues. The Kippies in
Newtown is a nice one to enjoy jazz as
well as with the Niki’s Oasis, Bassline
and The Woods. There are also variety
of other venues that host local bands that
the venues include Cool Runnings in
Victory Park and Back2Basix in
Melville. In addition; the Alexander
Theatre and Johannesburg Theatre in
Braamfontein and Lyric Theatre in
Gold Reef City are popular venues for
one-night only events.
The casinos of Johannesburg also attract the
crowds and offer numerous entertainment
areas that include restaurants, theatres and
For the ones who prefer a quieter night,
local malls are a nice choice to grab a bite
and catch a movie.
As for the cinemas in Johannesburg;
Cinema Nouveau (+27 (0)86 130 0444), Ster
Kinekor (+27 (0)82 16789) and Nu Metro (+27
(0)86 124 6362) are the popular cinema
Johannesburg located across the city.
Johannesburg also has numerous of theatres
offering great shows, movies, music concerts