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Entertainment & Nightlife in Johannesburg


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, live music etc.

The Manhattan Club in Rivonia, The Movida Club in Sunninghill, 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 Johannesburg.

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 comedians.

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. Nelson Mandela 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 dance clubs.

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 complexes in Johannesburg located across the city. Johannesburg also has numerous of theatres offering great shows, movies, music concerts and festivals.

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