1)The Hogshead:

If you are hungry for some authentic meat, no one serves it better than the Hogshead. Here you can enjoy the most delicious smoked meat dishes like the smoked pork ribs, juicy burgers and peri-peri chicken to name a few.

They have 12 local craft beers on tap which you can enjoy while watching sport on their HD TV. There is also free Wi-Fi available so you can stay in touch with your friends and share your experience at the Hogshead.

2) Rumours Lounge:

Here they have live entertainment to suit every taste. From Rock and Roll and Blues to Metal and Contemporary Music. Dance to the music or sit back and enjoy your drink in a laid-back environment.

If you happen to be in the area during the winter, then this is the place to be. Their cozy fireplace will completely warm and relax you. If you are in a darker mood then every Wednesday is “Black Wednesday” where they serve everything from black drinks to black food.

3) Silverstar Casino:

Grownups can try their hand at gambling while the children are at the movies or playing in the arcades. Afterwards, treat the whole family to a meal at one of the many restaurants available.

Keep your eyes open for live entertainment because there’s always something buzzing at Silverstar and if you are looking for a laugh then stop by at Parker’s Comedy and Jive, the only permanent stand-up comedy club in South Africa.

4) Honeydew Mazes:

Honeydew Mazes offer a variety of mazes and puzzles on their farm for kids and adults alike to enjoy. You are welcome to bring a picnic basket. You don’t have to book on public holidays or weekends, just buy your ticket and show up. Honeydew Mazes are open from 10am to 5pm and they are open this coming Heritage day on 24 September.

5) Lion park:

This is perfect for all nature lovers out there. You get to experience the white lion, zebra, giraffe and over twenty other African wildlife species up close. You can drive yourself or opt for the day or night guided tours in one of their safari vehicles.

The lion park offers a one and a half hour long photographic tour in a silent electric vehicle where you have your photograph taken to remember the experience by.

6) JET Nightclub:

JET is an exclusive nightclub open only on Friday and Saturday nights. This chic nightclub consists of three different venues occupying a total of five levels. There are two stages, three dance floors, seven bars and five dance podiums. At JET you’ll experience an evening out like no other so dress to impress.

7) Salvatore restaurant:

The Salvatore Restaurant serves Italian and Portuguese dishes. Enjoy one of their interesting cocktails designed by “Just Shaken Mixology Consultants” and look out on the Magaliesburg Mountains as you unwind.

Some of the dishes on their menu include chicken trinchado, Focaccia and crumbed mushrooms. So, if you are a fan of warm Italian and Portuguese dishes then don’t drive by this place except to find parking.

8) Mo-Zam-Bik restaurant:

Experience Mozambique twenty minutes from your Jozi Apartment. At the Mo-Zam-Bik the whole family can enjoy authentic Afro-Porto cuisine in a relaxed environment making this the perfect place to unwind after a long day of fun activities.

They have a variety of seafood dishes, all flavored with a special fish spice, that’ll keep you coming back for more.

9) Hillfox:

Surely you want to do some shopping too? Hillfox has over 250 stalls that sell both well-known brands and unique handmade items at low prices.

Don’t miss the free live entertainment on Sundays which often features well-known South African performers. When you get hungry during your long hours of shopping, take a break at one of the restaurants in the food court.

10) Randburg Flea Market:

The Randburg Flea Market stays open Tuesday to Sunday where you can browse through 225 stalls, 16 of which make up the dedicated African Curio section. Some of the main categories of traders include African craft, Gifts & Hobbies, jewelry, clothes and so much more.

Put on your walking shoes and bring your money because with so many stalls to choose from, you are certain to find that perfect something for your friend.