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By Daryll Williams | October 18, 2022

Chapter 3: Casual Dining - Updated 2022


Tashas has successfully introduced a new, boutique café experience, which has a unique signature style and a point of differentiation from the existing, globalised, franchised model.

Why go?

The NYC-style breakfasts here include chilli eggs and hashbrowns, eggs Benedict and maple-bacon flapjacks.

Airy, contemporary café and coffee shop, Image Credit: Tashas


a: Shop No. G28, The Zone, Oxford Rd, Rosebank
t: +27 11 447 7972
h: Monday to Saturday, 08h00–17h30, Sunday, 08h00–15h00

Dukes Burgers

The speciality is what the namesake suggests.

Why go?

Expect their signature Mielie Poppers, beef, lamb, ostrich, chicken, and veggie burgers, as well as a wide selection of wines, beers and more.

Gourmet burgers in Joburg, Image Credit: Dukes Burgers


a: 5A 7th St, Melville
t: +27 72 733 5966
h: Tuesday to Thursday, 11h45‒21h00, Friday & Saturday 11h30–22h30
h: Sunday, 11h45–21h00


Every aspect of Rockets’ sensory experience has been taken into detailed consideration ensuring that they do their part in transforming the art of a meal into a lifestyle.

Why go?

The cool, laid-back Haute, will virtually beg for long leisurely lunches on the deck, in the zen garden, or in the high-ceilinged restaurant. This one-of-its-kind space is versatile, providing a unique experience for every function type including casual cocktails on the rooftop, private dining and conferences or great coffee.

Celebrates authenticity and an unbridled passion for the exquisite, Image Credit: Rockets


a: 86 Hobart Centre, Hobart Rd, Bryanston, Sandton
t: +27 87 727 2777
h: Monday to Wednesday, 11h00–00h00, Thursday to Sunday, 11h00–02h00

Chalk Craft Eatery

A local craft eatery in the heart of Parkhurst, dedicated to unique, handcrafted dishes that are made from the highest quality, locally grown ingredients.

Why go?

With an elegant yet cozy ambiance, it’s easy to spend the whole day at Chalk Craft Eatery. Collaboration, creativity & community are at the heart of this restaurant.

Dedicated to unique, handcrafted dishes, Image Credit: Chalk Craft Eatery


a: 38 4th Ave, Parkhurst
t: +27 65 336 7997
h: Monday to Saturday, 11h00–23h00, Sunday, 11h00–19h00

Featured image credit: Valeria Boltneva

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