Best Halaal Restaurants in Johannesburg for a Special Occasion

If you are looking for somewhere extra special to impress your dinner date, you are in the right place! Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest city has risen up the ranks and is rivalling Cape Town for the country’s top halaal dining destinations.

Whether it’s an important business dinner or a romantic evening out, here’s a look at seven of the most upmarket Jozi restaurants to book for that special occasion dinner.

Nonna’s Kitchen, Sandton
A great alternative to Col’cacchios for Italian food. It’s upmarket with an intimate ambiance at night so good for a date night too. The menu offers Italian style starters, pasta and pizza in a rustic rectangular shape as well as a small dessert menu and mocktails. Booking details here.

The Rooftop Restaurant, Saxonwold
Overlooking the Johannesburg skyline, the Rooftop offers an exceptional experience for the discerning patron. A fusion of fine dining and traditional foods, made from only the freshest local and organic ingredients ensures a unique experience in this beautiful restaurant. Booking details here.

Jasmine Fusion, Sandton
Jamine Fusion fine dining restaurant is and intimate space headed up by Chef Nadhir Gutta. After opening street food brand Mercata del Gusto and patisserie Dolce Mercata he is exciting Joburg foodies with his chef’s menu experience. Bookings are essential. Find their details here.

Miha, Melrose Arch
MiHa is the coming together of a casual café and classic dining experience. From a quick grab-and-go to a decadent celebratory feast, MiHa brings together the simple and the sumptuous. They serve international cuisine and have curated some of the best flavours around with their own South African touch. Booking details here.

Ozzy’s Kitchen, Wynberg
The well known Ozzy’s Kitchen in Sandton is a great spot for upmarket, cheffy meals. The space is a bit industrial chic but the food is worth it. They have an art gallery as part of the dining space upstairs and it’s a good spot for events as well. Booking details here.

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Del Forno, Killarney
Serving authentic Italian dishes in a relaxed and upmarket setting, Del Forno, Killarney is popular for always innovating their menu and for consistently good service. Booking details here.

The Medley Restaurant, Hyatt House, Sandton
A sophisticated and polished venue located in the Hyatt Aparthotel in Sandton. Good for big groups as well as intimate dinners. They have an international ala carte menu as well as a really good breakfast buffet. This is also a great option for small events. Booking details here.


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