Breakfast bliss: A guide to Jozi’s morning eateries

Posted on 23 October 2023 By Tsoku Maela

Are you on the hunt for the ultimate breakfast restaurants in Johannesburg? Look no further! We have carefully curated a list of breakfast spots in Joburg just for you.

Whether you prefer cozy coffee shops or vibrant cafes, we’ve got you covered with an array of options to satisfy your cravings.

Without further ado, let’s delve into the mouthwatering dishes offered at each of these esteemed breakfast places in Jozi!

Cafe Billi Bi

Breakfast spots in joburg

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For an exceptional breakfast experience, make sure to prioritize Cafe Billi Bi. Their Corn hotcake breakfast is a must-try, guaranteed to leave you craving more. Indulge in their omelettes, waffles, and pancakes for a classic breakfast delight.

Address: Cafe Billi Bi at Greenstone Shopping Centre, Cnr Modderfontein & Van Riebeeck Ave, Greenstone Hill, Johannesburg

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Pablo is a must-visit if you’re seeking a vibrant atmosphere to enjoy breakfast with friends. Their menu offers a range of options, from classic eggs benedict to wholesome granola bowls. Don’t miss out on their refreshing mimosas while enjoying the tunes spun by their resident DJ.

Address: Pablo at 2 Sandton Drive, Sandhurst, Sandton, Johannesburg

Spilt Milk

Located in Melville, Spilt Milk is a cozy haven with an inviting ambience and an array of mouthwatering breakfast options. The Eggs Benedict with bacon and hollandaise sauce is a definite must-try. Indulge in their French toast or treat yourself to a flavorful Croque Madame.

Address: Spilt Milk at 69 4th Ave, Melville, Johannesburg

Salvation Cafe

Breakfast spots in joburg

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Salvation Cafe is a trendy breakfast spot offering a unique menu that blends sweet and savoury flavours harmoniously. Sample their savoury mince and poached eggs served with avocado and salsa, a popular dish. Also, don’t forget to try their delightful French toast with bacon and syrup.

Address: Salvation Cafe at 44 Stanley Ave, Milpark, Johannesburg


Breakfast spots in joburg


If you’re craving a hearty breakfast burger, Pantry in Bryanston is your go-to destination. Their Breakfast Burger, featuring bacon, egg, and cheese, is a crowd favourite. Alternatively, savour their homemade granola or indulge in the classic avocado toast.

Address: Pantry at Cramerview Village Centre, 277 Main Rd, Bryanston, Johannesburg

Tashas Le Parc

Breakfast spots in joburg

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Park Tashas Le Parc boasts a menu featuring 75 items, all made to order. With 20 favourite dishes from Tashas Classic Menu and 55 new additions reflecting a French theme, you’re in for a treat. Expect delicacies like Ratatouille Eggs with Crispy Brinjal, Smoked Salmon Salad, and Tasha’s take on a Bahn Mi. The charming decor, inspired by Annabelle’s in London, adds a whimsical touch with its playful pink palette and bold fabric prints.

Address: Corner of Jan Smuts and William Nicol, Hyde Park Corner Shopping Centre, Hyde Park, Johannesburg. Contact: +27 11 325 3624

Arbour Cafe

Breakfast spots in joburg

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Arbour Cafe may appear unassuming from the outside, but it harbours a hidden courtyard where you can relish great food and bottomless mimosas on Saturdays. It’s the perfect spot for a peaceful and intimate brunch with friends.

All brunches are served with L’Ormarins Bottomless Mimosas:

  • 1 1/2 hours: R325
  • 3 hours: R525

Now that you have this tantalizing list at your fingertips, embark on a breakfast adventure and indulge in the flavours Johannesburg has to offer. Bon appétit!

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