Top 5 coffee spots in the city of gold

Posted on 26 October 2023 By Nomvelo Masango

Coffee is the fuel that keeps many of us going. In a world filled with ups and downs, a good cup of coffee often tastes like hope and a whole lot of sense.

Johannesburg is one of South Africa’s most vibrant cities with lots to see and do. Amidst the city’s hustle and bustle, there are a number of places where one can grab a really good brew.

Here are five of the best coffee spots to visit when in the city of gold:

  1. Brix Coffee and Company

Brix Coffee and Company is located in Craighall Park and serves the finest coffee and high quality pastries.

The establishment offers a serene setting characterized by whites with touches of beige, black and some woods.

There is free wifi so the spot is ideal for remote working. The friendly staff members add to the coffee bar’s overall welcoming atmosphere. They’re open every day of the day.


Phone: +27 83 469 6622

Email: [email protected]

  1. Father Coffee

Located in the trendy area of Rosebank, Father Coffee is undoubtedly one of Jozi’s most loved coffee spots.

When at Father Coffee, you can either relax inside the café which has a beautiful wood-paneled interior, or enjoy the outdoor area on warm summer days.

It’s a great place to get some work done or to simply catch up with a friend.

Phone: 082 513 4258

Email: [email protected]

  1. Bean There Coffee Company

Bean There was founded in 2005 and has established itself as a pioneer within the coffee industry.

Also South Africa’s very first Certified Fairtrade coffee roaster, the coffee shop offers a fresh cup made from ethically sourced, single origin African beans.

Inside the cute coffee shop, you can witness the roasting process while you enjoy a cappuccino and a fresh slice of cake.


Phone: 087 310 3100

Email: [email protected]


  1. The Perfect Cup

In search of the perfect cup? Look no further. The Perfect Cup offers a balance of flavour and feeling.

The intimate coffee shop is tucked away in the quiet suburb of Parkview and is the perfect place to grab a great cup of coffee and an indulgent sweet treat.

The excellent service is the cherry on top and adds to the perfect experience. The Perfect Cup is open every day except on Mondays.

Phone: 011 486 0683

  1. Red Door Café

Red Door Café in Edenvale is the nearest thing to hip and the ideal place for specialty coffee and freshly baked pastries.

The café is cosy and comfortable, boasting a unique South African feel through its décor. Red Door Café is open from Tuesday to Sunday and there is also a cute outdoor sitting area if you happen to visit on a day when the Jozi sun is out to play.


Phone: 011 453 1926

Email: [email protected]


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