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13 Clubs In Sandton: Premium Nightclubs, Lounges & Bars - 2019 

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13 Clubs In Sandton: Premium Nightclubs, Lounges & Bars - 2019
Sandton City's nightlife guide featuring some of the best clubs, pubs, and lounges. Prices, Events, Music; we've got all your night-owl needs covered!
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13 Clubs In Sandton: Premium Nightclubs, Lounges & Bars - 2019

Sandton City's nightlife guide featuring some of the best clubs, pubs, and lounges. Prices, Events, Music; we've got all your night-owl needs covered!
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13 Clubs In Sandton: Premium Nightclubs, Lounges & Bars - 2019
Sandton City's nightlife guide featuring some of the best clubs, pubs, and lounges. Prices, Events, Music; we've got all your night-owl needs covered!

Sandton City is known for its bustling streets, opulent nightlife and vibrant atmosphere. From glamorous clubs, to luxurious bars and laid-back lounges, Sandton has it all! And to help you find the perfect vibe for any nightlife experience, we’ve put together a comprehensive list of the top nightclubs, pubs, bars and lounges in and around Sandton.

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Nightclubs in Sandton

Who said the suburbs don't know how to party!! One of Joburgs fast growing urban areas has hit the map with it's epic nightclubs and rocking parties.

Taboo Night Club

Nestled into the heart of Joburg, lies the ever-popular Taboo Night Club. With its unique mix of glamour and luxury, Taboo offers its clientele an extravagant escape from the norm by offering entertainment of the highest calibre.

See and be seen at Taboo Night club @TabooJHB

Showcasing some of the best in local and international DJs, artists over 2 levels and 4 distinctive spaces, Taboo is the place to see and be seen!

🎵Music: House & R&B
  • When:
    • Friday: 10pm till late
    • Saturdays: 10pm till late
  • Where: 24 Central, Cnr Fredman Drive & Gwen Lane
  • Entrance Fee: R150
  • Latest Events: Taboo Night Club
  • More Info: Website

The Sands

This open-air venue offers the classic look and feel of a Las Vegas Bar with a hint of the Jozi culture.

Treat yo'self to champagne by the poolside The Sands

The Sands boasts a luxurious venue that appeals to anyone looking for a place to sip champagne by the poolside or dance to the finest Hip Hop, House or Afro Pop on offer.

🎵Music: Hip hop, House, Afro pop
  • When:
    • Tuesday & Wednesday: 12pm - 5pm
    • Thursday: 12pm - 6pm
    • Friday: 12pm- 8pm
    • Saturday & Sunday: 2pm - 2am
  • Where: 58 Wierda Road East, Sandown
  • Entrance Fee: Varies
  • Latest Events: The Sands

Sumo Nightclub

Sumo Nightclub is one of the most regularly attended nightclubs in the Sandton area.

Often playing host to some big names in the music industry, an ordinary night at Sumo's can turn extra ordinary very quickly!

  • Where: 160 Jan Smuts Ave, Rosebank
  • Entrance Fee: Varies
  • More Info: Facebook Page

Onyx Michelangelo Towers

The TABOO Group has added one new family member to the team, and it's the most show stopper of all, Onyx Michelangelo Towers.

One-part lounge, one-part nightclub, both parts stylish and exclusive, Onyx is designed with your celebration and social needs in mind. From the finest drinks to the most beautiful people this is the place to see and be seen.

Onyx is focused on creating the most exclusive and luxury experience in town. Rub shoulders with South Africa’s who’s who while listening to some of the countries top Dj’s as well as progressive entertainment.

  • When:
    • Thursdays - Saturdays: 10pm - 2am
    • Sundays: 10pm - 4am
  • Where: Maude Str, Sandton
  • Entrance Fees: Varies
  • More Info: Website

Booth Nightclub

Introduced as a modern luxury clubbing experience, the Booth Nightclub is fitted with a state-of-the-art sound system, 2 bars, designer finishes and exclusive VIP booths; all aimed at making your clubbing experience unforgettable.

Snap a selfie in the Booth @boothsandton

To spice up your experience even more, the club offers a selfie-photo booth for sharing the vibe on social media directly from the booth.

🎵Music: Dependent on event
  • When:
    • Friday & Saturday: 10pm - 5am
    • Sunday: 10pm - 12 am
  • Where: 130 11th St, Parkmore
  • Entrance Fee: Varies
  • Latest Events: Booth Nightclub

Lounges, Bars & Pubs in Sandton

Looking for the perfect spot for after work drinks or a casual afternoon of cocktails and good music, look no further. We have worked hard to find you the most happening bars, pubs and lounges in the Sandton area!

The VIP Room

This upmarket bar and club appeals to the “nouveau riche” in all of us.

Party the night away in style @theviproomsandton

Commonly known as Johannesburg’s chicest entertainment venue, this spot has added a level of sophistication and glam to Joburg’s nightlife scene. With cocktails, premium alcohol and top-class events on offer, the VIP Room is definitely a must!

🎵Music: Dependent on event
  • When:
    • Thursday - Sunday: 10pm - 2am
  • Where: Maude Street, Michelangelo Towers Mall
  • Entrance Fee: Varies
  • Latest Events: The Vip Room
  • More info: Website


Soirée is Joburg’s hottest new weekend spot, event lounge and function venue! Open Friday & Saturdays for cocktails, gourmet snacking, epic parties, live entertainment, DJs and all out party!

Bust a move at Soirée@Soirée Johannesburg

The venue is available for private and corporate events with full exclusivity from Sunday to Thursday. Soirée boasts multiple bars, couch and lounging area, a dance floor and full stage area. Soirée is truly unique and ideal for any event type.

🎵Music: Dependent on event
  • When:
    • Friday & Saturday Nights
  • Where: Rivonia Crossing, 3 Rivonia Rd & Witkoppen Rd, Sunninghill
  • More Info: Website

Cocoon Lounge

This champagne, cocktail and cigar bar is a favourite in the metropolitan hub of Sandton.

Wrap yourself in luxury @CocoonJHB

The tasteful mix of urban chic with a touch of chilled lounge aesthetics makes this lounge one of the best places to meet and mingle past midnight! Plus, the scenic views of the Sandton Skyline are almost unbeatable.

🎵Music: Dependent on event
  • When:
    • Wednesday - Saturday: 10pm till late
  • Where: 24 Central, Gwen Ln
  • More Info: Website

The Landmark

Home to the crafted cocktail - The Landmark gives you a chance to sit back and sip on some of the most talked about cocktail creations, beers and wines!

Get a real taste of joburg - In liquid form @landmarkcocktailbar

This infamous cocktail bar is the meeting point of creativity, flavour and passion - all fused together to make cocktails that tell tales of the locations that inspired them! If you’re keen to step into the soul of Jozi- the Landmark is the place to be!

  • When:
    • Tuesday- Saturday 12pm - 2 am
    • Sunday: 12pm - 7pm
  • Where: Bryanston Shopping Centre, William Nicol Dr & Ballyclare Drive
  • More Info: Website

Copper Bar

Perched perfectly on a rooftop in Bryanston, lies this exclusive night-time and private function venue.

Mingle with the stars at this rooftop venueCopper Bar

Copper Bar celebrates the magic of being out in the open air, enjoying drinks and music with friends whilst looking out as the sun disappears behind the majestic Magaliesberg mountain range. Primarily used as a private event venue, the Copper Bar is only open to the public on Thursdays with the rest of the week used to host birthdays, parties and private functions.

  • When:
    • Weekdays : 6pm - 12 am
    • Weekends: 2 pm - 12 am
    • Open to the public: Thursdays: 5:30 pm - 12 am
  • Where: Cnr Main Office Park, 2 Payne Rd, Bryanston
  • More Info: Website

San Deck, Bar & Restaurant

The San Deck at the Sandton Sun is a wildly popular outdoor venue boasting some of the best views of the Sandton Skyline.

Sip at the sandton skyline @SandtonSun

Home to three large fire pits, lounge seating, live music and a DJ on weekends; this spot is loved by locals and visitors alike. With an air of relaxation come sophistication, the San Deck is the perfect place to spend any evening of the week.

  • When:
    • Monday - Sunday: 9am - 10:30pm
  • Where: Cnr 5th & Alice Str.
  • More Info: Website

News Cafe

This contemporary and vibrant entertainment venue provides an experience that is hard to come by.

Get lit at News Cafe @newscafesandton

Owing to the attributes of a coffee bar, cocktail bar and entertainment venue, time spent at News Cafe will not disappoint. News cafe is a trendsetting brand that has become synonymous with innovation and good vibes.

  • When:
    • Monday - Friday : 6:30am-12am
    • Saturday: 8am - 12am
  • Where: Shop 5, Cnr Gwen L. & Fredman Dr, Sandown
  • More Info: Website

Social on Main

Located in the upmarket suburb of Bryanston, lies this uber trendy restaurant and bar that is a favourite amongst locals.

Get social at social @socialonmain

Known for its craft beers, cocktails and street-food inspired mains, Social on main is a must do! Whether you’re looking for a gourmet wining and dining experience or you’re keen to take it easy on a barmy Sunday afternoon, Social on Main is for you.

Its friendly service and vibrant atmosphere bring its name to life; a visit to this spot will be truly Social.

  • When:
    • Daily
  • Where: Cnr Main Rd & Posthouse Str, Bryanston
  • More Info: Website

Central One

If you’re looking to relax and sip on a cocktail as you wave goodbye to the sun, then a visit to Central One should be on the cards.

Sip on superb cocktails in true Sandton Style Raddisson Blu

This relaxing bar boasts warm woods and modern styling, along with gorgeous views and superb cocktails; perfect for any evening.

  • When:
    • Monday - Friday: 6:30pm – 10:30pm
    • Saturday & Sunday: 6:30pm – 23:00pm
  • Where: Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel, Cnr Rivonia Rd & West Str
  • More Info: Website

Skye Bar

Skye Bar is home to some of the most timeless decor ever to hit the Sandton scene. Together with its breathtaking views, modern decor and divine attention to detail, this bar characterises the culture of Joburg with a taste of timeless classicism.

Take your dining experience to new heights Holiday Inn

The bar is fully serviced and caters well to the buzz of customers that usually full the space over the weekends. There is a deck available for smoking as well as a room available for functions.

  • When:
    • Daily: 4pm till late
  • Where: 9th Floor Holiday Inn, 123 Rivonia Rd
  • More Info: Website

Sandton City and its surrounding suburbs are home to a diverse bunch of people and with a nightlife to match. From sun-soaked verandas to opulent night clubs, Sandton City promises not to disappoint any night-owl looking for a night to remember.

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