Features, Food & Drink, Lifestyle / 04.12.2018

We just love the beautiful rooftop deck at the iconic Sandton Sun, and are delighted that the San Deck has re-launched just in time for summer cocktail sippers to enjoy the vibes and views of Sandton's beautiful skyline as the sun sets. San Deck is vibrant, stylish, and comfy and offers a number of pretty unique spaces, from the pool area, to the restaurant, to the comfy couches and lounge areas, and a new rooftop garden area which was created through the intricate use of metal lattice screens, foliage...

Events, Features / 29.11.2018

It's so close we can taste it - yeah, December holidays, and the festive season chill, feasts, family and great summer weather that comes with it. If you are looking for something different to do this year, why not check out what the team at Sun City have on offer, and make your Christmas a memorable one. Everything from a giant Christmas tree and colourful lights lining the gardens and pathways, to an evening of harmonic carols and a lavish banquet, the experience of Christmas at Sun City is...

Events, Features / 22.11.2018

Calling all ballet lovers, you will want to make sure that the dates 14th - 23rd December are free, and take the family along with you to the ballet at The Teatro at Montecasino. The Joburg Ballet company will be bringing the classic fairy tale of Cinderella to life in all it's romantic glory. “Cinderella is one of the company’s most popular and highly acclaimed productions,” says artistic director, Iain MacDonald. “Strauss composed some of the most enchanting, best loved and memorable classical music ever written and Cinderella, his only...

Features, Lifestyle, Travel / 20.11.2018

We had never considered spending a night at an airport hotel in our own city, but after an amazing evening in the beautifully appointed InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport Hotel we have to say that this is certainly something that we will be doing again. The hotel is situated in one of the prime spots at the airport - a mere minute or so's walk away from the arrivals terminal, and boasts the title of South Africa's only luxury airport hotel. And luxury it certainly is. The hotel serves perfect...

Features, Lifestyle / 19.11.2018

It's the new hotspot in Joburg, and if you have not yet visited The Bull Ring - make sure that you plan a trip to the stylish new racecourse, restaurant and event venue in Randjesfontein, Midrand. Deep in the heart of horse country north of Johannesburg, the newly revamped Bull Ring is set to accommodate a host of events. Horse racing enthusiasts will flock to enjoy the fixtures that will be added to and complement the horse racing calendar, while corporates can rent the land, as well as the...

Events, Features, Food & Drink / 16.11.2018

One of Joburg's most anticipated events has to be The Wade Bales Cap Classique & Gin Affair which will be hosted on the beautiful Southern Sun in Hyde Park's Rooftop Terrace Bar on 24th and 25th of November. Expect spectacular views and great music, makes for a stylish and sophisticated experience, spent sipping the finest bubbly and enjoying the coolest craft and international gins available in South Africa. Over 60 of South Africa’s premium MCC’s (all made in the traditional Methode Champenoise style), will be available to taste, and you’ll...

Features, Travel / 13.11.2018

Luxury is not just a price tag. It’s about beauty, experiences and moments that you’ll hold onto forever… and at LUX* Belle Mare and LUX* Grand Gaube in Mauritius, you’ll do just that, and more. There are beach resorts and then there’s LUX*. LUX* Belle Mare is situated on the east coast of Mauritius, in Belle Mare, roughly an hour’s drive from the airport. The resort is set on the island’s widest stretch of beach and, in my opinion, home to one of the most beautiful pearly white beaches...

Features, Lifestyle / 12.11.2018

It's that time of year again, and most of us (okay, well we do) tend to clear out and tidy up our homes around the end of the year, getting rid of unwanted items, and also doing a bit of home decorating too. So when we caught up with @home's trend specialist and product developer, Louise Vorster to find out more about what they have on offer, and what the international décor trend's and looks are - we were delighted to see that the fresh green and natural trend...

Features, Food & Drink / 09.11.2018

Everyone needs an excuse to celebrate, right - be it the fact that it's the holidays. or even just a Tuesday - a bottle of bubbles never goes amiss - especially when the Sandton Magazine team are involved. We are loving Steenberg’s youthful and playful Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc which is not only great value for money but also looks super stylish on any table with it's chic packaging and is the perfect accompaniment to a summer’s day. Fresh and fruity this fashion forward bubbly is made in the classic French...

Events, Features, Home / 08.11.2018

Roald Dahl's classic hit the stage last month at the Teatro theatre, Montecasino and we had the pleasure of experiencing the magic first hand and dining at one of Monte's fabulous restaurants, Lima Tapas Bar. Our evening got off to a good start at Lima Tapas Bar. Lima is like no other restaurant in Joburg. Focusing their attention on Latin, American cuisine, their dishes are inspired by food served during the great Andean civilisations of South America. At Lima you can choose between a variety of different tapas and still...