Best Spots For A Girls’ Night Out

Sometimes, you want to leave the guys at home, get your girl gang together and just have a night out on the town… are you nodding along? Great, but where to go? Check out our top picks!



You’ll always have a good time at Movida. Get your little black dress on and head on over… you’ll dance until your feet ache! What’s great about this place is that the parties change regularly, so just be sure to make an effort to find out what’s going on before you check it out!

Where: Rivonia Crossing Shopping Centre, Corner Rivonia and Witkoppen Roads, Sunninghill, Johannesburg.

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This place is famed for bachelorettes but that’s not the only reason to check this juicy bar out. Their burgers are fantastic and their topless waiters are even better! They’ve got differently themed nights, depending on which day of the week it is, so be sure to check out what’s happening before you go.

Where: 198 Oxford Road, Illovo, Johannesburg.

17 Bradford Road, Germiston, Johannesburg.

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VIP Room

Dress to the nines and get your gals to VIP Room – you’ll have a fabulous night at this luxurious venue, that’s for sure. It’s all about style, decadence and, of course, the music, so prepare for an evening (and even an early morning) of non-stop dancing!

Where: Corner Maude and West Street, Sandton, Johannesburg.

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Southern Sun Hyde Park Hotel

Fancy a night of cocktail drinking? The Island Bar at Southern Sun Hyde Park Hotel has a huge range of tasty drinks that’ll quench your thirst. This is the perfect spot to head for sun-downers with your girls… why not even make a day of it and lounge around by the pool with a cocktail in hand? We won’t judge if you get going before 12:00.

Where: 1st Road, Hyde Park, Johannesburg.

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Fancy a classy venue where you can get your dance on and have a couple of drinks while you’re at it? The music is hot, the crowd is always keen and the overall vibe is pumping! Dress to impress if you’re going to hang out at this place… getting all dolled up is half the fun, right?

Where: 24 Central, Corner Fredman Drive and Gwen Lane, Sandton, Johannesburg.

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Madison Avenue

What was once Manhattan is now Madison Avenue, a stylish, upmarket club that you simply must see for yourself. It’s an extravagant venue that prides itself on being beautifully designed, with awesome sound and lighting, which makes for optimal grooving! The music ranges from current commercial hits to tracks from the ‘90s and everything in between.

Where: 19 Wessels Road, Rivonia, Johannesburg.

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Skye Bar

If you’d like to sip on fancy drinks while admiring the jaw-droppingly beautiful panoramic view of our city, Skye Bar is your go-to place. It’s located inside the Holiday Inn in Sandton and is a stylish bar where you can put your feet up and just chat and hang out with your friends.

Where: Inside the Holiday Inn, 123 Rivonia Road, Sandton, Johannesburg.

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Hogshead in Illovo is always bustling – there’s a great vibe to it, no matter when you go. Why not pay this watering hole a visit on a Thursday night or even a Friday for after work drinks? They’ve got a full food menu so you’ll be more than happy in that department, and their drinks options are oh-so-plentiful.

Where: 198 Oxford Road, Illovo, Johannesburg.

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The Landmark Bar

Both the cocktails and the décor at this spot have been inspired by various landmarks throughout the city… isn’t that cool? It’s a stunning bar that’s known for innovative cocktail creations. They take their drinks seriously and you could land up sipping on anything from a simple glass of vino to a cocktail on their list of ‘100 Cocktails To Try Before You Die’. It’s part of Café Del Sol Botanico, so you can head over there for a girls’ dinner after drinks.

Where: Bryanston Shopping Centre, Corner William Nicol and Ballyclare, Bryanston, Johannesburg.

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By Nikki Samakosky

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