Mzansi Stars’ Favourite Hangout Spots

We caught up with a few Mzansi stars and the talented local beauties spilled the beans on their favourite chill out spots, which they highly recommend. Listen up closely… Who knows, you might be able to spot your favourite celeb and take a selfie?

Kede Mkhabela

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1. Prime Grill, Cedar Square, Fourways


“I love places where I can have a good meal and meet different people. The steaks are juicy and done properly. If you want to take me out for a good chat and just to hang out, that’s my place.”
2. Tashas, Sandton City

“Tashas in Sandton is perfect for me! I love private places which are for sexy and grownup people like me. Tashas is nice and classy; plus, I love their virgin cocktails.”
3. Orange Restaurant, Mpumalanga

“I work in two cities, Jozi and Mpumalanga, and when I’m in Mpumalanga, Orange Restaurant is my spot. It’s exclusive, intimate and their staff is exceptional. The view is amazing because it’s on the highest point of Mpumalanga.”

Khanyi Mbau

Khanyi Mbau
1. Farmers’ Market, Fourways

“THE people who go there are of the same calibre and have a similar mindset to me. I love the fashion, the vibe is amazing and the music is awesome.”

2. The WKND Social, Braamfontein

“THE WKND Social is about professionals who are an interesting calibre of people. I love the live music and they have the best waiters.”

3. Bellinis, Ilovo

“THIS Italian restaurant is perfect for a special dinner. It’s sophisticated and I love their wine selection. My favourite wine is the Rupert & Rothschild, The Reserve.”

Thandy Matlaila

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1. Tasha’s, Melrose Arch, Melrose North

“I LIKE things that are familiar to me so I’m always there to the point that the waiters know my name! [laughs]”
2. Kung Fu Kitchen

“I LOVE Chinese food and the chef is HOT! I even know the his name – David. David is the future! [laughs]”

Thando Thabethe

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1. Hyde Park Corner

The Sun Deck “I LOVE the stunning view of Johannesburg and soaking up the sun outdoors.”
2. Roast Café, Melville

“IT’S chilled, there’s comedy and it’s owned by the Goliath Brothers. I love the fact that it’s a different ambiance. If you are a brother who’s looking to impress his lady, then this is your place. The food is genuinely amazing!”
3. Farmers’ Market, Fourways

“I GO there for the amazing cocktails and I take my doggie there for a walk. Love the music, it’s a lovely outdoor setting – it’s nice. – it’s nice. – You can picnic there and there’s a variety of food.”

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