Nightlife Thumb badge 01 interview The Plastics

Rising stars of SA indie shared their thoughts on the 5 most promising musical names.

Nightlife Thumb badge 01 bar Kitcheners

With a lived-in lounge, antique wallpaper and built-in couches, this pub is the ideal place to disco the heck out of Jo'burg.

Nightlife Thumb badge 01 club Buddha Ta

An Asian inspired place with a restaurant, club and a giant Buddha. Beware of the dress code.

Nightlife Thumb badge 01 live music Tanz cafe

If you're into discovering fresh musical talent or launching your own album, this is a well-known, trusted venue.

Nightlife Thumb badge 2 bar Great Dane

Home to a mass of Jo’burg hipsters, the best court yard and the most delicious hot-dogs in Braamfontein.

Nightlife Thumb badge 02 bar Ratz

Upbeat cocktail bar caters to the arsty-fartsy folk of the old streets of Melville.

Nightlife Thumb badge bar Gin

With regular playlists including indie and electro as well as casual live sets, you can't go wrong partying here.

Nightlife Thumb badge 03 rooftop bar Living Room

Hammocks, a vertical garden, a view over the roofs of Jozi and sundowner sessions every Sunday.