Sundowners are a great time in Johannesburg. The sun still sets fairly early even in the height of summer. At a neighborhood rooftop restaurant or patio, place a drink order, look for a table with a view, and take in one of Joburg’s renowned unforgettable sunsets. Take a look at some Rooftop bars you should visit.

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The Roof Fourways & Bryanston 

The Roof is perfect for sundowners. It’s a stylish, contemporary, exclusive and on-trend venue. They cater for year-end functions, weddings, parties, shoots and launches. Both venues are located in clean and safe areas.

The Roof Fourways

Sunset views at The Roof Fourways

Address: Infinity Business Park, 4 Peter Weinning Road, Fourways, Sandton, 2191

Operating hours: Monday to Friday  08h00 to 16h00 (for breakfast and lunch)

Contact: 010 822 3574

Instagram handle: https://www.instagram.com/the_roof_fourways/

Website: https://theroof.co.za/

The Roof Bryanston 

Sunset at The Roof Bryanston

Address: Soleil Building, 2 Brian Street, Bryanston, Sandton, 2191

Operating hours: Thursday to Sunday : 13h00 – 00h00

Contact: 072 609 7785

Instagram handle: https://www.instagram.com/the_roof_bryanston/

Website: https://theroof.co.za/

Rockets Menlyn 

Bar view of Rockets Menlyn

Address:178 Durette Avenue, Waterkloof Glen, Pretoria, 0010, South Africa

Operating hours: Monday to Wednesday 11h00 – 00h00, Thursday to Sunday 11h00 – 02h00

Rules: No Vests, No Shorts after 18:00 PM, No Slops, Allowed: Guys – No under 23’s &
Girls – No under 21’s, No Firearms

Contact: +27 68 417 3790

Instagram handle: https://www.instagram.com/rockets.life/

Website: https://www.rocketslife.tv/rockets-menlyn/

San Deck Bar & Restaurant

San Deck views

Address: Sandton Sun Hotel Corner Fifth Street and, Alice Ln, Sandhurst, Sandton, 2196, South Africa

Operating hours: Monday to Saturday 12h00 – 23h00

Contact: +27 11 780 5000

Instagram handle: https://www.instagram.com/southernsunhotels/

Website: https://www.southernsun.com/sandton-sun-hotel/dining/

Summit Sky Bar Menlyn 

Summit Sky Bar

Address: Shop D(G)001, Building 5, Summitplace, 221 Garsfontein Rd, Menlyn, Pretoria, 0181, South Africa

Operating hours: Monday to Thursday 08h00 – 22h00, Friday & Saturday 08h00 – 02h00, Sunday 09h00 – 23h00

Contact: +27 63 758 6377

Instagram handle: https://www.instagram.com/summitskybarmenlyn/

Website: https://www.summitgrill.co.za/

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Livingroom Maboneng 

Livingroom view

Address: Living Room, 5th Floor, Main Change Building, 20 Kruger St, City and Suburban, Johannesburg, 2094, South Africa

Operating hours: Friday 13h00 – 20h00, Saturday 11h00 – 22h00, Sunday 11h00 – 20h00

Contact: +27 82 370 9284

Instagram handle: https://www.instagram.com/livingroom.jozi/

Website: https://www.livingroomjozi.co.za/

Alto234

Sunset views of Alto234

Address: 75 Maude St, Sandown, Sandton, 2031, South Africa

Operating hours: Monday to Sunday 11h00 – 23h00

Contact: +27 11 806 6888

Instagram handle: https://www.instagram.com/alto234bar/

Website: http://www.alto234.co.za/

Flames at Four Seasons Hotel – The Westcliff 

Rooftop views of Flames

Address: 67 Jan Smuts Ave, Westcliff, Johannesburg, 2132, South Africa

Operating hours: Monday to Sunday 07h00 – 23h00

Contact: +27 11 481 6000

Instagram handle: https://www.instagram.com/fsjohannesburg/

Website: https://flamesrestaurant.co.za/

Elevate 

Views from Elevate

Address: 58 Anderson St, Marshalltown, Johannesburg, 2001, South Africa

Operating hours: Monday to Sunday 15h00 – 00h00

Contact: +27 11 689 1000

Instagram handle: https://www.instagram.com/elevate_rooftopjhb/

Website: https://www.reefhotel.co.za/play/

Copper Bar

Copper Bar views

Address: Corner Main Office Park, 2 Payne Road, Bryanston, Sandton, 2191 Freedom, Bryanston, Johannesburg, 2191, South Africa

Operating hours: Thursday & Friday 17h00 – 00h00, Saturday 14h00 – 00h00

Contact: +27 71 516 4846

Instagram handle: https://www.instagram.com/copperbarbryanston/

Website: https://copperbar.co.za/

Sir James van der Merwe 

Views at Sir James van der Merwe

Address: 6 Desmond Rd, Kramerville, Johannesburg, 2090, South Africa

Operating hours: 16h00 – late

Contact: +27 72 607 4235

Instagram handle: https://www.instagram.com/sirjamesvandermerwe/

Website: https://katyspalacebar.co.za/sir-james-vdm/

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