The Island Bar in the Southern Sun in Sandton is situated on their Pool Deck. Great views and fabulous cocktails are the order of the day, and if you go at sunset, you can take in a Highveld sunset.
They offer light lunchtime snacks as well as indulgent sundowners. More information can be found at https://www.tsogosun.com/southern-sun-hyde-park-sandton/restaurants-bars/island-bar.
Billy the Bums
Six Cocktail Bar
This hot spot is a busy cosmopolitan cocktail bar that rocks Melville, Johannesburg. It is over a decade old and apparently still one of the most popular cocktail bars in the city and is open until 2 am.
They tout that their Happy Hour is 7 hours, starting from 12pm till 7pm where cocktails are 2 for the price of 1. They offer 60 different cocktails to choose from as well as a dining menu in case you want to stay all night. The kitchen closes at 1 am so it’s a great spot for nightlife.
For more information visit: http://www.facebook.com/SixCocktailBar.
They offer a great variety of cocktails, from shooters, martinis, long sippers and summer coolers to wine and specialty drinks. They’ve got a lovely deck as well as a lounge. The cocktail lounge is stylishly decorated in an enchanting courtyard setting with a fountain to complete the contemporary style. You can also dine here as well if you want to make a whole evening out of it.
More information can be found on their website at http://villabianca.co.za/.
Katy’s Palace Bar
Katy’s is where luxe meets exotic complements and old, where other-worldliness is highlighted by a spectacular backdrop of Sandton skyline in Johannesburg. It’s a great spot for cocktail parties, corporate events or more intimate sit-down affairs.
Renee Blodgett is the founder of We Blog the World. The site combines the magic of an online culture and travel magazine with a global blog network and has contributors from every continent in the world. Having lived in 10 countries and explored nearly 80, she is an avid traveler, and a lover, observer and participant in cultural diversity.
She is also the CEO and founder of Magic Sauce Media, a new media services consultancy focused on viral marketing, social media, branding, events and PR. For over 20 years, she has helped companies from 12 countries get traction in the market. Known for her global and organic approach to product and corporate launches, Renee practices what she pitches and as an active user of social media, she helps clients navigate digital waters from around the world. Renee has been blogging for over 16 years and regularly writes on her personal blog Down the Avenue, Huffington Post, BlogHer, We Blog the World and other sites. She was ranked #12 Social Media Influencer by Forbes Magazine and is listed as a new media influencer and game changer on various sites and books on the new media revolution. In 2013, she was listed as the 6th most influential woman in social media by Forbes Magazine on a Top 20 List.
Her passion for art, storytelling and photography led to the launch of Magic Sauce Photography, which is a visual extension of her writing, the result of which has led to producing six photo books: Galapagos Islands, London, South Africa, Rome, Urbanization and Ecuador.
Renee is also the co-founder of Traveling Geeks, an initiative that brings entrepreneurs, thought leaders, bloggers, creators, curators and influencers to other countries to share and learn from peers, governments, corporations, and the general public in order to educate, share, evaluate, and promote innovative technologies.