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Best Pizza Spot – Col’ Cacchio

Whether it’s a house full of teens, a dinner party you just can’t face catering for, a weekend in front of the telly or a casual date night, Col’ Cacchio (Best Pizza Spot) always comes to the rescue. From the carb-conscious selection of pizza and...

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Best Chips and Best Takeaway Burger – Steers

When all we feel like is a packet of fries with spicy seasoning and extra vinegar, we make straight for Steers (Best Chips and Best Takeaway Burger). And while we’re at it, we’re definitely going to get a King Steer burger with bacon to-go, as...

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Best Tea Garden – Silver Birch

If it’s time for tea, you’ll find us sitting among the roses or beneath the trees at Silver Birch (Best Tea Garden). Not only is it the gorgeous setting that draws us here time and time again, it’s also the decadent selection of cakes and...

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Best Doughnut Spot – Krispy Kreme’s

Lightly glazed, sugar coated, filled with chocolate or topped with sprinkles. Milky Bar, Peanut Butter or Red Velvet Cake. We’re talking about Krispy Kreme’s (Best Doughnut Spot) endless selection of doughnuts that put a smile on our face. We’ll take a dozen, please.

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Best Patisserie – Patisserie de Paris

Reminiscent of a French patisserie in pink and blue, Patisserie de Paris (Best Patisserie) ... is where warm, flaky croissants, award-winning baguettes and moreish chocolate brownies are baked daily. With French music in the background, it’s our readers’ fave patisserie for a treat, a cappuccino...

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Best Food Market – The Fourways Farmers Market

Beneath a canopy of pine trees with a cocktail in hand, a selection of delicious bites to eat and listening to live music, is where you’ll find us, and our readers, most weekends. The Fourways Farmers Market (Best Food Market) is always abuzz with families...

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Best Fresh Produce – Food Lover’s Market

From juicy fresh fruit and wholesome veggies to pantry staples and endless ready-made food options – all at a great price – Food Lover’s Market (Best Fresh Produce) is our readers’ choice for all things fresh and delish! Your weekly grocery shopping just got easier...

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Best Supermarket – Pick n Pay

Endless varieties of cereals, yoghurts, meats, dairy products, chocolates and wines are just a handful of the reasons Pick n Pay (Best Supermarket) is our fave  supermarket. Whether you’re shopping for a chilled braai, goodies for the kids’ lunch boxes or a massive, celebratory bash,...

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Best Ice Cream Parlour – Paul’s Homemade Ice Cream

Roasted Banana, Cookies and Cream, Birthday Cake, Dulce de Leche, Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, Vietnamese Coffee ... in a cup or in a cone ... with sprinkles or not? The options are endless and the ice cream? The best we’ve ever had! Paul’s Homemade Ice...

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Best Fish Deli – Fisherman’s Deli

Prawn braai, mussel pot, fish curry or roasted salmon ... when our readers need the freshest fish in town they head straight to Fisherman’s Deli (Best Fish Deli). And bonus, if you’re on the run, pop in at the Dunkeld store and grab some deliciously...

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Best Butcher – Impala Butchery

When we think of sunny weekends in Joburg, the one thing that always comes to mind is a braai. And if there’s one thing we’re blessed with in this country, it’s top-quality meat ... perfect for those afternoon braais with friends, family (and ice-cold beers)....

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Best Bakery and Best Continental Deli – Fournos

Ah, that smell of freshly baked bread. So irresistible we can’t help but buy a ciabatta, a baguette and half-a-dozen croissants all in one go. And yes, we’ll finish them all in a weekend, too. Every time we step into Fournos (Best Bakery and Best...

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Best Coffee – Mugg & Bean

Cappuccinos, lattes, espressos, bottomless coffee and so much more... When we’re in need of our morning – or midday or hourly – fix, we’re off to Mugg & Bean (Best Coffee). Sourced from farms in Uganda, Guatemala, Brazil and Honduras and roasted here in South...

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Best Sticky Ribs, Kids’ Party Spot, Kids’ Restaurant – Spur

Admittedly, even as adults, we love going to Spur (Best Sticky Ribs, Kids’ Party Spot, Kids’ Restaurant) for a Cheddamelt Steak, Cheese & Bacon burger or those oh-so juicy, irresistible, sticky ribs. So, it’s no wonder kids voted this as their fave party spot, too....

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Best Cakes – Chateau Gateaux

Let them eat cake ... and tarts and hot puddings and pastries. Our readers have voted and we concur – Chateau Gateaux (Best Cakes) is the place to go for the best cakes in town. Whether you’re in need of a birthday cake, wedding cake...

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Best Caterer – By Word of Mouth

The good news? Joburg’s favourite caterer, By Word of Mouth (Best Caterer) not only does seriously impressive events (birthdays, weddings, business lunches and brunches), it now does delicious Frozen For You meals as well. Simply pop the meals in the oven after a long day...

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Best Chocolate Bar – Lindt

Melt-in-your-mouth Lindor balls, a slab of Excellence Sea Salt, Chilli or Cranberry Intense, or the famous golden bunny ... when that choccy longing strikes, there’s nothing quite as satisfying as Lindt (Best Chocolate Bar) according to our readers, and we couldn’t agree more.

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