Travel South Africa: Exploring the Hippest Coffee Shops in Johannesburg David Peter Simon March 1 Food + Booze, Johannesburg, South Africa, Travel Guides 1 Comment This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.I don’t know about you, but for me there’s really only one thing I need to survive on my travels. Coffee. Lately, I’ve been hanging around Johannesburg, what some bloggers are calling the new Williamsburg. It should be no surprise then that the town’s got their fair selection of hip cafes. I figured you deserve to be in the know”¦ First up … Bean There Bean There is located in 44 Stanley, a complex that plays host to many different creative small businesses. There’s a little vintage shop, a tiny bookstore, an art gallery, a great hair salon, and a sweet pub. Bean There’s got an array of filtered coffee offerings, all sitting within their mellow corner shop. The hanging bikes were a nice touch, too. Father Subscribe to Our Under the Radar Newsletter Get our freshest + most popular travel stories, exclusive travel deals, and loads of pretty pictures + travel inspiration! I hate playing favorites, but Father (73 Juta Street, in Braamfontein) has probably has the best long black in town. The vibe is really chill, stripped back for coffee efficiency. There’s not much of a place to sit, but the taste is perfect. Great for strutting around Braamfontein on a lazy Saturday. Definitely better than any of the places you’ll find in the famed Neighborgoods Market. Volo Telo If I told you Volo Telo (4th Ave, in Parkhurst) was known for their coffee, I’d be lying. The café’s more known for their sweet selection of baked goods. Just the right stop if you’re looking for a little more substance with your sipping though. Warm and Glad Definitely the hidden gem of the group, Warm and Glad (357 Jan Smuts Ave, in Sandton) is a little known eatery hanging out off Jan Smuts Ave. The 3 shops — a clothing store, a café, and a bookstore — all are owned by the same laidback owner. The vibe’s the best. Perfect for the brunch and buzz. Wolves Wolves Cafe (3 Corlett Dr., near Rosebank) knows how to make a good cup of joe. There’s not much in terms of coffee in part area of town, so you’re well pressed for luck. Try sitting out on the patio for a lazy afternoon with a book. (All photos © David Peter Simon) One Response Jessica @ Green Global Travel June 23 These all look like such cool places! I love how these photos capture each coffee shop’s unique vibe. Great post! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Let's Make Sure You're Human ... *Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA. 2 × nine = Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.