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Rosebank, lying in between Joburg’s historic CBD and the newer Sandton business district, is a popular destination for both business and leisure. An expansive shopping centre – the Rosebank Mall – is at the heart of the neighbourhood, and visitors can also wander busy pedestrian streets lined with restaurants, cafes and shops.

A neighbourhood with art at its heart, Keyes Art Mile ( is transforming the formerly quite Keyes Avenue into an eclectic fusion of art, design and architecture. This series of galleries and exhibition spaces showcases a thoughtful combination of local and international artists, vibrant design shops and artisan eateries. Spend an afternoon meandering the tree-lined cobbled avenues and take in the wonderful juxtaposition of old and new. Home to the century-old Everard Read, Circa Gallery as well as the new jewel in Keyes Art Mile’s crown: the Trumpet building. As the sun begins to melt away, take to Marble restaurant ( on the top floor for a live-fire culinary experience and breath-taking views to match.

The Zone @ Rosebank is a melting pot of indoor and outdoor spaces, tucked away in the up-market suburbs of Joburg. Perfectly fusing luxury brands and local labels, this exclusive mall is a haven for shopaholics. For a taste of more authentic South Africa, get in amongst the vibrant pulse of Rosebank Rooftop Market ( as vendors flock together to offer a tremendous array of African curios, craft and art, both old and new. Stalls often sell similar articles in this vivacious, maze-like market, and merchants are passionate advocates of their products, so expect to try to your hand at bartering for your souvenirs.

Striking a balance between edgy exposed brick, art deco furnishing and subtle lighting, The Grillhouse Rosebank ( exudes a warm and inviting atmosphere. Serving up American-style cuisine with a twist, this award-winning steakhouse is famed for its grill menu – sample the springbok carpaccio or biltong basket, followed by the exquisite New York Sirloin with a side of pap and punchy chakalaka.

Like the sound of Rosebank? The Saxon can organise immersive city-tours throughout your stay with us. Enquire today:

Tel: +27 (0)11 292 6000