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Social on Main

££ - £££European, ,
Shop 1, Posthouse Centre, Cnr Main Road & Posthouse Street | Bryanston, Johannesburg 2021, South Africa
+27 11 706 7115
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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European, Pub, Gastropub, Street Food, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Shop 1, Posthouse Centre, Cnr Main Road & Posthouse Street | Bryanston, Johannesburg 2021, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food menu is simple yet unique offering a good variety of tasty snacks. A wide variety of craft and local beer is available. Sunday afternoons are normally special as a variety of musicians perform on the outside deck (bookings essential). Service is great and we...More

Thank Brett H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We had the pasta Alio olio and it was very nice.The service and the atmosphere is great.We will definitely be back.

Thank 1959Hennie
Reviewed 12 June 2017

It is a great place for a drink. The cocktails are the BEST! The dining room is nice but too crowded and very noisy. We have to shout to each other when we talk

Thank Jasminewms
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Met several friends for some Sunday grazing and day drinking. Cocktails,served by a very friendly and accommodating staff were solid and well poured. A healthy mix of Meazza and entree dishes include Korean Pork Ribs, Smoked Feta & Tomato, Spicy Chicken and the flatbread pizzas...More

Thank George G
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Small plates/nibbles are way over priced for what you get. Seriously, 3 fish cakes roughly the size of a R5 coin for R70. You must be kidding. Great decor and vibe, average service but the food definitely did not meet expectations.

Thank Carla S
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

If you want a place with good food, good drinks, a good vibe and a place to relax on a Sunday that doesn't close at 4, this is it. Live music, good food and great service.

Thank Simamile N
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We had such an awesome Sunday afternoon at Social on Main. We opted for tapas style starters - Small portions and expensive but well worth it. Would recommend the Korean fried chicken and beer braised chicken tacos. Our waiter (Trevor) was top class and gave...More

Thank Philippa F
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Totally love this place and the vibe. Reminds me of Cape Town places so much. I loved the food, the cocktails and the overall feel. We sometimes go for the Sunday music. This time around I was very dissapointed with the menu and cocktails being...More

Thank cherel_travel
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome spot for Sunday drinks and love music! Great staff - very attentive. Our server was Innocent and I give him 5/5

Thank Nicolas R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Went there for lunch on a Friday at 12:30. Restuarant was empty but by 1pm it was packed - you'll definitely need to book for a big group! Lovely cocktails; although a bit too much ice so you only got half a cocktail! Absolutely delicious...More

Thank Natalie M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1, Posthouse Centre, Cnr Main Road & Posthouse Street | Bryanston, Johannesburg 2021, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 706 7115
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Delicious casual dining with style. We're a happy mix of a bar serving cocktails and local craft beers & wines with a restaurant serving delicious hearty portions and sharing food perfect for your next social night out with friends and family. With DJ on Friday nights and Live Bands every Sunday we also up the entertainment factor! Our venue boasts a large bar with seating, inside (non smoking restaurant) and a stunning sunny open yet undercover terrace (smoking) where you can sip on drinks, eat a scrummy meal or both!
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