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Katy's Palace Bar

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Bar, International, Pub
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6 Desmond Street, | Kramerville, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
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Pretoria, South Africa
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Attended a function at Katy's; my first visit there. Wow, what a treat, very cool venue and awesome service. Location is great, close enough to Sandton area to uber around. Great sunset views and a by popular hangout. Will most certainly be back many times.

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Thank PraveenDwarika
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Vibe is absolutely great, being social get together or company Xmas party this is the place to hang out. The buffetwas a 5star feats. Live band 'thecoverups' gave a performance worthy of an accolade!

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Thank Martin E
Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This was a highlight for me personally. I loved the decor and atmosphere of Katy's. It's a place where I could come to every week and not get tired of. Lovely experience all around. A gem in Johannesburg

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Thank Willow441
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Joined a group of friends in celebrating a 60th birthday here. Looks like this venue can be booked for a dedicated occasion like this. Brilliant venue ... showcasing many items from the past as decor. And it is well done. Great pub right there inside the venue ... a dance floor ... and an outside balcony with a view of... More 

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Thank Pete_Kern
Johannesburg, South Africa
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374 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I attended a business function and it was perfect, from the views over Sandton, to the food and drinks served from the stunning bar. Awesome decor, look and feel. The large fireplace added a nice touch. Great staff and service.

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Thank Beechman1
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89 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Interesting environment with african curios bar and cafe Food is average and service is mediocre The asset here is what they created

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Thank Aidan B
Nairobi, Kenya
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2,438 reviews
837 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 940 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

The Katy's Palace Bar offers a really nice view over the city of Johannesburg. The bar is lively, decorated with African artifacts. The music is fun and the entire experience is great!

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Thank Ibadanboy
Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

What an unusual setting for a restaurant/bar but works exceptionally well given all the African artefacts.

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Thank Henriette R
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78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

You don't go there for food, but for drinks, music, dance with friends. The music and the ambiance are excellent. Be patient, there is usually a very long queue at the entrance.

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Thank clecocq
Johannesburg, South Africa
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Nice view over the city while you sip on your drink. There is an arty vibe to the venue but the people are pleasant and you are guaranteed a good time. I have never left Katy's dissappointed

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, International, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Desmond Street, | Kramerville, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg

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