"There are TWO major determinants of community safety. One is how many neighbours we know by name. The other is how often we are present and associated in public - outside our houses. Police activity is a minor protection compared to these two community actions.
-John McKnight & Peter Block, The Abundant Community
Parktown North's DELICIOUSNESS
Homely ‘peasant food’ in the European sense of the term, doing as little as possible to great ingredients.
cnr 4th & 7th Ave, PTN
INTERNATIONAL SOUL STREETFOOD
An all day eatery, taking influences from favourite food markets around the world.
17 3rd Ave, PTN
La Cucina di Ciro
The Mediterranean menu is small, but with good reason, as each dish is a careful blend of tastes, textures and colour.
43 7th Ave, PTN
Multi- Award Winning Steakhouse which follows strict ‘field to fork’ principles so that its speciality, beef, is sourced from the very best producers.
40 7th Ave (cnr 3rd Ave), PTN
Café fare, coffee and light meals with a focus on reclaiming Africa's coffee heritage.
38 7th Ave (cnr 3rd Ave), PTN
Café fare, coffee and light meals. Their great sourdough bread and macarons are signatures.
15 7th Ave (cnr 4th Ave), PTN
THAI & NOODLE BAR
Chain restaurant where native Thai chefs cook up Asian fare. Voted Best Asian Restaurant in the Best of Joburg Readers’ Choice Awards 2017 for the fourth consecutive year
19 3rd Ave, Parktown Quarter, PTN
CONTEMPORARY BISTRO FARE
Craft beers, home-roasted coffee and global dishes in a contemporary, rustic-look bar and eatery.
Parktown Quarter, 7th Ave (cnr 3rd Ave), PTN
The Full Stop Cafe
Relaxed bar and eatery with burgers and pizzas.
Join the Salsa Club every Tuesday.
50 7th Ave (cnr 3rd Ave), PTN
The flavour profile ranges from smoky Texan to South American. A speciality is the Texan smoker.
19, 4th Ave, PTN
Turn 'n Tender
CLASSIC SMALL-CHAIN STEAKHOUSE
Steaks and sauces, burgers and ribs. Definitely one for meat-lovers.
Parktown Quarter, 22 3rd Ave, PTN
GIN, WHISKEY & TAPAS BAR
Combining the best of finely crafted drinks and locally & internationally influenced food.