Fabulous Places to Book Now for a Treat Easter Lunch in Johannesburg


Whether on your own or with family, Easter lunch in Johannesburg is a time to indulge and is often the highlight of the long weekend. Check out this lineup of opportunities to suit all ages and all palates, and nail fun for the little ones while giving the caregivers an elegant space to sit back and enjoy the finer things of life.

front entrance at Chiefs Boma, Indaba Hotel in Fourways

Chief’s Boma at Indaba Hotel

The 300-seater Chief’s Boma African Dining Experience caters for all tastes and brings the flavours of Africa straight to your table. The cuisine ranges from the North African Moroccan dishes to shisa nyama and melktert from the Cape. With over 120 dishes available, everyone will find their favourite.

Join in on the Easter fun with the Chief’s Boma Easter Lunch celebration at Indaba Hotel. The event features a Classic Sunday Lunch Buffet with Easter extras, and live entertainment by the Marimba Band. While the children may happily indulge in the buffet, they can also spend their time in the enclosed jungle gym area or enjoy an organised Easter egg hunt. Availability is limited, so booking is essential.

Cost: R395pp | 6-12 yr olds half price | U5 free.  Book via Dineplan

When: 31 March, 12pm to 3pm
Where: Chief’s Boma Restaurant, Indaba Hotel, Spa, and Conference Centre, cnr. William Nicol & Pieter Wenning Road, Fourways, Johannesburg

Easter Sunday Lunch

Easter Sunday lunch set against vibey Afrobeat live music

If your idea of the perfect Easter Sunday lunch is kicking back in the fresh air of the beautiful parts of Krugersdorp, look no further.

Brambles Restaurant at Vivari Hotel and Spa is a sophisticated restaurant that serves sustainably sourced farm-to-table fare. If you are after something a little bit fancy for an Easter celebration, their set menu brings together sweet and savoury dishes that are bound to impress both kids and grown-ups. Starters are served buffet-style, while guests can choose from the selection for mains.

West African artist Femi Koya, one of Joburg’s most popular African acts, will perform live Pan-African Afrobeat music live to complement the lunch experience, and there’s fun for the kids who require more stimulation too, with an Easter egg hunt and a great photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny. 

Cost: R895pp | R395pp U12, including a four-course set menu. Book via email or Dineplan

When: Sunday, 31 March, from 12pm
 Brambles Restaurant at Vivari Hotel and Spa, Ext 8, 1 Riviera Ln, Featherbrooke Estate, Johannesburg

Radisson Hotel and Convention Centre O.R. Tambo

Lazy lunch buffet served daily over the Easter long weekend

Renowned for its generous and stylishly served buffet, the Easter lunch at The Avenue in Kempton Park runs daily from Good Friday on 29 March to Easter Monday on 1 April. Executive Chef Johan van Rooyen and his team are keeping tight wraps on the menu, but is not for those with little appetite as it includes a salad bar, delicatessen, carvery, and patisserie platters. Immerse yourself in the lavish setting with a delightfully open-plan dining space before settling into an ultra-satisfying lunch.

Cost: R350pp, includes a main course and dessert served buffet-style. Kids under 12 years pay half price, and kids under 2 years eat free. Book online via email info.ortambo@radisson.com or call 011 100 4436

When: Served daily from Friday, 29 March to Monday, 1 April, from 12pm to 2:30pm
Where: Radisson Hotel and Convention Centre O.R. Tambo, 3rd Ave, Bredell AH, Kempton Park

Easter lunch: Harvest spread at the Rand Club

Rand Club: An Easter egg hunt & harvest table

This one is a little earlier in the month, but hey – it’s still a chance to indulge in an Easter feast whilst keeping the kids entertained with an exciting Easter egg hunt.

On the menu for the afternoon is Asian beef short rib, Chicken with Olives, dates and capers, Caponata (Sicilian aubergine stew), Couscous salad with roasted peppers and chickpeas, Roast butternut salad with winter greens, whipped feta and mint Green salad, Middle eastern cauliflower salad with tahini dressing and much more.

Cost: R200pp (Members) | R250pp (non-members) | R120pp (U12), book via Quicket

When: 17 March, from 12pm
Where: 33 Loveday Street & Fox Street, Marshalltown, Johannesburg

See our round up of Ideas for the Kids over the Easter Holidays

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