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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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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“burger” (13 reviews)
“wontons” (2 reviews)
“pulled pork” (2 reviews)
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European, Pub, Gastropub, Street Food, Bar
€€ - €€€
Shop 1, Posthouse Centre, Cnr Main Road & Posthouse Street | Bryanston, Johannesburg 2021, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great lunch time venue for pub grub and a great vibe. Caters for a casual outing with above average pub food. Service was good and inside seating was vibey whilst balcony seating was perfect

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank monty781
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Social on Main is a popular, busy pub.They serve great craft beers. I especially enjoyed the Jack Black Larger. We were seated inside despite getting there very early - a sign of their popularity as the balcony was full. The service was really excellent -...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Les P
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Good GNT selection,good food!mostly the built your own burgers.Great spot to hang out especially on a Friday,will definitely be back.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank scottnorin
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Met some old school friends for a beer and a quick bite to eat. The service was good, food was so so! I had a burger which was ok, chips were slightly oily. The should ban smoking even in the veranda where we sat! Overall...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank C K
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Decor comfortable and relaxing. Drinks menu great and very interesting. Martini's great (especially the Salted Caramel Espresso Martini and Pornstar Martini). Presentation of food is good and quality also good (lamb wontons a bit on dry side). They had a band playing, (not best we...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank elmarien2016
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I have been eyeing this spot every time I visit Joburg due to it being one of the top rated gin spots. We went for lunch: the food was ok, the drinks were amazing. The way the gin menu is set out is very clever,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Rowena A
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Although busy and we did not have a reservation, we didn't wait too long for a table. The decor is warm, relaxed and welcoming and the cocktails are good. The table service was friendly and attentive. With the exception of undercooked jalapenos and dry lamb...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank EmJayBV
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Had a great evening on Friday the 9th of march @ Social On Main,me n ma frends were out for food & drinks,Had this super Waiter by the Name of Thulani Ncube,his service was extreme excellent,we had a great tym & wil b going bck...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank markoliphant199
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Cool Space, was there for a quick after work drink with workmates. The Cocktails are amazing in large tall glasses

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Mary N
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I have been going for breakfast, lunch, dinners, nightcaps, etc. This is always a good place and delivers what you need. Good food, good drinks, and inside table, a bar well alive, an outdoor space for cooler seating or smokers in the party. Great place

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank joacobry
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Bruche D
24 November 2017|
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Response from georgegL1288US | Reviewed this property |
Casual unless there is a special event.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Pub, Gastropub, Street Food, Bar
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
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
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
  • E-mail
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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