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Things to do in Linden

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Coffee Shop
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“The Whippet serves the best early breakfast and lunches. Not open for dinner.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“If you’re addicted to cheese (like we are), this cheese deli is a must-visit. They have a wide variety and will find you whatever cheese you are looking for.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Caribbean Restaurant
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“This restaurant is a great addition to the Linden area which has a very chilled ambiance. There is very short, and to the point, menu with a good variety of meals for veg and non veg customers. I would recommend booking a table in order to guarantee a seating. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bakery
“The coffee here is great and the home made freshly baked croissants melt in your mouth goodness.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“Yet another winner found for breakfast venue. Paputzi's is exactly what a suburban diner should be. It's a house...with lots and lots of rooms...that sell food and arts & craft stuff in front and feed you in the other rooms. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Places like Olivias are few and far between. Visit Olivias just for a bite or a fantastic short Illy cappuccino”
  • 9 locals recommend
Food
“Best fruit and veg store in Jozi, nice coffee shop, florist and butchery next door as well.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“Nestled in the foothills of Northcliff Hill, Linden is one of the prettiest, oldest and trendiest suburbs of Johannesburg. It also hosts some of the best restaurants in Johannesburg, making it a highlight for foodies. It's famous for its abundance of coffee shops, eateries, high street shopping, public pool, library and great atmosphere. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The best double-shot latte you've ever had. And The Cowboy is the only breakfast to get your day started.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Van der Linde is part of Linden's history. The latest addition and offers 5* cuisine at affordable prices.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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“Also serves good food. New address is Olifants Rd, Emmarentia - opposite the Botanical Gardens”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“To have a swim in a public heated indoor swimming pool try this one. It's R10 for entry If it's a hot day go to the outdoor Zoo lake pool - listed above. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Yield is a small coffee shop that offers good coffee at affordable prices. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
“Best thin crust pizza around the area. Great, chilled out vibe. Not open on Mondays”
  • 5 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
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“Worth the drive for Northern Chinese cuisine and warm ambience, a definite recommend. Do have a selection of starters, including the hand-break bread, dry fried beans.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“ Family style pizza place. You'll enjoy whatever you order off the menu, which contains all the standard Italian pizzas and pastas.”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Coffee Shop
“The Whippet serves the best early breakfast and lunches. Not open for dinner.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
“If you’re addicted to cheese (like we are), this cheese deli is a must-visit. They have a wide variety and will find you whatever cheese you are looking for.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Caribbean Restaurant
“This restaurant is a great addition to the Linden area which has a very chilled ambiance. There is very short, and to the point, menu with a good variety of meals for veg and non veg customers. I would recommend booking a table in order to guarantee a seating. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Places like Olivias are few and far between. Visit Olivias just for a bite or a fantastic short Illy cappuccino”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The best double-shot latte you've ever had. And The Cowboy is the only breakfast to get your day started.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Van der Linde is part of Linden's history. The latest addition and offers 5* cuisine at affordable prices.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Also serves good food. New address is Olifants Rd, Emmarentia - opposite the Botanical Gardens”
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“ Family style pizza place. You'll enjoy whatever you order off the menu, which contains all the standard Italian pizzas and pastas.”
  • 5 locals recommend

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