Multicultural and vibrant, every street is an experience, every store inviting. The minute you enter Braam, you know that it moves to its own rhythm. Day or night, it’s a place with a unique appeal and fascinating mix of cultures. Living here gives you access to a variety of coffee roasteries, pubs, restaurants, lifestyle stores, markets and more. There is something special about the sense of freedom, the people, the art and music – something that makes you want to stay.
Braam is perfectly positioned, mixing big-city appeal and suburban access. It’s a compact, walkable district that has everything within easy reach. It’s accessible by freeways, the Gautrain, Metrorail, Metrobus, taxis and long-distance bus services. Its rapid rebirth as ‘Africa’s Capital of Cool’ is attracting a new generation of students, office-workers, creative industries, international organisations, forward-thinking brands and creatives, young professionals and tourists.
Suffering from mall fatigue? Then it’s time to hit the streets of new-look Braamfontein, Johannesburg’s definitive destination district, which offers something for everyone. Whether you want to spin out over a cappuccino at a historic coffee roastery, grab a leisurely bite at one of its dozens of big-city cafes and restaurants, or explore its burgeoning retail scene that offers a frisky mix of global brands and home-grown design studios, Braamfontein has it all. After hours, you can either chill or seek thrills, as its lively dining and music scenes come to life.