Rosebank is a business hub and major tourist attraction in northern Johannesburg. Over the past few years, the area has undergone a massive upgrade, transforming into a central, upmarket hub where you can live, work and play.

The area is alive practically 24/7 – from the early-morning coffee that kick-starts the head offices of some of the largest corporates in South Africa, to the late-night clubbing of fun-loving socialites.

Buzzing with pavement cafés, restaurants, luxurious hotels, art-house cinemas, stylish bars and a craft market, Rosebank is the place to go for the hottest fashion trends, decor and designer living.

Fashionistas flock to its glitzy malls for cutting-edge local and international brands, so don’t miss local stores such as The Space and YDE at The Zone for hip home-grown style.

Tourists love the multicultural vibes, venues and markets.

Visit some of the country’s finest art galleries, including the Everard Read Gallery and the Goodman Gallery, Jo’burg’s pre-eminent galleries for international and local contemporary art.

Whether you’re a party animal chasing non-stop action, a beautiful young thing looking to preen and be seen, or a cultural creative wanting to discover South Africa’s new urban soul, bank on Rosebank – it’s fabulous, funky and fun.

Rosebank is easily accessible by Gautrain to and from OR Tambo International Airport.

Travel tips & Planning info

How to get here

There is a Gautrain station in Rosebank.

Around the area

Rosebank is a five minutes' drive from Sandton City, one of Africa's leading and most prestigious shopping centres.

Where to stay

There are several hotels in and around Rosebank.

What to eat

There is a wide variety of restaurants and fast-food outlets to suit all budgets.

What's happening

You can visit the Finders Keepers Market every Sunday between 9am-4pm at the Rosebank Mall. There are also a number of art galleries in the area including Everard Read, Africa’s oldest commercial art gallery, and the Goodman Gallery, a contemporary art gallery.