The doorway is on Fox Street, but Town Treasure located in the historic Somerset House Victorian Arcade is part of the Gandhi Square precinct. If you have previously visited, you'll recognise the amazing historic bank vaults that are part of the building, many of then not opend for decades.
It's a great part of the city to explore with the Rand Club, Bridge Books, the James Findlay antique books and collectible books, the Joburg Culinary Pastry School and the Africa Rise boutique nearby.
JoburgPlaces offers urban tours, experiences, explorations and engagements with Johannesburg's inner city, at which they are expert. A restaurant, bar and shop, Town Treasure by JoburgPlaces is open for casual walk-in drinks and food, as well private dining with booking, and JoburgPlaces exclusive One Table lunch and dinner bookings.
The menu is influenced by this city of migrants, with dishes that bring into focus the diversity of Joburg communities, from Malay curries to Ethiopian influences.
Please note that opening times are subject to change so always check before visiting.
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Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 09:00–23:00, Closed Mon.
This friendly downtown book store, situated just around the corner from the entrance to the historic Rand Club, sells new and second-hand books with a focus on works by South African and African writers. The shop runs various events including the Friday
James Findlay Collectable Books & Antique Maps
Rand Club, 33 Loveday St, City Centre
In the business of buying and selling rare and collectable books for more than two decades, James Findlay is one of South Africa's foremost book traders. In 2018 he relocated his bookshop to the historic
33 Loveday St, City Centre