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“Best Place to Party in Braamfontein”
Review of Great Dane

Great Dane
Ranked #401 of 1,304 Restaurants in Johannesburg
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Reviewed February 4, 2014

Spend many a fun Saturday night at Great Dane- great atmosphere, music, gourmet hot dogs and loads and loads of fun!!!!!

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Reviewed December 24, 2013

Not somewhere to eat but a great place to party on a Friday/Saturday night - it goes off! Very eclectic music from the Beatles to Primal Scream and back again. Small cover charge to get in but the drinks are extremely cheap and there's free passive pot smoking in the courtyard(!).

Awesome.

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Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

It's a club, a small one and delivers what you expect. The interior is covered in 5c pieces cemented into the floor, DJ stand is made up of small suitcases. Outdoor furniture is wooded crates for tables, benches against the walls and a few chairs. Toilets were clean and no queue. It was a club of the hipsters, maybe the music was aiming to cater for them but every second cleared the dance floor. Drinks were relatively inexpensive. It was faster to drink them than be served which was a bit annoying. It wasn't that full. People using credit cards to pay for two drinks holds everyone up. Ok overall, nothing exceptional though is very convinient to the neighbourgood markets.

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Reviewed October 16, 2013

Going to Great Dane always feels like a trip, you never come out the same. With cheap booze, interesting and ecclectically mixed people and music you've never heard before (and probably never will), how can you? If you're into the unpretentious hipster vibe (ie hippie) then this place will definitely float your boat. It's very chilled, understated, almost dirty (but not quite) and it's a whole lot of fun! I wouldn't try the food if I were you though.

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Reviewed October 2, 2013

After the Neighbourgood's Market, we ran across the road to Great Dane. The place attracted and amazed us from the very beginning with the floor made entirely of 5c pieces. The DJ box was literally stacked up old school briefcases. Now i really am an old soul and this place just captured me. Outside, we sat on old, iron chairs with stacked up wooden crates as tables. The rustic, old finish really made this Dane Great!

If you visit, be sure you get Kenmore or his twin brother Kenlee (Kenless as i called him). They are fun, and amazing waiters who just become your friends by the time you walk out.

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