Miami Vibe At The Getty Northriding

It’s a daiquiri bar, its gourmet hotdogs, it’s all day breakfast, it’s flavour-infused tequila and the hottest entertainment in Johannesburg – it’s The Getty!

When you arrive at The Getty you know you are going to have a good time. The restaurant is an eclectic mix of Miami art deco and beach hut inspired décor.

The ambience is very chilled and relaxed, with friendly, accommodating staff and management. On ordering our first cocktails, they were accompanied with a bowl of freshly-popped popcorn. Happy hour, from 6pm to 8pm, saw us enjoy discounted, beers, ciders and wine.

GREAT GRUB AT THE GETTY

Now for the grub… To start, the jalapeño rissoles served with cheese sauce were a spicy delight. The Getty has awesome daily food specials and we happened to stop by on a Friday night when all pizzas are on special for R69.

Hubby tucked into a Four Seasons and I opted for a Prego Rump Steak Roll! Both were exceptionally good!

SENSATIONAL ENTERTAINMENT

Entertainment at the Getty is top-notch with the likes of Friday Karaoke nights and monthly comedy and muso evenings, showcasing some excellent local talent.

A celebration at The Getty is hassle-free and inexpensive as they do not charge for venue hire and arrange everything your special event requires, just for you.

To experience an exciting escape to a cosmopolitan Floridian food fusion, blended with the eclectic drink culture of the Caribbean, Bahamas and Mexico, get to The Getty.

Find them at the Northriding Square Centre, in Northriding, Johannesburg, or call 011 704 1183 or email events@thegetty.co.za.

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