Get your tastebuds going at Flavours of the city in Montecasino!

There is no other prominent food and lifestyle festival that celebrates the heritage, diversity and culinary flair of Johannesburg like ‘FLAVOURS OF THE CITY’ does.

This one-of-a-kind festival can be enjoyed by the whole family, making it one of the must-attend food festivals of the year!

From culinary delights inspired by all corners of the globe, to musical performances, lifestyle exhibitions and more, FLAVOURS OF THE CITY is a feast-for-the-senses, showcasing the best of the region’s cosmopolitan personality and culture through food, drink and entertainment.

Festival goers will meander through a sensory village with areas dedicated to different food-cultures, indulging in the excitement of the flavours that city-living has to offer, including Jozi’s most delectable and interesting dishes, cocktails, craft beers, gins and more – topped off with a mix of zesty Jozi entertainment.

Every corner will have something new to discover. Sip on authentic Cuban mojitos or try a sake Japanese cocktail?

Discover the flavour of the Caribbean with Jerk Chicken or sample some of Morocco’s most popular tastes. Belt your tastebuds for delectable foods from the Caribbean, Morocco, Ethiopia, India, America, Italia, Mexico, France, Mozambique, our home – South Africa, Greece and many more exotic locations! FLAVOURS OF THE CITY is a ‘trip around the world’ food tour in one Jozi hotspot – Montecasino.

The festival will have a fun Culinary Cooking Studio, proudly sponsored by SAB and the Lamb and Mutton Society SA, where celebrity chefs will be cooking meals from around the world. You can join these exclusive sessions for a low, additional cost of R100 per ticket. The sessions are limited to 30 seats per session. 

Culinary Cooking Studio schedule

  • Friday Night 1 X 60 min session
  • Saturday Day Session: 1 X 60 min session
  • Saturday night: 1 X 60 min session
  • Sunday session: 1 X 60 min session

Confirmed Chefs: Lentswe Bhengu and Deena Naidoo

Expect A-list entertainment by 2017 Idols SA winner, Paxton Fielies on Sunday’s session, as well as Swing City on Saturday’s evening session.

FLAVOURS OF THE CITY will not only persuade you to indulge your taste senses, but will have you dancing to the beats of a Marimba band and an Afro-Jazz band, amongst others.

Venue: Montecasino, Johannesburg | 2 – 4 March 2018


  • Friday, 2 March: 18h00 – 23h00
  • Saturday, 3 March: 12h00 – 17h00 and 18h00 – 23h00
  • Sunday, 4 March: 12h00 – 17h00

Ticket Pricing

  1. Premier Ticket: R 140.00 p/p includes X 1 Wine/Beer Glass | R50 Meal/Drink Voucher
  2. Premium Ticket: R 220 p/p includes X1 Wine/Beer Glass, Complimentary bottle of wine, R50 meal/drink voucher

Tickets are available on and at the door before every session.

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