In the 'hood, Parkhurst as a destination

The lovely village of Parkhurst, once a rather dull lower-middle class neighbourhood with little more than its inviting trees and beautiful homes to attract visitors, has now reinvented itself and Fourth Avenue in particular has transformed itself into a vibey, trendy hub of activity where coffee shops, antique stores, décor boutiques and restaurants spill out onto the side walk, leaving little ... cont.

117, 11th Street, Parkhurst, 2193, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Directions to The French Quarter

from O.R Thambo International Airport
Take the R24 towards JHB (which joins the N12), keep left and follow the N12 to Durban. Stay in the left-hand lane and follow the signs to JHB. You will go South around JHB central. Staying in the left hand lane, follow the Sandton / Pretoria signs. You will now be on the main northbound highway, the M1.

Continue until you take the Jan Smuts Avenue turn-off. Turn left into Jan Smuts Avenue. Travelling north on Jan Smuts Avenue, you will pass the Johannesburg Zoo.

As you enter Rosebank (Still on Jan Smuts) continue northbound and a large building called Grosvener House will be on your right hand side, turn left into 7th Avenue.

Go past the Parktown North Design Quarter / Nandos, Corner 3rd and 7th. Continue down 7th until reaching the Shell petrol station in front of you (+- 2.5 km). 7th Avenue now becomes 6th Street Parkhurst.

Go straight, slowly, and turn left into 3rd Avenue (the second road after Shell). At the T-junction turn right into 5th Street. We are the 2nd house on the right.

Amenities in the area

  • Bars and/or Nightlife (0.3 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (0.5 km)
  • Business Services (0.5 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (0.5 km)
  • Bus Line (1 km)
  • Grocery Store (1.5 km)
  • Internet Café (1.5 km)
  • Laundromat (1.5 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (2 km)
  • Post Office (2 km)
  • Car Hire (5 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (5 km)
  • Shopping Mall (5 km)
  • Train Station (12 km)
  • Airport (30 km)


  • Children's entertainment
  • Cultural experiences
  • Galleries / museums
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Theatre (performing arts)
  • Township tours

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