The Troyeville Hotel, first licensed in 1939, is a Johannesburg original. Serving unfussy, award-winning Portuguese cuisine, it’s been the hangout for artists, musicians, political activists and sports fans for generations. The Troyeville Hotel's restaurants feature consistently in lists of the best places to eat in Johannesburg. Our regular book evenings have become a fixture of the city's cultural life, attracting everyone from strip club owners to cabinet ministers.
Mark Gevisser is one of SA's most acclaimed writers and journalists. In Lost and Found in Johannesburg, he tells the story of this crazy city in which we live and about which so many are wildly ambivalent