Velvet Hour is a cocktail bar and kitchen that serves up an extensive menu of tapas style dishes, daily lunch time specials, cocktails, premium wines and spirits. Fusing tradition and innovation, their exclusive menus are born out of a passion for creating great food, cocktails and experiences with every customer and every sip in mind. All of which have been carefully curated and are brought to life by our highly skilled and experienced bar and kitchen teams.

Their space offers an intimate casual elegant backdrop whilst you savour everything from tried and tested classics, to their selection of uniquely created signature cocktail exclusive to Velvet Hour. All produced using unique flavour combinations, locally sourced ingredients and a dash of creativity. Those wishing to abstain can do so in style and truly indulgent in the assortment of refreshing Non-alcoholic cocktails such as: Elderflower Engima, Tropical Orgasm, Lush Strawberry Lemonade, Spicy Pineapple Punch and Tropical Watermelon. All made fresh daily and packed full of natural fruits and well balanced flavour combinations. .

Inspired by their travels around the world and with an addition of their own modern twist, Velvet Hour’s signature tapas style dishes consist of only local fresh ingredients and ethically raised and sourced produce. From flavoured filled healthy vegan and vegetarian options to succulent meat and seafood, with the tapas style menu, you can pick and choose your very own combination of dishes. .

Highlights of the menu feature fusions of vibrant flavours and nutritious ingredients, such dishes as; Grilled Halloumi and Pesto Kebabs, Thai Crab Cakes, Cajun Popcorn Squid, Buttermilk Chicken Skewers and Rib Croquettes.




Approaching from O.R. Tambo International Airport. Get on R24 in Isando from Exit 46. Continue on R24. take N3 Eastern Bypass and Francois Oberholzer Fourway/M2 to Empire Road in Johannesburg. Take the Empire Road exit from De Villiers Graaff Motorway/M1. Merge onto Empire Road and use the left 2 lanes to take the ramp to Emmarentia. Merge onto Barry Hertzog Avenue and turn right onto Gleneagles Road/M20. Velvet Hour will be on the right.


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10 Gleneagle Road


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Food Served
TapasLight Meals
Payment accepted
Trading Hours
Tuesday - Friday: 12:00 - 02:00
Saturday - Sunday: 13:00 - 02:00
Outside Catering
Smoking Section
Secure Parking
Load Shedding
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