Roxanne’s Rum Eatery Packs a Real Punch

Words: Crush

Rum and rum eateries are following hot on the heels of the uber-popular gin and gin bar trend. Pineslopes Shopping Centre in Fourways, Johannesburg is now home to the newest Rum eatery. Packed with a real rum punch, Roxanne’s Rum Eatery is inviting and unique in so many ways.

Roxanne's Rum Eatery

Roxanne is for the every woman. She is a head turner, a heartbreaker. She is brave and untamed. Men want to be with her. Women want to be her. When she looks at you, suddenly you’re the only person in the room.

But don’t try to hold onto the moment, for it is fleeting. Roxanne cannot be caged; she will not be tamed. She’ll remind you what it’s like to live for the moment. For all of us, even those unaware, have a little bit of Roxanne within.

The interiors at Roxanne’s Rum Eatery provides the perfect backdrop or focus points for the social age. Every corner of this restaurant is entirely Instagram worthy and sure to up your ‘likes’.

Roxanne's Rum Eatery

Bare brick walls and hardwood floors are mixed with leather benches and odd lamp shades to give Roxanne’s an intriguing and eclectic feel. Neon signs cast a sensual glow and bespoke tattoo inspired art murals to provide strength and confidence to this unique venue.

Then there’s the on-site tattoo parlour. Yes, you read correctly. Fallen Heroes, one of Joburg’s well-known parlours have set up a fully equipped section of the restaurant. All to meet the health and safety standards, bookings are by appointment only and made through Fallen Heroes.

Foodies shall feast at Roxanne’s Rum Eatery

Roxanne's Rum Eatery

Roxanne’s #brunchfast menu, a mixture of breakfast favourites with hints of the Caribbean. Try out the Jack-Ma-Bacon, freshly made flapjacks with bacon, crème fraiche and covered in rum syrup. When lunching, give the Smoked Paprika Shrimp Taco a go, a bed of avo puree is topped with kimchi, smashed black beans and corn piccada.

Don’t let anyone tell you that you’re not in Mexico when you eat this. “DAWGS” are served with curly fries and greens, and glance over the Crispy & Frisky section for some Popcorn Chicken & Waffles. With Glam Burgers, Busty Bagels, Slinky Salads and X-rated Cheesecakes you might end up ordering everything on the menu. Don’t say we didn’t warn you!

Time to get your RUM on – It’s twelve o’clock somewhere

Roxanne's Rum Eatery

Roxanne’s Rum Eatery has gone the extra mile to make their drinks menu something unique. The beauty of rum is you can shoot it, have it on-the-rocks, or mix it up with literally any ingredient you can think of and create something very, very awesome, for any palette.

The Midnight Martini will give you that island living, barefoot-to-dinner vibe; a blend of dark rum, Campari, coconut syrup and espresso. And the Gypsy Rose Lee might make you believe you’ve woken up in Mississippi, with dark rum, rose syrup, guava and lime juice, orange bitters and egg white.

Roxanne's Rum Eatery

If you prefer to steer clear of a rum punch, Roxanne’s has several beers and even Prosecco on tap! Caffeine addicts, fear not, for Roxanne’s has Urban Grind java, just for you. For those looking for something non-alcoholic, there are plenty of options to keep you hydrated and for those keen on green, Roxanne’s has Matcha love for you too. | Facebook | Twitter

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