Date Night Spot: Roasting Jacks

This new restaurant tantalised our taste buds with their succulent food. They offer a wide variety of fabulously creative and equally tasty side dishes that make for something deliciously different, in contemporary dining, for Joburg’s discerning Foodies. The bistro recently opened at the revamped Wedge Shopping Centre, Rivonia, and is open for lunch and dinner.

Even if the power goes off, this restaurant is able to function fabulously well. They offer eat-in and takeaway meal options.

Dr. Bae and I started off with 6 delicious chicken wings and a garlic mayo sauce (R38). The basting is home-made and delicious, you can taste the spices, the rosemary. It’s simply delicious. We then each had a burger, Dyllan had the pineapple relish slaw burger – Grilled chicken breast topped with corn slaw and spicy pineapple relish served on freshly baked roll (R65). This burger is the perfect balance of sweet. spicy and fulling. A great option for people who enjoy a little heat.

I had the bacon jam and cheddar burger – Grilled chicken breast topped with bacon jam, and creamy Emmental sauce, topped off with white cheddar. Served on freshly baked roll (R79). This is a deliciously sweet, salty and tasty burger. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

We ended off our date by sharing a gingerbread, milkshake (R45). This milkshake actually tasted like gingerbread, it was sinfully delicious. This extra thick shake encompasses caramel and ginger biscuit pieces. Yum! I’m going back just for this milkshake! It’s a MUST TRY!

A bit more about the brand itself:

Roasting Jacks was launched in South Africa at the end of 2018, so it’s brand new to the SA culinary market, which makes it a great new restaurant to try out. There’s a definite French influence in the store and cooking, which makes for classy comfort food, with a family-style dining ambiance! Chicken fans will be pleasantly surprised by the sensational flavours.

The restaurant is spacious and airy with high ceilings, where modern meets classic design making the venue eclectic, comfortable and premium. Roasting Jacks has a great vibe and the serving team are exceptional, knowledgeable and passionate about the food they serve!
If you enjoy rotisserie chicken, this is the star on the Roasting Jacks menu, when accompanied by a freshly baked baguette, spicy corn slaw or the unforgettable blooming onion served with Roasting Jacks sublime homemade mayo, you will never eat chicken any other way or anywhere else! Whether you are looking for something healthy to eat or a full chicken for the family’s Sunday lunch gathering, the choice is wide and food delicious.
A few stand out dishes to make a trip to Roasting Jacks for:
– Succulent whole, half or quarter rotisserie chicken
– Taste the blooming onion, which is a whole onion, deep-fried – delicious – Their salads are extraordinary, the Caesar salad comes with pastry puffs and the corn, chicken & avo salad has crispy chickpeas (vegetarians can order the salads without chicken and they are just as filling)
-A choice of mouth-watering chicken burgers, of course!
-The espresso brownie is a slice of heaven on earth!
-The famous gingerbread milkshake will stun you into silence
– Plus, the carefully selected coffee beans, hand-crafted freezos, beer, and wine selection 

One can see the effort and passion that has gone into ensuring a wonderful dining experience and that every sense has been attended to! Make your next lunch or dinner date, friends’ night out or meeting at Roasting Jacks. Prepare to tantalise your taste buds!
Join the roasting revolution ‘mother-cluckers’!
For more information visit, or call on 011-326 5102.
Follow them on Facebook and Instagram: @roastingjacks.


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One Comment

  1. Wenchy

    I too enjoyed it very much!

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