Great décor, mouth-watering food, trendy shooters and Comedy will have you coming back for more at Bru’s Carnival City.
Carnival City’s dining and entertainment landscape continues to evolve with the opening of their newly renovated bar, Bru’s, on Monday 22 August 2016.
According to General Manager of Carnival City Annemie Turk, Bru’s is a unique concept venue that takes you on a journey through industrial, modern cosmopolitan and that of an overseas experience. ‘Our Bru’s bar adds a unique touch to Carnival City’s entertainment offering. It’s certainly a venue with a difference, designed to tantalize and entice all senses and is the perfect addition to Carnival City’s dynamic line-up currently and to come.
“We are thrilled to introduce Bru’s, and what we’ve achieved with the refurbishment of the site, giving our community a trendy and friendly place to meet, drink, eat and relax in style,”
No penny has been spared in this industrial cosmopolitan venture. The décor is beautiful and trendy and it will soon be among the top establishments in Johannesburg, she adds.
Complex Executive Chef, Rylan Ramsamy, oversees the Food offering of company owned restaurants at Carnival City.
Gaining extensive experience in South Africa, as well as travelling abroad to Australia, Amsterdam, Cambodia, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, London, Spain, Ireland, France and Athens which is essentially where his ideas and creativity originate from. This is how Bru’s at Carnival City was pieced into an amazing Industrial bar with a hint of modern cosmopolitan.
Ramsamy brings his own flair to restaurants and with an ambition that extends beyond his own career to his responsibilities in each restaurant; he intends making sure the food and drink menus throughout the complex are perfect for each market targeted. “Food and beverage is an extremely important element in overall entertainment offering, our food and drink offering must enhance the experience – morning, noon, and night.” comments Ramsamy.
The sleek and vibrant venue features regular live entertainment in a laidback atmosphere, providing a industrial / cosmopolitan option for after-work drinks, pre-concert cocktails and lively get-togethers with friends, colleagues and big sporting events.
Located at the site of the old Sports Bar, Bru’s will host a diversity of artists, bands and comedians every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. A place to meet, eat, connect and socialize, Bru’s boasts a contemporary menu with a tantalizing selection of food and beverage.
Guests can also choose from an extensive selection of hand-picked wines, signature cocktails, speciality milkshakes and beers. In the cast of extraordinary cocktails, served in jam jars “Deadly Wrath”, “Gluttony”, and specialized martinis, “Blue Margarita”, “S’more Martini”, and “Caramel Apple Martini’ Comments Food and Beverage Manager Ricardo Mark.
Bru’s will be open from 12h00 to 23h00 on Mondays through to Thursdays, from 12h00 to 02h00 on Fridays and Saturdays, and from 12h00 to 22h30 on Sundays.
The transformation of Bru’s forms part of Carnival City’s ambitious upgrade which has seen various spaces enjoying revitalization over the past few months. Last year, saw the refreshment of Carnival City’s characteristic walkway and surrounding water features; the introduction of an outdoor, grassed playground, Pocket Park; the opening of trusted family restaurants, Thunder Eagle Spur and Panarottis, and the launch of company owed upmarket steak restaurant, Harvest Grill and Wine.
Earlier this year, Carnival City introduced an upscale gaming area, Sun Lounge, where customers can find sanctuary to play higher end slots and table games in an ultra-modern, chic new space. Situated at the site of the old Magic Bar, the Sun Lounge is available to customers who enjoy a slightly higher denominational game from what is available on the main floor. A new light menu is offered in the Sun Lounge, along with a choice of 87 slot machines and four tables which include two roulette tables, one blackjack table and a punto banco table.
Family friendly entertainment to enjoy at Carnival City include laser games at the Lazer Zone, Go-Karting on a simulated Grand Prix circuit, arcade games at the Magic Company, the latest movies at Ster Kinekor and ten pin bowling. Outdoor activities include rides for smaller children and carnival stalls where youngsters can take a stab at winning prizes comments Operations Manager Elroy Van Blerk.
With regular demand from promoters and international artists for tours to greater Johannesburg the Big Top Arena plays host to a myriad of events annually. The Big Top Arena has also hosted illustrious international and local artists and shows, including amongst others Ed Kowalczyk, AUSSIE – The Australian Circus Spectacular, Dana Winner, Brian McKnight and Kenny Rogers.
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