The Blind Tiger is a place to get away from the rat race. Choose a small corner for two, or a feast for 15. Our cosy neighbourhood café and bar in Parkview, Johannesburg, serves up fresh California-inspired fusion cuisine, classic cocktails, and an interesting wine offering.


QUIZ NIGHT Every second Tuesday. Contact Quiz-master Larry on 082 888 5355 to book. Now with our own Blind Tiger Quiz Official Rankings!

JAZZ ON SUNDAYS – Jazz every Sunday from 3pm. The Runaway Train Cult play on the Last Sunday of every month. R65 cover charge only on Last Sundays (kids 12 and under free).

CLICK HERE for opening hours, bookings or orders

Please follow us on our social media channels, to get all our updates:

Instagram: @blindtigercafejhb
Facebook: @blindtigerjhb
Email: info@blindtiger.co.za
Tel: +27 76 030 4200

Thank you for all your support

Opening Hours, Bookings & Take Aways

Opening Hours:

Tuesday to Friday from 12pm
Saturday and Sunday from 11am
Closed Mondays

Please CLICK HERE for all online reservations

For Take Aways please call or WhatsApp: 076 030 4200

For all other queries, please email: bookings@blindtiger.co.za

Deliveries are available via UberEats

Reservation Policy:
All bookings are held for 10 minutes after the booking time, and the table is then released on a first-come, first-served basis.
A 12.5% service fee (tips) will be added to tables of 10 or more.
For large bookings, a deposit may be required.


Our menu is a collection of fresh California-inspired fusion cuisine. A mixture of influences to deliver food that tastes good to the eye and the stomach – with a natural taste, smell, texture and much character. Of course it must be beautiful too!

We also offer specials that will only be listed in the restaurant.

Please note that we make every effort to keep the online menu updated, however if items and prices differ from that in the restaurant, then the in-house menu & prices stand.

We ask that a minimum 10% gratuity be added to all bills, which all goes towards paying our team. A 12.5% gratuity will be added to tables of 10 or more.


Tortilla Chips and Salsa (VV)      64
Our homemade tortilla chips with side of
fresh tomato and cilantro salsa

Fresh Guacamole & our Famous Tortilla Chips (VV) 119
Our unbeatable guacamole made with fresh avo,
tomatoes, onions, jalapenos and cilantro

Hummus & Brinjal dip with toasted pita (VV)      124
served with marinated olives and cherry tomatoes

Cajun-style Calamari      124
with wholegrain mustard remoulade

Grilled Chorizo & Fries      125
with our own fresh chilli sauce

Black Bean & Caramelised Onion Quesadilla (V)      79
with cheddar cheese, fresh tomato salsa and sour cream
Add Chicken      29

Cheese Quesadilla (V)      74
with cheddar cheese, fresh tomato salsa and sour cream
Add Chicken      29

Soft-Shell Chicken Tacos      119
Free-range chicken, avo, black beans, salsa, and our own spicy sauce

Soft-Shell Vegan Tacos (VV)      139
Avo, black beans, salsa, and vegan mayo

Korean-style Spicy Chicken Wings      161
Free-range chicken, made with our secret recipe,
and served with a honey-lime Sriracha drizzle

Salmon fish cakes      143
with lemon chive Crème Fraîche and sweet potato fries

Bucket of Fries (V)      55
with our delicious Sriracha Lemon Dipping Sauce

Sweet Potato Fries   (V)      62
with blue cheese dipping sauce


Parmesan & Roasted Sunflower Seed Salad   (V)      129
on lettuce with egg and a garlic, honey
and Dijon mustard vinaigrette
Add Fried Calamari    55 / Add Fish Cake    44

Chopped Chicken Salad       157
Cos lettuce, diced chicken, blue cheese, red onions,
tomatoes, avocados and red wine vinaigrette

Naked Burger      133
Beef patty topped with caramelised onions, blue cheese
and balsamic glaze on a bed of lettuce

Bacon Cheese Burger & Fries      149
Joburg’s best, 100% Grass Fed Beef,
Cheddar Cheese or Blue Cheese

Vegetarian Burger & Fries (V or VV)      159
Our unbelievable 170g Vegetarian Burger
with Cheddar Cheese and our special sauce
(Vegan option available)

Chicken Burger & Fries      125
Free-Range Chicken, with Mozzarella cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, fresh basil and lettuce, and our amazing homemade mayo sauce

Fillet Steak Sandwich      165
on toasted Portuguese bun with Dijon mustard, grilled red peppers, caramelised onions and Swiss cheese. Served with fries

Peri-Peri Steak Prego      159
Fillet steak, with our own spicy peri-peri sauce, on toasted Portuguese bun,
with red peppers, caramelised onions and fresh lettuce. Served with fries

Peri-Peri Chicken Prego      125
Free-Range Chicken, with our own spicy peri-peri sauce, on toasted Portuguese bun,
with red peppers, caramelised onions and fresh lettuce. Served with fries

Beer Battered Fish & Chips      123
with our own wholegrain mustard mayo

Fillet Medallions & Fries      182
Two fillet medallions served with a red wine onion sauce and fries

Grilled Norwegian Salmon      242
with roasted baby potatoes, wilted baby spinach, and a white wine wholegrain mustard caper sauce


Affogato      68
Vanilla Ice Cream, Sliced Almonds, Espresso and Amaretto

Three Fruit Sorbet      84
with Fresh Berries

Heavenly Chocolate Brownie Sundae      89
served with bananas, vanilla ice cream,
and Nutella chocolate sauce

Warm Berry Crumble with
Vanilla ice cream      68

CLICK HERE for our cocktails & wine list

Cocktails & Wine


The Great Gatsby      77
Gin, Elderflower Cordial and sour mix, topped up with Tonic and a maraschino cherry

Bugsy’s      73
Gin, Cherry Liqueur, Triple Sec, sour mix and Ginger Ale

Rumrunner      99
Light, Dark and Spiced Rum, with OJ, pineapple juice,
sour mix and Grenadine

White Tiger      83
Vodka, Banana Liqueur, Cape Velvet, Kahlua, fresh bananas and half and half


Monkey Shoulder Sidecar    143
Monkey Shoulder Whisky, Triple Sec and sour mix in a sugar-rimmed martini glass

Manhattan     85
Bourbon, Sweet Vermouth and Bitters, shaken

 White Russian     89
Stolichnaya Vodka, Kahlua and half and half

Woodford Old Fashioned     110
Woodford Reserve Bourbon, sugar and Angostura Bitters

Whiskey Sour     101
Maker’s Mark Bourbon, Triple Sec and sour mix, shaken on the rocks

Gimlet     56
Vodka or Gin with fresh lime, and a splash of Lime Cordial, on the rocks

Mojito     109
Bacardi, Havana Club, sugar, fresh lime juice, limes, fresh mint, topped with Soda

Negroni     65
Gin, Campari and Martini Rosso

Cosmopolitan     107
Vodka, Triple Sec, cranberry juice and lime

Caipirinha     69
Brazilian Cachaça, fresh limes, sugar, sour mix and Sprite

Long Island Iced Tea     98
Vodka, Gin, el Jimador Tequila, Light Rum, Triple Sec, sour mix and Coke

Lynchburg Lemonade     122
Jack Daniel’s, Triple Sec, sour mix, Sprite and Bitters

Greyhound     68
Vodka, fresh lime and grapefruit juice

Margarita     115
el Jimador Tequila, Triple Sec and sour mix,
served shaken over ice (as it should be)
(Try our Jalapeño Margarita   +9)

Classic Daiquiri     72
Bacardi Rum, lime juice,
and syrup

El Floridita Daiquiri     78
Bacardi Rum, lime juice, syrup, and Maraschino Liqueur

Strawberry Daiquiri     105
Blended Bacardi, lemon and strawberry juice

Moscow Mule     73
Stolichnaya Vodka, lime and Ginger Beer


Chernobyl     95
Light Rum, Dark Rum, Cane, Cherry Liqueur, pineapple juice
and sour mix shaken with a Stroh Rum float.
It will melt your insides

Rusty Nail     83
Monkey Shoulder Whisky with Drambuie served on the Rocks

Lemon Drop     99
Absolut Citron, Triple Sec, fresh lemon, sugar and sour mix

California Spliff     99
Malibu Rum, Galliano, pineapple juice, OJ and half and half

Classic God Father     69
Jack Daniels, Disaronno Amaretto, orange, on the rocks

Bourbon God Father     73
Bourbon, Disaronno Amaretto, orange, on the rocks

Woodford Mint Julep     102
Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Syrup and mint, over crushed ice

Blind Tiger’s Famous
Bloody Mary     123

‘Top Shelf’ Margarita     235
Silky smooth, with Don Julio & Cointreau


“…One’s too few, three’s too many”

Vodka, Gin or try it Dirty 56

 Chocolate Martini    56   
Vodka, Cape Velvet, Chocolate Liqueur

Espresso Martini    63
Vodka, Kahlua and shot of espresso

Appletini    56
Vodka, Triple Sec and Sour Apple


Choose from our select range of Scotch, Irish Whiskeys, Bourbons and other fine Whiskeys


Kir Royale    125
Bubbly and Crème de Cassis

Bubbly Bull    125
Sparkling Wine and Red Bull

Aperol Spritz    105
Aperol, Bubbly and Soda

Mimosa    79
Bubbly with orange juice
Or try it ‘Pink’ with cranberry juice


Dom Pedro   84
Created on the Witwatersrand, perfected at the Blind Tiger

Irish Coffee   65
with Tullamore Dew



Warwick The First Lady Chardonnay
Glass 105 / Bottle 286

Arrogant Frog Chardonnay Viognier
Bottle 374

Bruce Jack Chenin Blanc
Glass 76 / Bottle 206

Villiera Chenin Blanc   227

Fairview La Capra Sauvignon Blac
Glass 65 / Bottle 177

Diemersdal Sauvignon Blanc   241

Springfield Life from Stone Sauvignon Blanc   381

Anthonij Rupert Terra del Capo Pinot Grigio
Glass 86 / Bottle 234


Zevenwacht 7even Cabernet Franc Rosé Beck
Glass 78 Bottle 214

Babylonstoren Mourvèdre Rosé   325


Vinologist Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon
Glass 81 / Bottle 221

Warwick The First Lady Cabernet Sauvignon   307

Fairview La Capra Merlot
Glass 73 / Bottle 198

Vinologist Franschhoek Merlot   221

La Vierge Seduction Pino Noir   299

Bruce Jack Pinotage Malbec   206

Villiera down to earth
Touriga National Shiraz   214

Buitenverwachting Meifort   422

Jordan Chameleon Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot Blend   228


Pierre Jourdan Brut   427

 Môreson Miss Molly Petit Rosé   295

Zonin Prosecco Spumante
200ML   159 /  Bottle   514

Moët & Chandon    1790

CLICK HERE for the food menu