Places of interest and things to do in Benoni
1 Rynfied Dam
It is a peaceful retreat in the middle of an estate. I go there to read. Rynfied, Benoni.
2 Curry Leaf Indian Cuisine
I’m a fan of hot Indian curry so I fell in love with this place. The dishes are tasty and the biryani is lovely. The decor is plain, simple and delightfully Indian, top left. Cocoa Bean Centre, corner 2nd Street and 9 6th Avenue, Northmead, Benoni. 011 849 9622.
3 Homestead Dam
They have a sailing club with boats out on a weekend. There’s also a Scouts club which goes out on to the dam. One can take along food and braai beside the dam. Opposite Lakeside Mall, Benoni.
4 My-China Discount Store
I love going to this shop with my wife. They stock possibly everything you can think of, from home decor to sweets, toys, you name it, centre left. Corner 6th Avenue and 1st Street, Northmead, Benoni. 011 425 6368
5 Benoni Museum displays the history of the Rand Revolt of 1922. Corner Elston Avenue and Rothsay Street, Benoni, bottom left. 011 741 6231/ 5
6 Lakeside Mall
Offers more than 130 stores and restaurants. Tom Jones Street, Benoni. 011 427 1801