Altar Bar is a haven for the social soul, nestled in the heart of Greenside, Johannesburg, where the buzz of conversation mingles with the clinking of glasses and the rhythmic beat of laughter. A wave of vivid energy overwhelms you as you step through the modest doorway.

There’s a world where delicious tapas and carefully prepared cocktails rule supreme, and it all begins with walls covered in vibrant murals and glowing fairy lights hanging overhead. Picture yourself curled up in luxurious recliners with a menu that reads like a love letter to food, all while other diners’ lyrical conversation fills the air.

Every tapas plate is a painstakingly created work of art, a symphony of flavors and textures meant to entice your palate. Every mouthful of food is a sensory adventure, from melt-in-your-mouth charcuterie boards to sizzling gambas al ajillo, delicate tuna ceviche, to hot patatas bravas doused with romesco sauce.

However, Altar Bar offers more than just a sensory extravaganza. It’s a place where people connect over shared experiences over clinking glasses and friendships established over plates piled high with delectable food.

Altar Bar is a place to savor the moment, one delicious dish and expertly made cocktail at a time, whether you’re celebrating a special event, meeting up with friends after a long week, or just looking for a lively escape from the everyday.

Celebrate with a glass of bubbly and let Altar Bar serve as the backdrop for your upcoming, life-changing trip to Johannesburg. It is a location where relationships ignite and taste buds tango, turning every visit into a unique culinary event thanks to its contagious atmosphere, delicious tapas, and well-made cocktails.

Altar Bar Small Share Menu

ItemDescriptionPrice (R)
STICKY STOUT GLAZED WINGSSticky stout glazed wings.R75
Wood fired meatballsBeef & lamb mince with Altar Bistro sauce.R90
COCA COLA BBQ LAMB RIBSCoca-Cola BBQ lamb ribs.R120
CHICKEN NACHOSSpicy chicken with tomato salsa, guacamole, sour cream, and cheese.R140
MINCE NACHOSMince with tomato salsa, guacamole, sour cream, and cheese.R145

Altar Bar The Business Menu

ItemDescriptionPrice (R)
Chicken Alfredo PastaChicken, Mushroom, Cream, Garlic, Parmesan CheeseR110
Altar BEEF PASTAPenne, Picanha Beef, Chipotle Cream, Nap SauceR160
Altar Beef BurgerSun Dried Tomato Pesto, Salad Leaves, Bacon Jam, Pickled Cucumber, Red Onion, Harissa Mayo, CheeseR150
WORS ROLLBoerewors, Tomato & Chilli Relish, ChipsR95
Picanha Chimichurri BunPrego Bun, Beef, Mozzarella, Chimichurri & SalsaR120
Pork Belly Chimichurri BunPrego Bun, Grilled Pork Belly, Mozzarella, Chimichurri & SalsaR125
Beer Battered Fish and ChipsBeer-battered fish and chipsR115
T-BoneServed with Pap, Chakalaka, Relish, Chips, or SaladR195
Meat PlatterLamb Chops, Boerewors, Pork Rashers, Short Rib, Chicken Wings (Served with Pap, Chakalaka, Relish, Chips, or Salad)R560

Altar Bar Tapas

ItemDescriptionPrice (R)
Chicken WingsApricot, Cumin & Coriander, Beetroot Chutney, Candied GingerR98
Beef TacoChipotle, Rocket, Garlic Aioli, Onion Marmalade, Pickled CucumberR110
Zucchini (V)Tempura Zucchini Fried, Garlic AioliR70
Chicken StripsGarlic Aioli, Truffle, Lemon & Rosemary ChipsR105
Loaded Nachos (V)Chipotle Salsa, Guacamole, Cheddar, Sour Cream & Chive, Cheese SauceR150
Salt & Pepper SquidGarlic Mayo, Chipotle Aioli, Tomato Achar, SproutsR125
Prawn Skewers4 Queen Prawns, Butter, Garlic, Herbs, Lemon, Peri-PeriR165
Lamb RibsConfit Onion, Smoked White Bean Hummus, Candied GingerR120
Spring RollsBeef Bobotie, Coconut Mayo, Apple Mint ChutneyR95
Pork RibsHoney, Rum & Chipotle Glaze, ChipsR105
Lamb DomboloLamb Korma, Tomato Atchar, Butternut Chakalaka & Deep-Fried BasilR135
Lamb CutletsBarley, Corn & Mint Salsa, Mustard Onion MarmaladeR145

Altar Bar Sliders

ItemDescriptionPrice (R)
BeefSun Dried Tomato Pesto, Salad Leaves, Bacon Jam, Pickled Cucumber, Red Onion, Harissa Mayo, CheeseR95
LambHummus, Cucumber, Rocket, Tomato, Mint & Chilli Tzatziki, Red Wine Onion MarmaladeR95
ChickenGarlic Mayo, Rocket, Cucumber, Tomato, Red Onion, Pineapple & Litchi Chutney, CheeseR95

Altar Bar Salads

ItemDescriptionPrice (R)
ChickenAvocado, Mange Tout, Red Onion, Quinoa, Cucumber, Heirloom Tomato, Corn, Jalapeno, Mustard Mayo Dressing
BeefTeriyaki, Brown Rice, Ginger, Greens, Red Onions, Tomato, CornR165

Altar Bar Pizza

PizzaIngredientsPrice (R)
Cheese FocacciaCheese Focaccia, Roasted Heirloom Tomato, Mozzarella, Emmental, BasilR85 / R125
Pulled Pork PizzaPulled Pork, Honey & Mustard, Kimchi, Baby Spinach, PineappleR130
Braised Lamb PizzaBraised Lamb, Pepperonata, Fresh CorianderR130
Meaty PizzaBrisket, Ham, BaconR150
Bacon, Feta, Avo PizzaBacon, Feta, Avo, Peppadew, MozzarellaR135
Chicken, Mushroom, Red Onion PizzaChicken, Mushroom, Red Onion, MozzarellaR145
Combo PizzaAll Pizzas CombinedR295
Mega Combo PizzaAll Pizzas Combined with Extra ToppingsR325

Altar Bar Cocktails

CocktailIngredientsPrice (R)
PAAH WOOGold Tequila, Passionfruit Puree, Lemon Juice, Granadilla JuiceR95
RESPECT YOUR ELDERSBombay Dry Gin, Elderflower Syrup, Lemon Juice, Sugar Syrup, Schweppes TonicR95
ALTAR NEGRONICampari, Martini Bianco, Martini AstiR85
MZANZI SOURSJohnnie Walker Black, Lemon Juice, Beer Syrup, Bitters, CelluloseR95
EYE CANDYCruz Manhattan Blossom, Strawberry Syrup, Lemon Juice, Apple Juice, Brutal Fruit Ruby AppleR95
PINEAPPLE MOUNTAINTopo Chico Pineapple, Bacardi Carta Blanca, Bitters, Elderflower Syrup, Apple Juice, Pineapple JuiceR85
CHICO BRAMBLETopo Chico Lemon & Lime, Bombay Bramble, Raspberry Puree, Lemon Juice, Sugar SyrupR85
ALL GOODHennessy, Tequila, Lemon, Grapefruit, Agave, PomegranateR95

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