The city of Jozi knows how to celebrate life’s vibrant moments, and as the sun begins to cast its warm embrace upon us, it’s time to elevate your after-work rendezvous to new heights. Look no further than the chic and lively haven of 400 Degrees, where sundowners and al fresco dining converge to create the perfect Springtime escape in the heart of Rosebank at Clico Restaurant, Hotel and Conferencing.

As the seasons change and Spring ushers in a riot of colours, 400 Degrees is ready to whisk you away on a culinary journey that’s nothing short of enchanting. The backdrop? A sun-kissed terrace that invites you to bask in the golden rays while indulging in the finest offerings by the ingenious Chef Dario De Angeli.

There’s something undeniably magical about toasting to the end of a workday as the sun begins its descent. Chef Dario De Angeli understands this sentiment, offering a carefully curated selection of beverages that celebrate the art of relaxation. From crisp, refreshing cocktails that dance on your taste buds to an array of curated wines that embody the spirit of Spring, each sip is a tribute to life’s beautiful moments. Picture clinking glasses with friends and colleagues, the laughter flowing as freely as the libations, and the cares of the day melting away under the warm embrace of the sun.

Al Fresco Dining: A Culinary Adventure in the Open Air & Spring Flavours in Every Bite

But what’s a sundowner without the perfect food to accompany it? At 400 Degrees, the culinary offerings are an ode to Spring’s bounty, each dish a masterpiece that awakens your senses. The true beauty lies in the al fresco dining experience itself – the feeling of a gentle breeze, the melodic symphony of laughter, and the enchantment of watching the sky transform as day turns to night.

Spring is all about celebrating fresh, vibrant flavours, and Chef Dario De Angeli has truly outdone himself. Indulge in wood-fired authentic pizzas that embody the essence of Spring, from the delicate crunch of the crust to the explosion of flavours from the carefully selected toppings. Whether you’re savouring the Porchetta pizza with its spicy pork loin or delighting in the 400 Degrees signature pizza adorned with Parma ham and truffles, each bite is a testament to the season’s bounty.

Small Plates, Big Delights

And for those who prefer a variety of flavours, the small plates at 400 Degrees are a symphony of tastes that make for a tantalizing dining experience. Succulent spiedini skewers, tender and kissed by the wood-fired oven’s flames, are served with an array of dips and focaccia breads. It’s sharing at its finest, a feast that brings people together in the most delicious way possible.

As the sun sets and the stars begin to twinkle above, 400 Degrees transforms into an intimate haven, where the vibrant energy of Spring meets the tranquillity of a starlit night. It’s a setting that beckons you to linger, to savour every moment, and to create memories that will forever be etched in your heart.

So, as the sun dips below the horizon and Spring’s embrace envelops you, remember that the perfect after-work escape is just a stone’s throw away. Come, bask in the al fresco splendour of 400 Degrees, where every sip, every bite, and every shared moment becomes a celebration of the joys that Spring brings. Cheers to sundowners, cheers to Spring, and cheers to the enchantment of life’s simple pleasures.

PS – Delectable new menus will be debut from 4 September at Clico Restaurant and 400 Degrees so be sure to take your palate on a taste test!

For reservation related queries, please send an email to, call +27 11 252 3300 or find out more about the Clico Hotel, Restaurant & Conferencing offering on our website. Clico can be found at 27 Sturdee Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg.

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