Ink lovers are synonymous with “tattoo parlor near me.” Thinking about getting inked? Looking for the top tattoo shops in Johannesburg to get inked by some of the most talented tattoo artists in the city? Using multiple sources, online and local reviews, we’ve put together this list of our recommendations to 5 of the best tattoo parlors in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Sally Mustang Tattoos
If you want a modern tattoo parlor with great service and impeccable quality in getting inked then Sally Mustang Tattoos is the right place for you. Having multiple locations in the city all means that they are quite easy to reach for quick meetings, no matter which part of Johannesburg you’re in. Feel free to size them on Instagram to get insight on the amazing jobs their skillful in-house artists do.
Rumble and Hum Tattoo
You’re in for a pleasant treat when you visit Rumble and Hum Tattoo, awesome vibe, service and great people. Recommend for anyone wanting their first tattoo or more as well as their first piercings or more, and walk-ins are welcome.
Established officially in 2014, Soweto Ink is a wonderful tattoo parlor in the iconic Soweto township of the City of Johannesburg, and the most influential tattoo studio in the city. Beyond Johannesburg, Soweto Ink is one of the best studios in the South Africa if you are looking for an authentic tattoo lifestyle. The artwork and ink quality here is impeccable. You get professional services with fully knowledgeable and trained team members that will not only help you design your dream tattoo, but you can trust the work to be spectacular.
More than just a tattoo parlour, and the founders, Ndumiso Ramate and Sibusiso Dlamini, are making sure of that, through Soweto Ink’s Mental Awareness Campaign. Easy to see why they are the biggest black-owned professional tattoo shop in the country. They also host tattoo conventions that attracts international and local visitors. Take a look at their Instagram page for your tattoo inspiration.
Black and White Tattoo Studio
Launched in October 2012, Black and White Tattoo Studios has quickly become the city’s go-to spot for tattoo enthusiasts in Johannesburg. Here, Dave and Tiplo, are the go-to guys for tattoos, and share 14 years of experience between them. Whereas, Thato is the piercing guy, very professional and helpful with piercings. See lots of examples of their work on their Instagram page.
📍 Find Them: 130 11th St, Parkmore, Sandton, 2196, South Africa
Fallen Heroes Tattoo
Want to know the reason why Fallen Heroes in-house tattoo artists are always booked for months in advance? Simply because they take your idea, do research on it and present you with something truly unique for just you. And then do amazing job in making sure your tattoo come out even better than you ever imagined. That ladies and gents, is what have earned them an exceptional reputation of skill and popularity in Johannesburg. Explore their Instagram page.
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