This mall hasn't been around for as long as the others (opening in 2016), but it has become one of the top shopping destinations in the city. Mall of Africa is the country's largest shopping mall ever built in a single phase – over 130 000m2 of retail space housing over 300 shops, many being flagship stores. One of the features that stands out when visiting this retail hub is how easy it is to navigate through the centre with its uniquely identified court areas – Food Court, Town Square, Woolworths Court, Crystal Court and Edgars Court. As for stores, you can expect everything from Ted Baker, Replay Jeans, Nando’s, Hoops by Shesha and Pringle of Scotland to Versace, Starbucks, Bobbi Brown, Carrol Boyes and Cipria.
And as of the first weekend of January 2022, Mall of Africa will extend its shopping hours. The new extended hours are from 09:00 – 20:00 from Mondays to Sundays, as well as on public holidays. That means you'll have more time to shop for everything you need and enjoy the exciting retail experience this world-class mall has to offer.
Sandton City Shopping Centre
This one is a given! Sandton City Shopping Centre is the place to be if you're looking for a world-class shopping experience like no other. There's something for everyone, from international and exclusive brands on the Diamond Walk for the fashionista and delights for the little ones at Hamley's (sliding into the store is only the beginning!), to some of the best coffee, sweet treats and food in the city (think Krispy Kreme, Starbuck, Belle's Patisserie, JB's Corner, Walnut Grove, the list goes on and on). And best of all, they host fun and exciting activations throughout the mall on a regular basis, perfect for the whole family.
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The Italian Retrospective highlights 14 designers and their mastery in Italian design across the ages, who have not only made their mark in Italy but have had a global following. These include: Roberto Capucci, Ken Scott, Renato Balestra, Curiel, Roberta di Camerino, Franco Moschino, Irene Galitzine, Sorelle Fontana Alta Moda s.r.l, Gianni Versace, Valentino, Gianfranco Ferré, Emilio Pucci, Giorgio Armani, and Ferragamo.⠀ ⠀ The Italian Retrospective Exhibition will be on display until 7 April 2019 in the Sandton City Diamond Walk.⠀ #IconicSandton #52iconicweeks #italianfashionretrospectiveinthecity
The Zone @ Rosebank
Rosebank is another hip and happening node in the city, and if you're in the mood to indulge in a little retail therapy, enjoy a slow lunch, treat the kids to a lovely day out or simply people watch, The Zone @ Rosebank is the place to be and be seen. This location is dynamic, trendy and distinctive. Got everything from a variety of restaurants offering whatever you're in the mood for to The Fun Company, movies and bowling to keep the little ones entertained, as well as boasting some top-notch fashion boutiques.
Eastgate Shopping Centre
Eastgate Shopping Centre is all about the four Fs - fashion, food, family and fun! This mall has undergone a little bit of a makeover and it's bigger and better than ever before. Since Eastgate focusses on a great day out ideal for the whole family, they have plenty in store, no pun intended! There's a wide array of shops for you to wonder and enjoy, loads of restaurants offering delicious food to keep you energised for your shopping spree, and if you need to rest and put your feet up for a little bit, the amazing IMAX Theatre is a great place to relax while catching one of the latest blockbusters.
Cresta Shopping Centre
If you happen to be in Randburg and would like to enjoy an all-rounded shopping experience complete with great entertainment, good food, all the latest trends and gadgets under one roof, as well as family-friendly fun, then make sure you stop by Cresta Shopping Centre. The centre has recently undergone an epic revamp to create a three-level food and entertainment court which is jam-packed with a selection of local and international restaurants as well as great fun for everyone, including a game arcade, a Ster-Kinekor Cinema Prestige and Gold Rush Bingo. Keep an eye on their Facebook page to stay up to date with the latest events and activations.
This ever-popular and well-known spot in the middle of Birnam is known for being the best Joburg has to offer. Melrose Arch is a residential, retail, entertainment and leisure hot spot that attracts not only international guests, but also the locals who are seeking the ultimate upmarket experience. This precinct feels like a little city all on its own with it's unique café culture, beautiful boutiques, high street fashion and people-friendly meeting places. Don't forget to take a moment to admire the exquisite buildings and vibrant atmosphere. Also keep an eye on their social media pages as there's always something exciting happening within the precinct.
Details: melrosearch.co.za | 011 684 0000 | Melrose Boulevard, Birnam, Johannesburg
Hyde Park Corner
Shop in luxury at the stylish, sophisticated and always trendy Hyde Park Corner! With over 500 of the world's leading international brands as well as 130 iconic speciality stores, no wonder it has been dubbed as Africa's centre of luxury. And as for cuisine, they boast 12 lovely restaurants that offers visitors a diversity of tastes ideal for any occasion, whether you're in search of the perfect place for a spot of fine dining or need to get your hands on something delicious on-the-go. Hyde Park Corner also hosts exciting events, including The Wedding Expo coming up from 30 – 31 March 2019.
This destination has fast become a favourite for those with a passion for fashion, families they'd love to treat with a fun day out, or those who are looking to meet up with a few friends for a cup of coffee. Clearwater Mall is the whole package – world-class shopping, exciting entertainment, good food and of course, loads of parking! A few highlights of this entertainment hub includes their full Nu Metro cinema complex with 3D technology, the indoor go-karting race track in the basement, the fun school holiday activities for the kids and the two big jungle gyms for small kids to play on. Talk about family-friendly!
And last, but certainly not least, we have Cradlestone Mall, located in the heart of Mogale City in the West Rand. From the stunning architecture and it's ideal location to the interesting mix 160 quality shops, restaurants and services and loads of FREE parking, Cradlestone Mall offers their guests the perfect opportunity to discover a new shopping experience. Don't forget to keep an eye out for their latest offers and promotions, events, news and movies. They also currently have a school holiday programme that's 'out of this world'.