Exploring The Scene At Bedford Centre


From exciting restaurant concepts and chic book stores to leisure and entertainment, we check out everything on offer at the sophisticated Bedford Centre in the eastern suburbs.  

Dining Out

Chevy Lane

The scene at this American-style restaurant is set with vintage cars, street signs and diner style seating. This one-of-a-kind eatery is the ultimate spot to grab a gourmet burger, delectable milkshake, yummy desserts and a few retro Instagram shots.

Find more information here.

Lupa Osteria

Lupa Osteria is an authentic Italian restaurant offering mouthwatering pizza, pasta, antipasti and truly scrumptious Italian desserts. Their menu also includes vegan antipasti, pizza, pasta and desserts. This is the place to be if you want to experience genuine Italian fare made with traditional methods.

Find more information here.

Mythos

Voted Best Greek Restaurant by Best of Joburg, Mythos serves up some of the best meze, souvlaki and yiros in Joburg. With a decadent range of Glika Desserts including Rizagalo, Loukoumades, Baklava, Kataifi and Baklava Cheesecake, this eatery is sure to be a hit with any sweet tooth.

Find more information here.

Salsa Mexican Grill

America, Italian, Greek and now Mexican. Bedford Centre truly offers a round the world cuisine experience. Mexican cuisine featured here include sumptuous quesadillas, burritos, tacos, nachos, platitos, ensaladas and churros. They also offer a wide array of craft tequila which includes The Reaper HP22B, a chilli tequila that’s so spicy, you’ll need to sign a disclaimer before trying it.

Find more information here.

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Retail Therapy

The Tea and Coffee Emporium

Get all your coffee and tea needs including ground coffee, coffee beans, coffee capsules, coffee machines, coffee grinders, milk frothers, tea infusers, tea pots, black tea, herbal tea, green tea, loose tea, hot chocolate and syrups at this emporium.

Find more information here.

1959

This store specialises in all types, shapes, sizes, flavours and colours of sweets. Visit this store to find a wide selection of Lindt, Tolberone and giant M&M chocolates. You can also get new and interesting cool drinks, unique jelly beans, tough wine gums, sticky marshmallow fluff, minty gum and boxed truffles for that special someone.

Find more information here.

Plains Trains and Automobiles

This specialised hobby store offers service and repairs to remote controlled airplanes, cars and boats. This is a paradise for die-hard collectors with a passion for diecast, plane, train, car and boat models, whether they are starting out or have been at the game for years.

Find more information here.

Heroes of Games and Comics

Besides the huge and well-stocked Exclusive Books, Bedford Centre is also home to a comic book store. Heroes of Games and Comics offers everything from graphic novels and manga to trading cards and super hero collectibles. Whether you’re team Marvel, team DC or altogether prefer Dark Horse, this is the place to find the next item of your collection.

Find more information here.

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Entertain Me

Movies

Bedford Centre offers not one, but two cinemas, Nu Metro and Ster-Kinekor. The Ster-Kinekor theatre offers six screens, all making use of the latest technology to showcase the best entertainment for audiences. The Nu Metro cineplex offers luxurious viewings with the leather recliners, bar, VIP lounge and à la carte menu.

Find out more about Ster-Kinekor here and Nu Metro here.

Artjamming

Have fun painting the town red at Artjamming. Choose from 12 different canvas sizes and spend hours painting, sponging and spraying with any of the 45 available colours. And the best part, you don’t have to spend hours cleaning paint off clothes, the floor and brushes.

Find more information here.

Blue Ocean

This virtual reality arcade has the latest technology and games, with a 3 x 4 m green gaming area, headset and two motion controllers. Have a blast experiencing something new in an alternate reality and finally learn what all the virtual reality fuss is about.

Find more information here.

Gravity

Gravity is a fun and interactive jumping park with wall-to-wall, floor level trampolines. Children, parents, adults, friends and family can all spend an exhilarating day jumping off that extra energy. You’ll have so much fun, you won’t even notice those calories burning off.

Find more information here.

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Contact details: 011 622 1840 / Cnr Smith & Van der Linde Rd, Bedfordview / helen.lafas@excelleratejhi.com / http://bedfordcentre.com

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