Alberton is first and foremost a residential suburb, however, that does not mean that retail pickings are any less glamorous than Joburg’s shopping meccas. Whether you’re out on a quick grocery run or in the mood for a major shopping spree, there’s sure to be a shopping centre, mall, or retail outlet in Alberton that’s perfect for you. So, grab those shopping bags because we’ve got the lowdown on Alberton’s top retail offerings.
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Shopping Centres and Malls
Alberton City has been in the business of retail excellence for over 37 years. The top shopping destination in Alberton, this diverse shopping centre offers everything from grocery stores and hypermarkets to fabulous fashion outlets, home décor stores and health and beauty shops. There are also several fast food outlets situated around the mall, so you’ll never go hungry. Alberton City offers the ultimate convenience and value for money to its valued customers, so visit them as soon as you can.
One of Alberton’s major residential suburbs is Meyersdal. Whether you are a permanent resident or just passing through, you must visit Meyersal Square. Here you will find an exciting array of retail stores, including Woolworths Food, David Shannon Hairdressing and Osman’s Optical. Meyersdal Square is also home to Curves and Miss Fit Boxing, so ladies you’ve got no excuse for not getting in your workouts. You can then spend your cheat days at one of Meyersdal Square’s top restaurants. Take your pick from contemporary Italian cuisine, flaming grilled chicken or lip-smacking seafood. Sounds heavenly to us!
Meyersdal Mall is a one-stop shop for all your retail needs. From health and beauty, to food, fashion, footwear, and everything in between, this is the ultimate convenience shopping destination in Alberton. Don’t spend your Saturday hopping from one shopping centre to another – Meyersdal Mall has it all. You can get your weekly grocery shopping done, have a pamper session, grab a new book (or two), and stock up on pet essentials all in one afternoon. What more could you need?
Ever heard of a mall developed on a racecourse? Us neither. But that’s exactly what Mall at Newmarket is. Developed on the Newmarket Racecourse in Alberton, this one-of-a-kind retail centre is the ideal family-friendly shopping destination. Just outside the mall you’ll find a horse-themed play centre for the kiddies. Once they’ve thoroughly spent their energy, bring them inside for a bite at one of the mall’s kiddie-friendly restaurants. Thereafter, you can get down to business, shopping up a storm at Checkers Hyper, Food Lovers Market or Pick ‘n Pay Clothing.
There isn’t much you won’t find at Lemon Tree Shopping Centre. This mixed-use retail centre offers a diverse range of food stores, clothing outlets, tech and gadget shops, and unique boutiques. Lemon Tree Shopping Centre also boasts an impressive array of restaurants and takeaway outlets. Whether you’re in the mood for quiet night at home with some takeout or a fancy restaurant dinner, you’ll find exactly what you’re after at Lemon Tree Shopping Centre.
Wholesalers and Factory Stores
Westpack Lifestyle is one of our favourite wholesalers. Their outlet in Alberton is a definite must-visit for spend-thrift shoppers. Their range of products will have you dizzy with excitement. From homeware and cookware, to pet supplies, tools, and gardening equipment, and so much more. You may even find a few price buys that you didn’t even know you needed. Don’t blame us if you leave with a trolley full of goodies.
Ice cream in bulk, who wouldn’t want that? Visit Papoulis Ice Cream wholesalers in Alberton to get your hands on some tasty treats. They sell delicious ice cream cakes to order, as well as bulk 2l and 5l tubs of their signature ice creams. If you’ve got a kiddies birthday party coming up, this is the perfect place to stock up on sweet delights. Papoulis Ice Cream stocks ice lollies and other delicious frozen desserts too, so what are you waiting for?