Inside The Checkers Hyper World-Class Sustainable Store At Sandton City


Checkers Hyper revealed its state-of-the-art flagship store in Sandton City last month, complete with a chocolatier bar, an open-flame pizza oven, an in-store Kauai and an extensive range of innovative new products! Customers can now look forward to a world-class shopping environment with unique experiences never before offered at a South African supermarket, let’s take a tour inside. 

Famous Beluga caviar served at the sushi bar

Delicious hand-stretched and stone baked pizzas straight from the wood-fired pizza oven

The store was officially opened by Shoprite’s Chief Executive Officer, Pieter Engelbrecht.

“I am honoured and proud to present this store to you as an outstanding example of the extent of our Group’s ability to innovate in order to give our customers what they want. We take pride in our ability to tailor our products and services to meet our customers’ needs – whether they are looking for the most affordable products in remote areas or looking for artisanal chocolates and breads in Sandton City – all this while we never compromise on value for money.”

A decadent chocolatier bar with artisanally crafted truffles made from Belgian chocolate combined with the very best South African ingredients

An in-store ​Kauai​ with its famous salads, wraps and smoothies

Get your greens and stay hydrated this summer!

A​ selection of meat and veggies expertly prepared on the imported Rodizio Grill

Freshly-made artisanal breads and delicious pastries from SCHOON

This will also include a sophisticated new range of confectioneries and luxury cakes, yum!

A temperature-controlled tasting room with wines from over 100 leading estates

That’s right! The store will be adding more international wines than any other supermarket as well authentic French champagne and the widest range of Italian prosecco.

The various in-store service departments (such as the Butchery, Bakery, Cheese Deli and Fresh Fruit & Vegetables) are dedicated destination areas – designed to look and feel like a store within a store – offering customers an artisanal market experience within a supermarket environment.

Customers can also expect wider aisles and shelves designed with the shopper in mind, while the seamless floors mean trolleys make less noise when pushed through the store.

Checkers Hyper Sandton City will also offer customers a 100% recyclable and compostable paper bag, which will be the supermarket chain’s first product carrying the new standardised recycling instructions, known as On Pack Recycling Labels (OPRLs), as per the guidelines recently published by the WWF-SA.

Almost 60 new jobs were created with the opening of the newly branded store, bringing Checkers Hyper Sandton City’s full staff to 290, of which 225 are women. ​The store will be managed by seasoned Branch Manager, Selva Pillay, who joined the Shoprite Group in 1991 and has more than 28 years experience in retail.

Visit The Store 

Trading hours:

Mondays to Saturdays: 09:00 – 20:00

Sundays: 09:00 – 18:00

Location: Sandton City Mall, Cnr Alice Lane & 5th St, Sandton, 2196

More Information: 011 245 0800

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