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Shopping Centres
& Retail

Below is a list of the shopping centres that we can recommend in the area. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list.

Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

The V&A Waterfront is an iconic mixed-use destination located in the oldest working harbour in the Southern Hemisphere. With over 450 retail outlets, selling everything from fashion, homeware and curios, to jewellery, leather goods and audio visual equipment, the V&A Waterfront is South Africa’s most popular shopping destination.  

There are over 80 restaurants, cafés  and eateries.  There are a wide variety of attractions and activities to enjoy on the property. From cultural landmarks such as the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) to more leisurely pursuits such as a sunset cruise on one of the chartered boats that are berthed at the harbour. 

www.waterfront.co.za 

Canal Walk
Century City

Canal Walk Shopping Centre, in the Century City precinct, is conveniently located on the N1, central to the CBD and surrounding suburbs.  The centre has a wide selection with over 400 stores and thousands of the best local and international brands to choose from. Visit Canal Walk for the best fashion, retail, leisure and entertainment for the whole family, all under one roof. 

While exploring Canal Walk, you’ll find a variety of eateries, from sit-down restaurants, cafés, and coffee shops, to takeaway outlets where you can either take a seat in our spacious Food Court or grab a bite on the go.  

www.canalwalk.co.za 

Cavendish Square Mall
Claremont Shops

Cavendish Square, an award-winning regional shopping centre nestled in Claremont in the Southern Suburbs is a premier fashion destination, comprising 180 stores. The centre boasts select international and exclusive local brands, alongside some of South Africa’s most desired anchor tenants. Offering a wide selection of restaurants, 8 cinemas and 5 forex banks, all conveniently situated in a safe and secure shopping environment.  

www.cavendish.co.za 

Long Street, Cape Town
Long Street

Long Street is one of the oldest – and in many ways most notorious – streets in Cape Town.  It has a Bohemian flavour, filled with Victorian buildings, theatres, bookstores. ethnic restaurants and bars. It’s a good place to catch live music, particularly on the weekends. When headed uphill, hop on the 101 MyCiTi bus, which makes five stops along the one-way street.  It’s easily the loudest and most energetic thoroughfare in the city, especially after dark, and is best known for its buzzing nightlife 

Kloof Street, Cape Town
Gardens

Kloof Street is one of the city’s favourite shopping and dining streets. With an eclectic offering of eateries, fashion boutiques, art galleries, interior design shops and historical buildings, it runs parallel to Long Street but is decidedly classier and includes Lifestyles on Kloof, a shopping centre with a variety of shops, a Woolworths grocery store and the Labia retro cinema. The street is somewhat steep, so you may decide to start at the top and walk down, exploring side streets as you go. 

Cape Quarter Lifestyle Village
Green Point

Cape Quarter Lifestyle Village located in the historic De Waterkant district is a lifestyle centre that offers a unique shopping experience with over 100 boutique stores.   Here you find traditional African souvenirs, handmade jewellery, leather handbags, locally designed clothing as well as plenty of restaurants and bars. 

www.capequarter.co.za 

The Old Biscuit Mill
Woodstock

The Old Biscuit Mill is a vibrant hub of art, design and food right in the heart of Woodstock.  The Market is one of Cape Town’s biggest markets well known for the incredible spread of food, craft beers, clothing stalls, artisan products, cosmetics or anything else you want.  The Pot Club, The Test Kitchen, Saucisse Boutique Deli, Cocoa Fair and Redemption Burgers provides an unlikely culinary hub of all types of cuisine. 

www.theoldbiscuitmill.co.za