Whether you are looking for something specific to shop or just window shopping, South Africa’s boutiques, malls and street shops have it all. Take a look at some of the popular malls in Cape Town…
The quality, cost and variety of goods on offer along with the safe environment provided by South Africa’s shopping centres should not take visiting international holidaymakers and business people by surprise. Cape Town’s malls are famous for their shopping and entertainment facilities. Thanks to a very favourable exchange rate, Euros or US Dollars go a long way in South African shopping centres. Along with general retail stores, like Woolworths (similar to Marks & Spencer in the United Kingdom), Truworths, Edgars, Pick ‘n Pay and Checkers, which will provide with clothes, groceries and homeware, visitors will discover that malls and shopping centres in Cape Town each have their own character, created by the dozens of boutiques, specialty stores and restaurants that they host. Many of the centres are also located in beautifully designed buildings, showing off state of the art architecture. Whether they find themselves in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth or the safari hub of Nelspruit, there is always an excellent shopping centre around the corner. Most centres are also home to cinemas, restaurants and entertainment facilities too. All of the malls are located close to major highways with ample parking space. All major South African shopping centres have facilities for disabled shoppers.
Victoria Wharf at the V&A Waterfront
With over 450 retail outlets selling everything from fashion, homeware and curios, to jewellery, leather goods and audiovisual equipment, the V&A Waterfront is South Africa’s most popular shopping destination. Consolidating this position is its diverse offering of local and international brands, irrespective of taste or budget.
The Cape Quarter at Green Point
The Cape Quarter is a unique retail experience in Cape Town with boutique shopping experience in the historic De Waterkant district. It also has distinct restaurants, inspired gifts, inspired art, fashion and jewellery, rare antiques and collectables, and many more hidden gems. Its carefully curated tenant list includes over 100 unique stores and restaurants. It is open seven days a week.
The Cavendish Square in Claremont
Cavendish Square is an award-winning shopping destination in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, boasting more than 200 stores that offer exclusive local and international fashion, cinemas and a selection of premium restaurants and coffee shops.
Tygervalley Shopping Centre
This centre has high fashion as well as entertainment options. Located in the Northern Suburbs, this chic shopping centre is just a 15-minute drive from Cape Town CBD and moments from the beautiful winelands. It has over 250 stores with everything from flagship retailers, trendy eateries and décor to furniture, toys medical care and much more.