Things To Do in GardensGardens Shopping Centre
Where? Mill Street, Gardens, City Bowl, Cape Town
When? Open daily.
How? Call +27 (0)21 465-1842
How much? Free to browse
Gardens Shopping Centre is the most popular shopping centre in the Cape Town City Bowl. The Centre is located just a stone’s throw from the bustling Central Business District. Regular Customers visit the centre for the variety and uniqueness of its offerings which include Raith Gourmet (the only authentic German Deli in the Cape) and other specialist shops (like arts and crafts specialists, Le Papier du Port; party suppliers, Party Tricks and holistic health store, Health for Life.
Gardens Centre is a boutique shopping experience, offering high-street type offerings - from a tobacconist, chocolateur and bookshop to homeware, decor and gift shops selling top designer wares. Upmarket apparel, footwear, accessory and jewellery shops that stock the latest imports, top designer brands and exclusive style statements for men and women, older and younger.
The Gardens Centre host 86 shops ranging from bookshops and clothes stores to a large Supermarket. There is ample parking for visitors to the centre. Gardens Centre also offers a comprehensive range of stores for daily essentials as well as shops offering everything from kitchenware, DIY, hardware, and stationery to dry cleaning, tailors and business services (from cell phones, copy and print facilities, to a forex bureau, travel and flight booking agent and major local banking. Professional services include an optometrist, pharmacy, general practitioner, dentist, attorney, beautician and hairdressers.
The centre boasts 5 eateries - from a popular internet cafe to 3 coffee shops ideal for a quick business lunch, morning cappuccino or even a cigarette (Piccolo Café has a dedicated venue for smokers.) The centre also boasts an authentic North Indian restaurant and the well-known Decadents Delights barrow serves patisserie and other scrumptious tea-time goodies to go.