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Top Choice Shopping Centre in Johannesburg

27 Boxes

This shipping-crate complex of boutiques, galleries and eateries is well on its way to establishing its Melville street cred. A newly planted park, indigenous nursery, and fun kids' playground add to the allure. 27 …
Top Choice Market in Johannesburg

Market on Main

Spilling out of Arts on Main onto Fox St is this buzzy weekly market. You'll find the usual selection of takeaway food stalls downstairs (look out for the one serving delicious cups of Ethiopian coffee or spiced tea…
Top Choice Mall in Johannesburg

44 Stanley

The antithesis of consumer tack, 44 Stanley is a blueprint for future mall development. It’s a warren of lanes around shady courtyards and features an eclectic collection of local designers and speciality boutiques …
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Johannesburg

Art Africa

Arts and crafts from across South Africa as well as Mali, Ghana and the Ivory Coast are attractively displayed here – you'll be spoiled for souvenir choice whether you're in the market for a carved wooden mask, bead…
Books in Johannesburg

Bridge Books

An independently owned, mostly African literature bookstore, Bridge Books has become a literary meeting place for Jo'burg's top local authors. The books are carefully curated and artfully displayed, and the shop hol…
Homewares in Johannesburg

Amatuli

A treasure trove of pan-African arts, crafts and interior design pieces, Amatuli is the place to head if you're looking for anything from a Zulu headdress to kinti cloth from Nigeria or carved masks from Madagascar …
Books in Johannesburg

African Flavour Books

Part of a burgeoning African literature scene in Jo'burg, African Flavour Books offers an extensive selection of fiction and non-fiction by Africans and the African diaspora. Owners Fortiscue and Nokuthula Helepi ha…
Art in Johannesburg

August House

Smack in the middle of downtown Jo'burg, August House is notable for both its location and its incredible selection of high-end South African art. Home to about 50 artists' studios, August House holds bi-monthly ope…
Chocolate in Johannesburg

Chocoloza

A haven for chocolate-lovers, Chocoloza produces handmade chocolates that are melt-in-your-mouth heaven. From zesty ginger, honey and lime to decadent salted caramel ganache, there is something for everyone. The man…
Fashion & Accessories in Johannesburg

Iwasshot in Jo'burg

This hip social project fosters creativity, provides locals with jobs and recycles trash into fun souvenirs including bags, picture frames and cushion covers. It also uses urban photography to decorate various stati…