Cape Town is known for its urban beauty and grit, it is a city that is still recovering the legacy of apartheid. If you are planning to come to this city then make sure you shop till drop because it is an affordable shopping destination with wide variety of goods on offer.
Right from hand- crafted jewelry, traditional African art, designer labels, precious stones, intricate beadwork, diamonds and intricate beadwork. Cape Town provides shopping experience for everyone so make sure you visit the trendy malls, walk through the local flea markets, street side stall for gifts and souvenirs to take back home so book flights to Cape Town.
Here is a list of places where you can shop in Cape Town:
This shopping mall is known for relatively low rentals and, famous for myriads of quirky and varied offering from individually-owned boutiques that stock up handmade garments to high-end African art. All these give an African community feel with numerous restaurants and cafes to refuel in. One-way Long Street is a good starting point, though Bree Street is looking for classier brands along with better fuel shops.
It is one stop shopping mall with free parking space. Here you can shop for all requirements starting from fashion, movies, perfume, groceries, jewelry to restaurants which can be found under one roof, all these lures to look for cheap Cape Town flights. This mall offer wide variety of eateries including number of coffee shops and restaurants. Ster-Kinekor is located at the heart of the food court that offers 8 spacious cinemas with some of the latest technology.
Old Biscuit Mill
The one-time biscuit mill is home to an appealing collection of craft, fashion design shops as well as places to eat and drink. Some of the favorites include Clementina Ceramics and Imiso Ceramics particularly for ceramics. It is located in the upcoming industrial area of Woodstock as this plays host to number of clothing boutiques, jewelry store, children bookstore, antique shop and bead shop on your Cape Town holidays.
Long and Kloof Street
If you do not like malls then you should head to Long Street in city center. It is lined with old merchant warehouses which have been turned into hotels, eateries and stories. This buzzing bohemian hub is filled with number of interesting things starting from glittering diamond boutiques to edgy street style sneaker stores, antique shops and vintage clothing set ups.
V& A Waterfront
It is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Cape Town and the Waterfront evokes images of the early activities of the harbor. Much of the charm lies in the fact that it is busy commercial harbor which is set right in the center of some happening venues bordered by restaurants, pubs, craft market, theatres and movies. It is nestled in between the Robben Island and Table Mountain.
The stylish Cavendish Square is located right in the heart of Newlands or Claremont. This shopping mall has everything right from restaurants, coffee shops, hair salons, cinemas, stores and large entertainment areas.