Angie’s best places to shop | Best of Joburg
Angie’s best places to shop

Angie Batis Durrant gives us some insight into her fave spots to shop … get out your credit cards, girls!

Best book shop

Exclusive Books in Hyde Park has a very extensive book selection which is why it’s my pick for best book shop. The setting is so nice and there is an awesome coffee shop and restaurant, so it has the whole package.

Best computer/electronics store

The Apple iStore is my favourite … being surrounded by all things Apple is the best thing in the world!

Best florist

Cottage Flowers in Hyde Park is the best. This shop is full of all sorts of pretty flowers – it makes you feel like Alice in Wonderland owns it!

Best furniture/home décor store

Tonic’s furniture is beyond amazing and my favourite. It is beautifully crafted and it’s designed locally, which is great.

Best garden centre

GardenShop Parktown North is the best place to fulfil all your garden needs.  This shop has everything you could ever want for your garden and a sweet little coffee shop at the back – it’s always nice to shop for some greenery, and then sit down and enjoy a slice of cake.

Best hardware store

It’s Builders Warehouse. The name of this shop says it all … it’s a warehouse full of things that you can use to build stuff. It’s a home/DIY enthusiast’s dream come true.

Best home décor

I often find such beautiful pieces in Weylandts and they are always on trend. They also have some unusual things too.

Best kitchen essentials shop

The Le Creuset shop has all of the essentials for your kitchen.  If I could, I’d spend all my money in this store … they always have such beautiful homeware.

Best online shopping site

Superbalist is the best online shopping site.  Whatever you need, they’ll probably have and it’ll be delivered to your front door … bonus!

Best outdoor/camping store

Outdoor Warehouse – I’m not the biggest outdoor enthusiast but I know that if I need anything that has to do with camping, that’s the place to go.

Best shopping mall

Sandton City is my favourite! It has anything and everything, and it’s well designed (which is a bonus). It makes for a nice shopping experience.

Best shop for life’s little luxuries

Metropolitain Cosmetics may be pricey but they have all sorts of luxurious things for your body and face, which makes it worth it. You can’t help but spend money when you’re there.

Best sporting goods store

Sportsmans Warehouse is super convenient and my pick for the best sporting goods store. This is another place that has pretty much anything your heart desires.

Best stationery store

Liberty Bespoke is my default for stationery. It’s a local company that makes the most beautiful, bespoke stationery. Once you see it, you’ll want to buy it all.


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