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A quick guide on where to shop, eat and enjoy the area around Grosvenor Cottages Bryanston.

Updated: Jul 25, 2021

Bryanston is a vibrant suburb with countless places to eat, shop, be active and enjoy the gorgeous Johannesburg weather. Here are our top picks for experiencing the area around Grosvenor Cottages.

Where to shop

Everyday shopping

Bryanston has several shopping areas where you can find everything and anything. Here are our favourites that are close to Grosvenor Cottages.

Hobart Grove Centre

Hobart Grove is the closest centre to Grosvenor Cottages and it’s a favourite in Bryanston because of its convenience and diverse range of shops, lifestyle services and restaurants. In just one visit, you will find everything from a supermarket, doctor, optometrist, dentist, physio, a gym, wellness stores, hairdressers, clothing boutiques, a print and courier store, a gorgeous flower shop and some of Bryanston's best restaurants.

2-minute drive (or 15 min walk up the road)

Location: 52 Hobart Rd, Bryanston, Sandton

Riverside Shopping Centre

A more compact but all-encompassing centre, Riverside is a pleasant place to shop and visit. Here, you can do your weekly shopping and get most things done. The centre is home to one of Bryanston’s gems- Riverside Café. Enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner here. They are well known for their coffee and Egg Frittata for brunch.

5-minute drive

Location: 319 Bryanston Drive &, 4 Cambridge Rd, Bryanston, Sandton.

Jackson's Real Food Market

For exceptional quality of produce and organic products, Jackson’s Real Food Market is a family-run business that showcases local farmers and producers. You can pick up anything from meat, fresh fish, farm fresh produce to deli items here, all while enjoying a warm and friendly environment. The Eatery is best known for its grass-fed beef burgers, health bowls and vegan options.

Location: 300 Bryanston Drive, Bryanston, Sandton.

Sandton City

Less than a 10-minute drive away is the economic hub of Africa. Sandton City has a comprehensive collection of shops from international brands, banking, groceries, and fine dining. Here you can also visit Nelson Mandela Square to see the giant statue while shopping or enjoying a meal.

Location: 83 Rivonia Rd, Sandhurst, Sandton.

Where to eat

In addition to having all South Africa’s favourite restaurants nearby, Bryanston also has a lively food culture with many places to choose from for a casual breakfast to a special dinner.

Everyday eateries, cafés and coffee shops

The Daily -Coffee Café Bryanston

Casual cafe with a wholesome a breakfast and lunch menu.

Mugg and Bean-Hobart Grove Centre

An SA favourite for coffee, breakfast and sandwiches.

Riverside Caffé - Riverside Shopping Centre

Delicious menu for any time of the day.

Dining out

3 local favourites just up the road from Grosvenor Cottages at Hobart Grove Centre

Doppio Zero-Family Friendly, a warm atmosphere with a focus on quality dishes and great service.

Perron- Delicious Mexican known for their perfect-for-summer frozen margaritas.

Rockets- A mix of everything delicious in an upmarket and ambient setting.

Special and occasional dining

Café del Sol Botanic- A treasured favourite for lovers of Italian Food.

Location: Cnr William Nicol & Ballyclare Dr Bryanston Shopping Centre, Bryanston, Sandton.

Les Creatifs- Internationally acclaimed, Sowetan Born Chef Wandile Mabaso offers foodies an innovative but high-end fusion of contemporary South African and French cuisine.

The Sandton CBD is also home to many world-class restaurants.

Please let us know if you would like any more information on the places mentioned or additional activities in Joburg. We pride ourselves in making your stay as comfortable and pleasant as possible.

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