Shopping in Polokwane is bound to create a memorable experience giving visitors a taste of what a modern African City is all about, as you are captivated by the astounding variety the City has to offer.

Traditional curios jostle alongside high tech commodities, and on one side of the street you can find traditional Venda attire and on the other side, come across handmade Italian shoes, yet somehow the contradictions merge easily in this City.

Polokwane boasts great retail options and in recent years an impressive array of malls and shopping centres has sprouted. There is enough to spoil any shopaholic.

Malls and shopping centres

Checkers Centre is in the CBD and has over 30 shops including supermarkets and clothing outlets.

Address: Corner of Grobler and Hans van Rensburg Streets
Tel: 015 621 2015.

Standard Bank Square has 23 shops including eating spots, clothing and other retail businesses.

Address: Corner of Thabo Mbeki and Hans van Rensburg Streets
Tel: 015 295 9038

Savannah Mall has 67 shops including banks, eateries and clothing outlets.

Address: Corner of Grimm and Thabo Mbeki Streets
Tel: 015 296 2977

Lifestyle Centre has 22 shops including an electronic goods store and printers.

Address: Corner of Landros Mare’ and Market Streets
Tel: 083 276 7797

The Mall has 5 shops and a good location.

Address: 25b Thabo Mbeki Street.
Tel: 015 291 4260

The Crossing has 4 shops.

Address: Corner of Grimm and Grobler Streets
Tel: 015 291 4700

Game Centre has 20 shops including fast food outlets, airtime vendors and small independent boutiques.

Address: Corner of Mark and Hospital Streets
Tel: 015 291 4700

Thornhill Shopping Centre has 32 shops ranging from clothing outlets to restaurants and small independent outlets.

Address: Modjadjiskloof Road
Tel: 083 289 6423

Shoprite Centre Metropolitan has 10 shops at Market Street. There are another 18 shops at the Taxi Centre in the CBD that selling household wares, food and other items.

Address: Corner of Church and Rissik Streets
Tel: 015 297 1383.

Platinum Park has 18 shops.

Address: General Maritz and Outspan Streets
Tel: 015 297 5890

Cycad Centre offers 19 shops including eateries, a supermarket and clothing shops.

Address: 80 General Maritz Street
Tel: 015 291 2929

Crafts and curios

Bush Craft Trading Store has exquisite curious and handmade goods made by local craftspeople. The goods are on sale from Monday to Saturday.

Gemco Arts & Crafts Studio offers a wide range of handcrafted crafts and curios, featuring a brilliant collection of semi precious stones, gold and ivory and other jewellery.

Address: Plot 124, Ivydale. 2km out of Polokwane on the N1 South towards Pretoria
Tel: 015 292 0758