Why Canal Walk is the most popular shopping mall in SA

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Canal Walk Shopping Centre is located just around the corner from our hotel and is the heart of Century City. Being Cape Town’s largest mall, Canal Walk is open from 09:00 to 21:00 every day, making it the go-to for your needs at any time of day. If you’re still in doubt, here are 5 reasons why Canal Walk is South Africa’s most popular shopping mall!

1. Location

Canal Walk is located just off the N1, making it easily accessible by car, MyCiTi bus, and taxi. The mall is a mere 10-minute drive from Cape Town CBD. There are over 8000 secure parking bays, so no stress is required about finding a parking spot.

2. Shop Variety

No matter what you’re looking for, you’ll find a shop in Canal Walk that stocks your item! With over 400 stores, the mall covers all your needs, from clothes and shoes, to furniture and leather goods, to groceries and technology.

3. Restaurants

The mall can satisfy any food craving you have – burgers, pizza, salad bowls, smoothies, breakfast, brunch, anything! There are numerous cafes and restaurants, or if you prefer on-the-go, takeaways are readily available. You will be able to find vegetarian and Halaal options from some eateries in the mall.

4. Cinema

The cinema in Canal Walk offers a fantastic escape if you need a break from your day. Various movies are shown every day and there are various options available for how you would like to view your movie. 2D, 3D, 4DX, VIP, and so on – the options are endless. Grab a box of popcorn and enjoy a few peaceful hours in the comfort of a theatre seat.

5. Events program

Canal Walk frequently hosts different events, aimed at both children and adults. Join the centre’s Kids World to find out about all of the events aimed at children, like theatre performances and concerts. There are also events aimed at adults, like markets supporting local produce and products, girls’ nights out, and holiday events.

Don’t miss out on visiting Canal Walk Shopping Centre, one of South Africa’s biggest malls! If you need directions to the mall or recommendations for where to shop and eat first, don’t hesitate to ask our friendly staff at reception as they will be able to give you the best inside scoop.

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