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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“Tourist Centre, Restaurant with incredible view, Mountain Biking trail, and Museum ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Garden
“Beautiful environmental setting for some relaxing down time. This 76 ha urban oasis is a pristine getaway situated in the eastern suburbs not to far down the road. It plays host to outdoor festivals and concerts.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“It is currently the biggest shopping mall on the African continent.... and 5 minutes down the road off the highway. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Capitol Building
“Seat of government and many historical monuments, including huge Madiba statue”
  • 24 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Situated in the heart of Pretoria's cosmopolitan Embassy suburbs, Brooklyn Mall and Brooklyn Square combine all the components to create a vibrant hub of activity for the Capital's most prestigious neighbourhood. Brooklyn Mall and Brooklyn Square offer customers the convenience of one-stop-shopping catering to the requirements of the most discerning shopper. A full complement of national retailers along with approximately 220 specialist retail stores provides the very best luxuries and shopping of choice. There is also an assortment of restaurants and coffee bars satisfying an astute palette. - Hours: Monday: 9am–7pm Tuesday: 9am–7pm Wednesday: 9am–7pm Thursday: 9am–7pm Friday: 9am–7pm Saturday: 9am–5pm Sunday: 9am–5pm”
  • 11 locals recommend
Park
“A very relaxing nature reserve for all who love to walk. Yo are sure to sight giraffes, zebras and antelope on your walk . You have options to mountain bike or drive around. Be prepared with water and suitable walking shoes if walking is a choice as some paths are rocky. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Park
“A great get away in the middle of an urban setting, with a stunning. You may find some natures animals like bucks, birds, zebras and anyother natures animals that may show themselves. Park entrance fee is affordable this is R60. 00 per adult and game tour R145. 00. They have a restuarant to grab something to eat. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Nature
“Best kept gardens in Gauteng. Iconic scenes and stunning views over Pretoria. Romantic and budget friendly outing. Lots of tourist. A 10 min drive from The Penthouse.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Zoo
“Who doesn't love a Zoo. Watch out for Lions, Rhino, Elephant, Giraffe and Leopards. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Wide variety of shops close to 58@FarmRoad. Mall Trading Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00-19:30 Saturday 9:00-18:00 Sunday 9:00-17:00”
  • 15 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“It has an open, sunny and open air restaurant seating, which is very pleasant.”
  • 10 locals recommend
African Restaurant
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“Visit the Irene Dairy Farm, this farm was purchased in 1896 by Bertie van der Byl and renamed it after his daughter.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Casino
“Pretoria’s Biggest Entertainment Hub Time Square at Menlyn Maine is the largest casino in Pretoria offering premium gaming experiences. Take Lady Luck for a spin on one of the roulette tables or try your hand at blackjack, baccarat or poker. If you’re looking for things to do in Pretoria, you’re spoilt for choice! From side-splitting comedy shows and world-class stage productions to wining and dining, we have it all.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Sublocality
“They claim it the biggest mall now. Go check it out when you have time and like shopping ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“​ The Irene Village Mall is 2km from the estate on Nellmapius Drive. - A variety of restaurants are available like Fego Caffe, Karoo, Mugg & Bean, Mythos, Ocean Basket, Piza Vino Pizzeria, RocoMamas and Wild Hawk Spur. - Pick n Pay and Woolworths are available at the mall, should you require to shop for groceries. - Their trading hours are Monday - Thursday: 9am - 7pm | Friday: 9am - 8pm | Saturday: 9am - 6pm | Sunday and public holidays: 9am - 5pm”
  • 12 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“One of the best food markets around. Only 10 minutes away. Open every Saturday from 9am to 1 pm.”
  • 22 locals recommend

Top restaurants

African Restaurant
“Visit the Irene Dairy Farm, this farm was purchased in 1896 by Bertie van der Byl and renamed it after his daughter.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Casino
“Pretoria’s Biggest Entertainment Hub Time Square at Menlyn Maine is the largest casino in Pretoria offering premium gaming experiences. Take Lady Luck for a spin on one of the roulette tables or try your hand at blackjack, baccarat or poker. If you’re looking for things to do in Pretoria, you’re spoilt for choice! From side-splitting comedy shows and world-class stage productions to wining and dining, we have it all.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Capital Craft is home to a selection of over 350 beers from all over he world, including very rare kinds of gin and trappist beer. Highly recommended craft food. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great, busy eclectic gastro-pub with best veggie burgers in town only 10 minutes drive from house.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent ambiance and good quality food. PLUS great coffee and craft beer.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Watch the Blue Crane, our National bird and other water birds while enjoying a meal or just coffee.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Probably the most popular place in Pretoria right now, always a buzz and they serve an array of amazing, mostly Mediterranean tapas. Their Gin menu has gins most people have never even heard of”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A great place to eat, drink and be merry! Here they will entertain you with live music from SAian artists such as Jonathan Martin & Piet Botha and other great rock bands!!”
  • 1 local recommends

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