Bishopscourt Shopping

If you are thinking of a buying property property in the exquisite, leafy area of Bishopscourt, read on. This is were residents of Bishopscourt and Constantia do their shopping.

Constantia Village is the closest mall to Bishopscourt and stands for quality and personalised service. The selection of shops is extensive and includes all the big brands, lifestyle centres, specialist boutiques and farm stalls. All needs are catered for.

Constantia Mall being close to Bishopscourt is not the only place to shop in the Constantia Valley.

Constantia Shopping Malls

  • Cavendish Square Shopping Centre in Claremont (4 km from Bishopscourt) – is the shopping paradise of the southern suburbs. Over 4 levels this award-winning shopping mall encompasses more than two hundred and fifty of the most élite stores in the country. Cavendish Square treats its visitors to a wide selection of restaurants, cinemas (including foreign feature films and art movies) and the five big South African Banks. All the shops and restaurants are inside, convenient, comfortable and safe.
  • Kenilworth Centre – Shopping Mall (5 km from Constantia). Kenilworth Centre is located off the M5 highway. Its positioned in the southern suburbs of Cape Town and attracts shoppers from the surrounding residential areas. More than 120 stores are on offer to spend hours of shopping and cash.
  • Cape Quarter Shopping Mall in De Waterkant (11 km from Bishopscourt). Cape Quarter in Greenpoint is more a lifestyle centre than a shopping mall. Its frequented by hipsters, trendy homosexuals, who live in the area and people who like to surround themselves with nice things. In addition to boutique shops there is also a piazza in De Waterkant with genuine European feel. Greenpoint, formerly known as District 5, has developed over the years into one of the trendiest places in the Mother City, with beautifully renovated old buildings and up-market interior design establishments.
  • Canal Walk Shopping Mall in Century City (16 km from Bishopscourt). Canal Walk is the biggest shopping center in Cape Town, open from 9am to 9pm every day. Local and international brands are available over 2 levels. The grandiose, spacious architecture and rich interiors make this shopping mall a perfect place to spend the entire day shopping and relaxing in one of the many restaurants and coffee shops./


  • Porter Estate Produce Market – The Porter Estate Produce Market happens every Saturday from 9 a.m. till 1 p.m. in Tokai Forest. Weather permitting, a small variety of vendors sell organic produce, artisan breads and artwork. The local dog rescue organization is usually also there with some puppies that are for sale. Have a soya latte in the shade of huge Bluegum trees or talk to the vendors and try some vegetarian Biltong or Chickpea bread.
  • Earth Fair Market Tokai – Open every Saturday 9.00 a.m. – 2.00 p.m. and during the week on a Wednesday 3.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m. All stallholders are picked by hand for their quality products. Roaming around at the Earth Fair market is social fun with like minded CapeTonians. Keep in mind this market has a theme of being alternative and organic. Fruit and vegetables are organic and local, the meat is free range and organic and even the cheese is local and organic.You will find bread and biscuits, you can buy sustainable fish and enjoy a local, organic beer while grabbing lunch there with family and friends. People love it.
  • Constantia Craft Market – This Market is held on the Alphen Common opposite the Constantia Village Shopping Centre on Constantia Main Road. its happening every third Saturday of every month.
  • Constantia Waldorf Night Market – Constantia Waldorf Night Market is really fun on a warm African summer night and is open from 5-9 p.m every last Friday of each month, except public and school holidays. The selection of cooked meals to consume at the market is vast. Food includes a spit braai, a variety of pasta dishes, pita breads, Thai food, pastries and cakes, Samosas, organic juices, hot dogs, popcorn, curries, lamb stews etc. There are also craft and clothing stands inside the hall.

Speciality Constantia shopping

  • Alphen Farm Stall – The Alphen Farm Stall combines corner café convenience, supermarket prices and up-market deli products. There are freshly baked breads of all kinds, cheeses from around the world, quality fruit and vegetables and ingredients for every imaginable dish. The Alphen Kitchen range of home-cooked dishes includes soups, pestos, pastas, salads and other goodies. And to complement your meal is a wide variety of fine wines.
  • Ferndale Nurseries – Ferndale Nurseries distinguishes itself from main stream garden shops through its product range and its 5 star service. Its been in the Constantia Valley for 65 years, helping many homeowners to turn their garden into a lush paradise.
  • Pierre Cronje – Since 1987 the Pierre Cronje Furniture Factory has made superior antique reproduction furniture. They are also no strangers to custom-made pieces in unlimited period styles, using carefully chosen furniture woods.
  • Riedel at Aroma – Specialist wine and liquor merchants. Riedel crystal glassware is also available here.

Summary on Constantia Shopping facilities

Whether property owners and residents are looking for large shopping malls, speciality stores or organic produce from local suppliers, Constantia’s and Bishopscourt’s shopping facilities are close, varied and do for an excellent day out. Organic and free-range are widely available.

If you are looking to purchase property in Bishopscourt or the broader Cape Town area contact our area specialist Marco Garuti.

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