Lake Michelle Shopping Facilities

Noordhoek shopping, as would be expected, offers not just the modern shopping malls but the wonderful one-off curio and arts and crafts stores associated with village life.You will find everything from designer labels, interior décor, antiques and jewellery to traditional African art, fresh garden produce and home-baked goods.

Noordhoek Shopping

Noordhoek art gallery

Noordhoek art gallery

  • The Noordhoek Long Beach Mall – Longbeach Mall in Noordhoek is situated in one of the most beautiful areas in the Cape and it has everything you need to enjoy an effortless, stress-free Noordhoek shopping experience. Take a trip out this way and discover a new world of shopping and entertainment at Longbeach Mall. With over 100 top-end stores and restaurants on one level, you’ll find all the fun, fashion, food and homeware you need.
  • The Noordhoek Village – Known as the epi-centre of Noordhoek, the Village is a hub of activity and hosts some wonderful curio shops, places to eat and drink. The Village is also the focus of much social activity, ranging from children’s activites thoughout the summer to braai nights, quiz nights, a sports pub, superb bakery and even its own version of pop idols.You can soak up country charm under shady oaks and the shopping includes art, wine, food and curios. Popular as a destination for friends, family or visitors, its numerous lifestyle services, well-equipped tourism office, regular events, a children’s playground and open space make this farm village one of Cape Town’s top attractions. Child and pet friendly!
  • Imhoff Farm Kommetjie (5 mins) – There is so much to see, taste, buy and do at Imhoff Farm in Kommetjie, a historical Cape farmstead dating back to 1743. Equally popular with local families and far-flung visitors, Imhoff Farm is the perfect place to unwind and relax. Enjoy great food, visit the old buildings, housing unique shops and partake in some of the many activities on offer.
  • Red Herring Trading Post, Noordhoek – Set amongst ancient milkwood trees, you will find an art gallery, pottery workshop, crafts, a plant nursery and a restaurant.


  • Solole Reserve (Noordhoek) – A new and exciting weekly market at Solole Reserve in Noordhoek, the Solole Village Market provides an outlet for local food and craft producers and a great opportunity for shoppers to buy good quality products at fair prices. Wine Estates are on hand to showcase their wines and provide tastings. To keep the children entertained, your kids can enjoy a hive of activities, including face-painting, cake decorating and bouncy castles.
  • Noordhoek houses 2 shoppings malls: Longbeach, as featured above, and what is quaintly referred to by locals as the old mall. Each and every Saturday the old mall plays host to a morning market where there are 30 – 40 stalls offering everything from organic goods, locally made arts to luxury cakes and home-made breads and pastries. Whilst there, expect to be tempted by some of the food on offer!
  • Porter Estate Produce Market – Situated in Constantia about 30 minutes away. On every Saturday from 9 a.m. till 1 p.m., but is weather-permitting. A new addition to the Constantia Valley area brings you a unique outdoor market where locals can shop for fantastic fresh produce, savour on a farm-style breakfast, and best of all – activities for the little people.
  • Earth Fair market Tokai (about 30 minutes away) – Open every Saturday 9.00 a.m. – 2.00 p.m. and open every Wednesday 3.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m. All stallholders are hand-picked and sell quality products. There is nothing at the Earth Fair market that isn’t worth more than a cursory glance. This isn’t a market that brings you everything and anything. This is local food at its best. No-one here is even slightly dodgy, and the aim is that here you will easily be able to stock up on the week’s food – fruit, vegetables (organic and local), free-range and organic meat, local and organic cheese, bread and biscuits, sustainable fish, local and organic beer – and sit and enjoy a meal whilst you’re at it. And people love it.

Shopping Malls further afield

  • Mainstream Village and Mall Hout Bay (approx 15 minutes over Chapman’s Peak) – This magnificent modern mall with dozens of excellent shops is an ideal venue for urban sophisticates wishing to get away from the hustle and bustle of crowded corridors. Mainstream Mall in Hout Bay is a mix of trendy and chic outlets in a unique village environment complimented by the nearby Fisherman’s World cottages and craft workshops.
  • Constantia Village (approx 20 minutes) – The largest and closest shopping mall being The Constantia Village which is home to art galleries, antique dealers, chic fashion boutiques, glittering jewellers, lifestyle and interior décor emporiums, e-stores, adventure dealers, fresh food halls, soul-stirring music and book centres, beauty salons, banks, travel agencies and foreign exchange services – as well as a row of cosmopolitan restaurants offering a tempting fusion of African, Oriental and European fare as well as excellent coffee and light snacks.
  • Cavendish Square Shopping Centre in Claremont (approx 30 minutes) – offers the perfect excuse to go shopping! This award-winning shopping mall is considered the premier fashion destination in the southern suburbs, encompassing more than two hundred and fifty of the most elite stores in the country. Shoppers can find a wide selection of restaurants, 16 cinemas, including foreign feature films and 5 Forex Banks all conveniently situated in a safe and secure indoor shopping environment.
  • Kenilworth Centre Shopping Mall (approx 30 minutes) – Kenilworth Centre is a conveniently located shopping mall off the M5 freeway. Nestled centrally in the southern suburbs of Cape Town, it attracts shoppers from the cosmopolitan surrounding area. You can shop away with over 120 stores to visit.
  • Cape Quarter Shopping Mall in De Waterkant (approx 35 minutes) – Cape Quarter is more than a shopping centre: it’s also a unique piazza in De Waterkant, the former District 5 of Cape Town. This historical area 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.
  • Blue Route Mall, Tokai (approx 20 minutes) – Situated in Cape Town’s lush suburb of Tokai, Blue Route Mall was built in the early 1970s and has over the past four decades evolved from a small convenience strip centre of only ten shops to an established shopping centre, offering 48,000m² of retail convenience.
  • Canal Walk Shopping Mall in Century City (approx 45 minutes) – Uniting the world’s most wanted brands with shopping convenience, leisure and superb entertainment and a magnificent setting, Canal Walk Shopping Centre attracts millions of visitors every year. Over 400 stores offer the hottest local and global brands and the widest selection of speciality stores in the southern hemisphere. Grandiose architecture, spacious interiors and a vast array of exclusive retail opportunities make it a very persuasive choice for lifestyle shopping experience.

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