Somerset Mall

Located in the heart of the Helderberg region, Somerset Mall is one of the most popular shopping destinations in the Cape.


Somerset Mall is situated in the picturesque town of Somerset West, about 45km (30 minutes) from Cape Town. If you’re the kind of traveller who enjoys shopping for everything you need under just one roof, then Somerset Mall won’t disappoint.

This is retail therapy at its best. With 190 of the most trend-setting stores in the country, customers can look forward to a relaxed retail environment where they will be spoilt for choice – whether looking for the latest fashion trends at Queenspark (+27 (0)21 851 2366), Poetry (+27 (0)21 852 6335) or Young Designers’ Emporium (+27 (0)21 852 0761); that perfect item for the home at Coricraft (+27 (0)21 852 0786); the latest in technology gadgets at Dion Wired (+27 (0)21 840 4000); a delectable piece of jewellery at Van Deijl Jewellers (+27 (0)21 852 7017); or safari gear at Cape Union Mart (+27 (0)21 852 7120).

For entertainment there is 10-pin bowling – a great favourite with the kids (+27 (0)21 850 0254, – and there are also eight Ster-Kinekor movie theatres. Feel like a coffee and a catch-up? There’s Café Rossini (+27 (0)21 851 2653), Mugg and Bean (+27 (0)21 851 2318), Wimpy (+27 (0)21 852 7223, and many more.

The mall has plenty of restaurants and fast food outlets to choose from: Spur (+27 (0)21 851 3868) has delicious flame-grilled steaks and burgers and is ideal for the family; Simply Asia (+27 (0)21 850 0226 offers healthy, delicious meals with oriental flair; Panarotti’s offers great value and even greater pizza and pasta (+27 (0)21 851 3807); and the Cape Town Fish Market (+27 (0)21 851 4778; serves spectacular seafood.

A shuttle service is available to enhance your shopping convenience. The shuttle travels along the 1 300m-long mall and shoppers can hop on for free.

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