Looking out over the Melville Koppies is the little Bamboo Centre which includes a cafe and restaurant, independent bookstore and South African designer boutique. Meanwhile over on 4th Avenue a disused park has become the innovative 27 Boxes, a boutique shopping centre made from shipping containers that houses a great range of exciting local fashion and design boutiques, a wide choice of cafes and food stalls and a purpose-built open-air amphitheatre and children's playground.
Geraldine Fenn and Eric Loubser's exquisitely curated jewellery gallery Tinsel showcases unique contemporary pieces as well as locally-made work by other South African top designers. Fenn and Loubser are champions of contemporary jewellery design in
A former 1930s industrial complex transformed into a boutique shopping destination, 44 Stanley offers an enticing selection of designer clothing and artisanal homeware stores, plus great coffee shops and cafes, spread across a series of pretty interlinke
Milpark Heights, cnr 7th Ave and 9th St (opposite Bamboo Centre), Melville
Full of character, Irish owner Rosemary, with her incredible eye for vintage finds is an additional reason to visit Joburg's most authentic vintage clothing store. This is the real deal – not a collection of last week's unwanted fast fashion finds but
Joburg's original independent cinema, The Bioscope is devoted to bringing the latest in arthouse, indie, documentary and African films to the South African big screen. Regular events include the French film night Le Movie Club, the Spanish language No