2019 Archives | Best Of Pretoria

2019

Best Auto Spares and Accessories Store – Midas

When it comes to the safety of our loved ones, we trust only the best. That’s why our cars are so important. For the expert team at Midas, no car-related issue is too much trouble, and their wide variety of stock and good prices once...

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Best Sporting Goods Store – Mr Price Sport

Cricket, rugby, soccer, tennis, exercise equipment… you name it and Mr Price Sport has it. Plus, they have all the know-how to kit you (and your kid) out in the latest sporting technology and designs. Pretty impressive, hey?  Voted best sporting goods store in the...

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Best Shop to Buy – Paint Builders

Hmmmm… we’ve been itching to repaint a room or two, but with all the colour options and shops available we’re not quite sure where to go or what to choose. Lucky for us you shared your favourite paint store with us, and the job is...

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Best Pet Store – VetsMart

In many households pets are like children and who wouldn’t want the best for their kids? Mattresses, special beds, food, toys, clothing or accessories, Pretorians only trust one store when it comes to their daily pet needs. VetsMart is a national veterinary retail chain run...

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Best Garden Centre in Pretoria – Plantland

Whoop whoop! If you walk away as the winner as many times as Plantland has, you know you are doing something right. The capital is known for its hot summer days, perfect evenings and beautiful sunsets and lush gardens. To add that little something extra...

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Best Place to Buy Tyres – Tiger Wheel & Tyre

  Wow! Yet another win for Tiger Wheel & Tyre. Congratulations! Each stores showroom offers customers a window into the products available to keep them safely on the road. These include the world’s biggest and most reliable wheel and tyre brands and automotive batteries. The...

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Best Pharmacy/Healthcare Shop – Dis-Chem

Battling through flu without the correct medication can leave you feeling like death warmed up. Or so we heard. Luckily for us, we know just where to go when the going gets tough. For the pharmacists at Dis-Chem it’s all about going the extra mile,...

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Best Florist – NetFlorist

Sigh! Nothing beats the feeling of being surprised with a bunch of beautiful flowers. Even more so when it’s roses. Thanks to NetFlorist, shopping for the perfect flowers has never been this easy. You can now shop online and surprise your special someone right at...

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Best Pre-Owned Car Dealership – CMH Volvo Cars (Silver Lakes)

New isn’t always best. And although most of us dream of one day driving that brand new car off the lot, we are not all that lucky. (Not for now anyway.) Buying a pre-owned car, however, doesn’t mean that you have to settle. At CMH...

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Best Hardware Store – Builders

Screws, tools, bolts and paint. Where do you go for all your hardware needs? According to residents of the capital, friendly hardware experts at Builders are ready and waiting to help you with everything you need. Paint, wood or just a bit of advice you...

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Best Computer/Electronics Store – Incredible Connection

IT specialist or techno geek. Yes, we’re talking to you with the iPhone, Bluetooth earphones and fancy backpack. When looking for the latest technology or just browsing for a gift or latest phone, Incredible Connection has everything you need, all under one roof. Offering customers...

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Best Haberdashery – MHC – A world in one store

Our weekly schedules might get more hectic by the day, but that doesn’t mean that you cannot still find time for that Pinterest project you pinned last month. From fabric, lace and buttons galore to home décor, bedding, curtaining and sheets, you’ll find everything you...

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Best Bathroom Supply Store – CTM

Sigh! After a long day (or week) all we want to do is pour a glass of wine, grab a good book and relax in a tub filled with bubbles. Sounds idyllic, hey? Tubs, basins, accessories and more, CTM has only the best and will...

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Best Place to Buy a Bed/Mattress – Dial-a-Bed

A healthy lifestyle is great and all, but so is a good night’s rest. Make sure you get enough shut-eye by investing in a comfortable mattress or bed. Dial-a-Bed offers the latest in mattress and bed technology and will help ensure you waking up refreshed...

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Best Electronic Brand – Samsung

Cellphones, fridges, televisions, and more. Pretorians have voted and we have to say – we’re not surprised with the results at all. Samsung pretty much sells any household items you can possibly think of and it’s no wonder they’ve been chosen as best electronic brand...

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Best Bookshop – Exclusive Books

We love reading… Like really love reading. And not anything in particular. So whether you are on the hunt for that elusive title or just want some light reading material for the coming holiday, we know just the place. Exclusive Books stocks everything from classic...

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Best Arts and Crafts Shop – Crafters Market

Love getting crafty with the kids? Well, some of our best DIY projects have come from craft shops across the city. Crafters Market is a unique gift shop that supports other local businesses. Gifts, home décor, art and craft supplies, jewellery, cards, yummy treats, curios,...

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Best Craft/Flea Market – The Irene Village Market (Big Red Barn)

Some of our best finds have been at craft and flea markets and living in Pretoria, we sure are spoiled for choice. We can’t think of a better way to spend a lazy weekend morning than strolling about the Irene Village Market at the Big...

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Best Furniture/Home Décor Store – Etienne Lewis

You’ve all heard the slogan: “We don’t sell cheap furniture. We sell expensive furniture, only that much cheaper.” Music to your ears right? At Etienne Lewis, you are guaranteed to find the perfect décor and furniture for your new home, without breaking the bank. Quality...

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Best Appliance Store – Hirsch’s

If you are struggling to choose the best refrigerator for your brand new kitchen, we have just the answer. Why not swing by your nearest Hirsch’s store and get the experts to help you decide. With so many appliance options available you might be second-...

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Best New Car Dealership – Toyota

Sigh! We love that new car smell. That feeling you get when getting into your dream car for the very first time and just… connect. Well, sort of anyway. Choosing between the wide varieties of new cars available might, however, seem easier said than done....

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Best Outdoor and Camping Store – Outdoor Warehouse

Whether you are looking for some outdoor accessories or want to take on the great outdoors for a weekend of camping, Outdoor Warehouse is the place you need to start. Having the right equipment and tools can take a drab outdoor project or trip to...

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Best Optometrist Spec-Savers

Keeping your glasses clean and scratch-free is not an easy task. Speaking about glasses, when last did you get your eyes checked? No, seriously. We’ll let you in on a little secret: when it comes to picking an optometrist, Pretoria residents only visit Spec-Savers. Their...

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Best Shopping Mall – Woodlands Boulevard

A bit of retail therapy sometimes is just as good as a holiday. And shopping with your girls before ending the experience with a delicious meal and a glass (or two) of wine, even better. When it comes to offering customers everything their hearts could...

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Best Restaurant for a Business Lunch – Salsa Mexican Grill

Ask anyone in business and they will tell you about the importance of location when clinching that deal. Some prefer the golf course, but for a more interesting and foodie setting you most definitely can’t go wrong with Salsa Mexican Grill. Salsa is not your...

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Beat the Budget – Salsa Mexican Grill

Weekends are for spending quality time with the family and making memories with friends. And we can’t think of a better place to make memories than at Salsa Mexican Grill. But, we have to warn you. This is no ordinary Mexican grill. We’re talking quesadillas,...

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Best Steak Restaurant – Turn ‘n Tender

Sigh! We can already taste it. A big, chunky steak, sizzling on the grill. Yum! Add chips or salad on the side and a delicious cheese or mushroom sauce to round it all off, and voila! The perfect meal for your man’s heart (and stomach)....

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Best Sushi Restaurant – Ocean Basket

Although somewhat traditional, Pretorians sure love their sushi. And at Ocean Basket you are definitely spoiled for choice. Choose between a variety of freshly prepared sushi including Californian rolls, rainbow rolls, nigiri, salmon roses and sashimi, the sushi menu has it all; and at prices...

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Best Indian Restaurant – Geet Indian Restaurant

Delicious crispy vegetable chilli or kebabs for starters, Dal Maharani, Butter Makhni, Rogan Josh or Lamb Shank Biryani for mains. Psst! Can we let you in on a little secret? If you’re in the mood for Indian food, we recommend heading on over to Geet...

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Best Place to get an English breakfast – Wimpy

Ask any man and he will tell you about the importance of a good, hearty breakfast to help kick-start the day. Bacon, eggs, toast, the whole nine yards. And let’s not forget a good cup of freshly brewed coffee. Wimpy is known for their great...

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Best Mediterranean / Greek Restaurant – Mythos

In the mood for some Greek cuisine? Capturing the idyllic simplicity and warmth of the Greek islands, Mythos is a contemporary Greek restaurant with the most authentic décor and ambience. Perfect for a romantic date or some quality time with friends, young and old will...

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Best Spot to Head for Brunch – afro-boer®

The breakfast rush is over and you and the girls want to grab brunch. But where to go? We might have an idea... The very non-traditional afro-boer® just off Lynnwood Road. It’s one of the city’s hidden gems and if you haven’t been there yet,...

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Best Restaurant for Lunch in the Country – Anja’s Tea Garden

Want to spend some quality time with the family, but don’t want to leave the city? Why not plan a visit to Anja’s Tea Garden. It’s the perfect location for family gatherings, business meetings or even just to catch up with an old friend. And...

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Best New Restaurant (Opened Between July 2018 and July 2019) – Salsa Mexican Grill (Menlyn Maine)

Wow! These guys are on fire! Yeah, yeah… we know Salsa is known for their spicy food but wow, how amazing is it that they’ve won so many awards in this year’s Best of Pretoria Readers’ Choice Awards 2019. The food is great, the service...

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Best Expensive Restaurant – Kream

Known as one of the trendiest restaurants in Pretoria, Kream brings together fine dining and wonderful service for an all-round dining experience that will have you buzzing for days. Choose between private dining, closed booths and terrace seating options and make the most of any...

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Best Seafood Restaurant – Ocean Basket

Fish and chips is as proudly South African as it gets and even though we do not have the luxury of living at the beach, we can still indulge from time to time. No matter your fancy, Ocean Basket has something for you. Kingklip, mussels,...

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Best Romantic Restaurant – Kream

It might sound a bit corny but when planning a romantic dinner for two, nothing beats a candlelight dinner. So… the next time you need to plan something special for your love or just want to sweep her off her feet, we suggest making a...

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Best Italian Restaurant – Mimmos

Every once in a while we crave Italian. And when the craving hits, we know just where to go! Mimmos of course! We’re talking the best pasta and pizza in town. And luckily you don’t have to take our word for it. Pretorians have voted...

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Best Neighbourhood Restaurant – Salsa Mexican Grill

Love spicy food? We sure do. And it doesn’t get better than Salsa Mexican Grill. Authentic Mexican cuisine served with a smile. There is nothing not to love about your local Salsa Mexican Grill. No wonder you voted them your favourite neighbourhood restaurant. As they...

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Best Place for a Cold Beer – [email protected] Moreleta

Nothing beats the taste of an ice cold beer after a long day or week of hard work. That’s why when it comes to their favourite hops-flavoured drinks, our fellow Pretorians all agree. There is simply only one place to get your ice cold beer...

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Best Takeaway Burger – Steers

The kids love burgers and although we know it’s not exactly the healthy option, nothing beats the taste of a freshly made takeaway burger. Think juicy patties, fresh salad, tomatoes, a slice or two of cheese.  Add a few freshly prepared chips and a coke...

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Best Food Market – Hazel Food Market

We’ll confess. We sure love markets. And not only for the arts and crafts, but the food. Oh, the food! The Hazel Food Market is open every Saturday and is the ideal family outing. Relax with a cappuccino while the kids play on the jungle...

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Best Bottle Store to Buy Beer – TOPS at SPAR

Snacks – check. Rugby – check. All you need now are a few ice cold beers and your man will love you forever. Whether the man in your life (or you) like sticking to something more traditional like Castle Lager or prefer enjoying a delicious...

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Best Spot to go for Pizza – Roman’s Pizza

Thin or thick base or saucy and sweet… We all have our favourite pizzas. Yes, we know. You only indulge when the cravings get really bad. Roman’s Pizza has a pizza for the most extreme cravings and you can even order your favourites online. So...

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Best Place to Get Ice Cream – Häagen-Dazs

In many homes, Sunday tradition still includes ice cream after lunch. Made from only the freshest ingredients, Häagen-Dazs ice cream is more of an experience than a treat. Founded by Reuben Mattus in 1961, the brand has grown from strength to strength and has become...

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Best Chips – Steers

Hmmmmm… As the adverts say – the best chips are soft on the inside and crispy on the outside. Where do you go for the best takeaway chips in town? Well, according to the votes, there is only one place in town – Steers! We’re...

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Best Boerewors – Meat World (Elardus Park)

No proudly South African event is complete without a good old chunk of boerewors. After all, who can say no to a delicious boerie? But where to get the best boerewors in town? Wait, we know! At Meat World (Elardus Park), of course! Congratulations on...

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Best Wine – Four Cousins

Sweet, rosé, dry red or dry white? The Four Cousins wine range sure needs no introduction. Joining forces some 20 odd years ago, Four Cousins bottled wine is a best seller across the country and the best wine to be enjoyed at any event. No...

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Best Caterer – Union Caterers

Catering for a function has never been this easy. That’s with the help of the experts at Union Caterers of course! Get the planning out of the way and give them a call. They can advise on entrée options, best showstopper ideas and, well, just...

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Best Place to Buy Doughnuts – Krispy Kreme

If we close our eyes we can already taste it. A fluffy centre topped off with sweet icing glaze. Yummy! Some days just call for doughnuts and for the freshest doughy delights we suggest you head on over to Krispy Kreme. Plain, dipped in chocolate...

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Best Place to Buy Gourmet-To-Go – Woolworths Food

So you’re in the mood for something special for dinner and you’re not in the mood to cook. We’ve got an idea. Why not swing by Woolworths for a gourmet burger or salad like no other. Made from only the freshest ingredients, the many gourmet-to-go...

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Best Place to Buy Biltong – Meat World (Elardus Park)

What proudly South African event is complete without a few slices (okay, a lot of slices) of biltong? For the best biltong in town, look no further than Meat World in Elardus Park. Wet, dry, fatty, spicy or lean. Whatever your preference, the friendly butchers...

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Best Bakery – Fournos

What pairs better with a freshly brewed cup of coffee than an oven fresh croissant with a scoop of cream? Hmmm… Or what about a slice of freshly baked bread? Or scones? Yummy! And let’s not even get started on our love for sweet baked...

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Best Butcher – Meat World (Elardus Park)

Chops, steak, cold meats, roasts, spicy chicken fillets or thinly sliced lean biltong. When it comes to maturity and the best cuts in the city, the butchers at Meat World (Elardus Park) will help you buy only the best. Buy in bulk or just for...

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Best Place to Buy Fresh Produce – Woolworths Food

A fresh salad goes well with a braai like biltong and beer. Fresh produce is high on many grocery lists and when women (and men) shop for the freshest fruit and veg in town, they all head to one place – Woolworths Food. Boasting a...

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Best Tea Garden – Anja’s Tea Garden

If it’s good food, an exquisite setting and service with a smile you are looking for, look no further than Anja’s Tea Garden in Zwavelpoort. Yes, once again Anja Erasmus and her team were crowned the best of the best and you’ll only need one...

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Best Continental Deli – SPAR

An unplanned get-together can cause a lot of panic. Especially as far as the food goes. Thanks to SPAR your guests are sorted. And they’ll never know you didn’t do everything yourself. Choose between the freshest ingredients, best imported cheeses, meat cuts and even ready-made...

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Best Supermarket – SPAR

The award for best supermarket goes to… yes, you’ve guessed it. SPAR! From fresh produce, meat, baked goods, perishables and even ready-made meals, stationery and kitchen tools - SPAR has everything you need to make sure your loved ones are fed and well taken care...

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Best Coffee Shop – Starbucks

Yeah, we are Starbucks people. And we are so grateful that we now have a couple of Starbucks coffee shops across the city. Nothing beats the smell of freshly grounded coffee beans and at Starbucks you are truly spoiled for choice. Pick your flavour, cup...

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Best Cocktail Bar – News Cafe

Purple, orange, blue or green. No celebratory event is complete without a few celebratory drinks. Cocktails to be exact – and the more colourful the better. Hmmm… but where to go? Psst… call up the gang and direct them to News Cafe for the best...

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Best Bottle Store to Buy Wine – TOPS at SPAR

Apart from rugby and braai, Pretorians sure love their wine. No celebration, big or small, is complete without a bottle (or two) of good wine. Some have the luxury of shipping their bottles straight from the winelands but if you’re not that connected, you can...

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Best Hair Salon – Studio M

Getting luscious locks or the perfect pixie cut has never been easier. Women change their hairstyle as often as they can, but finding a hairdresser and salon you can trust can be difficult. We mean, come on. You’re not simply going to trust anyone with...

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Best Place to Buy Beauty Products – Clicks

The people have spoken and we are thrilled to finally be able to announce the winner. The winner in this year’s Best of Pretoria Readers’ Choice Awards 2019 best place to buy beauty products is… Clicks! Congratulations, guys! We have to say, we can’t think...

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Best Beauty Mecca (Spa) – Zau Spa

Nothing is quite as relaxing as a luxurious facial, full body massage or lavish mani and pedi. Especially after a stressful week at the office. The beauty experts at Zau Spa know just how to get you to relax. Situated in the diamond town of...

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Best Clothing Store for Her – Woolworths

Be it for a special date, wedding, the first day at the office or just relaxing wear for the weekend. At Woolworths shoppers are spoiled for choice. And for those not wanting to browse between the racks, your next shopping trip is only a click...

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Best Nail Bar – Sorbet

Glitter, diagonal lines, white space or nail art. You choose the colour and the experts at Sorbet can create the look of your (Pinterest) dreams. When it comes to the health and appearance of their nails, the ladies of Pretoria trust only the best. And...

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Best Exclusive Boutique – Jenni Button

Looking for the perfect dress for an upcoming event? Psst… we’ll let you in on a secret. Pretorians voted and their favourite exclusive boutique is none other than world-renowned brand, Jenni Button. Ask any woman and she will tell you about the importance of finding...

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Best Shoe Shop – Green Cross

Founded in 1975, Green Cross is South Africa’s and Pretoria’s leading comfort footwear brand. Stocking an array of shoes and shoe – and foot care products, fans of the brand will attest that Green Cross shoes are lightweight, padded for extra comfort, made from supple...

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Best Clothing Store for Him – Woolworths

When it comes to fashion, men can be just as fashion– forward as their female counterparts. Lucky for the guys, there is one shop where you can find all your fashion wants and needs. Woolworths, of course! Spoil the man in your life with a...

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Best Jewellery Store – Silver Scene (Parkview Mall)

If it’s gorgeous one-of-a-kind jewellery pieces you are after, then we have some great news. The votes were tallied and according to Pretorians there is only one jewellery shop in the city you should go when looking for the latest and most beautiful designs. Silver...

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Best Beauty Salon – Sorbet

When last did you get your hair and make-up professionally done? It’s divine! And oh so easy. So before you attend your next event or party why not swing past Sorbet for a bit of pamper time and beautifying? You’ll love it. They’re not the...

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Best Accessory Shop – Accessorize

Got the perfect outfit together, but need a statement necklace to complete your look? For everything from hats to necklaces to the most beautiful rings simply head on over to your nearest Accessorize. Voted the best accessory shop in this year’s Best of Pretoria Readers’...

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Best Weight Loss Clinic/Programme – Weigh-Less

Most women dread looking at the scale. And when your weight becomes a health issue, it can be even more daunting. Weigh-Less provides women with what they need to feel great and build a healthier future – strong bodies, strong balance and a strong community....

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Best Educational Institution – University of Pretoria

School is almost over and you are dreaming of one day finding your feet in the professional world. But how to get the correct qualifications? On years of quality education and traditions that have stood the test of time, it is no wonder that the...

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Best High School (English) – Maragon Mooikloof

We asked and you answered. The best high school in this year’s Best of Pretoria Readers’ Choice Awards 2019 is none other than Maragon Mooikloof High School. The school boasts a100% matric pass rate since 2007 and in 2018 celebrated 2.2 distinctions per student and...

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Best High School (Afrikaans) – Hoërskool Garsfontein

Wow! Another win for Garsies. Ask any learner and they will tell you, Hoërskool Garsfontein is one of the capital’s most prestigious high schools. Known for its excellent academic and sport reputation and boasting 28 years of tradition, learners and teachers wear the Garsie colours...

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Best Private School – Maragon Mooikloof

When deciding on a school to send your children to, Pretorians are spoiled for choice. And, as an added bonus, we have some of the best private schools in the country to boot. Offering learners high-quality education and teachers focused on providing guidance to learners...

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Best Primary School (Afrikaans) – Laerskool Garsfontein

And they did it yet again. Laerskool Garsfontein is the reigning Afrikaans primary school in the annual Best of Pretoria Readers’ Choice Awards. Sought after by parents and learners alike, Laerskool Garsfontein boasts years of tradition and reigns supreme when it comes to quality education....

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Best Nursery School – Pure Hope Kids

Pure Hope Kids is a pre-primary educational institution for underprivileged children and is an extension of our dream that resulted into a primary school. The school accommodates children from the immediate environment including the nearby located informal settlement. We strive to bring hope in a...

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Best Place for a Children’s Party – Gust’Oh

These days there is a lot of pressure on parents to throw the perfect birthday party. But what if we told you that there is a better, much simpler way than trying to plan the perfect party in your backyard? Simply book your next kid’s...

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Best Primary School (English) – Pure Hope Primary

Pure Hope Primary School first opened its doors in 2013 and is an extension of Pure Hope Kids, a pre-primary educational institution for underprivileged children. Rooted in the Christian Faith, the school was established with the goal to reach out and minister children, illustrating the...

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Best Shop to Buy Kids’ Toys – Toys R Us

On the hunt for the perfect birthday gift? Look no further than the capital’s favorite kids' toy store – Toys R Us. Whether your little one loves The Lion King, Anna and Elsa, Tinkerbell, Lego or one of the Marvel heroes, there is something for...

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Best Restaurant to Take the Kids – Gust’Oh

When last did you go out to a restaurant with the kids? Getting your child to eat an entire meal, all while sitting quietly at the table can turn out to be one of the most difficult things you’ll ever have to do. Just ask...

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Best Store for Kids’ Clothes – Edgars

Cute little onesies, frilly ballerina dresses or the most adorable jackets, track suits and shoes. There is nothing more fun than dressing up our little ones. Pretoria mommies love shopping but, not simply anywhere. When it comes to quality, unique designs and price, only one...

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Best Shop for Baby Essentials – Baby City

Once baby fever hits, there is no turning back. Cute little outfits, beanies, socks, blankets, toys… well pretty much everything. If you are a mommy-to-be you would want it all. The once unnoticed stores now pop up around every corner. But which stores do you...

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Best Nightclub – Weiveld

It’s the capital’s favourite party venue and the perfect place to let your hair down. We’re off course talking about Weiveld situated just off Lynnwood Road. Dance until you fall over, enjoy a few drinks with friends or enjoy world class music by some of...

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Best Place to Watch the Big Game – [email protected] Moreleta

Pretoria is rugby country and residents sure love the game. Saturdays are usually set aside for rugby and time spent around the braai with friends and family. And if you can’t watch the big game at home, the capital is full of buzzing hotspots where...

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Best Neighbourhood Pub – [email protected] Moreleta

Catching-up sessions with friends is a must, especially after a long day or week at the office. Throw in a few drinks and good food and you have everything you need to create a fun-filled night. If it’s braai food that you are looking for, look...

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Best Local Artist Worthy of Having Groupies – Riana Nel

She has the voice of an angel and fans simply cannot get enough of her. Riana Nel’s albums fly off the shelves and her music heats up radio waves across the country. She’s even appeared on our television screens as a judge on The Voice...

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Best Gym – Virgin Active

It’s easier said than done, yes we know. But there is never a better time than the present to get into shape. Hmmm… but where to get the necessary motivation? With its modern facilities and professional trainers, locals put their trust in the qualified team...

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Best Golf Course -Woodhill Golf Estate

Whether you play a round or two to blow off steam after a long week at the office or like clinching deals around the 18th hole, golf is one of the most loved sports and pastimes in the capital. Boasting an array of golf courses...

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Best Hotel – Sheraton Pretoria Hotel

Need a bit of pampering away from home? We asked Pretorians to vote for their favourite hotel in the Best of Pretoria Readers’ Choice Awards 2019 and, boy, did they go wild. But, as always there can only be one winner. For the ultimate luxury...

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Best Hospital – Life Wilgers Hospital

No one likes spending time at the doctor, not to mention the hospital. Being sick is truly horrible. The only thing that makes it a tad bit bearable, is the friendly and compassionate nursing staff caring for your every need and helping you get better....

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Best Local Sports Hero – AB de Villiers

You don’t have to be a sport whiz to know about AB de Villiers’s success. Known worldwide as one of the best cricket players in the world, we’re happy to claim him as one of our own. He does call the capital home after all....

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Best Local Radio Personality – Martin Bester

Not only did the Breakfast Show with Martin Bester reign supreme among the city’s favourite radio shows, but its host Martin Bester also walked away with the title as favourite local radio personality. The host, MC and singer keeps listeners glued to their radios every...

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Best Bank – First National Bank (FNB)

Money, money, money! It’s what makes the world go round and who better to help you with your everyday banking needs than the best bank in the city – FNB. Whether investments, savings, new accounts or travel plans – they pretty much do it all....

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Local Estate Agent – Letting – Ikonic Real Estate

We can’t blame you for wanting to live in the Jacaranda city, but we do know finding the perfect home can be daunting. Well, not anymore. And especially not if you call in the help of Ikonic Real Estate – the experts when it comes...

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Best Travel Agent – Pentravel

If we had our way, we’d always be on vacation… jet-setting to some luxurious destination with white sandy beaches and coral blue water. Sigh! This might be an unrealistic thought, but if you want to book your next holiday, just contact Pentravel for the best...

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Pretoria’s Best-Kept Secret – Pretoria National Botanical Garden

If you’ve never set foot in the National Botanical Garden, shame on you! Situated in the east of Pretoria and boasting some of South Africa's most beautiful plant – and birdlife, the garden is the perfect setting for a weekend picnic with the kids. The...

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Best Local Radio Show – Breakfast with Martin Bester

Getting through early mornings can be tough. Many rely on their cup of coffee and morning radio breakfast show to get them going. We asked and you answered. Guess which show is everyone’s favourite? The breakfast show with Martin Bester, of course! So the next...

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Best Emergency Medical Centre – MenlynMed

Centrally located in the east of Pretoria, Menlynmed is your one-stop medical centre. The team offers everything from curative and preventative medicine to the identification and management of health risks. Other services include Botox injections for cosmetic purposes, sexual wellness, women’s and men’s health, dentists,...

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Best Local Radio Station – Jacaranda 94.2 FM

Ever found yourself in your car in the middle of traffic, jamming to your favourite tune? Yes, it happens to the best of us. Radio plays such a big part in our lives and thanks to you guys, we get to thank those who work...

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Best Theatre – Atterbury Theatre

In our hectic busy lives it is important to take a step back and relax from time to time. And what better way to unwind than with a live comedy show at everybody’s favourite theatre? The Atterbury Theatre has become synonymous with quality productions, world-class...

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Best Rehabilitation Centre – Castle Carey Clinic

Your health is most probably one of the most precious and important things in life. And at Castle Carey Clinic it is their mission to make sure you are the healthiest and best version of yourself. Before admittance, an assessment by the multi-professional team is...

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Must-Hire Venue for Private Functions – Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Pretoria Menlyn

Need a venue for your next soirée? Well, then we have some good news. It doesn’t get better than Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Pretoria Menlyn. From the moment you set foot in the luxurious hotel you’ll be left in awe. Be it the luxurious...

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Best University – University of Pretoria

In many a household, getting further education after finishing school is not negotiable. And lucky for us, Pretoria has some of the best educational institutions in the country. When it comes to higher education, no institution reigns more supreme than the University of Pretoria. Boasting...

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Best Car Service Centre – Vision Motors

When it comes to your car, only the best is good enough. It is after all something you use to travel in with your loved ones. At Vision Motors in Wonderboom South only the best is good enough and it’s service with a smile. They...

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Local Estate Agent – Buying & Selling Property Shop

After finally saving enough to buy your dream home, the hunt is officially on. But where to start looking? The experts at Property Shop know the city like the back of their hands and will be able to help you find the perfect home to...

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Best Insurance Company (Home & Car) – OUTsurance

They pioneered the concept of money back for remaining claim-free and since starting out, they’ve paid out over R3 billion in cash OUTbonuses and saved consumers hundreds of millions of rands in premiums. OUTsurance is renowned for its innovative value-for-money products, world-class service and paying...

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Best Airline (International & Domestic) – British Airways

Planning your next holiday? You might need to book a few flights? We’re guessing. British Airways is the capital’s preferred airline – for both domestic and international flights. The British Airways Experience is so much more than a flight. It’s about making every single journey...

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Best Cinema Complex – Woodlands Nu Metro

We know that it’s so easy to watch a movie on Netflix or Showmax, but when last did you sit back in a real cinema, slushy and popcorn in hand? Tsk, tsk, tsk… we’re in the mood to see the latest blockbuster, we love visiting...

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Best Retirement Village – Bougainvilla Retirement Village

It might not be something any of us want to think about, but your retirement might be closer than even you want to consider. But where to go when we’ve become used to the idea and need to find a retirement village that will be...

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Best Courier Service – DHL

Online shopping is all the rage and we’ll confess… We particularly love it because of the courier services. How else are we going to get our shopping delivered right to our doorstep? Thanks to DHL, shopping and delivering packages has never been easier. Whether you...

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Best Property Developer – Century Property Developments

Pretoria is one of the most beautiful cities in South Africa, if not the world, and is ever expanding. New shopping centres, hotels, business blocks, property and more. But who is behind the capital’s best development projects? Century Property Developments is known for providing top...

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Best Place to Take Out-of-Towners – Voortrekker Monument

One of the city’s most historic and prominent landmarks, the Voortrekker Monument sure needs no introduction. Overlooking the city with all its wonder, it’s one of Pretoria’s most beloved tourist attractions. Quite obviously its also the one place you simply have to take out-of-towners. Where...

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Best Race – SPAR Women’s Challenge Tshwane

If you’ve ever taken part in what is known to be the most beautiful race, you’d know that the SPAR Women’s Challenge Tshwane is a race unlike any other. How else will you get more than 25 000 women and men of all ages together...

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Best Place to get Back to Nature – Pretoria National Botanical Garden

Pretorians live for summer days where they can kick back, relax and enjoy some quality time with friends and family in nature. Speaking of nature, we can’t think of a better place to reconnect with Mother Nature than at the National Botanical Garden in the...

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Best Home Security Company – Fidelity ADT

In today’s day and age, one can never be too careful or security conscious. Our homes are surrounded with high fences, cameras and alarm beams, all to help keep our families safe. With more than 400 000 happy clients on their books, Fidelity ADT is...

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Best Place for a Family Outing – Cedar Junction

Our busy modern lives sometimes make it difficult to spend quality time with the family, all while maintaining a balance between work and play. When was the last time you and the family really had some fun? Cedar Junction in Swavelpoort is home to the...

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Best Weekend Getaway (3hrs’ Drive) – Weesgerus

What’s better than a weekend away with family and friends? A whole week away at a family-friendly holiday destination, of course. Weesgerus is the perfect getaway spot. The resort boasts hot and cold swimming pools, lots of fun activities for the entire family and accommodation...

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Best Place to Gamble – Time Square Casino

Lady luck might not always be on your side in everyday life, but we sure hope she smiles on you when hitting the slots. Locals love trying their luck at Time Square Casino, known as the capital’s own diverse family entertainment venue. With its wide...

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