What to do
Indulging in retail therapy is easy, with eight shopping centres in a 5km radius, the biggest of these being Menlyn Park Shopping Centre. An eclectic array of eateries are located within a 2km radius, providing dining options to meet every culinary desire. Smaak. (an Afrikaans word meaning to taste or to crave) embraces the tradition of street food culture and Carlton Café creates meals using seasonal, wholesome ingredients. For something different, try the Cuban inspired Forkies or to tuck in to a good old fashioned steak, Hillside Tavern is the place to go.
Go out for an evening of live stage performance, with Atterbury Theatre and State Theatre less than 10km from Faircity Junction. Explore two of the most famous tourist attractions in Pretoria, the Voortrekker Monument and the Union Buildings. Nature lovers will enjoy the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa and the Pretoria National Botanical Garden.
The driving distances from Faircity Junction have been included for the places listed below.
Carlton Café – 650m – http://www.carltoncafe.co.za
Forkies – 700m – http://forkies.com
Hillside Tavern – 750m – http://www.hillsidetavern.co.za
Smaak – 1.4km – http://www.smaakbydough.com
La Terasse Rooftop Café & Deli – 1.4km – http://www.moroccanhouse.co.za
Pride of India – North Indian Cuisine – 1.4km – http://www.prideofindiarestaurant.co.za
Life Grand Café The Club – 1.5km – http://www.life.za.com/home/lifegrandcafe
Beluga The Club – 1.5km – http://belugapretoria.co.za
Shilla Korean Cuisine – 1.6km – http://shillakoreancuisine.weebly.com
The Club Centre – 1.5km
Menlyn Park Shopping Centre – 1.7km
Glenfair Shopping Centre – 2.3km
Waterglen Shopping Centre – 3.7km
Cherry Lane Shopping Centre – 4km
Hillcrest Boulevard – 4.1km
Brooklyn Mall – 4.3km
Union Buildings – 7.6km – http://www.gauteng.net/attractions/union_buildings
Pretoria National Botanical Garden – 8.8km – http://www.sanbi.org/gardens/pretoria
National Zoological Gardens of South Africa – 9.7km – http://www.nzg.ac.za
Voortrekker Monument – 11.7km – http://www.vtm.org.za