Corner of Grosvenor and Hobart Roads, off
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The new Hobart Grove Centre which has been revamped, opened mid April 2011.
As of May 2015 a minor "facelift" is underway involving shops moving
from the Total Forecourt to other places in the centre, mostly the
right-hand part of Block D, under Fruits and Roots. A new
patio are is being constructed for Simply Asia Restaurant. Forty
bays of overflow parking have been added, accessible via a ramp in
front of Simply Asia.
Our vibrant Bryanston Correspondent, Jill G
(the impetus behind our Hobart Grove page), writes on Thu
"I contacted Sable who forwarded information to me re the centre, which is
like a building site. I subsequently went to Wombles Restaurant (old La
Campanola). Duncan and Yvette
own the restaurant The restaurant is beautiful, Amatuli style colonial and
booked up every night. They were in Parktown North. Duncan tells me that his brother owned Red Rabbit, Nicolway
and their other restaurant in Parkmore, Thomas Maxwell still going. Thomas has
"I also went into Perron, Mexican restaurant & spoke to Thom. Also very popular, booked up and they
have taken over the il Localino, next to Junipas.
"The size of the Hobart Spar will be increased. There will be more underground
parking. TrenDIY boutique hardware have also opened, part of the Spar Group.
"Thrupps have opened in the garage store with a coffee shop.
Thanks, Jill! These changes, and others, are listed below.
Older additions (April 2011) were:
Hobart SuperSpar is the sister of Broadacres Spar, with everything one could
want for. The bakery, cheese section, cold meats and deli are an absolute
delight and there is something for everyone with personalized attention by
Vernon, Aubrey and Barry and the rest of the staff.
Junipa's, a bistro style restaurant serving breakfast, lunch & dinner, open 7
days a week. Andrea & Julian have always been known for their muffins &
croissants and everything baked on the premises is used in the restaurant i.e.
'artisan' loaves using a slow fermenting baking process, wood burning pizza oven with their own
coffee roaster. Linked is there lovely selection of puds and magic cakes which
can be ordered.
Twisted Whiskers Pet Spa, aromatherapy massage and hydrotherapy spa baths;
can you believe that, and every care dogs and cats need. Cream of the crop
Glamour Shoes stockists of shoes, handbags and luggage with names Polo, Rage,
Nine West, Guess, Levi's amongst others. Baker's
Warehouse sells everything for cakes, icing, decorations and also offers classes
Simply Asia with a Thai trained chef who is a master in the art of Thai cuisine
and cosy warm blankets to keep you warm.
Hobart Grove Centre has a wonderful mix of shops and there is also loads of
(Basic data and the April 2011 review above kindly provided by Jill Griffiths, 19/06/2011)
Parking is free and plentiful. There are car guards, but no access
control. There is free basement parking under the centre: Off Grosvenor
Road, straight through the
circle, immediately left at the end of the parking, and then down the ramp.
There is limited parking on Hobart Road.
GPS Coordinates of Grosvenor Road main entrance:
-26.06208, 28.02643, Hobart Road entrance: -26.06230, 28.02576.
Google Area Map below.
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These are the shops at the highest level on Hobart Road, fronting onto the
forecourt of the Total Garage. Shops are listed in order as numbered by the
centre, which is anticlockwise as viewed from the parking area. Thus, in
the picture below, the Total garage (A01) is the red bit on the right, and the
last shop, Bakers Warehouse (Shop A08) is on the extreme left. Several of
the shops have moved into block D during the revamp. Currently (Aug 2016) most of
the block has been demolished, and only the Total Garage, Thrupps, and the ATM
Total Bryanston Service Centre (Shop A01): Telephone 011 463-5367 filling station and small convenience shop.
Small Bedroom with en suite
half bathroom. Shared lounge, dining room, patio, and garden. Secure, carpeted, fully furnished and serviced
(including washing). Close to shops and bus routes. To Let for one person only. Call 082 389 3482, e-mail us, or
These are the shops lower down Hobart Road and closer to Grosvenor
Road, fronting onto their own parking. Shops are listed in order as numbered by the
centre, which is right to left as viewed from the parking area, or left to right
(west to east) as shown on the map. Most of them seem to be there still:
Wombles Steakhouse Restaurant & Bar Lounge (Shop C02): Telephone 011 463 8558, 011 463 4329 Amatuli style colonial, booked up every night. Expensive (few dishes under R100) but reputedly worth it! Open Monday-Friday for lunch & dinner; Saturdays dinner only. Contact: Duncan and Yvette Barker: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org site
Wakaberry (Shop C04/C05): Telephone 011 463 3417 Frozen Yoghurt bar. Open Monday to Thursday 10:00-19:00, Friday to Sunday 10:00-21:00. Contact: Carey: e-mail email@example.com site
FNB ATM: Lost/Stolen ATM Cards 0800 110 132 Next to Delhi Dharbar Restaurant.
Delhi Dharbar Restaurant (Shop C06/C07): Telephone 011 463-8100 "Exquisite Indian food, made by authentic North-Indian chefs in a real Tandoori Oven" (it must be terribly hot and cramped for them in there). A la carte menu, take-aways, catering, functions. e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org site
Gienius Smartphone Repairs and Accessories (Shop C08): Telephone 011 463 0334 Repairs to Apple, Samsung and Blackberry smartphones and tablets. Gadgets, gaming accessories and consoles. On-site support, Server Installations and maintenance, Network Support, Cabling and network points, Sales on all IT equipment. Training. Contact: Columbus: e-mail email@example.com site
Fruits & Roots (Shop C09/C10): Telephone 011 463 2928 Restaurant and health food shop specialising in vegetarian and organic produce, high quality natural and organic products. Supplements, gluten-free food, vegan foods. Shop Open M-F 08:30-17:30, Sat 08:30-15:30. Restaurant Open M-F 08:30-16:30, Sat 08:30-14:30. Contact: Robert: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org site. Read Restaurant review here
Urban Escape Lifestyle Centre (Shop Studio A): Telephone 011 463 5951 Moved from B08, Block B: Medical Suites. Spa & Skin Care, uses Dermalogica products and has photographic room. Contact: Dael: e-mail email@example.com
MME Dietitians (Shop Studio B): Telephone 011 463 4663 four registered dietitians who provide factually sound and up to date nutrition consultations for individuals, corporate clients as well as to industry and the media. e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org site
Pinnacle Performance Centre (Shop Studio C): Telephone 011 463 9699, 083 319 9345 Formerly Pearson & Pearson Biokinetics. Biokinetics, Pilates, sports massage, chiropractor, sport injury prevention, specialised sports conditioning. Open Monday-Thursday 6:00-19:00, Friday 06:00-16:00. e-mail sue@PinnaclePerformance.co.zaweb site
This is actually two blocks separated by an
access ramp from Hobart Road. These restaurants and shops are on a lower
level underneath the Hobart Road shops. As you drive in from the main entrance on Grosvenor
Road, they will be on your right.. Shops are numbered and listed in order from
left to right as viewed from the main parking area, which is also left to right
as shown on the map. Shown above: La Campagnola (now Wombles) Restaurant on top;
underneath, left to right Simply Asia Restaurant, Sugo Caffee (now Perron
Restaurant), and Junipa's.
Bryanston Flowers @ Hobart Grove (Shop D07): Telephone 011 463 8992, Naadim 084 963 2803, Fax 011 463-8989 Interflora national designer. Corporate and wedding flowers. Interflora deliveries. Moved from F15 at left end of main block. Contact: Jannie Olivier: e-mail BryanstonFlowers@HobartGrove.co.za
Mowit (Shop D08): Telephone 011 706 6315, 082 411 4284, Fax 011 706 4212 Lawnmower service and sales. Chain saws. Brushcutters. Ride-on mowers. Open M-F 07:00-17:00, Sat 07:00-13:00. Moved from A02, Total Forecourt. Contact: Brian: e-mail Mowit@mbdd.co.zaweb site
Bryanston Graphics & Framing (Shop D09): Tel & Fax 011 706 5922 Framing and Art. Moved from A04, Total Forecourt. Personalised custom framing, box framing, block mounting, stretch canvassing, aluminium framing, certificates, memorabilia, silks and embroidery. Contact: Este Jones: e-mail email@example.com site
Urban Africote (Shop D09): Telephone 011 706 5989, 083 570 7511, Fax 011 706 5989 Now in Bryanston Framing. Coatings and paint, wall paper, coloured floor screeds, sealers and bonding agents, tiles and accessories, stone cladding, roof paint, Roman Plaster. Moved from A04, Total Forecourt. Contact: Bev: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
These are the shops on the lower level fronting onto the main parking area
off the main entrance from Grosvenor Road. Shops are listed left to right as viewed from the parking area, or clockwise
from left as shown on the photo. This is in reverse order as numbered by the centre (Old "F" Block, F15 to F07 (F01-F06 were demolished) and then new "G" Block, G01 to G12).
Glamour Shoes (Shop F14): Telephone 011 463 8390, 082 410 0110 Stockists of shoes, handbags and luggage with names like Polo, Rage, Nine West, Guess, Levi's. Contact: Tessa Goott: e-mail email@example.com
Out of the Blue (Shop F13): Telephone 011 463 6344 Fashion: stylish ladies' clothing made to exacting quality standards. Contact: Diane Armstrong: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org site
From Twain with Love (Shop F12): Telephone 011 463 8929 Exclusive ladies' fashion and gifting. Contact: Antonella: e-mail email@example.com
Hobart Grove Superspar (Shop F10): Telephone 011 540 1000 (Cust Care), 011 540 1008 (Manager), Fax 463 5834 Supermarket, bakery, cheese section, cold meats, deli, and Bean Tree Coffee Shop. Open Mon-Sat 07:30-19:30, Sunday/holidays 07:30-19:00. Contact: Vernon: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.orgGroup web site
Nedbank ATM: Lost/Stolen ATM Cards 0800 111 155 to the right of Spar.
ABSA ATM: Lost/Stolen ATM Cards 0800 111 155 to the right of Spar.
Cheveux Stylists (Shop F08b): Telephone 011 463 8988 Hairdressers. Open Mon 08:00-17:00, Tue-Fri 08:00-18:00, Sat 08:00-16:00, Public Holidays 09:00-13:00. e-mail email@example.com site
Grosvenor Pharmacy (Shop F07): Telephone 011 706 1371, Fax 011706 1372 Pharmacy and cosmetics. Open M-F 08:30-18:00, Sat 08:30-17:00, Sun & Public Holidays 09:00-13:00. e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
IM Optical - Optometrist (Shop F08a): Telephone 011 706 8675, Fax 086 262 1392 Complete eye care for the family, including: visual examinations; pathology screenings; visual therapy; contact lens fitting. Wide selection of frames, including Tag Heuer; Swarovski; Roberto Cavalli; Tom Ford; Giorgio Armani; Gucci; Oakley and Guess. Contact: Ilse Homan, B Optom (RAU): e-mail email@example.com site
Vacant - To Let (Shop G01): Helen 011 267 5700, Bradley 076 740 5625 Sable Holdings Ltd.
Twisted Whiskers Pet Deli & Spa (Shop G05): Telephone 011 463 5957, Fax 011 463 9625 Pet food. Aromatherapy massage and hydrotherapy spa baths and every care dogs and cats need. Cream of the crop Doggie Parlour. Contact: Dr Katja Bier: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org site
Passage with ATMS: Lost ATM Cards 0800 110 132 (FNB), 0800 020 600 (Std) ATMs of FNB (First National Bank) and Standard in the passage. Access to upper floor.
Leon Magiel Interiors (Shop G11): Telephone 011 463 6821, 083 271 9353, Fax 011 463 6809 Dιcor design for hospitality, leisure, and residential interiors. Skirting, furniture, accessories. Contact: Leon Magiel: e-mail Leon@LMInteriors.co.za
The Bakers Warehouse (Shop G12): Telephone 011 706 5010, 011 467 8365, Fax 086 670 6123 Under Thrupps. Baking and catering ingredients, utensils, tools and accessories. Cake decorations. Dry baking ingredients, chocolate, nuts, seeds, fruits and spices. Cake tins for hire. Cake boxes and packaging. Open M-F 09:00-17:00, Sat 09:00-13:00. Contact: Rene Papadopoulos and Angela Manias: e-mail email@example.com;firstname.lastname@example.org site
Offices and Medical Suites (Block H, Upper Level of
Block G):Back to top
The old Medical Suites next to the Total garage were demolished in mid-2016. Most of the businesses have
moved from there to the upper level of the new "G" block, listed here. They are
accessible via lift and stairs in the passage between TrenDIY and Twisted Whiskers.
Zen Hot Yoga World (Shop H01): Telephone 082 595 0233, 079 541 7209 Opened 29 June 2016. Yoga and Meditation. Hot yoga is a series of 26 Bikram Yoga postures. Flow yoga links postures together using the breath. e-mail email@example.com site
Bryanston Municipal Recycling Dump William Nicol Drive corner Ballyclare Drive.9
Crossfit Aurum: Telephone 083 308 7455 In Hobart Grove underground parking. Strength and Conditioning: Crossfit group training, Olympic lifting, personal training, sport specific conditioning,
children's/adolescent classes, FitBox (boxing fitness), aerial yoga. Contact: Craig: web site
Dr Parbhoo (Shop B02): Telephone 011 706 2251 Aesthetics Practitioner: Botox, peels, etc. In Siverstream Business Park, 10 Muswell Road South, off William Nicol Drive. e-mail DrDParbhoo@gmail.com
Viglietti Motors: Telephone 011 706-6900, Fax 011 706-7227 Ferrari & Maserati, new and "pre-owned". 80 Hobart St, next to Hobart Grove Total garage, just off William Nicol Drive. Contact: Mike Tutt (Pre-Owned Sales).
This light blue marker shows the location of the centre
on the map below. Other centres in
Bryanston are marked with similar symbols. GPS Coordinates of Grosvenor Road main entrance: -26.06208, 28.02643, Hobart Road entrance: -26.06230, 28.02576