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Riverside Shopping Centre

Corner 317 Bryanston Drive and The River Road, Bryanston, Sandton, Greater Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Riverside Shopping Centre is one of the original village shopping centres of Bryanston, Sandton.  Located on the edge of Bryanston, entrance on The River Road next to busy Bryanston Drive just south of Cambridge Road, this lovely little centre serves a large area of eastern Bryanston and western Rivonia.  In mid-2014 it caught the dreaded Sandton Shopping Centre Disease, "Refurbishment".  As at end September 2015, most of the renovations were complete and most shops had moved back in.  As of March 2017, the centre is now fully occupied, as listed below.

GPS Coordinates of main entrance: -26.05892, 28.04660.

Parking: There are open-air parking bays and some undercover parking under the Shell garage.  All are free of charge. If the undercover parking is full, you can drive through to (but not, officially, return from!) more parking at the back, with an exit onto Cambridge Road.

Trading Hours: Mainly Monday to Friday: 09:00 – 17:00 and Saturday: 09:00 – 13:00.  Some shops open for longer hours, Sundays and Public Holidays.

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Shops are listed left to right as viewed from Bryanston Drive, or from furthest to nearest the entrance on The River Road:

  • Woolworths Food & Riverside Bistro (Shop 02): Telephone 011 463 4660, Fax 011 463 4905 – Upper class groceries foods, fresh and pre-prepared. Now greatly expanded. Open to 20:30 Mon-Sat, Sunday to 18:30. Contact: Osman: e-mail group web site
  • NAP Living (Shop 2): Telephone 011 706 0190, Head Office 021 421 6482 – Wall plaque: "If your dreams don't scare you, they aren't big enough". Dιcor, clothes and accessories, furniture. Hand cream. Silver, leather, and pewter jewellery, biofires, sofas, driftwood mirrors and glass light balls. e-mail Group: Group web site
  • Soya Soul Restaurant (Shop G03): Telephone 065 512 3456 – Authentic Asian Fusion cuisine including sushi, Ramen, Dim Sum, Bao, noodles and rice. There is a daily Sushi Buffet special. e-mail facebook page
  • Riverside Cafι and Bistro: Telephone 011 463 9346, Fax 011 463 2761 – Light meals and snacks - still open, and surprisingly popular. e-mail Restaurant review here
  • Chateau Gateaux (Shop 16): Telephone 011 463 7971, Group 031 569 6964 – Patisserie: Quality handmade cakes, desserts, pastries, puddings, tarts, baguettes and breads. Coffees and teas. Open Monday-Saturday 07:30-18:00, Sundays & Public Holidays 07:30-15:00. Contact: Sean: e-mail Group web site
  • Ghorbany Carpets (Shop 13): Telephone 011 706 5121 – Persian Carpets, rugs, chobi, Pakistani, Afghan, Nepal, kilims, shaggy, modern carpets. Moved into the passage in the main building. Contact: Shervin: e-mail Group web site
  • Riverside Liquors (Shop 4): Telephone 011 023 0848, Tel & Fax 011 706 6637 – All your alcoholic needs. Ice. Delivery. Glass hire. Sale or return. Barmen. Corporate gifts. Moet et Chandon, Peroni, Patron, Grolsch, Johnnie Walker. Contact: Karl Hassler, General Manager: e-mail; web site
  • Starbucks Coffee Riverside (Shop 5): Telephone 010 025 2835 – Coffee shop, other drinks, and snacks. e-mail Group web site
  • Dry Clean City (Shop 9): Telephone 011 029 6397, 072 182 0338 – Dry cleaning: jackets, pants, suits, blankets, duvets, carpets, curtains. Laundry: washing, drying, ironing. Shoe repairs. Mending and alterations. Garment labelling. Hours M-F 08:00-17:00, Sat 08:00-13:00. Contact: Beauty: e-mail
  • The Secret Room (Shop 7): Telephone 011 463 2540, 083 406 9002 – Luxury designer clothing and accessories. Now in the Passage. Contact: Emma Halford: e-mail
  • Candice Berman fine Art Gallery (Pty) Ltd (Shop 8): Telephone 011 463 8524, 084 843 8302 – Custom framer and Fine Art Gallery. Specialise in all framing requirements from sports memorabilia, to fine art and photography. Ask Candice for a quote and expert selection on a wide variety of frame profiles. Contact: Candice Berman: e-mail web site
  • Hello Tomato: Telephone 011 463 0984, 082 772 3176 – Italian restaurant and take-away: Pizza, pasta, frozen custard, salads, drinks. Open Sunday-Thu 10:00–21:00, Fri-Sat 10:00– 22:00. Contact: John Khoury: e-mail Group web site
  • Clicks Riverside Pharmacy: Telephone 011 706 6161, Cel 074 517 7820, Fax 011 706 1919 – Pharmacy and dispensary. Open M-F 08:00-18:00, Sat 08:00-13:00, Sun and PH 09:00-11:30. Contact: Frances: e-mail
  • Nedbank ATM: Lost/Stolen ATM Cards 0800 110 929.
  • Absolute Pets & Pet Spa: Telephone 011 463 1334 – Pet washing and grooming. Pet Food: Vet's Choice, Eukanuba, Hills, Iams, etc., pet toys, dog and cat beds etc. Open M-F 09:00-19:00, Sat 09:00-17:00. e-mail Group web site
  • Riverside Fresh Flower Shop: Telephone 011 706 3117, 083 377 6729 – Florist. e-mail web site
  • Wellness Warehouse: Telephone 011 463 2350 – "Health" supplements, organic and natural beauty products, "real" foods, eco home products, baby care. Open Mon–Fri 09:00–18:00, Sat 09:00–15:00, Sunday 09:00–14:00. e-mail Group web site
  • Spec-Savers Riverside Bryanston (Shop G13A): Telephone 011 479 2611 – Affordable eyecare in Sandton. Professional standards and quality eyewear at affordable prices. Open Mon-Fri:09:00-18:00, Sat 09:00-17:00, Sun:& Public holidays:09:00-15:00. e-mail web site

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Of the former two staircases to the upstairs shops, only the one on the north end of the main block (outside Riverside Liquors) survives. There is now a lift there, too. Shops are listed clockwise (to your right) from the stairs / lift:

  • VanQuish-Me: Telephone 011 465 0275, 010 213 0179, 073 443 4140 – Spa, face, body, nails, slimming. Massage, manicure, pedicure, waxing and threading. Laser hair removal. Open Tue–Fri 09:00-18:00, Sat 09:30-17:00, Sunday and Public Holidays 09:30-15:00. e-mail web site
  • Sorbet Salon: Telephone 011 463 7170, 011 463 7174 – Health & Beauty: Massages, facials, skin treatments, threading, eyelash extensions, waxing, nails. Waxing and manicures for men. e-mail Group web site
  • The Cosmetic and Dental Emporium (Shop 18): Telephone 011 463 5294, 011 463 5296, Emergency 072 032 2915 – Cosmetic Dentists. Teeth whitening. e-mail Group web site
  • Shop To Let (Shop 18A): Telephone 082 322 5593. Contact: Tina Pretorius.
  • Upper Level Toilets – Main toilets. Unisex and disabled toilets downstairs in the main passage left of Ghorbany carpets.
  • Veronica Anderson Jewellery (Shop 18B): Telephone 011 268 2021, 082 881 0359 – Online and in-person by appointment 10:00–17:00 on weekdays. themed collections, diamonds, engagement rings, Happily Ever After, aquamarines, pearl collection, earrings, custom made cufflinks. e-mail web site
  • Laurel Doman Physiotherapy (Shop 24): Telephone 071 897 9410 – Physiotherapy is a health care profession with a scientific, and holistic approach to improving health and wellness. Open Mon–Fri 06:45-18:30, Sat 08:30–13:30. Contact: Laurel: e-mail web site
  • Dr SEB Morelli (Shop 24): Telephone 069 427 1327 – Chiropractor with special emphasis on the treatment of Musculoskeletal disorders and Pain. Open Mon-Fri 08:00-17:00, ??Saturday: 09:00-13:00?. e-mail web site
  • Body 20 Riverside (Shop 22): Telephone 011 463 6398, 071 906 6109 – Muscle toning, fat loss, cellulite reduction, Brazilian butt lift. Muscle stimulation via electrodes, 20 minutes/week equals 6 hours gym. Open M-F 05:00-20:30, Sat 05:00-14:00. Contact: Michelle: e-mail Group web site
  • Royal Kids Bryanston (Shop 21): Telephone 087 150 6532, 076 072 0301 – Kids hair cuts. First cut. Hair products. Event styling. Glamour parties. Contact: Hans Peter: e-mail Facebook page
  • Graylag & Co: Telephone 082 804 5913 – Kitchens, Cupboards, bespoke cabinetry. Contact: Robbie Maartens: e-mail web site

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  • Giovanni Battista Hair Care: Telephone 011 706 8808, Fax 011 706 8336 – Schwartzkopf Professional: Together, a passion for hair. Was First Floor. Now relocated to 274 Bryanston Drive. Contact: Giovanni: e-mail web site
  • Shell Garage and Shell Shop: Telephone 011 463-1580 – Support fracking in the Karoo and the destruction of the Niger Delta by filling up at Shell, or buying your dairy, cool drinks, sweets, newspapers, magazines and braai needs at the Shell Shop. Standard bank AutoCash ATM. Just above Riverside Shops, Bryanston Drive corner Cambridge Road.
  • Jacksons Real Food Market (300 Bryanston Drive): Telephone 011 463 1598 – Entrance in St James Crescent. Grass fed, free range, hormone-free and pasture-reared meats. Local small real food producers and farmers. Artisan bakery, pastries and coffee shop. Open M-F 09:00-18:00, Sat 08:00-15:00, Sun 09:00-15:00. Moved from Riverside Shopping Centre 21 Sept 2016. Contact: Gary Jackson: e-mail web site
  • Tigers Milk (300 Bryanston Drive): Telephone 010 286 0105, 010 035 2596 – Restaurant and bar. Open Monday–Sunday 11:30–00:00 for lunch and dinner. Entrance in St James Crescent off Bryanston Drive. "Service ambassadors" instead of "waiters" might explain the high prices! e-mail web site
  • Sandton Scuba: Telephone 011 463-2201, Fax 086 610-4989, Cell 083 945-0758 – PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre. Scuba diving gear and supplies. At the back of the centre: Drive through the underground parking under the Shell garage and out at the back. Contact: Gabby Metcalf: e-mail web site
  • Builders Express: Telephone 011 540-0900, Cell 082 774-7456, Fax 011 706-5426 – In River Road right next to Riverside Shopping Centre. Home and garden centre: DIY, pots and plants, braai & patio, paint, hardware, electrical, plumbing, power tools, glass, timber, key cutting. Free local delivery up to 5 km. Open M-F 08:00-18:00, Sat & PH 08:00-16:00, Sun 08:00-14:00. Contact: Bertus van Rooyen (Manager): e-mail Group web site
  • The Corner Veterinary Clinic: Telephone 011 706 2184, 063 149 4716, Fax 011 706 5466 – 251 Bryanston Drive, entrance in Mount St (one block east of Main Rd). Neighbourhood Vets and animal hospital. Pet toys and food, prescription diets. Contact: Dr Jessica Lane (BVSc): e-mail
  • Quick Strokes Swimming School (256 Bryanston Drive): Telephone 011 055 5627, 082 486 1983, 076 398 1040 – Accredited Swim South Africa swimming school and instructors. New customers get a free trial lesson. Parking across 115 St Audley Street, Bryanston (boomed-off area). Contact: Nadine & Candice: e-mail
  • Fluffs-n-Tufts: Telephone 011 463 0296, 074 159 4813 – A passion for pets and a TTouch foundation to take care of your animals. Grooming and grooming courses, doggy day care, boarding and cattery. 33 Devonshire Ave, Bryanston. Contact: Ashleigh Theron: e-mail
  • Bodies in Balance: Telephone 082 451 0433 – Puppy and adult dog training, behavioural consults for dogs and cats, animal education and courses as well as pet care. 33 Devonshire Ave, Bryanston. Contact: Niki Elliott: e-mail
  • Yoga Renew Dojo, Studio 2: Telephone 072 341-6080 (1100-1700) – Yoga is not a ‘quick fix’ – it requires application and dedication, however the rewards of a healthy body and mind are immeasurable. Was Upstairs at Kushido Martial Arts, moved to Wilton Avenue, Bryanston. Contact: Rhι: web site
  • Dr Shanta Moodley's Dental Surgery: Telephone 011 706 8753, 079 771 6555, Fax 011 706 3824 – Pr No 0241539. Child- friendly dentist. Moved to 273 Bryanston Drive, Corner Wilton Ave. Open M-F 09:00-16:00. Contact: Dr Shanta Moodley, BDS (Wits): e-mail web site

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