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Rivonia Central (formerly Oriental City Rivonia): Shopping Centre in Rivonia

Corner Rivonia Boulevard and 9th Avenue, Rivonia, Sandton, Greater Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

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Ground Floor Restaurants
Ground Floor Shops
Lower Level Shops
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Nearby Places of Interest


Links to Other Pages:
Home – Overview of Shops, Facilities, and Accommodation in Woodmead, Morningside Manor, Gallo Manor and surroundings

Other Shopping Centres in Rivonia:
Rivonia Junction
Mutual Mews
Early Dawn Mall
Rivonia Village

Shopping Centres in Morningside:
90 Degrees on Rivonia
The Wedge, Morningside
Morningside Shopping Centre
Morning Glen Mall
Morning View Shopping Centre

Accommodation & Restaurants:
Accommodation in Rivonia,
Restaurants in Rivonia,
Restaurant reviews for Rivonia

Morningside Restaurant reviews

Other Places of Interest:
Culture: Books, Movies, etc
Sandspruit Hiking Trail,
Ernest Ullmann Park Recreation Centre,
Montrose Nursery Garden Centre and Gia's Coffee Shop,
Manor Medical Centre,
Morningside Country Club,
Rooms To Let in Morningside





Furnished Morningside Room to Let 1 October 2024

Self-catering double bedroom with shared bathroom in Morningside Manor.  Wi-Fi.  Carpeted, fully furnished and serviced including laundry. Close to shops and bus routes.  R4500/month.  Call 082 389 3482, e-mail us, or click here.

This shopping centre is on Rivonia Boulevard across Ninth Avenue from the Rivonia Village Shops in central Rivonia.  Tenants include a go-kart track and various ethnic and Chinese shops and restaurants.  The centre was originally called The Cloisters (it was built on the site of a Carmelite Convent) and then, until late 2012, Rivonia Square.  A revamp in 2007 left a light, airy, pleasant centre.  It was taken over by a Chinese company in mid 2012 and renamed as Oriental City Rivonia. In 2020 it was re-renamed as Rivonia Central. It is now mainly tenanted with Chinese shops, some of which speak a little English.  Most do not have e-mail, and some have no telephones. One wonders how many pay tax or VAT.

Lift Out of OrderThere are 1000 parking bays on five levels.  Parking is free (unlike at Rivonia Village next door). The parking entrances are on 9th Ave and Wessels Road.  From December 2016 to date parking control does not work: You just drive in through the open booms,  and out again later, assuming that your car has not left without you.  There is some security in the car park.

To get there, you would probably travel along Rivonia Road.  From the N1 Motorway, take the Rivonia off-ramp and turn South (towards central Sandton).  From central Sandton, travel north on Rivonia Road.  Turn east (the only direction possible) at the Ninth Avenue T-junction and the centre will be one block further on your left starting with "Shaam" Restaurant, with the ground level parking first, and then the underground parking entrance down the hill near the end of the block.

There are a large number of shops to let in the centre: Contact Centre Manager: Janine Lin: Telephone 087 702 1788 X 873 – Oriental City Investments. e-mail janine.keypunch@gmail.com web site.

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Restaurants in the Ground Floor on Rivonia Boulevard

  • SHAAM Arabian Restaurant & Butchery (Shop GA01): Telephone 074 895 5555 – Arabian food. Syrian cuisine. Shawarma. Falafel. Kebabs. "Arabian braai". Halal butchery. Hubbly bubbly. Shisha Lounge. Contact: Khaled: Facebook page
  • Zhen Xian Ge (Shop GA02): Telephone 083 407 4904 – Chinese Restaurant.
  • Maxway Restaurant (Shop GA02): Telephone 073 878 8888, 082 555 5238 – Chinese Restaurant.
  • Ginger & Garlic – This may or may not be the name of the restaurant, but the rest is all Chinese to us.
  • Arirang: Cell 072 102 8896 – Korean Restaurant. e-mail kyhpnr@hanmail.net
  • Ghuanxianglou Restaurant – At the extreme north (left side) of the centre on Rivonia Boulevard.

Furnished Morningside Room to Let 1 October 2024

Self-catering double bedroom with shared bathroom in Morningside Manor.  Wi-Fi.  Carpeted, fully furnished and serviced including laundry. Close to shops and bus routes.  R4500/month.  Call 082 389 3482, e-mail us, or click here.

Shops on the Ground Floor

Approximately in this order clockwise as you walk in from the 9th Ave Entrance (next to Shaam Restaurant) or Parking Level 3 . If you come in from Rivonia Boulevard next to the closed Little Sheep Restaurant, start at Kelitina Spa Health Club and then follow round clockwise (to the left):

  • Vacant Shops To Let: Suki 087 702 1788.
  • Paris Store (Shop GB16): Telephone 076 645 6338 – Ladies' and Men's Clothing.
  • Phonomania (was Cell Stop) (Shop GB15B): Telephone 072 966 2913, 063 230 8937 – Cellphone and computer sales, repairs, accessories. Water damage, screen problems, all hardware and software. LG, Samsung, Blackberry, etc.
  • Befitting Barber Shop (Shop GB15A): Telephone 065 544 9437 – Ethnic men's hairdresser. Contact: Prince: e-mail prince_swart@yahoo.com
  • B.y (Shop GB14): Telephone 072 922 6557 – Ladies' clothing. Contact: Michael: e-mail SH0729226557@163.com
  • Villa Fragrances (Shop GB13) – Perfumes.
  • SA-Huayi: Telephone 084 825 5555, 073 364 2555 – Chinese Car Place. e-mail SA_Huayi@163.com
  • Kelitina Spa Health Club & Beauty Salon (Shop GC01): Telephone 076 274 1195, 066 128 5104 – Face care, nanometre steam room, body slimming, cupping (for putative weight loss), professional nail bar, hairdressing. Open 12:00-20:00.
  • Yuehua Chinese Restaurant.& Sushi (Shop GC2A).
  • Xiang Restaurant. (Shop GC2B): Telephone 011 803 0229, 084 888 6166 – Chinese Restaurant.
  • Billiard Cafι (Shop GC04-5): Telephone 010 824 1347, 083 788 9971 – Pool & Billiard Club. 26 Pool tables. Fully licensed bar, dart boards, big screen sports. Cuesport & Mancave shop. No firearms, drugs, or under-18's. Contact: Rick Schoenlank: e-mail info@billiardcafe.co.za facebook page
  • Xiangyuan Supermarket (Shop GB10) – Chinese produce.
  • Rivonia Bag Shop: Telephone 073 439 6687, 081 053 3119 – Travel bags, school bags, laptop bags, overnight bags, mats and folding chairs.
  • Hong Kong Style Kitchen (Shop GB09) – Chinese Restaurant.
  • All About Africa (Shop GB07-8): Telephone 084 764 7777, 084 772 7888 – Curios, animal skins, stuffed animal head trophies, herbal supplements, Aloe Ferox gel, Rooibos Tea, Jigsimur Health Drink, Marula Oil, Perfume with Deodorant. Shipping to China. e-mail info@appletree.co.za web site Open every day 09:00-17:00.
  • Pavlos Manufacturing Jewellers (PMJ) (Shop GB05): Telephone 011 803 5914, 082 955 9779 – Jewellers: Sell and buy. In the Level 3 Car Park entrance. Open M-F 09:00-17:00, Saturday 09:00-13:00. Contact: Paul.
  • Mr Yang Hotpot BBQ Private Dish (Shop GB01/02) – Chinese Restaurant.

Shops in the Lower Level:

Listed in order clockwise from the Parking Level 1 entrance (i.e. shops on your left first), around to Mazi-Mo's Play Arena and the Post Office, and continuing clockwise back to the Parking entrance:

  • Vacant Shops To Let (Shop many): Call/WhatsApp Eva 071 216 5226, Simon 073 754 9756, Rose 072 240 8564.
  • Party Shop (Shop L10-14): Telephone 083 578 3513 – Party supplies, decorations, costumes.
  • Nu Image Hair (Shop L09): Telephone 011 234 1316, 083 509 7528 – "A cut, a touch above the rest". Individual lashes, eyebrow tint, microbonding closures, Peruvian hair, nails, lace wigs. Men's haircut.
  • Men's Health Clinic (Shop L08): Telephone 079 680 0770, Head Office 012 753 7468 – Dubious "Clinic". Monday–Friday 08:00–18:00, Saturday 09:00–16:00, Sunday 09:00–15:00. Their "medicines" are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. e-mail admin@menshclinic.co.za web site
  • Much Better Living (Shop L07): Telephone 072 599 4882 – Chinese Home Variety Store: Clocks, vases, glassware, household things, toilet paper, lamps, fireworks.
  • Bloom & Pastor Cutz Hair Studio (Shop L06): Telephone 078 824 8071, 011 234 1840 – "Fresh haircut boost confidence".
  • O'Hara Curtain Shop (Shop L03): Telephone 072 975 1082 – Curtain material shop, tie-backs, makes curtains. Was Lower Level. Contact: Jane: e-mail yangtina2@gmail.com
  • Express Print (Shop L24): Telephone 073 625 5637, 063 132 8088 – Web design, print, promo, signage, neon, LEDs, flags and banners. e-mail info@expressprint.co.za web site
  • Shara Hair Premium (Shop L22): Telephone 079 485 6676,  010 065 4766 – Wigs and weaves. web site
  • Hustle Hard Premium (Shop L23): Telephone 010 055 5907, 010 055 5908, 073 625 5637 – Laundry, Apparel (we think they mean "clothes"), Promo. Hoodies, caps, sweaters, sweatpants, T-Shits, jenas, cargo pants, jackets, sneakers, belts, wtaches, socks, perfumes, dresses, underwear, etc. e-mail info@hustlehard.co.za web site
  • Rato (Shop L19-20): Telephone 076 341 2418 – Stationery, gifts, toys, inflatable toys, games. Contact: Lily.
  • Bless The Hair Studio (Shop L16): Cell & WhatsApp 078 327 6642 – "Celebrity Hairstylist for People". Wig maker, Installations, Braids, Kids plaits, Colour. Contact: Blessing Makuvise: e-mail blessmakuvise@gmail.com facebook page
  • Superkart Racing Indoor GoKarting: Telephone 061 436 1954 – In Level 1 (bottom) parking. Bookings later than normal closing time must be confirmed beforehand with a 50% deposit. Party packages, team building, birthday parties. Contact: Steve: e-mail info@supakart.co.za web site Open Monday-Thursday 10:00-18:00, ​Saturdays 09:00-20:00, bookings later than 20:00 need to be confirmed prior. Sundays: 10:00-17.30, Public Holidays 09:00 to18:00.

First Floor & Offices (At the top of all the Escalators):

With the loss in 2020 of the huge Planet Fitness gym in FF17, this is now sparsely tenanted:

  • De Grande Adyghe Restaurant (previously Adega Express) (Shop FF14): Telephone 011 234 0178 – Fine Dining: fresh ingredients, local flavour, experienced ex-franchise. Delicious Portuguese style foods – a wide variety, meat, seafood, and local dishes. Open Mon-Fri 08:00-22:00, Sat-Sun 08:00-20:00. Contact: Gladys van Wyk: e-mail info@adyghe.co.za web site
  • Star Hair & Beauty Salon (Shop FF13): Telephone 084 843 3680, 062 402 9707 – Ethnic hair. Gents hair cut, ladies' cut, hair wash, face massage, full facial. Threading too. Open every day 08:30–19:30. e-mail shaziayou@gmail.com
  • Home by MCA (Shop FF12) – Parties & Gifts, Shopping, Stationary. They weren’t at home to ask for their contact details.
  • DMT Travels (Shop FF11A): Telephone 073 500 5511, 074 360 0757 – Flight tickets..
  • WRT Computer Services (Shop FF11A): Telephone 076 409 9955 – Computer Services & Printing.
  • Oriental City Investments (Head Office)     (Block 1): Telephone 087 702 1788, Fax 011 803 8427 – They run Oriental City Rivonia, Bruma, Atlas Lifestyle Centre, and Centurion Oriental City (Pretoria). Contact: Janine Lin: e-mail janine.keypunch@gmail.com web site
  • Shuaimeng Liu (Block 2): Telephone 079 922 1111, 082 618 8888 – Chinese Martial Arts & Mixed Martial Arts School. Wu-shu, Shaolin, Kung Fu, QiGong, Tai Chi. San Da, San Shou, Muay Thai, Ju Jitsu. Contact: Petra Liu: web site

Nearby Places of Interest include:

  • Rivonia Village Shopping Centre (formerly Mutual Village) opposite on Ninth Avenue (not to be confused with Rivonia Village townhouse complex –the first "Rivonia Village"– at 4 Whelan Close, off Stiglingh Road). Nearest Nedbank, FNB, & ATM.
  • Early Dawn Shopping Centre diagonally opposite on 9th Avenue and Rivonia Boulevard.
  • Mutual Mews Shopping Centre next to Early Dawn.
  • Rivonia Village Vet, Veterinary surgeon and pet food supplier, cor. Eighth Ave and Stiglingh Rd, Rivonia (nowhere near either of the "Rivonia Village" complexes), Tel: 011 803-3122, Fax: 011 803-1663, e-mail.
  • Rivonia Municipal Library corner 10th Avenue and Rivonia Boulevard.
  • Hatfield VW Rivonia, large Volkswagen dealer and workshop, opposite the centre on Rivonia Boulevard.

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Shopping centres in the area: Mutual Mews, Rivonia Village, Rivonia Junction, Shops in Rivonia on Rivonia Boulevard and 9th Avenue, Shops in Northern Rivonia on and around Rivonia Boulevard and 11th Avenue, 90° on Rivonia, The Wedge, Morningside.

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