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Address: Republic Rd | Randburg, Johannesburg 2125, South Africa
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Seafood lunch

Had a walk around the commons and then a good lunch at ocean basket. Sushi and fish and chips. This centre has its ups and downs and appears the only place that does well is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 December 2016
William G
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

What used to be a very viby fun place is under construction or promises of construction to happen. Do not take visitors there . Should be closed down. Just pick and pay. Spur and a few shops left in a huge entertainment centre which used to have a skate park and lots of entertainment. Putt putt still fine.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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319 reviews
87 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Had a walk around the commons and then a good lunch at ocean basket. Sushi and fish and chips. This centre has its ups and downs and appears the only place that does well is pick and pay clicks and the front part of the commons.

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Thank William G
Randburg, South Africa
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124 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

The renovations taking place are in full swing. The flea market has been demolished and there is a lot of activity at the moment. Unless one wants to visit a particular store, such as Pick and Pay or any of the other regular places, (i.e nail bars) I would suggest you think twice before taking a trip for the traditional... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Thought we would go for a day out on a Sunday,it was like a ghost town of what it used to be...I hope the renovations bring back the people.there used to be so much vibe,now it's just a pick pay supermarket.

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1 Thank juliemZ1433ZU
Johannesburg, South Africa
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140 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

We enjoyed our experience here. I had the seared salmon and a prawn skewer and mu husband had the sushi. Everything tasted wonderful. The service was great, the place was clean. We had no issues and enjoyed every second of our time. They have an amazing selection of shooters and cocktails to choose from.

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Thank Colleen L
South Africa
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68 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

First time we came here after about 7 years. Disappointing. . They renovating but does not look as if there will be anything interesting. To many commercial shops like Mr Price, PnP.. Virginia active.. expected more independent shops. Guess it's gonna be another 7 years before this place sees us again

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Thank Mykey123
Sydney, Australia
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246 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Wow a shopping centre with a lake! Great place to spend a few hours, shopping, wandering around the markets or having a beer and a bite to eat, you can't go wrong here.

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Thank hartland2004
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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203 reviews
86 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Unfortunately more shops are gone and the flea market is closed during renovations. However, on the Pick-n-Pay side the shops are all operational as well as on the Gym side with the restaurants. I'm waiting in anticipation to see a beautiful new Brightwater Commons that will attract many people to the area. There is plenty of parking. The Gautrain bus... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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57 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

A good place to relax. Shop at the flea market, good food options. Lots of activities including, skating, lazer tag and outdoor activities for the little ones. Lots of niche stores.

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Thank Calvin Rion N
Johannesburg, South Africa
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81 reviews
47 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

Sadly the lack of visitors have caused many shops to close down and even the decades long flea-market will be closing in 2016. Otherwise the green laws and shrubbery are pretty and at night there are still several good restaurants and a nice musical water fountains.

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