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Pretoria Central and Old East

Old town, young crowd

Pretoria Old East is known as Jacaranda City because of the thousands of lilac bloomed trees that line the streets. It’s one of the city's oldest suburbs, with lovely established trees and gardens. With the university nearby, the atmosphere is young and full of energy and excitement. Students, art lovers and trendsetters can be found socialising by day and by night.

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Experience Pretoria Central and Old East

Sunset over Fort Klapperkop in Pretoria Central and Old East
Retha Pretoria Old East
It’s great to live and work in Menlo Park. It’s a lovely suburb and I believe the market adds to its neighbourhood feel, especially for those who can walk to the market on a Saturday. It’s a place where the community meets.
Eating out in Pretoria Central and Old East

The University of Pretoria is located in this neighbourhood, adding a young energy to the area as many students are out and about. World class restaurants and hip coffee shops line the streets in this area, filling the air with delightful and enticing aromas. One of the most popular and regularly visited malls is the Brooklyn Mall, which has more than 170 diverse stores.

Tree lined street in Pretoria Central and Old East
Old church in Pretoria Central and Old East
Johan Pretoria Old East
Enjoy the tranquility of the Greenlyn Village centre park while also indulging in some of the exotic food from the neighbouring Hazel Food market.
The Nelson Mandela staute in Pretoria Central and Old East

For the rugby fanatics, Loftus Versveld is a well-known landmark of the Old East and the Blue Bulls rugby team often play their matches here. Eastwood tavern is a sports bar next to Loftus Versfeld, which is a popular place for rugby fans.

The Hazel Food market in Pretoria Central and Old East
A guest house in Pretoria Central and Old East
Helene Pretoria Old East
I love to work in Hatfield, lovely people and surrounded by great friends and co-workers.
Eating at Eastwood Tavern in Pretoria Central and Old East
View over the city in Pretoria Central and Old East

Duncan Yard is a famous shopping centre in the suburb of Hatfield, where shoppers can buy a quick lunch at the Deli on Duncan, or browse the many stores available. The Florist@duncan stocks fresh flowers, and shoppers can enjoy browsing though some of the gift shops like Moi Décor and Zoetlief. Papa’s real food restaurant is a popular place for business lunches.

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