Pretoria Central and Old East
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.
Map of Area and Surrounds
Experience 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.
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.
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.