Got your grocery list ready? We’ve rounded up a couple of local greengrocers where you can buy from the butchery, bakery, deli, fresh produce aisle and an imported pantry, all under one roof.
Old Town Italy
Old Town Italy recreates an Italian Market shopping experience. Passionate about creating a melting pot of traditional and authentic Italian values and ways, Old Town Italy is a café, bakery, butcher shop and grocer all in one. You can enjoy café dishes, browse a selection of organic products, select a few superfood items and take your pick from a range of premium, imported Italian goods. The fresh produce at Old Town Italy is locally and ethically sourced.
Details: Shop 53, Menlyn Maine Shopping Centre, Aramist Avenue, Waterkloof Glen | 012 348 2802 | oldtown.co.za
Uitkyk Butcher Shop And Grocer
Uitkyk Butcher Shop and Grocer has been a household name for many Pretorians for decades. It’s a one-stop shop for top quality meat, braai packs, bakery selections, fresh produce, cocktail platters and a range of pantry items. Make sure to regularly check the Uitkyk website for some amazing weekly specials!
Details: 165 De Boulevard Street, Silverton | 012 804 3280 | uitkykvleismark.co.za
Evergreens is a wholesaler that is passionate about bringing customers the freshest produce, groceries and frozen goods at the best value. It stocks a wide range of fruit, vegetables, cut vegetables, herbs, eggs, dairy, cold cuts, deli meats and grocery items. Shop online at www.evergreens.co.za or visit the Evergreens store in Pretoria West.
Details: Corner of Vom Hagen and President Burger Street, Pretoria West | 012 326 3726 | www.evergreens.co.za
Fruit Stop has been a one-stop shop for fresh fruit and veggies in the Moot area since 1999. In recent years, branches in Wonderboom and Silverton were also opened and this grocer still offers customers all over the city this convenient shopping option. Fruit Stop sells a great variety of fresh, locally grown fruit and vegetables, as well as groceries, meat, deli, cheese, milk, spices and pet food.
Details: Corner of Frederika Street and 10th Avenue, Gezina | 012 335 5591 | fruitstop.co.za
Food Lover’s Market Woodlands Boulevard
Food Lover’s Markets are located all over Pretoria but those who have been to the Woodlands Boulevard outlet will surely agree it is one of the brand’s premium stores. The spacious set-up allows shoppers to comfortably browse through a multitude of fresh produce displays, baked goods, top choice meat selections and pantry fillers.
Details: Corner of Garsfontein Road and De Villebois Marieul Drive, Pretoria East | 012 997 2450 | https://foodloversmarket.co.za/
By Jana van der Linde