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Gateway Theatre of Shopping

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Address: 1 Palm Boulevard | Umhlanga Ridge New Town Centre, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, South Africa
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+27 31 514 0500
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09:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 09:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description:

More than a shopping centre, but a giant theater that is dedicated to...

More than a shopping centre, but a giant theater that is dedicated to entertaining you. We specialize in taking the therapy of retail to a whole new dimension. Prepared your senses for overload at the biggest shopping complex in the Southern Hemisphere and one of the coolest malls in the country. Grab your ticket and prepare to be thrilled, excited and asking for more.

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POPULAR SHOPPING MAIL

Most of the main retail outlets have shops in this shopping mail. The mail has been built is such a way is that there is plenty of space for shoppers to walk without any over... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
BARRYBE
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SOUTH AFRICA
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SOUTH AFRICA
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252 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Most of the main retail outlets have shops in this shopping mail. The mail has been built is such a way is that there is plenty of space for shoppers to walk without any over crowding. Although to walk from one side to the other side of the mail takes quite a while. Unfortunately the Barnyard Theatre closed at the... More 

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Thank BARRYBE
Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of my favorite malls, it is spacious and has most if not all the shops under one roof. There are also good restaurants in the Mall and a cinema. Great atmosphere, pleasant place.

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Thank Z S
Coventry, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Massive shopping mall with every shop you could want. Many brands we know from UK. This Mall has so many attractions with restaurants, cinemas and shops that it is more a several day tourist attraction. I can believe it is the biggest Shopping Mall in Africa.

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Thank Bertiebeak
Durban, South Africa
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mall finally being revamped- however parking is a problem, yet is still costing an arm and a leg regardless of the inconvenience.

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Thank 561dewaldm
Johannesburg, South Africa
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64 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This shopping centre has the same selection of retailers as any other shopping centre in South Africa. No unusual boutiques or specialized shops. From clothing, to jewelry to food - the same brands seen everywhere else. A lost opportunity to position itself as an unique authentic retail hub.

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Thank ReesMann
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43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This shopping centre is average by all means, lacks excitement, refinement, class and character. Shops are expensive, lacks entertainment. Food courts and restaurants are average, however there are one or two that are really good. Try ebb & flo, cal cachio pizza, simply asia for something different. Not a big fan of franchised restaurants unless I'm looking for a standard... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good for clothes shopping and eating out with wide variety of shops for convenience. It is a very big mall

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Thank GALALETSANG M
Centurion, South Africa
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52 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The mall is one of my favorites to be at when visiting Durban. I find it to be interesting with a nice vibe to it..always find something to buy. Love visiting this mall

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Thank Tracy N
Greater Accra, Ghana
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is an excellent place to be with lots of shops and fun. I couldn't help to return everytime I am around. Lots of places to eat and have fun and also enjoy movies in the various theatres.

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Thank AB A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The gateway center is a great shopping center. It has all you could need in terms of retail shopping. It also offers a wide variety of dining options. All in a safe and beautiful environment. You don't need to go much further than the gateway when you holiday at the nearby beaches.

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Thank Pieter J

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