The first phase of the new multi-billion rand Castle Gate mixed-use precinct development in Pretoria, Castle Gate, opened it’s doors to the public on 26 November 2020. The Castle Gate is home to the latest store concepts for Woolworths, Checkers, Dis-Chem and Builders. It serves up more than a dozen restaurants, cafés and fast food options including Fireroom, Cairo Kitchen, Rocomamas, Doppio Zero, Spur, Ocean Basket, Nando’s, Kauai, KFC, Starbucks, Krispy Kreme, Burger King and two delis at Seemann’s and Castle Gate Deli. It also has a strong health and beauty category, which includes Wellness Warehouse, Sorbet, Spec Savers, Gary Rom Hairdressing and Gary Rom Man.
Castle Gate is designed with a rustic, industrial farmhouse feeling, inspired by openness, ease and simplicity. Much effort has gone into creating a beautiful piazza and outdoor green spaces. It has forest-like features that celebrate natural elements, with a fountain, art installations and a bespoke children’s play area, all surrounded by vibrant restaurants.The centre offers the ultimate convenience in the east of Pretoria with effortless accessibility. Castle Gate is adjacent to the N1 highway and easily accessible from Solomon Mahlangu Drive.