About Canal Walk

Canal Walk, Cape Town’s largest shopping centre, in the Century City precinct, is conveniently located on the N1, central to the CBD and surrounding suburbs.  The centre has a wide selection with over 400 stores and thousands of the best local and international brands to choose from. Visit Canal Walk for the best fashion, retail, leisure and entertainment for the whole family, all under one roof.

While exploring Canal Walk, you’ll find a variety of eateries, from sit-down restaurants, cafés, and coffee shops, to takeaway outlets where you can either take a seat in our spacious Food Court or grab a bite on the go. These eateries vary across cuisines and there are both Halaal and vegetarian options.

If you are looking for the ultimate movie experience, then Nu Metro Canal Walk is where you want to book your next movie. The Scene Xtreme cinema boasts the biggest 3-storey-high screen in Cape Town, 4K ultra-high-definition projection and 360-degree sound to fully immerse yourself in the movie experience. If comfort and luxury is what you are looking for, then visit one of Nu Metro’s Scene VIP cinemas. It includes an exclusive VIP lounge and bar, fully reclinable plush spacious seating and service to your seat.

The Canal Walk shopping experience encompasses variety, convenience, entertainment, and leisure with easy access directly off the N1. There are more than 8000 parking bays both undercover and on rooftop levels with 12 conveniently located entrances into the centre.

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Canal Walk. Have it all.


Trading hours

The Centre will be open from 9am-9pm. Contact stores directly for their store-specific trading hours.

We will comply with all government legislation and protocols, and will continue to be guided by recommendations issued by the Department of Health and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (“NICD”). We, along with our stores, are committed to taking the necessary action to support our customers and communities.

We are proactively addressing the challenges of COVID-19 with regards to the health and safety of everyone at the Centre, find out more below.

COVID-19 Updates


Canal Walk showreel

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