Many of our famous visitors at de Pinna’s Self Catering Cottage enjoy some relaxing time at Nelson Mandela’s Square in Sandton City.

Nelson Mandela Square is a shopping centre in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa (formally known as Sandton Square) close to de Pinna’s Self Catering Cottage. An immense statue of Nelson Mandela holds court over Nelson Mandela Square. One of the largest open public spaces in the country, the Square connects to Sandton City. This European styled piazza rejoices in international style with the warmth of African hospitality. It draws a cosmopolitan society to its sidewalk cafes, some of the finest restaurants in South Africa and over 88 exclusive stores. The 1,000sqm Square serves as a stage for a host of local and international prominent events.

When it comes to sought-after designer labels and desirable objects, clients at Nelson Mandela Square are spoilt for choice. An average of over one million local and international visitors per month take pleasure in a stimulating blend of shopping that offers everything from curios to culture, art, books, jewellery and couture and one of South Africa’s foremost Libraries.

Some of the finest restaurants in South Africa attract diners from de Pinna’s Self Catering Cottage at Nelson Mandela Square. Whether you’re in the mood for the best French wine, the most generous Greek platters, real African cooking, or a leisurely cup of creamy Italian coffee, you can find it all and so much more. The cosmopolitan atmospheres comes alive under an African sky where business lunches, romantic dinners and travellers breakfasts are enjoyed around clusters of tables.

Nelson Mandela Square Restaurants

The Big Mouth
Hard Rock Café
The Butcher Shop and Grill