About Us

Located in the heart of the bustling Sandton CBD, Nelson Mandela Square is an open-air piazza, anchored by a majestic six-metre statue of Nelson Mandela – a popular attraction amongst local and international visitors.

Drawing inspiration from European-style piazzas, Nelson Mandela Square continues to be one of Africa’s most exclusive dining and lifestyle destinations. The Square infuses local heritage with international flavour and celebrates Afro-cosmopolitan style. In addition to its world-class culinary offerings, catering to different cultures and cuisines, it is home to more than 60 exclusive stores.

One of the largest open public spaces in the country, the Square adjoins the renowned Sandton City complex and serves as a stage for a host of local and international prestigious events.

Nelson Mandela Square comprises 18 000m² of gross lettable retail space and is complimented by 22 206.05m² of office space.

Nelson Mandela Square is an African treasure and is co-owned by Liberty Group Limited and the listed real estate entity, Liberty Two Degrees, and is managed by JHI Retail.


At Nelson Mandela Square it’s not simply a meal, it’s a curated culinary experience, with some of the finest restaurants in South Africa calling it home. The cosmopolitan atmosphere comes alive under an African sky where business lunches, romantic dinners and hearty breakfasts are enjoyed around clusters of tables.

Whether you’re in the mood for a good South African steak, the most generous Greek platters, the best French wine, real Mediterranean cuisine, or leisurely cups of creamy Italian coffee, you can enjoy it at Nelson Mandela Square.


When it comes to luxury brands and covetable objects, at Nelson Mandela Square you are spoilt for choice.

A popular destination frequented by local and international visitors alike, a visit to Nelson Mandela Square brims with retail moments – from fashion to footwear, jewellery and timepieces, art and curios, we are proud to showcase it just for you.

With an eclectic ensemble of retail and lifestyle offerings, your visit is as bespoke as our selection of boutiques, shops and salons.

A celebration of African heritage with a hint of classic European style creates an ambience of romance and provides a social safe-haven for patrons. To learn more about your Nelson Mandela Square retail experience, please visit our tenant directory here

Excellent customer service is top of Nelson Mandela Square Shopping Centre Management’s agenda. Compliments or constructive criticism – we’d love to hear from you. Should you have any comments or suggestions that you would like to share with us, please feel free to contact us.