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Best Kids Take-Away – McDonald’s

A trip to McDonald’s, the best kids take-away, evokes excited shrieks, wide eyes and smiling faces. That’s what you call the anticipation of finding the latest toy in a Happy Meal. When it comes to kids’ take-aways, McDonald’s is still number one. Corner CR Swart...

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Best shop to buy kids toys – Toys R Us

Our readers are big fans of Toys R Us, and we can certainly understand why it was voted best toy store. Our children can bloom and grow with their large selection of up-to-date goodies and gadgets. Shop 450, Stoneridge Centre, Modderfontein Road 087 234 8514

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Best primary school – Farrarmere Primary School

Nothing is more important to a parent than making sure that their child’s formative years and future are in good hands – and Farramere Primary fits the bill. According to our readers, it is the best primary school in Ekurhuleni. 39 Kwartz Street, Farrarmere, Benoni...

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Best High School – Benoni High School

Rated as one of the top ten schools in Gauteng and the top English medium government school in the province, Benoni High continues to offer an excellent standard of education to its 1 560 culturally diverse learners. Dalrymple Street, Northmead, Benoni 011 849-4129

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Best shoe shop – Aldo Shoes

Accessibly priced on-trend fashion footwear & accessories, for him & her. Aldo has the right pair of shoes for a great night out on the town. Shop 139 East Rand Mall, Rietfontein Road, Jansen Park, Boksburg 011 826-1633

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Best beauty mecca (Spa) – Octavias Day Spa

From Hot Stone Heaven, to Body Revival Journey this is the go-to spot situated in Emperors Palace. For all things massages and facials plus body treatments Octavias Day Spa is a win among readers!   Octavia’s Day Spa Situated in the Five Star D’Oreale Grande...

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Best clothing store for HER – Woolworths

Stylish basics, trendy corporate pieces and chic casualwear is what you can expect when shopping at Woolworths. With all the top brands you are definitely set to look your best – every day! East Rand Mall, corner Rietfontein Road and Bentel Avenue, Boksburg 011 842-8600.

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Best clothing store for HIM – Edgars

Pair a blazer with a stylish pair of chinos for a classic look. Make a statement with bold colours such as red, white and navy. Edgars is the shop for the guys who want to look sophisticated every day of the week.   East Rand...

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Best accessory shop – Lovisa

Lovisa was established in April 2010 and has quickly grown to be one of Australia's leading specialist fast fashion jewellery retailers . 011 914 2341

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Best hair salon – Bobs & Beehives Hair Culture

Renowned, Boutique Hair Salon in Boksburg, Gauteng. We pride ourselves in being professional, accurate and having your best Hair Interest at heart. We are the epiphany of Hair Pop Culture and constantly keep up with the latest hair trends! 087 150 6115

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Best nail bar – Sorbet

Sorbet is your nationwide beauty therapy hub with over 200 Stores countrywide and 5 stores in the UK. From manicures to pedicures, skin care and body massages, good hair days and bad hair days (and unwanted hair days) we’re here to serve up a double...

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Best exclusive boutique – Chickita’s Boutiques

Chickita’s Boutique has been dressing the women of Benoni and surrounding towns since 1973,  when Shirley Modlin first opened the shop.   To ensure continuity of high levels of service and impeccable quality, the new owner Jenny Dharmavir is passionate to continue Shirley’s legacy. 011 849...

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Best jewellery store – American Swiss

With a dedication to gorgeous jewellery and fine fashion, American Swiss has been South Africa’s leading jeweller since opening its doors in Cape Town in 1896. For more than 100 years we have been growing our business and providing South Africa with the very best...

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Best show-them-off-undies – Edgars

Edgars Stores Limited is a limited company incorporated and domiciled in Zimbabwe whose shares are publicly traded. Our core business is the retailing of clothing, footwear, textiles and accessories. 087 820 1331

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Best place to buy beauty products – Dis-chem

Browse Our Wide Range of Health & Beauty Products. Shop at Dis-Chem Today! Easy Returns Policy. 3-5 Days Delivery Time. Click & Collect Available. 3D Secure Payments. Multi Payment Options. Services: Beauty, Sports & Supplements, Vitamins, Toiletries, Dispensary, Foods. www.dischem.co.za

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Best place to have a party for kids – Spur

Spur Corporation is a steakhouse franchise restaurant chain originating from South Africa. Spur caters for the whole family and earned a reputation for tasty, nutritious, value-for-money meals. 011 894 4810

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Best store for kids clothes – Ackermans

Ackermans through the years. The Ackermans story goes back as far as 1916, when Gus Ackerman opened the first store in Wynberg in Cape Town. His vision for the store was to create a place where customers could find great products at fantastic prices, which...

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Best spot to go for a pizza – Col’Cacchio

Established in 1992, Col’Cacchio pizzeria specialises in traditionally inspired Italian food with its crisp, thin-based pizzas and a variety of freshly prepared salads and pastas. After 22 years, Col’Cacchio pizzeria has 28 branches nationwide and aims to be the “pizzeria unico” for consumers who want...

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Best tea garden – The Victorian Secret

Set in a charming building that traces its origins to early Johannesburg, the Victorian Secret is an independent artisan bakery and patisserie based in Benoni, Johannesburg. 011 420 1912

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Best local blog – My East Rand Family Law & Divorce Attorney Group

Born and bred on the East Rand Attorney she has always dreamed of practicing law. It’s just always been in her nature. She is tough (or so she would like to believe), she is feisty (or so she has been told) and like most lawyers...

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Best local radio personality – Anele Mdodo

Anele Mdoda is a South African radio DJ best known for her on-air partnership with Grant Nash. She was born on 19th May 1984 in Mthatha, Eastern Cape in South Africa.

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Local sports hero – Wayde van Niekerk

Wayde van Niekerk (born 15 July 1992) is a South African track and field sprinter who competes in the 200 and 400 metres. In the 400 metres, he is the current world and Olympic record holder, and world and Olympic champion. He also holds the...

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Best takeaway burger – Wimpy

Wimpy is a leading South African quick service restaurant with a wide range of burgers, breakfast and coffee. There's a Wimpy moment in everyday! Shop No. 09, Rynfield Terrace, Pretoria Rd 011 969 5808

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Best butcher – Matts Meat Market

The spit-braai specialist of Ekurhuleni. With all kinds of meats. Contact them on 011 849 4215.

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Best Asian restaurant – Simply Asia

In staying true to the value of balance in the Thai culture, at Simply Asia we pride ourselves on nourishing ingredients to create a variety of fresh, well-balanced meals from scratch. 011 395 2127

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Best chocolate – Cadbury

Cadbury, formerly Cadbury's and Cadbury Schweppes, is a British multinational confectionery company wholly owned by Mondelez International since 2010. 011 253 4000

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Best foodmarket – Woolworths

Woolworths Holdings Limited is a South Africa-based multinational retail company that owns the South African retail chain Woolworths which also runs as the leading retail chain in Australia, and Australian businesses David Jones and Country Road Group 0860 022 002

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Best Portuguese restaurant – Papa Boa

In the year 1488, Bartolomeu Dias discovered the great, dark continent of Africa. Upon landing on a beautiful sunny day, he declared a feast, to celebrate the great discovery. According to a ship mates diary that was discovered on a shipwreck, Bartolomeu was famous for...

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Best hotel restaurant – Ciello

Nestled at the banks of the lakes in Benoni this exciting new venue offers a rare tranquil setting within an ever-eclectic energy that defines Cielo. 1 Country St, Benoni, 1500: 011 845 7070

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Best spot to head for lunch – tashas

what we are about Beautiful food. Stunning environments. Engagingly delivered. Think, for a moment, of your favourite things – the feel-good indulgences that make for stand-out days. Mine are food, people and interiors. I believe that memorable moments are made with beautiful meals, engagingly delivered...

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Best restaurant for business lunch – OnSixth

Tuesday vibes @On Sixth Its all about taste. Craft beer on tap, imported Italian procecco range, accompanied by home cooked recipes and so much more. 011 425 1668

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Best beat the budget (inexpensive) restaurant – Curry Leaf Indian Cuisine

Experience India in Benoni with Curry Leaf Indian Cuisine. Find them at Cocoa Bean Centre, Cnr 2nd Street, 9 6th Ave, Northmead.  011 849 9622

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Best furniture – Coricraft

For more than 20 years, Coricraft has been the easy choice for exceptional value on top-quality furniture. From just one store in Cape Town, they have grown to a chain of almost 50 stores in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana. They have factories in Cape...

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Best home decor – Mr Price Home

They aim to delight their customers with well designed, contemporary homeware and furniture at great value! Follow us @mrp_home or call them on 0800 212 535

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Best sporting goods store – Sportsmans Warehouse

Welcome to Southern Africa's home of sports equipment and apparel. Sportsmans Warehouse has branches in all major centres, stocking the subcontinent’s widest range of sports and outdoor clothing, footwear and equipment. All products are sourced from major local and international brands.  0800 003 051

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Best garden centre – Hecker Nursery Boksburg

The Nursery first opened its doors in 1981 as an extension of Ronnie and Rika’s passion and love for nature in all its shapes and sizes. We strive to inspire local gardeners to transform their homes into a wonderful, healing and environmentally friendly retreat, by...

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Best car dealership – BMW East Rand

Discover infinite driving pleasure with BMW Approved Used Cars. Only after they have undergone extensive visual and technical inspections by our specialists, do our pre-owned vehicles receive the mark of approval. This means that you are guaranteed 100% premium quality and uncompromising reliability when you...

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Best computer / Electronics Store – Matrix

They offer IT Support and Services, customer tech support. Their team is on standby with tailor-made support and solutions, focused on your unique technology needs. 011 869 2613/4

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Best book shop – CUM Book Store

CUM Books has become a much-loved and popular name in South African homes for many years. This chain of Christian family bookshops began when six NG Kerk-boekhandel shops were bought. In 1993 CUM Books began to enter major shopping malls. The first shops were opened...

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Coolest place to live – Benoni

Benoni is a town in Ekurhuleni municipality, Gauteng, South Africa. Benoni is a diverse city, featuring more horse stables per square kilometer than anywhere else in the Southern Hemisphere and over ten schools; in some areas there is a concentration of up to 6000 students...

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Best local estate agency – Pam Golding

Founded in 1976, they are Southern Africa's largest independent real estate company with a global network of over 300 offices. Their aim is to help you easily find a home that you can fall in love with. Find out more about services their offer that...

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Best art gallery – Springs Art Gallery

The Springs Art Gallery serves the community of Ekurhuleni through a programme of internal and external exhibitions, workshops and art classes aimed at promoting visual literacy and making the visual arts accessible to everyone. The Gallery hosts the annual Thami Mnyele Fine Arts Award, and...

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Best travel centre and Travel Agent – Flight Centre

Flight Centre South Africa was incorporated in January 1994 and has been delivering amazing travel experiences over the past 23 years. As the largest travel specialist in the country we own over 170 businesses throughout the country incorporating both leisure, wholesale and corporate brands. Contact...

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Best golf course – Benoni Country Club

We are here to help you play better golf. Benoni. Country Club ... Find us. Morris Ave Morehill Benoni, 1514. Gauteng. Visit them club for weekly functions and games or call them on 011 849 5211

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Best Local Hotel – Birchwood Hotel

Minutes from OR Tambo International Airport, walking distance to a variety of shopping precincts and close to restaurants and recreational facilities. Our free Johannesburg airport shuttle departs hourly from Birchwood at 30 minutes past every hour (starting at 5:30 AM), and OR Tambo International bus...

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Best Theatre – Barnyard Theatre

The Barnyard started as a homely, rustic farm theatre in Plettenberg Bay where friends and family could be entertained and eat, drink and talk into the small hours of the morning. It proved to be such a winner that more Barnyard Theatres started popping up...

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BEST CLOTHING STORE FOR HIM

Edgars Pair a blazer with a stylish pair of chinos for a classic look. Make a statement with bold colours such as red, white and navy. Edgars is the shop for the guys who want to look sophisticated every day of the week.  

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BEST CLOTHING STORE FOR HER

Woolworths Stylish basics, trendy corporate pieces and chic casualwear is what you can expect when shopping at Woolworths. With all the top brands you are definitely set to look your best – every day!    

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BEST ACCESSORY SHOP

Accessorize For every kind of accessory imaginable, bags, purses, jewellery, belts, hats, scarves, flip flops, gloves and hair accessories. The best shop for all the final finishes to any outfit.  

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