Category Archives: Activities

The Bamboo Centre

The Bamboo Centre is an authentic and varied shopping experience in Melville, Johannesburg. Here you’ll find everything from food to décor; art to wellness; books to toys; haute couture and collectibles. Farmers’ Markets on Saturdays add an organic flair. Each shop is independent and owner-run – no chain brands here. Their stock reflects the contemporary South African theme of Bamboo. Bamboo enhances Melville’s trendy, quirky temperament, taking individuality to the next level. Bamboo Farmers’ Market is Each and every Saturday from 9h00-13h00. Please check the website for cancellations due to bad weather during winter. Come for your share of summer’s bounty straight from the producers. Expect to find all your local and organic fresh produce, farm milk and butter, free-range eggs and chickens, preservative – free bread, fair-trade coffee – all that you need!

Local business

The Hairdresser is an intimate shop tucked in the corner of Bamboo and promises to surprise you beyond expectation.They specialize in hair, pedicures and manicures. The Hairdresser’s care for their customers reach far beyond tips and roots.


Offers a modern mix of Asian and Eastern Dishes from Dim Sum, Smoked Trout Steamed Buns, Ramen’s to Gyoza’s; the dishes have been designed to be shared amongst the table. Key dishes do vary from day to day.

Eastern Bazaar

12:00 – 23h00 – TUES to SAT (kitchen closes at 10pm)
12:00 – 20h00 – SUN
Closed Mondays


Upstairs is a 90m2 space available to artists, curators and publicists. It is a self run space where the user runs their own show for ten days. Costs are limited to the rental and signage costs. Bamboo provides media support and invites the Bamboo clients to visit the show.


Offers Breakfast, Lunch and Tea

07h30 – 18h00 (Mon-Fri)
08h00 – 17h00 (Sat)
08h30 – 15h30 (Sun)