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Brightwater Commons

Republic Rd | Randburg, Johannesburg 2125, South Africa
+27 11 789 5052
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Major Renovations

Gone! Everything in the way of garden and water that was once the Brightwater Commons has been... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bretty111
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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A Metamorphosis of Sorts

If you are coming to BWC for a meal or for the day out, you will be sadly disappointed. As has... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
Gary V
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  • Excellent17%
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  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
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16 Aug 2017
“Too many vacant shops”
1 week ago
“Major Renovations”
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Republic Rd | Randburg, Johannesburg 2125, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gone! Everything in the way of garden and water that was once the Brightwater Commons has been demolished and replaced with a large parking area. 80% of the property is now for a TV Studio. Nothing touristy there!

Thank Bretty111
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

If you are coming to BWC for a meal or for the day out, you will be sadly disappointed. As has already been reviewed by other, there are few shops open on the eastern side, just renovations for the new major tenant - A TV...More

1  Thank Gary V
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Loads of parking and when you get inside you will see why. Management have just let this place run itself dead into the ground which is really sad.

Thank EmJayBV
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Sad to see so many vacant shops available at Brightwater commons. It is such a convenient complex, that can be such a safe and relaxing place to visit.

Thank RoshneeG2803
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Probably 80% of the shops are unoccupied. No shops, no people - actually scary to walk from the one side to the other. Not seeing me again soon!

Thank Zelda B
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

I have visited Brightwater after more than a year and was very disappointed to note how quiet it was with many shops now vacant. Upon asking around it appears that the management of the place is very poor. This used to be one of the...More

Thank DevanMoodly
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

We took the kids at least once a month to Brightwater Commons, however this place has gone to the dogs, it is no longer nice going there and you do not feel safe. Not a nice place to take the kids or visitors anymore.

1  Thank charmainegizelle2015
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

What used to be a very viby fun place is under construction or promises of construction to happen. Do not take visitors there . Should be closed down. Just pick and pay. Spur and a few shops left in a huge entertainment centre which used...More

1  Thank Adrienne M
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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Had a walk around the commons and then a good lunch at ocean basket. Sushi and fish and chips. This centre has its ups and downs and appears the only place that does well is pick and pay clicks and the front part of the...More

Thank William G
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

The renovations taking place are in full swing. The flea market has been demolished and there is a lot of activity at the moment. Unless one wants to visit a particular store, such as Pick and Pay or any of the other regular places, (i.e...More

Thank PieterCroukamp
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