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Our Selection of Awesome 2017 Black Friday Finds

Great deals from big retailers, major fashion chains, online shops and niche stores await you this Black Friday

Latest update: 23 November 2017 (updated daily)

Black Friday, which marks the unofficial start of the Christmas shopping season in the United States, is fast gaining ground in South Africa where everyone, from mega stores to boutique shops, are offering major discounts – up to 80% in some cases. Here we have the hot list of deals offered online and in store by various retailers. We thought you might need a bit of help planning your shopping for Friday, 24 November, so take a look here!

Up to 80% off on adult goods

  • Online favourites Superbalist, Zando and Spree have up to 80% off on their Black Friday deals. This is for clothing (adults and kids) and accessories.

  • Sportscene stores are offering up to 70% off on sneakers and clothing.

  • For a real steal on lingerie, head over to La Senza for up to 60% off on select items.

  • And for the guys, Nic Harry has some amazing Black Friday deals on all their mens’ merchandise. What’re more, signing up to their newsletter will give you an extra 10% off on your purchase.

  • From 24 to 27 November 2017, enjoy four days of Black Friday deals with 50% off at any Magents – the lifestyle brand that sells urban wear loved by artists and musicians.

  • Excentric Hair will be giving away FREE treatments, including some other exciting additions. Book a Blow Dry and receive a complimentary System Professional South Africa Energycode mapping and a free treatment, only on 24 November. Bookings are essential.


  • Allow your inner child to come out to play – The Big Box Boardgames Cafe has a deal on their Star Wars board games this Black Friday.

  • Cape Town Culinary Tours have a treat for travellers and foodies who like to taste their way through a city. Cape Town Culinary Tours lets tourists discover the history of Cape Town while enjoying a culinary experience, and this Black Friday, if you use discount code “BLACKFRIDAY”, you get 30% off a guided culinary adventure. Take a tour of their offers online.

  • Just Like Papa is a true adventurer’s dream store (see image below) and their concept store is paradise for people who thrive on adventure, quality and discovery. They have some deals on their finely crafted products (collector’s items really): like 10% off Jacob Bromwell products, made using old-fashioned production techniques; 15% off Miir products; as well as products being sold at cost, for example the Just Like Papa New Era limited edition caps and the life-saving Drip Drop oral rehydration solutions. Visit their Just Like Papa website to start your journey. The store's open from 10AM-7PM. 

Just Like Papa | 73 Harrington St | East City Cape Town | Open 10AM-7PM

Up to 80% off on tech

  • HiFi Corporation are offering massive discounts on many items, ranging from home appliances to gadgets and tech.

  • Incredible Connection is cutting prices by 50% on selected buys.

  • The iStore, Samsung, PlayStation and Cellucity have Black Friday specials too, but will only confirm the deals on Friday, 24 November.

Up to 70% off online

  • You don’t have to wait until Friday to enjoy some great deals, head over to for great deals on a selection of wines for every palate.

  • Online experiences, goods and getaways store Hyperli has over 70% off on items ranging from gadgets to travel destinations, to niche products and exciting adventure deals.

  • Takealot will be cutting prices by 60%, as well as up to 80% off on Black Friday, which they have dubbed their Blue Dot Sale.

  • Learn everything about wine with 50% off on online wine courses with The Cape Wine Academy.


Up to 50% off on items for infants and kids

  • BabyBugz and Toys R Us has up to 50% off.

  • Keedo, ToyZone and Jelly Planet are having Black Friday Deals as well, though they have yet to confirm the value of the discounts.  

  • Also look out for deals online at maker's of infant car seats Doona as they will have a Black Friday deal for one day only.

Up 50% off at retail giants

  • Expect as much as 50% off at Pick n Pay, Game, CNA, Shoprite, Makro and Checkers Hyper stores nationwide on lots of products, including groceries, hardware, tech gadgets and appliances.

  • Clicks and Dischem will also have 50% discount deals on everything from beauty products to health products.

If you prefer to give, there's also a deal for you

Cape Town startup Sweep South, the Uber for cleaners and domestic workers, is giving all the savings their customers receive on their deals to their cleaning staff. So for every hour of home cleaning booked on Black Friday, using promo code GIVEBACKFRIDAY, the Sweep Stars will be earning 50% more per hour at no additional charge to customers. 


Looking for other exciting shopping experiences in Cape Town? From chocolates in the shape of Table Mountain to more intriguing treats, we have the perfect Christmas gifts selection. From local fashion designers to kids or adult onesies, diamond and Tanzanite rings, there's much to discover in our shopping selection. Another great hidden secret is our  selection of factory shops in Cape Town, or to look for Black Friday specials at these excellent online shops in South Africa.


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