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Best things to do in Gaborone

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Shopping Mall
“Game City is a modern shopping mall with all the major South African retail chains and banks available”
5local recommendations
Arts & Crafts Store
“Botswana Craft is your one-stop location for all things Botswana. You can find beautiful souvenirs crafted by local craftsmen, books on Botswana, Setswana cuisine recipe books and a lot more. This is one of the more pricy places in town but its definitely worth a visit. You can also enjoy tasty Setswana food at their restaurant and enjoy traditional and cultural live performances.”
5local recommendations
Park
“For self guided game drives and picnic braais amongst nature and it's friends especially the monkeys.”
5local recommendations
Restaurant
“One of the oldest restaurants in Gaborone. Recently revamped, its a great place to have pub grub and one of the few places that serve Botswana's first locally brewed craft beer. ”
6local recommendations
Shopping Mall
“Gaborone's original Mall where you can find grocery shops, restaurants and local crafts/curios. Within walking distance of The Dogbox ”
5local recommendations
Museum
“Gaborones local museum that can give you a small background into our history.”
4local recommendations
Café
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“A local restaurant, cafe and co-working space within walking distance of The Dogbox. WiFi available”
4local recommendations
Cafe
“A beautiful green space where you can walk around learning about all the plants, buy some plants or simply enjoy a lemonade at the tea garden cafe”
4local recommendations
Shopping Mall
“A shopping mall that also includes some lovely restaurants, a cinema and festive night life”
2local recommendations
Sublocality Level 1
“CBD has a number of quality nighttime venues and rooftop lounges (e.g. Chez Nicolas, Room 50 Two, Sky Lounge, Absolut Lounge, etc)”
4local recommendations
Point of Interest
“For a good feel to the art and artists in Botswana visit this iconic place in The Village, also in great proximity to Riverwalk Mall.”
3local recommendations
Park
“Celebrates the history of Botswana and the Values of the peope of Botswana.”
4local recommendations
Restaurant
“The Yacht club is a great way to see the Gaborone Dam. The small bar often has sunset specials”
3local recommendations
Restaurant
2local recommendations
Cafe
“Situated near the Digkosi Monuments and the High Court of Botswana and located at the Square Mart Mall in the new CBD area for an appreciation of the fresh developments taking over Gaborone whilst enjoying reasonably priced great meals.”
3local recommendations
Lodging
“The Elyx bar inside Masa Hotel normally has some music a dance scene over the weekend”
3local recommendations