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Festive Season Order Cut-off Dates 2021

Festive Season Order Cut-off Dates for delivery

Like you, we really want to make sure that your orders arrive in time to spoil your loved one this festive season. That being said, things get a little crazy around this time and we don't want to disappoint. Here's what you need to know in order to get it delivered on time for you to place under your Christmas tree.

Please note: Shipping times are based on " In stock, can dispatch immediately" items only. Please check the product page to confirm if your choices are in stock at Yuppiechef, as opposed to with one of our suppliers. (You'll find that info in a green, blue or red block on the right side of the product page.)


Cape Town Orders

  • Order and pay by Wednesday 22nd December before noon.
  • Cape Town delivery area includes Southern Suburbs, Northern Suburbs, Southern Peninsula, Stellenbosch and Somerset West.
  • For orders for collection in our Cape Town stores please order by Thursday 23rd December at 14:00

Main Centre Orders

  • Order and pay by Tuesday 21st December before 14:00.
  • Main Centres include Joburg, Pretoria, Durban and other major cities.
  • For orders for collection in our Joburg stores please order by Wednesday 22nd December 14:00.

Regional Area Orders

  • Order and pay by Monday 20th December before 14:00

In-store Order Collection (Cape Town & Somerset West)

  • Order and pay before 14h00 on Wednesday 22nd December to make collection cut-off times

Westlake Outlet Collections

  • Monday - Friday, between 09h00 and 17h00
  • Saturdays, between 09h00 and 13h00
  • We are closed on Sundays and Public Holidays
  • We are closed on Saturday 25th December and Saturday 1st January 

Westlake Outlet Store details →

Gardens Store Collections

  • Monday 20th December - Thursday 23rd December, between 09h00 and 19h00
  • Friday 24th December, between 09h00 and 17h00
  • Friday 31st December, from 09h00 and 17h00
  • We are closed on Saturday 25th December and Saturday 1st January

Gardens Store details →

Willowbridge Store Collections

  • Monday 20th December - Thursday 23rd December, between 9h00 and 19h00
  • Friday 24th December, between 09h00 and 17h00
  • Friday 31st December, from 09h00 and 17h00
  • We are closed on Saturday 25th December and Saturday 1st January

Willowbridge Store details →

V&A Waterfront Store Collections

  • Monday - Friday, between 09h00 and 21h00
  • Friday 24th December, between 09h00 and 21h00
  • We are closed on Saturday 25th December

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Somerset Mall Store Collections

  • Thursday 16th December to Thursday 23rd December, between 08h00 and 20h00
  • Friday 24th December, between 08h00 and 18h00
  • We are closed on Saturday 25th December

Somerset Mall Store details →


In-store Order Collection (Joburg)

  • Order and pay before 14h00 on Monday 20th December to make collection cut-off times.

Sandton City Collections

  • Friday 11th December - Thursday 23rd December, between 09h00 and 21h00
  • Friday 24th December, between 09h00 and 18h00
  • Sunday & Publics Holidays, between 09h00 and 18h00
  • Sunday 26th December - Thursday 30th December, between 09h00 and 20h00
  • Friday 31st December, between 09h00 and 18h00
  • We are closed on Saturday 25th December and Saturday 1st January

Sandton City Store details →

Mall of Africa Collections

  • Monday to Friday from 13th December and 17th December, between 08h00 and 21h00
  • Saturday 18th December and Sunday 19th December, between 08h00 and 21h00
  • Monday 20th December to Thursday 23rd December, between 08h00 and 22h00
  • Friday 24th December, between 08h00 and 18h00
  • Sunday 26th December, between 09h00 and 20h00
  • Monday 27th December to Thursday 30th December, between 09h00 and 20h00
  • Friday 31st December, between 08h00 and 18h00
  • We are closed on Saturday 25th December
  • Saturday 1st January, between 10h00 and 14h00

Mall of Africa Store details →

Please note: You will receive a "ready for collection" notification by email once your order is ready.


PostNet Order Collections

Did you know: Customers can choose to collect their orders from over 300 PostNet stores throughout South Africa.

Though we do our best to ensure deliveries to PostNet stores are on time, as promised, we recommend that you confirm with your PostNet branch before collecting your order. PostNet will send an SMS to the recipient's phone number when the order is available to collect.

Learn more about PostNet collections →

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