Markets in Cape Town

markets in cape townMarkets in Cape Town have become a mainstay for local fun. Expats won't find bustling souks or monstrous bazaars in the Mother City, but manageable niche markets have sprung up to offer everything from fresh produce and gourmet eats to collectible antiques and fantastic flea market finds. There are scores of weekly markets of all types dotted throughout the city.

Recommended markets in Cape Town

The Neighbourgoods Market (Old Biscuit Mill, Albert Road, Woodstock).

Delicious food stalls, local cheeses, wine, crepes, fresh bread, organic food, local designers etc. Have breakfast or lunch here at one of the communal tables. Open every Saturday, 9am - 2pm.

Tokai Organic Market

Artisan breads and cheeses, organic veggies, delicious pastries and wonderful breakfasts make this a popular Saturday morning fixture. It is perfect for young families as it has an expansive play area, safe forested section and pony rides.

Green Point Market

In Green Point every Sunday morning from the parking lot of the Cape Town Stadium. It's very tourist-orientated but lively, fun and a good way to spend the morning before heading to the beach.

Greenmarket Square

Cape Town's oldest market is touristy with a wide variety of stalls selling African curios, clothing and candles. Open daily in Shortmarket Street, city centre.

The Bay Harbour Market (Hout Bay)

Open every Sunday morning and well worth a visit for local curios, pottery, art and furniture. Kids can go horse riding, and of course there is a nearby beach.


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