Blurb: From fresh produce and crafts to vintage clothing and artisanal goods, these are some of the best markets in Cape Town:

Our vibrant City is well-known for its range of diverse markets offering unique products and experiences. From fresh produce and crafts to vintage clothing and artisanal goods, there is a market to suit every taste and budget.

Whether you are a local or a visitor, these markets are a must-see to get a true taste of the City’s culture and creativity.

Here are some of the best markets in Cape Town:

1. The Old Biscuit Mill Market

First on our list of markets in Cape Town is a hometown favorite. The Old Biscuit Mill is a popular market located in Woodstock. The market takes place every Saturday and is known for its trendy and unique offerings.

At the Old Biscuit Mill Market, visitors can enjoy a variety of food stalls selling everything from gourmet burgers to artisanal bread and pastries. The market also features local fashion and design vendors selling one-of-a-kind clothing, jewellery, and home decor.

In addition to food and fashion, the market often hosts live music performances and other entertainment to add to the lively atmosphere. Visitors can spend hours browsing the stalls, sampling food, and enjoying the vibrant community atmosphere.

Old Biscuit Mill - Markets in Cape Town
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  • Location: 375 Albert Rd, Woodstock
  • Times: Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm | Saturday 9am to 2pm | Sunday 10am to 4pm
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2. The Bay Harbour Market

The Bay Harbour Market is a popular weekend market held in Hout Bay. The market sits inside a renovated fish factory and is a popular destination for both locals and tourists.

At the Bay Harbour Market, visitors can explore a wide range of stalls selling everything from artisanal food and beverages to handmade crafts, clothing, and jewellery. The market is also known for its live music and entertainment, which creates a lively and festive atmosphere.

One of the unique aspects of the Bay Harbour Market is the variety of food offerings available. There are over 100 food stalls selling a diverse range of cuisine, including local favourites like fish and chips, sushi and biltong, as well as international options like Thai food, Mexican food, and more.

Bay Harbour Market - Markets in Cape Town
Picture: Bay Harbour Market
  • Location: 31 Harbour Rd, Hout Bay
  • Times: Friday 5pm to 9pm | Saturday and Sunday 9:30am to 4pm
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3. Oranjezicht City Farm Market

The Oranjezicht Farmers Market is a popular weekly market that takes place every Saturday morning at the historic Granger Bay site of the V&A Waterfront. The market is known for its fresh, locally sourced produce and artisanal food offerings.

As a visitor, you can expect to find a wide range of stalls selling fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as locally made cheeses, bread, pastries, and other artisanal products. There are also stalls selling coffee, tea, and other beverages, as well as food trucks offering a variety of meals and snacks.

One of the unique aspects of the Oranjezicht Farmers Market is its focus on sustainable and ethical farming practices. All of the produce sold at the market is sourced from small-scale farmers who use sustainable and organic farming methods, with a focus on reducing their environmental impact.

Oranjezicht City Farm - Markets in Cape Town
Picture: Oranjezicht City Farm
  • Location: Haul Road, Granger Bay Blvd, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
  • Times: Saturday 8:15am to 2pm | Sunday 9am to 2pm
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4. The Neighbourgoods Market

The Neighbourgoods Market is a popular weekly food and design market held every Saturday at the Old Biscuit Mill in Woodstock. The market features a wide variety of vendors selling artisanal food, local and organic produce, craft beer and wine, and handmade goods.

The Neighbourgoods Market in Cape Town has a bustling atmosphere, with live music and a mix of locals and tourists browsing the stalls.

There are plenty of options for food and drink, with everything from tacos and sushi to freshly baked bread and pastries. The market also has a rooftop bar with stunning views of the city.

Picture: The Old Biscuit Mill
  • Location: 375 Albert Rd, Woodstock
  • Times: Saturday 9am to 3pm | Sundays 10am to 4pm
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5. Earth Fair Market

The Earth Fair Market is a weekly market that focuses on sustainable, organic, and local food and products. The market is held every Wednesday and Saturday in Constantia.

At the market, you can find a wide range of locally grown and produced food, including fresh fruits and vegetables, artisanal bread, cheese, and charcuterie, free-range meat, and sustainably caught fish. The market also features a variety of homemade goods and crafts, as well as live music and entertainment.

The Earth Fair Market has a primary focus on sustainability and reducing waste. Vendors are encouraged to use eco-friendly packaging, and visitors are encouraged to bring their own reusable bags and containers. The market also supports various community initiatives and social projects.

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  • Location: Cnr St Joans Road &, Timour Hall Rd, Constantia
  • Times: Wednesday 4pm to 9pm | Saturday 10am to 3pm
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6. Bluebird Garage Market

The Bluebird Garage Market is a popular indoor market held in Muizenberg every Thursday and Friday evening. The market is held inside an old warehouse, which has been converted into a funky, industrial-style space with high ceilings, exposed brick walls, and colourful murals.

The vendors at the Bluebird Garage Market sell a range of products, including handmade crafts, vintage clothing, jewellery, and homeware. They also have over 30 food stalls with various cuisines from empanadas, spring rolls, samosas to burgers, wraps, Thai food and loads of sweet treats – baked goods, fudge and candy-coated nuts.

The market is family-friendly and has a dedicated play area for children and a bar for adults.

Picture: Facebook / Blue Bird Garage Food and Goods Market
  • Location: 39 Albertyn Rd, Muizenberg
  • Times: Thursday and Friday 4pm to 10pm
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7. Root 44 Market

The Root 44 Market is a vibrant market located on the Audacia Wine Estate, on the outskirts of Stellenbosch, about 40 minutes’ drive from Cape Town.

The market operates every Saturday and Sunday and offers a variety of food stalls, craft beer and wine vendors, and handmade crafts. The market’s atmosphere is lively and family-friendly, with live music and entertainment for children.

The market is known for its delicious food options, from gourmet burgers to artisanal pastries, and offers plenty of seating areas for visitors to relax and enjoy the scenic surroundings.

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  • Location: Corner of R44 and, Annandale Rd, Stellenbosch
  • Times: Saturday and Sunday 9am to 5pm
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8. Mojo Market

The Mojo Market in Sea Point is an indoor market with 30 food stores and 5 bars, open year-round and free to enter.

It offers a lively atmosphere with daily live music and entertainment, including all-day live music on weekends. Visitors can also enjoy weekly Salsa sessions on Sundays.

Also, don’t miss their monthly XXL music nights, highlighting South Africa’s top talents, held on the last Friday of each month.

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  • Location: 30 Regent Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Every day 8am to 12am
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9. The Cape Point Vineyards Market

The Cape Point Vineyards Market is located in Noordhoek, a picturesque suburb on the Southern Peninsula. This market takes place on Thursdays from 4.30pm to 8.30pm and offers stunning views of the vineyards and mountains.

It is a family-friendly market that features artisanal food, wine, craft beer, and live music. Visitors can enjoy a wide variety of food, including sushi, burgers, artisanal bread, biltong, and pizza, among others.

There are also a variety of craft stalls selling handmade items, including jewellery, clothing, and home decor. The market is a great place to relax with friends and family, enjoy some delicious food and drinks, and take in the beautiful scenery.

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  • Location: Silvermine Road, Noordhoek
  • Times: Thursday 4:30pm to 8:30pm
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10. The Blaauwklippen Family Market

Last on our list of markets in Cape Town is The Blaauwklippen Family Market, which is a popular market located on the Blaauwklippen wine estate in Stellenbosch. It is a family-friendly market that takes place every Sunday and offers a variety of goods, including farm-fresh produce, artisanal food, crafts, clothing, and jewellery.

Visitors can sample a range of delicious food options, from braai to wood-fired pizzas and freshly baked goods. The market also features live music and entertainment for children, including pony rides and a jumping castle.

In addition to the food and entertainment, the Blaauwklippen Family Market also provides visitors with the opportunity to explore the beautiful wine estate, which boasts stunning views of the surrounding mountains and vineyards. Visitors can enjoy wine tastings and tours, or simply relax on the estate’s expansive lawns while taking in the scenery.

Picture: Facebook / Blaauwklippen Vineyards
  • Location: R44 Strand Rd, Stellenbosch
  • Times: Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm
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