South Africa may be home to delicious dishes such as pap and wors and the occasional koeksister for afternoon tea, but the Mother City has a few foreign stores that Capetonians can’t seem to get enough of. Whether you’re on the lookout for a Hershey‘s bar or authentic Italian pasta, these stores have got your back:
A taste of Italy
Rialto is South Africa‘s number one food importer. Their Montague Gardens store stocks some delicious Italian products, including homemade ravioli, croissants and all kinds of cheese.
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From Milka to Haribo, the German Grocer / Frandale Imports located in Gardens and Milnerton has literally got everything. They also have a choice of German magazines and beer to choose from and is considered the ultimate German grocer within Cape Town – a must for all German lovers.
Grab a bottle of French wine
French wines, cheese and pastries are all available at the French Market in Gardens. The store offers a range of authentic French cheeses that Francophiles will love, along with several gourmet products that are imported.
Head to the Korean Market
Korea has gifted us with many things, including Kimchi and K-pop. And now, Korea Market in Observatory is giving us all the delicious Korean snacks. The store is great to pop into if you’re looking for a few of your favourite treats, including spicy ramen and the famous Korean choco pie.
Get your Chinese food fix
The Chinese Supermarket at the N1 City Value Centre has EVERYTHING your heart desires. Bok Choy, packs of egg noodles, soy sauce, and fresh tofu are but the tip of the iceberg when shopping at this supermarket.