Recently I featured 4 Pretoria markets and 4 Johannesburg markets worth checking out on the Junk Mail blog. Today I’m continuing this trend by featuring 4 awesome Cape Town markets to check out. It seems that there’s more to the Mother City than just Table Mountain.
V&A Market on the Wharf: This top class Cape Town market is open from Wednesday to Sunday every week and features a wide variety of fresh foods and produce. Consumers are invited to experience goodness and stroll through the stalls selling delicious meats, cheese, deli products, tea, coffee, Cape Malay style foods, Greek foods, Taiwanese foods, fruit, juices, samoosas, baked goods and a whole lot more. Chances are that you will find something that your taste buds find very tasty at the V&A Market on the Wharf.
The market is open from 9:30 AM to 6 PM. The market’s main entrance is right next to the Nobel Square at the V&A Waterfront (inside the old Musica Building). Ample parking is available within walking distance from the market. For more info, check out the V&A Market on the Wharf website or become a fan of the V&A Market on the Wharf Facebook page. You can also follow them via @VAFoodMarket on Twitter.
Blue Bird Garage Food & Goods Market: This market is set in the heart of Muizenberg and is located in a beautiful old warehouse on Albertyn road. This heart warming neighbourhood food and goods market is open from 4 PM to 10 PM every Friday. The Blue Bird Garage Food & Goods Market is a great place to meet friends and to tantalize your taste buds with delicious food.
Expect to find a nice line-up of local musicians, beer on tap, a variety of handmade goods, collectible books, jewellery, one-of-a-kind treasures, potjiekos, burgers, Lebanese dishes, Thai dishes, cakes and other delicious treats. With all the goods and foods on offer this could turn into a fun night out, so don’t miss out on this. For more information check out the Blue Bird Garage Food & Goods Market website or become a fan of the Blue Bird Garage Food & Goods market on Facebook. You can also follow them via @bluebirdgarage on Twitter.
Bay Harbour Market: This amazing Mother City market is based in Hout Bay and celebrates the vibrance, spirit, cultural and creative diversity that makes South Africa unique. The Bay Harbour market has more than 100 stalls and has something for everyone in the family. The market offers arts, crafts, fashion, decor, delicious food, cold drinks and live music. The market also gives back to the community by supporting the Hangberg Social Upliftment Project.
The market is located on the water’s edge in the old authentic part of the Hout Bay Harbour and is open every Friday from 5 PM to 9 PM and from 9:30 AM to 4 PM on Saturdays and Sundays. It’s closed on Public Holidays. For more info check out the Bay Harbour Market Facebook page, visit the Bay Harbour Market website or follow @bayharbourmkt on Twitter.
Neighbourgoods Market – Old Biscuit Mill: This market gives consumers a great opportunity to buy foods and other goods from local farmers, fine and organic food merchants and vendors, bakers, grocers, mongers, butchers, chefs and various other micro enterprises. The Neighbourgoods Market was established in 2006 and has won numerous awards. A Johannesburg version of the Neighbourgoods market was also launched in 2011.
The market has a Kindergoods section for children, a bring and play section for vinyl record enthusiasts and enough tables for consumers to enjoy their drinks and food. This magnificent Mother City market is open every Saturday from 9 AM to 2 PM and is situated at 373 Albert Road in Woodstock. For more information check out the Neighbourgoods Market website or Neighbourgoods Market Cape Town Facebook page.
There you have it, 4 awesome Cape Town markets to check out. If you’re still looking for something fun to do in Cape Town read our blog post featuring the top 5 things to do in Cape Town.
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