Cape Town has a thriving market scene to explore during your stay. From trendy inner-city markets to laid back country stalls, there are dozens of markets to choose from. Enjoy a variety of local craft beers, tasty street food treats and browse through stalls of freshly picked organic fruit, indigenous flowers, artisanal items, and a variety of fun bric-a-brac.
Just 10 minutes’ drive from The POD Boutique Hotel, The Mojo Market in Sea Point, is a great place to relax after a walk along Sea Point’s famous promenade next to the Atlantic Ocean. The Mojo Market is located on Regent Road and is open seven days a week. Select some tasty tapas treats, enjoy a craft beer, a freshly brewed coffee or indulge in a generous scoop of gelato.
Located a short stroll from Cape Town’s famous V&A Waterfront, the Oranjezicht City Farm Market is a popular haunt for locals. Stroll through the shady avenues of rustic farm stalls selling specialty teas, free-range eggs, raw honey, muesli and ethically sourced meats and seafood. There’s a lifestyle section selling décor, ceramics, vintage items, houseplants, and farm-to-vase flowers. When one starts to feel puckish there is a wonderful mix of stalls catering to all palates and a selection of wooden tables to relax at. The market runs every Saturday and Sunday morning, as well as on Wednesday evenings during the summer months.
Situated in beautiful Constantia in the Southern Suburbs, the Under the Trees market operates between 10h00 and 15h00 every Sunday. Enjoy live music and a variety of delicious meals. Browse stalls selling freshly baked breads, condiments, décor, clothes, jewelry, crafts, candles, books, pet accessories and more.
The Neighbourhood Goods Market at the Old Biscuit Mill in Woodstock is Cape Town’s original “hipster” gathering place. This vibrant market opens at 09h00 every Saturday and Sunday morning brining local artisans, designers, and foodies to the area. Taste your way around the globe enjoying churros, pasta, shakshuka, paella, shisa nyama, flammkuchen and more.
Located in an unassuming garage in the surfer’s paradise of Muizenberg, the Blue Bird Garage Market comes to life every Thursday and Friday night. Enjoy craft beers and artisanal food from around the world, while you browse through stands displaying jewelry, smoked meats, gourmet cheeses, sheepskin slippers and more.
Escape the city and visit the Lourensford Market, located on a beautiful Somerset West wine estate flanked by the Helderberg Mountains. This market runs between 11h00 and 16h00 every Saturday, between 10h00 and 15h00 every Sunday and between 17h00 and 21h00 on Friday evenings in summer. Taste award winning wines, snack on decadent delights or comb through the vendors’ treasure-troves of offbeat offerings. You can also enjoy a stroll through the estate’s manicured gardens and relax on the lawn while enjoying the weekend’s programme of live music.
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