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Here are some of Cape Town’s hottest food markets to check out. Image: supplied

Which are the BEST food markets to visit in Cape Town?

The food scene in Cape Town is big and bold and the food markets even more so. If you’re wondering where to go, here are a few top choices…

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Here are some of Cape Town’s hottest food markets to check out. Image: supplied

The food markets in Cape Town is one of the best things about the city, greatly epitomizing South African variety, music, culture and cuisine. Here are some of Cape Town’s hottest food markets to check out…

The Neighbourgoods Market at The Old Biscuit Mill

Located at The Old Biscuit Mill, the Neighbourgoods Market is a dynamic platform for smaller food merchants and artisans, designers, specialty producers and traders from around the city. There is a wonderful array of food to choose from, although it’ll have to be either breakfast or lunch, as the market is only open from 9:00 to 15:00 on Saturdays and 10:00 to 16:00 on Sundays.

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Root 44 Market in Stellenbosch, Cape Town

Root 44 Market’s awesome lawn – perfect for throwing down a picnic blanket and chilling on weekends. Photo: supplied

Located in the Stellenbosch Winelands, Root 44 offers a great variety of food, crafts, and live entertainment. Visitors can enjoy a range of international and local cuisines, including gourmet burgers, artisanal pizzas, fresh seafood, sweet treats, and much more at this charming food market set among the Stellenbosch vineyards. The market is open on on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 to 17:00.

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The Mojo Market, Sea Point, Cape Town

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Diners at Mojo Market. Photo: supplied

For yummy food and the coolest vibes, Sea Point’s Mojo Market is the place to be. The market boasts a number of food stalls and clothing stalls, with cocktail bars and live music performances thrown in for good measure. The Sea Point Promenade is a literal stone’s throw away too – making this market the perfect place to fill rumbling tummies after a long walk on the Promenade. Open seven days a week from 08:00 to 24:00.

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The Bay Harbour Market, Hout Bay

Hout Bay’s Bay Harbour Market is an absolute explosion of food and drink, arts and crafts, fashion and live music. The market is located in a refurbished fish factory in the Hout Bay harbour, and has more than 80 stalls offering up local and international cuisine. Enjoy incredible wine, craft beer on tap or freshly mixed cocktails as you sway to the live music provided by well-known and up-and-coming musicians. Open Fridays from 17:00 to 21:00 and Saturdays and Sundays from 09:30 to 16:00.