Neighbourgoods Market: A Buzzing Weekend Meeting Spot

Neighbourgoods Market: A Buzzing Weekend Meeting Spot

Woodstock’s iconic market offers laidback browsing, delicious food and killer beats.

Dubbed the “Old Biscuit Mill” (because it was formerly a biscuit factory), the Neighbourgoods Market was Cape Town’s original “hipster” gathering place, and after almost two decades in the business, it still offers a creative-community experience

A highlight is the array of street-food stalls, where you can taste your way around the globe – from flammkuchen, churros, pasta and shakshuka to Korean delicacies, Swahili doughnuts, paella and good old shisa nyama. All food choices are catered for, including vegan, halaal and sugar-free.

Neighbourgoods Market Woodstock

It should feature on your weekend itinerary if you’re after fresh, artisanal and locally sourced produce – makers of top-quality breads, preserves, vegetables, honey, cheese, sauces, confectionery and more offer their best wares and advice. You can also pick up some designer threads and accessories, as well as organic beauty products. 

There’s a bar and DJ deck, and bench seating in the convivial courtyard setting to chill out and people-watch. The market has recently extended its trading to Sundays too, with more of a vintage and collectables angle, but still with the great food, fashion and music (vinyls, of course, along with live acts). Keep an eye on their social-media pages for upcoming events.

Good to know Dogs on a leash are welcome. Find safe parking across the road at Cape Town College (for a fee). There are ATMs on site, and vendors accept card and contactless payments.
Opening times Saturday 9am – 4pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm
Cost Free entry
Where to find it 375 Albert Road, Woodstock, Cape Town

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The Old Biscuit Mill, 375 Albert Road Woodstock Cape Town 7915