The Old Biscuit Mill, Cape Town Central

4.3
Once a biscuit factory, The Old Biscuit Mill today draws visitors with its buildings transformed into a rustic village teeming with trendy shops, restaurants, and food stalls. Enjoy the lively atmosphere that permeates the village as you browse the market for delicious snacks and desserts, sample a local wine, or catch a live musical performance. Besides the marketplace, the old mill also houses popular bars and restaurants, along with artisanal shops, specialty stores, and art galleries. Plan your The Old Biscuit Mill visit and explore what else you can see and do in Cape Town using our Cape Town vacation planner.
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  • One of the best markets I have ever been to for prepared foods. Lots of delicious things available here and a few places to sit and eat them. Super popular, full of people having a great time. I...  more »
  • Popped here one morning to check it out. Nice place full of unique little boutiques, cafes, and restaurants. Definitely worth a few hours of your time.  more »
  • We visited on a Saturday morning and spent a couple of hours browsing though found that most of the goods on stalls were pricier than similar items we'd seen in the tourist shops at the V&A. Vast...  more »
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  • A very fun place to go on Saturdays because a large variety of vendors come out to make this place a market. Lots of fun on those days because there is music, shopping from local vendors, and TONS of food options from small stands. The rest of the stores that are open all week long are nice as well, though they are mostly expensive novelty items like designer clothes, gift shop items, and stickers/prints.
  • Recommend coming here on a Saturday for the market. Some nice and unique shops if you're looking to purchase gifts to take home. Two of Cape Towns best restaurants (The Test Kitchen and The Potluck Club) are also located here.
  • On a Saturday morning... there is no where else to be except here. Breakfast, lunch, music, art... vibe atmosphere. Great coffee and craft beers. Wonderful food stalls. Bespoke goods available for sale
  • If your in Cape Town on a Saturday going to the Biscuit Mill is one of the best things you can do whilst there. Amazing food and drink and also live music. A real fun place. Closes at 3pm so get down early.
  • Located in Salt River/Woodstock area, this market has become a institution on it's own, Every Saturday, regularly foodies flock here to try all sorts of delicious artisan food dishes on offer. A mix crowd from the uber rich to hipsters. A former slum area, made popular by the famous "Test Kitchen" but feel free to explore other interesting curio niche stores along the busy strip. Note to yourself get early to secure parking as it gets busy. Be kind and tipp the car guardians in yellow vest

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