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Retail Therapy

With so many sites to browse we've saved you time by putting together our own personal recommendations covering travel guides, things to do, eat/drink/dance, further-a-field and recommended accommodation.

Whatever and where-ever you end up we hope you have a great trip!


…popular market; everything from African art to car boot junk! Located close to Cape Town Stadium.

Sundays 8am - 5pm


…popular flea market selling hand painted fabrics, wood carvings, glassware, clothing & jewellery, music CD's, paintings and other curios from all other Africa. Located in the city off Long Street and St George's Mall you can wander from here to Company Gardens and the South African Museum.

Mon–Sat 9am-4pm

Greenmarket Square Market
Phone: 021 426 0636


...this great little company was started to focus on women's economic empowerment and now has more than 450 bead artists. These artist bead at home which enable them to continue to look after their families.

43 Rose Street, Bo-kaap
Mon - Fri 9am-5pm
Sat 9am - 1pm

Monkeybiz Bead Project
Phone: 021 426 2475


...enabling over 100 formerly unemployed men and women to use thier creative energies in the dynamic genre of wire art. This vibrant, colourful shop and studio allows you to meet the artists and watch them work before hopeful you buy!

77 Shortmarket Street
Mon - Fri 8.30am-5pm
Sat 9am-1pm

Streetwires Shop & Studio
Phone: 021 788 5584


...funky art and craft shop located in the vibrant fishing village of Kalk Bay. Good collection of local folk art and handmade metal designs.

48 Main Road
Sept - April 9am - 6pm
May - Aug 9am - 5pm

Phone: 021 408 7500


...ideal place to check-out upon your arrival. 450 shops, 80 restaurants, entertainment including cinemas and Aquarium, tour & charter boats, ferries and helicopters rides or simply people watch and enjoy the view of a working harbour with the great backdrop of Table Mountain.

Open daily 9am-9pm

V&A Waterfront
Phone: 084 770 0057


...a short drive from the CBD this massive indoor shopping centre boasts 50 restaurants, 17 cinema screens, 400 stores, kid friendly areas and very popular with locals.

Open daily 9am-9pm

Canal Walk
Phone: 021 486 5999 


...the hottest new design destination in Cape Town, the Woodstock Exchange now houses hip young design brands under one roof. Designers work, produce and retail in the same space so customers can meet the designers, see how it’s made and take home something exclusive. Located in the refurbished Woodstock Industrial Centre.

66–68 Albert Road
Mon - Sat 8am-5pm
Sun 8am - 2pm

The Woodstock Exchange
The Watershed
Phone:  021 408 7600


...in our opinion the best place to browse and shop in the V&A Waterfront with over 150 stalls selling African craft and showcasing local artists, designers and craftsmen. Much prefer this to Green Market Square and housed in a recently renovated historical harbour-side warehouse. Wellness treatment centre on first floor.

17 Dock Road
next door to Aquirium
daily 10am - 7pm

The Watershed
"Checking in and departure were like clockwork, staff were amazing and informative...we felt secure entire time of day as area regularly patrolled ... amazing neighbourhood and would definitely would book again with De Waterkant Cottages "
Ronald - Canada
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De Waterkant Village - village area
40 Napier Street & reception