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Market on the Wharf Restaurant

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Dock Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
+27 87 813 0039
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Luanda, Angola
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This a great place to experience different types of dishes at a reasonable price and you can have whatever your heart desires from natural juices, sushi to beautiful crepes being made while you wait to tasty ice creams, so you love tasty food you should visit the market!

Thank Viagante2012
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258 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We discovered this late in our trip to Cape Town and wish we had found it earlier! It is an indoor food market with all types of take-and-go options from Asian food to gourmet cheeses. You can get a pint and enjoy it inside or out at the picnic tables. Something to please everyone in here!

Thank CKF
Faringdon, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here having read the reviews from others and were not disappointed. We went to the Kubu stand and had very tasty pitta breads with local game. Fascinating to watch the very slick and efficient way in which our food was assembled. Plenty of choice around the various outlets for all tastes. Highly recommended.

Thank Charles G
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok let's start with the Game Kabab which was delicious . I tried all what they had proposed from Zebra to Crocodile to Ostrich and kudu . The of course I was still hungry and I tried the samosas which were delicious and to end up with an ice cram which was superb . And to finish with beauty we... More 

Thank Eileen K
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So many tasty options served by enthusiasts. We have tried all manner of foods here and enjoyed them all.

Thank TheoClarke
Cairns Region, Australia
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited a few times during our holiday and look forward to returning. Terrific atmosphere and variety of stalls. We ate at about 4-5 stalls, and loved the food and drinks we had whilst here and the service was always so friendly. We just stumbled across the Market within the waterfront a few days into our holiday, certainly a highlight at... More 

Thank KeSH15
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69 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for what we hoped would be an interesting dining experience. Unfortunately it was slightly underwhelming. Whilst the ribs i had were quite good, the setup here is not what we were expecting. Probably better to pop to one of the restaurants in the area.

Thank FussyAboutRibs
Ettlingen, Germany
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will get the typical market feeling with a wide selection of food and drink and places just to rest from shopping and sightsseing

Thank klausj_rgenh2017
Chapel-en-le-Frith, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go to place for eats when at the V&A Waterfront. Huge atmosphere, aircon if it's getting too hot outside and lots of very interesting foods and drinks. An oasis in the hustle and bustle of the V&A

Thank ThatNiceCouple2013
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much delicious food you'll need to be VERY hungry or visit several times to try everything! We enjoyed all of the food we tried from the Market, and it was lovely sitting out in the sunshine listening to the buskers whilst we ate. Try the biltong stall, we didn't think liked biltong until we tried theirs and then we... More 

Thank SHB_sussex

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
Fast food, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dock Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 87 813 0039
V&A Market on the Wharf is South Africa's latest and most tantalizing fresh food and produce market. Open 5 days a week at Africa's hottest venue - the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, its motto is "Experience Goodness". Market visitors will experience an adventure of flavours, including a foodie bookshop and a demo kitchen, offering culinary experiences for the mind and the body. More amazing shopping experiences offered by V&A Market On The Wharf.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?