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V&A Food Market


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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In 1882, the Old Power Station brought power to the Cape Town dockyard, blazing a trail for trade in Cape Town and the African continent. Today, this powerhouse of innovation is still generating bright ideas through the V&A Food Market – an artisanal street food market that brings together locally produced products, cutting edge concepts and affordability together, seven days a week, in the heart of the V&A Waterfront. Winter Times: (May – October) Sunday to Thursday 10am – 7pm; Friday and Saturday 10am – 8pm Summer Times: (Nov – April) Sunday to Thursday 10am – 8pm; Friday and Saturday 10am – 9pm
US$5 - US$10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Fast food, Healthy, Street Food
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you’re at the V&A around lunchtime or just looking for a snack and a nice place to hang out, the food market is perfect. It’s very similar to Chelsea Market in New York City, but smaller. Still, there’s a ton of variety and I’ve...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DebSmet
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If your after tasty, quick food at a great price, this is the place to come. Loads of great independent food and drink outlets offering options to suit all. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Nick Clewer C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really cool indoor market if you're looking for a bite to eat and a drink after exploring the V&A. Also great if you are with a group and different people want to try different foods. There are benches to sit at outside which is located...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank YMCK K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for Brunch, Lunch or an afternoon snack. Great choice of food from Pizza, via Sushi, Venison, Biltong, Thai, Indian, Oysters, Craft Beer, Bakery, ... you name it. There is seating both inside (upstairs) or outside (with street music). The Knysna oysters stand out....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mick1803
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the sushi (get your drink at the bar first!) and nabbed the fresh dishes as soon they were finished by the chef & placed on the belt, so extra fresh! Everything was delicious

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Lydia N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As the sign above the door says "Experience Goodness" this place is amazing so many gorgeous smells and fantastic tasting food. Completely recommend a visit or two when in V & A area on the Waterfront.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank gwelshlad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the V&A food market and were pleasantly surprised by the vast selection of food and other goodies on offer. There were chocolatiers, shops selling fudge, biltong, pies and cakes, lots of food outlets selling a vast choice of food to either take home...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CathyGri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for every type of food & drink variety you can think of. Most of the stalls prepare the food & drinks fresh in front of you. There are a few benches & tables all around the outside

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MRG46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food outlets, social, safe and wonderfully Cape Town Will return that’s for sure and spend more time at the waterfront

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Greynomad-Travellers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cool place if you're looking for a quick bite or one place offering lots of different choices. I ended up ordering some chicken specialty from Tunisian Delights and it was quite good. There are many different little stalls and places to order from under one...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Fabian P
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8 December 2018|
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Response from AmandaC8349 | Property representative |
Hi there, Yes, we are open for NY, however we don't take reservations.
12 March 2018|
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11 March 2018|
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Response from Z4030AQamandac | Property representative |
We are more of a street market then a neighborhood market. We have Chop Chop Steak Bar, where you can buy fresh meat for home use. Also Oysters from the Knysna Oysters.
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