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“Amazing Local Market with Delicious Food Vendors and Local Designer Fare! A MUST in Cape Town”
Review of Old Biscuit Mill

Old Biscuit Mill
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US$288.61*
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Private Tour: Woodstock Day Trip from Cape Town
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: A vibrant, warmhearted little village in the heart of Woodstock where talented people come together to share, collaborate and well show off their heart-felt passion.
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Saturdays from 9am-2pm. THE best local weekend market I've ever been to. If you're in Cape Town on a Saturday, then The Old Biscuit Mill is a MUST! On Saturdays from 9am-2pm, the old mill fills with local restauranteurs and businesses. Think of a smorgasbord of delicious flavors from all over the world. Everything from Indian, to Greek to Chinese to Cape Malay...wines, beers, fresh juices, pastries, the list goes on. You could easily spend the whole time here eating, all the food is locally sourced and made and worth the 10 minute cab ride from the city center. The food vendors take cash only but there's an ATM onsite too. Highly recommend trying the potato latke with slow roasted lamb, the homemade fudge guy and the Indian curries booth. In addition to the amazing food, a lot of local designers come in on Saturdays as well in order to sell their designs. They have jewelry, bags, wallets, belts, luggage, clothes, shoes, etc. Very boutiquey type stuff that they sell for a lot cheaper at the market versus in the big stores on Long Street. You save money by buying the item at the Biscuit Mill versus buying the same item in the stores on Long Street. Great for going alone or with a big group. The Biscuit Mill is also open throughout the week but the food vendors and the boutique designer stalls are only there on Saturdays. MUST DO...especially for great people watching :)

Thank missnugen226
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

I regret going right after a big breakfast as the food there looked amazing. Lots of young hipsters as well as us middle aged folk.

Thank Tanis B
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

If you want to give your tastebuds a treat, take them to the Old Biscuit Mill, but don't have a large breakfast that day! Gourmet food from scores of food purveyors from the Cape Town area. Only on Saturdays!

Thank danielsonkin
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

Trying wide variety of food and shopping of local craft is a must. Go for it if you are in Cape Town on a saturday.

Thank Amol-Shivangi
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Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere is awesome but it does get a bit too crowded, so go as early as possible!

The fallafel stall is a good lunch choice and espresso lab for
A good cup of coffee.

I enjoyed cacoa as well a chocolate shop where you can watch them make chocolate and buy pure cocoa as well as chocolate shaped spoons!

Thank MrsMitha
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