We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Supermarkets in Camps Bay - for self catering

Which Camps Bay hotels are on sale?
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
See hotels
London, UK
posts: 15
reviews: 89
Supermarkets in Camps Bay - for self catering

Hi,

I will be self catering in Camps Bay next month and wondered how easy it will be to find a well stocked supermarket, or better still some good local produce.

I love to BBQ and know that S.A. has some great meat, fish, and fresh veg but how easy is it to find in Camps Bay?

Thanks

Cape Town
posts: 8,654
1. Re: Supermarkets in Camps Bay - for self catering

Camps Bay doesn't have a big resident population and, as such has virtually no shopping. There is one small, not very well stocked, Pick n Pay supermarket. The nearest decent supermarkets are along Main Road in Sea Point - Checkers, Pick n Pay and Woolworths Food (like M&S).

Otherwise in the opposite direction (12mins) there is decent shopping in Hout Bay. The Woolworths Food and Spar supermarkets have both been recently extended and Checkers is also OK. Some good Delis in Sea Point Main Road. No local butcheries on the Camps Bay side of the mountain that I know of - other than in the supermarkets in Sea Point or Hout Bay. All the specialist butchers that we go to are either in the Southern Suburbs (try Sacks in Westlake, Tokai) or in the City Bowl (try Gardens Continental in Kloof Street). For Fresh Fish, straight off the boats, the best is Fish4Africa in Hout Bay Harbour.

Edited: 11:18 am, November 06, 2011
Fordingbridge...
posts: 1,879
reviews: 143
2. Re: Supermarkets in Camps Bay - for self catering

As always, Van de Caab has hit the nail on the head. Whenever we stay in Camps Bay we always shop for our braai in Hout Bay. We also buy our beer & wine there. Good news that Woolworth's has been extended. :-)

PS If you get a hair cut in the shopping centre, it's accompanied by a lovely head & neck massage. I always pop in & I'm very follicly challenged!!

scotland
posts: 203
reviews: 79
3. Re: Supermarkets in Camps Bay - for self catering

Lots of good eateries in Camps Bay though & prices are not bad (especially by London standards).

London, UK
posts: 15
reviews: 89
4. Re: Supermarkets in Camps Bay - for self catering

Thanks for all your advice. We're looking forward to some great food, wine and sunshine!

5. Re: Supermarkets in Camps Bay - for self catering

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 5:21 am, November 23, 2012