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Shongweni Farmers Market

Closed Now: 6:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Open today: 6:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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I visit this market as often as I can! Took my friends there last week. They were totally blown... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vinu A
,
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Always a treat...

Definitely one of the best craft, food and drinks markets I have experienced. Lots and lots to eat... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2019
Smitten4
,
Durban, South Africa
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This market oozes with stereotypical country charm. It's almost mandatory to pack up the family and dog, take a sturdy basket and arrive early. Treat yourself with breakfast and, from your vantage point on a hay bale, decide your method of attack...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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457 Mr551 Road,, Hillcrest 3650, South Africa
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All reviews saturday morning food stalls fresh produce something for everyone plenty of parking cakes delicious food for sale live music bread great variety under cover whole family arts and crafts fruit all ages fun morning
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visit this market as often as I can! Took my friends there last week. They were totally blown away by what the market offers! From food to clothing... For pets too! Music and beer and home made ciders! Just amazing! It's situated half way...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Vinu A
Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

Definitely one of the best craft, food and drinks markets I have experienced. Lots and lots to eat. Make sure you arrive at 7am to make sure you dont wait for hours in q's. Lovely stalls to pass your time. Allow for approx 3 to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Smitten4
Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

Early morning visits are best to avoid crowds.Fresh chilly morning with beautiful views.Coffee and the smell of delicious food fills the air.So many choices allow one to eat different food from various cultures.The crafts are creative interesting and vary in price.The walking around is pleasant...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 834phyllisl
Reviewed June 30, 2019 via mobile

Situated in a remote part of Shingweni but easy to reach. Plenty of parking. A very popular Saturday morning activity. Recommended to arrive quite early. Kick off your morning with a good cup of coffee fro. One ic the many coffee stalls. Loads of fresh...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Kolletjie
Reviewed June 13, 2019

I love shongweni farmers market and my family and I often spend our saturday morniongs here, just a pleasant 35 minute drive from central durban, the gin on tap and amazing choices of food will have your tastebuds on an adventure, the organic vegetable are...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank travelbug2000000
Reviewed June 9, 2019

Well worth a trip out to the country to visit this fabulous market. Food stalls galore with choice for every taste - all freshly made on the spot. Wonderful, original crafts and quality, stylish clothes. We were visitors from Cape Town and London at loose-end...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Wendy B
Reviewed June 6, 2019

I have always heard about the Shongweni farmers market, and being a fan of farmers markets couldnt pass up the opportunity of going there while in town. Goodness me was it something! I have never seen a market so busy!!!! There was a queue of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Noorunisha A
Reviewed June 4, 2019

There are a lot of wonderful stalls that offer great variety, very good food but accessibility is a problem.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ericarde
Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

The Farmers Market is very well laid out with something for everyone. Go there for breakfast, do some market browsing and then enjoy coffee and pastries later. Worth the trip out of the city.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank MikeWMouse
Reviewed May 9, 2019

Something for everyone. Great atmosphere, even in the rain and cold! Lots of freshly prepared food choices. Some good coffee's. (Get there early if you want your pick of the best fresh vegetable's) The bar is also welcoming on a hot day!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Mariam R
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Response from dacabs | Reviewed this property |
Not open on Sundays - only Saturdays. It does however open at different times closer to Christmas
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