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Old Biscuit Mill

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Neighborhood: Woodstock
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Address: 373 - 375 Albert Road | Woodstock, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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This place is all about the food. It is so much to choose from, and everything is good and cheap. This is really a must do when in Cape Town on a Saturday

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

This place is all about the food. It is so much to choose from, and everything is good and cheap. This is really a must do when in Cape Town on a Saturday

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Offers a wide collection of meals. Each offering is unique. Delectable tastes and combinations galore. Best time to visit is Saturday mornings. Also offer multiple outlets with interesting art and clothing items. A must see when visiting Cape Town.

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Pennington, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This complex, housed in an old biscuit factory, is in the Woodstock section of Cape Town and includes a number of shops selling housewares, clothing and unique items, as well as a number of restaurants. The Woodstock section has many artisans who have their unique wares for sale, including in the Old Biscuit Mill. There are leather goods, hand crafted... More 

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weymouth,ma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

interesting outdoor market- shops, food, vendors, people watching- gets very crowded. we took cab[very reasonable] from the city & cab driver gave us his number to call for pick up after few hrs which i thought was very nice because we were unsure of area- altho loads of cabs outside this venue at closing. it's only open on saturdays. purchased... More 

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Southampton, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Cape Town for eleven days and went two times to this amazing feast of artisan foods! Go on a Saturday morning for the weekly Neighborhoods Market but get there early because the place gets packed and the food goes quickly! Delicious!

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Ventnor City, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Old Biscuit Mill is a fantastic place to spend a Saturday afternoon. They have a live jazz band that is so much fun to see and hear. The food vendors have an amazing selection of fresh food. And the shops are higher quality than the usual tourist items.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting place to spend some time. Nice restraunts and shops Worth a visit. Has off road parking and plenty of take away food stalls.

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting range of items to experience and a great repurposing of the old building spaces. Areas of live music and food as well as stalls/ shops. Make sure to roam the nearby shops and alleys where a wide variety of intersting goods are available. Within the formal flea market/ shop space of the Mill I found prices to be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day out with the family. Amazing clothing/ bags/ gifts/ kids clothing and an amazing food hall with food from all over the world. Great place to visit, it's a must if your in Cape Town!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was luckyb enough to be in tbe area Saturday morning to try market day at the Biscuit Mill. Products for sale seems a bit pricey by Capetown standards but I enjoyed people watching. Be warned that many of the vendors are cash only - Parking is hard. Come early or be prepared to walk a distance from where you... More 

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