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“FAR TOO CROWDED”
Review of Old Biscuit Mill

Old Biscuit Mill
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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 June 4, 2013

This is one of Cape Town's attractions which is hopelessly over-rated. I would only recommend it If you're looking for a one off experience or want to be able to tell your friends that you've been there!

First of all, parking is at a premium and you have to contend with informal 'car guards" vying for your tip. Then, when you eventually enter the food hall, you have to push and shove to find something to eat.

No, this place is definitely not for the faint hearted. Besides there are so many other food fairs where you will find tasty fare which you can enjoy in a relaxed atmosphere.

Thank vickyed888
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Reviewed June 3, 2013

Found the cutest stuff, like a knitted cactus for my desk. We couldn't stay for the market on the Saturday but the shops that are there permanently have a great selection of gifts and trinkets.

Thank Natashe B
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Reviewed May 30, 2013

Excellent place to pick up souvenirs, food or just browse. The covered market has lots of food stands and stalls. The adjacent shops are packed with antiques, bijoutery and locally made souvenirs. Great atmosphere

Thank harley7642
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

Awesome vibes! Great place with friends or meeting new people, a lot of foreigners. You find anything and you crave for everything. The prices are average. Great place in general.

Thank Jenni C
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

GReat concept yet can become very crowed quickly and very noisy. Go early and enjoy the market setup.

Thank Active F
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