Top Choice Sports & Outdoors in Green Point & ­Waterfront

Cape Union Mart Adventure Centre

This emporium is packed with backpacks, boots, clothing and practically everything else you might need for outdoor adventures, from a hike up Table Mountain to a Cape-to-Cairo safari. There's also a smaller branch i…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Simon's Town & Southern Peninsula

Kalk Bay Modern

This wonderful gallery is stocked with an eclectic and appealing range of arts and crafts, and there are often exhibitions by local artists showing here. Check out the Art-i-San collection of printed cloth, a fair-t…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant


Colourful beadwork crafts, made by local township women, are Monkeybiz’s super-successful stock in trade – you'll find their products around the world but the largest selection is here. Profits are reinvested back i…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant

Africa Nova

One of the most stylish and desirable collections of contemporary African textiles, arts and crafts. You’ll find potato-print fabrics made by women in Hout Bay, Karin Dando’s mosaic trophy heads, Ronel Jordaan’s han…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant


The motto is ‘anything you can dream up in wire we will build’. And if you visit this social project, designed to create sustainable employment, and see the wire sculptors at work, you’ll see what that means! It sto…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Southern Suburbs


This development project has helped several great craftspeople and designers along the way. In the leafy compound, artists studios are scattered around the central craft shop, where you can buy a great range of gift…
Top Choice Shopping Centre in Green Point & ­Waterfront


The best place to shop for souvenirs in Cape Town, this exciting revamped retail market gathers together over hundreds of top Capetonian and South African brands in fashion, arts, crafts and design – there's somethi…
Top Choice Art in Green Point & ­Waterfront

Everard Read

Very classy gallery showcasing the best of contemporary South African art, including works by the contemporary realist John Meyer, and Velaphi Mzimba, who works in mixed media.
Top Choice Market in Sea Point to Hout Bay

Hout Bay Craft Market

Browsing the stalls at this little village-green market, a fundraiser for the Lions Club of Hout Bay, is a lovely way to while away an hour or so on a Sunday. You’ll find crafts made by locals, including impressive …
Top Choice Market in Southern Suburbs

Tokai Forest Market

If you can tear yourself away from the other Saturday markets, this outdoor market with farm-fresh produce and crafts, held in the leafy surrounds of Tokai, is well worth attending. Grab breakfast here and let the l…