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 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 Market in East City, District Six, Woodstock & Observatory

Neighbourgoods Market

The first, and still the best, of the artisan goods markets that are now common across the Cape. Food and drinks are gathered in the main area where you can pick up groceries and gourmet goodies or just graze, while…
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 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 Fashion in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant

South African Market

A showcase for local design talent across fashion, jewellery, homewares, stationery and art works with a great selection of men's, women's and kids' wear here, including the cute graphic T-shirts of Mingo Lamberti.
Top Choice Shopping Centre in East City, District Six, Woodstock & Observatory

The Old Biscuit Mill

This former biscuit factory houses an ace collection of arts, craft, fashion and design shops, as well as places to eat and drink. Favourites include Clementina Ceramics and Imiso Ceramics for ceramics; the organic …
Top Choice Shopping Centre in East City, District Six, Woodstock & Observatory

Woodstock Exchange

There's a fair amount of original retail at the Exchange, including the atelier and showroom of Grandt Mason Originals, which uses luxurious fabrics from ends of rolls and swatch books to make one-off footwear; Chap…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Gardens & Surrounds


You’re sure to find a unique gift or item for yourself at this creative boutique representing over a hundred South African artists and designers, ranging from ceramics and jewellery to prints and bags. They also hav…
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…