A Bustling Night at The Hout Bay Harbour Market, Cape Town

Every Friday night, an authentic fish factory on the Hout Bay waterfront comes alive with the thrum of Hout Bay Harbour Market.

Flaunting eclectic art, souvenir and craft stalls, wine bars, local bands and a vast variety of food vendors, this trendy market lures in hundreds of locals and tourists for a fun evening filled with eating, drinking, bartering and entertainment.

The entrance to the market is through a cute, fairy-light-strewn marquee filled with unique local nic-nacs.

Beeline for the bar and grab a glass of South Africa’s finest before perusing the stalls.

From homemade scented candles, massages and silver wear with quirky South African touches to clothing, jewellery and artwork, Hout Bay market is filled with bits and bobs to keep you busy browsing until the hunger hits…

The food stalls at the market are vast. Local delicacies such as biltong, bobotie and steak are all on offer as well as international dishes such as pizza, dumplings and jalapeno poppers. Whenever you see something, which takes your fancy – get it.

Indulging and sampling dishes is at the heart of this market so don’t hold back!

Everything is fresh, delicious and cheap as chips.

Fight for a spot on one of the solid wooden banquet tables scattered around the market and enjoy your food and wine with the talented bands’ music as your backdrop.   

Hout Bay Market was a great Friday night out. Whether you fancy a relaxing evening with great food and company or a bottle of wine and a dance on a table to a local band, you’re covered at Hout Bay Harbour.

The market is open from 5-9pm every Friday and 9.30am-4pm every Saturday and Sunday.

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