The Old Biscuit Mill, Cape Town Central

4.3
Once a biscuit factory, The Old Biscuit Mill today draws visitors with its buildings transformed into a rustic village teeming with trendy shops, restaurants, and food stalls. Enjoy the lively atmosphere that permeates the village as you browse the market for delicious snacks and desserts, sample a local wine, or catch a live musical performance. Besides the marketplace, the old mill also houses popular bars and restaurants, along with artisanal shops, specialty stores, and art galleries. Plan your The Old Biscuit Mill visit and explore what else you can see and do in Cape Town using our Cape Town vacation planner.
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  • We went there it it was something. It's nice but bit fake to me. Not everything but I don't like these kind of places where overcharge you for everything becouse they're cool. Meh...  more »
  • If you spend a saturday in Cape Town go here! LOT of food and drink- local and international with a local flavour for reasonable prices! Live Music in several spots But unfortunately everything else.....  more »
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  • A very fun place to go on Saturdays because a large variety of vendors come out to make this place a market. Lots of fun on those days because there is music, shopping from local vendors, and TONS of food options from small stands. The rest of the stores that are open all week long are nice as well, though they are mostly expensive novelty items like designer clothes, gift shop items, and stickers/prints.
  • Recommend coming here on a Saturday for the market. Some nice and unique shops if you're looking to purchase gifts to take home. Two of Cape Towns best restaurants (The Test Kitchen and The Potluck Club) are also located here.
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