The Watershed at the V&A Waterfront

A vast selection of products can be found here, from ceramics and furniture to textiles, fashion and jewellery. It also includes the jubilee exhibition hall and smaller spaces which play host to world famous exhibitions, live entertainment and workshops. Not only a place to shop, the watershed also offers a range of treatments available for your mind, body and soul which can all be found at ‘wellness at the watershed’ on the mezzanine level.

Africa Nova

Traditional African artifacts and contemporary design.

72 Waterkant Street, Cape Town
+27 021 425 5123

Lutge Gallery

Antique Cape furniture set among sophisticated South African ceramics, photography and art.

109 Loop Street, Cape Town
+27 021 424 8448

Mungo & Jemima

Sophisticated, modern and emerging fashion designers for women.

108 Long Street, Cape Town
+27 021 424 5016

Superior Goods Store

Simon Deporres menswear store.

69 Roeland Street, Cape Town

Pan African market

Featuring Victorian tiling, African folk art, artifacts and custom-tailored garments, open between 08:30 – 17:30 Monday to Saturday.

76 Long Street, Cape Town
+27 021 426 4478

Pederson + Lennard

South African influenced Scandanavian aesthetic achieved through the craftsmanship of a small design studio.

66 Albert Road Woodstock
+27 021 447 2020

South African Market

Eclectic and artisinal market featuring pop-up makers, exhibits, and South  African craftsmen of virtually everything from custom built bycles to fabrics, clothing, and homegoods.

107 Bree Street

Olive Green Cat

Contemporary jewelry and design studio by designers Ida Elsje and Philippa Green.
76 Church Street, Gardens
+27 021 424 1101


Experience jewelry making first-hand at this factory studio.

64 New Church Street, Gardens
+27 021 424 0848

Greenmarket Square

The second oldest public site in Cape Town, this bazaar in the city centre features African folk art, artifacts and objects. Open Monday to Aaturday 09:00 – 16:00.

Corner Shortmarket/Longmarket Streets and Burg Street, Cape Town
+27 021 487 6800 (Cape Town Tourism info centre)


A broad range of local crafts from diverse African locations.

The Old Biscuit Mill, 375 Albert Road, Woodstock
+27 021 447 7183

Bay Harbour Market

Distinctly South African with a richly diverse and authentic social and cultural destination for locals. Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay sits on the water’s edge in an old fish factory and features more than 100 sellers of locally made and sourced pieces for home, clothing, and food. Created as part of the Hangberg social upliftment project, the market provides opportunities for the local community to develop business skills for sustainable business.

31 Harbour Road, Hout Bay
+27 082 570 5997
Fridays 17h00 to 21h00
Saturdays & Sundays 09h30 to 16h00

Third Thursdays Cape Town

This specialized east city edition of First Thursdays brings together the neighborhood’s innovators, craftsman, artisans, chefs, galleries and local creators with an international and purely modern African sensibility.