Visiting a local market is my new favourite thing to do. Tobi can attest to my spirits lifting when I drink in the atmosphere of strangers connecting over fresh food and handmade goods in a public space. There are a few Stellenbosch markets that you can choose from, but I have fallen in love with the Slow Market.
Located at Oude Libertas on the slopes of Pappegaaiberg, this market is all about local food, wine and design. I love the cozy layout under the old oak trees, with a view of the surrounding mountains. But it’s the atmosphere that keeps me coming back for more. What sets the Slow Market apart is the intimate space and familiarity of the locals which adds to the down-to-earth community vibe. If you like the Bluebird Garage Market in Muizenberg, you would love this market too.