Food Markets in Johannesburg You Have To Visit
Markets are one of our favourite ways to do a bit of shopping or meet friends for great food. A lot of really great markets have popped up recently and in case you’re finding it hard to keep up, here are our picks of food markets in Johannesburg.
FOOD MARKETS IN JOHANNESBURG
FOURWAYS FARMER’S MARKET
Start the weekend off by visiting the Fourways Farmers Market. With 107 vendor stores selling products that are local artisanal and delicious. There is plenty of rustic seating on tree stumps and benches it’s a great place to meet a group of friends and hang out.
Location: 1 William Nicol Dr & Montecasino Blvd, Magaliessig, Sandton
Hours: Fri 15h30-22h30 Sun 09h00-16h00
MARKET ON MAIN
A food and design market that takes place every Sunday at Arts on Main. A relaxed and creative space for makers to trade, and for locals and visitors to spend their weekend leisure time
Location: Arts on Main 264 Fox Str, Johannesburg
Hours: Sun 10h00-15h00
1 FOX MARKET SHED
1 Fox is a creative space that is home to the market shed, which houses some of the best artisanal craft, design and food products in the city. The Market Shed shares a space with Mad Giant Brewery and a fantastic live music venue, where guests can sit back, relax and listen to some of the local talent on show.
Location: 1 Fox St, Ferreiras Dorp, Johannesburg
Hours: Fri 12h00-17h00 | Sat, Sun & Holidays 10h00-16h00
BRYANSTON ORGANIC MARKET
A market with an emphasis on selling fresh fruit and vegetables that haven’t been grown with artificial fertilisers and added chemicals. Pick up what you need for the week and rest assured that it’s healthy and nutritious.
Location: 40 Culross rd (off Main Rd), Bryanston, Johannesburg
Hours: Thurs & Sat 09h00-15h00
JOZI REAL FOOD MARKET
The real food market is a lovely space to hang out with little ones and your furry friends on a Saturday morning, Stroll around in the sun with a cup of coffee in hand and enjoy the vibe as well as the amazing local produce on sale.
Location: 25 Braeside Road, Greenside, Johannesburg
Hours: Sat 08h30-13h00 | First Sun of the month 09h00-15h00
ROSEBANK SUNDAY MARKET
While not technically a food market, it is one of the longest standing markets in Jozi. Rosebank’s Sunday Market is located on a rooftop parking lot that transforms into an amazing place where DJ’s and live bands will provide the soundtrack to your Sunday. Another unique aspect to this market is the car boot sale side of things, as they say, one man’s junk is another man’s treasure. Find vintage and unusual pieces.
Location: 50 Bath Ave, Rosebank, Johannesburg
Hours: Sun 09h00-16h00
IRENE VILLAGE MARKET
The market is known for offering a great variety of South African top quality handmade arts and crafts. Held at the Big Red Barn, it offers visitors a wide selection of food, drinks and crafts, as well as having plenty of things to keep little ones entertained. You can also bring along your well-behaved pup!
Location: 7 Nelson Road, Olifansfontein
Hours: First & last Sat 08h00-14h30