Guide to Markets in Johannesburg

Guides | 26th Jul 2017

Experience the city like a local and pay a visit to one of the top markets in Johannesburg.

Rosebank Market
Best for: African arts and crafts.

Rosebank Market offers a scintillating array of African curios, craft and art, both old and new. Stalls often sell similar articles in this vivacious, maze-like market, and merchants are passionate advocates of their products, so expect try to your hand at bartering for your souvenirs.

Sundays, 9am – 4pm
50 Bath Avenue, Rosebank
A fifteen minute drive from the Saxon
(www.rosebanksundaymarket.co.za)

Bryanston Organic & Natural Market
Best for: Organic food and natural products.

Cited as the first and finest outdoor market in Johannesburg, Bryanston Organic & Natural Market offers authentic local crafts and wholesome organic food. Sample cuisines from around the world over the course of a few lazy hours, with live music performances to further enhance the convivial atmosphere.

Thursdays & Saturdays, 9am – 3pm
40 Culross Road, Bryanston, Sandton
A twenty minute drive from the Saxon
(www.bryanstonorganicmarket.co.za)

Neighbourgoods Market
Best for: Experiencing the vibrant CBD.

In the beating heart of the CBD, the Neighbourgoods Market attracts a diverse and cosmopolitan crowd. Stall after stall offering tastes from around the world will please even the trickiest foodie, while those with rooftop cocktail aspirations will be enchanted by the roof terrace, which also offers a poignant vista of a Nelson Mandela mural.

Saturdays, 9am – 3pm
73 Juta Street, Braamfontein
A thirty minute drive from the Saxon
(www.neighbourgoodsmarket.co.za)

27 Boxes Market
Best for: Edgy architecture aficionados.

The first shopping destination of its kind in South Africa, 27 Boxes Market will appeal to anyone who enjoys cutting edge design. Like London’s Box Park, this shopping destination transforms shipping containers into stores, with a range of enticing boutiques, restaurants and cafés. Market day changes between summer and winter, so make sure you time your visit accordingly.

Wednesdays, 5pm – 9pm (summer) / Saturdays, 10am – 2pm (winter)
75 4th Avenue, Melville
A thirty minute drive from the Saxon
(www.27boxes.co.za)

Market on Main
Best for: An afternoon in Maboneng.

The jewel in Johannesburg’s regeneration crown, the Maboneng precinct is renowned as a hub for the city’s creative community. A huge draw to the precinct each Sunday is the Market on Main at the Arts on Main development, pictured above. Enter through a courtyard dotted with olive trees, before making your way into the food market in a converted 1900s warehouse. Upstairs, there’s the chance to browse home-wares, gifts and art.

Sundays, 10am – 3pm
Arts on Main, 264 Fox Street, Maboneng
A forty-five minute drive from the Saxon
(www.marketonmain.co.za)

Our Concierge would be delighted to help organise a specialised tour or advise the best markets in Johannesburg to suit your interests. Enquire today:

Tel: +27 (0)11 292 6000
Email: reservations@saxon.co.za

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