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Address: 245 Main Street | 012 Central, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
Phone Number:
0828681335
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Johannesburg's leading food and design Market, set in the prestigious Arts...

Johannesburg's leading food and design Market, set in the prestigious Arts on Main complex which houses some of Johannesburg's leading Galeries and artist studios. A must see to experience the inner city rejuvenation of Johannesburg. Picnic under the olive trees while enjoying Ethiopian, Moroccan, Chinese, Italian and  Indian Food. Don't miss the Bunny Chows, Boerie Rolls and Snoek on Roosterbrood. These typical South African dishes will make sure you leave with a real flavor of what South Africa has to offer. Every Sunday from 10am to 3pm and every first Thursday of the month from 7pm till 11pm.

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Busy, beautiful place

We tried all the Johannesburg markets during our two weeks and this one was our favourite. A beautiful space, not as crowded as Neighbourgoods, not as empty and sad as the market... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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200 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We tried all the Johannesburg markets during our two weeks and this one was our favourite. A beautiful space, not as crowded as Neighbourgoods, not as empty and sad as the market at sheds at 1fox, good athmosphere. Upstairs a lot of stalls and shops with art and fashion, downstairs an excellent variety of food. And the market even spreads... More 

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Thank Nora W
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a few hours here eating good food, watching a group of 3 men perform and buying arts and craft at open stalls

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Thank chichi n
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Really great place to hang out, shop and eat on a Sunday. Lovely design shops, street traders and musicians, plus lots of fabulous food choices. Really recommend.

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Thank Rachael B
London, UK
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Very easy, pleasant afternoon thing to do. Eat a little, shop a little, drink a little. A nice mix of independent tradesmen and more professional outlets. Exotically Divine was awesome!

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Thank shaunism
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Another great place to spend a morning. There are crafts, fashion, food and the unique vibe of different cultures and people. There's great music, unique fashion items and crafts. Go early if you want to avoid the crowds and take time to stroll through all the different stalls before you decide what you want to eat. Most of the stalls... More 

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Thank Rya-Mari M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Hubby and I recently visited Market on Main in the Maboneng Precinct (in the heart of Jhb's CBD). We were pleasantly surprised. The area is quite safe with plenty visible policing, provided you go at the right time (i.e. when the market is active) and provided you stick to the streets immediately surrounding the market (i.e. don't venture down a... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The whole area (Maponeng District) has eclectic little shops and pubs that are worth investigating. I have not done them all, as yet. The Market on Main is housed in an old mill house, downstairs is the food area and upstairs the arts and crafts. The food fare on offer is superb and of such a variety that all tastes... More 

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Thank WaynePozarycki
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Its a must visity for anyone visiting Johannesburg, its a different flavour away from the sandton anglo-saxon no man clature. Nice crowds, great food and vibe, i think this is a great idea, gautrain bus management still hasnt decided to allocate maboneng with a bus or integrate it into existing routes.

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Thank Simon M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I had wanted to go to the food market for a while but had been put off by the location. How wring I was. We got there early at about 11.00 am for Sunday brunch and were able to find safe parking within easy walking distance of the food market. Not wanting to rush matters we did a walk about... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Little jewel in a place you'd likely never visit. Cool art and funky trinkets. Had a nice time here after brunch at The Living Room which is just around the corner. Nice way to spend a Sunday afternoon

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