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Posted on: Thursday, 10 March 2011

The Blue Bird Garage Market in Muizenberg

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Known for her passion, drive and ability to open a beautiful boutique overnight, Kim Speer, the owner of Mythology in Kalk Bay and Constantia, and her husband, Dylan, saw a gap in the market in Muizenberg and took the courageous step in opening a night market. The Blue Bird Garage Market, located at 39 Albertyn Road, has been a success since first opening and is supported by Muizenberg locals through to inner city dwellers, parents, youngsters and lovers of fine food …


Blu Bird Garage Market

Set in an old airplane hangar, it is the perfect venue for this high-end fine food & goods market. Crafters sell beautiful goods, from fine jewellery, through to vintage clothing; hand-printed homeware; hand-thrown ceramics; art and fresh herbs, while gourmet food stalls beckon from the other side of the market space. Expect delights such as Darling beer; a wine bar; Thai curry; artisan breads and cheese; sushi; rare roast beef sarmies; wraps and much more.

With plenty of space inside the hangar, a dedicated children’s area and tables and chairs outside the back door, visitors to the market will never find it difficult to sit down and chat with friends while enjoying a meal. Kim and Dylan Speer envisioned a market where one could relax with the whole family on a Friday evening and their vision has become a fixture on the community’s calendar ever since. Due to the market’s popularity, they’ve even taken the step of introducing live music on Friday evenings and extended the market hours from 4pm until 10pm.

Blu Bird Garage Market

Ride your bicycle, skateboard, take the train, walk or drive – whichever way you choose to get to the market, make sure you get there!

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Dates & Times:
Open every Fridays from 4pm – 10pm

Address & Contact Details:
Blue Bird Garage, 39 Albertyn Road, Muizenberg, Cape Town
Telephone: +27 (0)82 493-9055

Thaya Bedford


Thaya is a travelling photojournalist, local music lover, mother and country-dwelling Impresario, living in a tiny village in the magnificent Overberg region. A love of capturing the soulful essence of a place has led Thaya to seek out lesser-known places, from folk music haunts, circus-themed restaurants, hidden beaches and crystal pools, to hot springs and all those overlooked places that hold their own brand of magic. When not out frolicking in rivers and embarking on adventures with her 11-year-old son, Thaya hosts music evenings in her town, cooks from her vegetable garden and has her nose in classic literature.

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2 comments about The Blue Bird Garage Market in Muizenberg
  1. April 12th, 2011 at 10:58
    Hildegardt Theron says:

    This is very interesting. Cannot remember a airstrip there, how is it possible to have an airplane hangar there.
    Market looks very nice.
    Good luck

  2. September 16th, 2011 at 20:19
    Nicole says:

    Awsome market!!!could someone give me contact number of the guys at the end that sell baby knitted blankets I want to order more blankets????didn’t get a card???