Rockey Street Market, also known as the Yeoville or Congolese Market, is a pan-African market mainly selling fresh produce and food items from across sub-Saharan Africa as well as clothes, crafts and services such as tailoring and cobbling. If you're looking to cook a specialised African dish and can't find all the ingredients at your usual supermarket, you can almost certainly find it here, with cross-border traders bringing a steady influx of new goods. If it's your first time visiting we recommend accompanying a local as the mix of French, Yoruba, Igbo, seTswana, Chichewa, Swahili and English can make navigating the market challenging. For this, contact Sanza Sandile, founder of the Yeoville Dinner Club who has a restaurant down the road and also cooks up the most sumptuous meals using market produce.
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